STEPLIB - Initial Setting for *STEPLIB System Variable

This Natural profile parameter specifies the initial setting for the system variable *STEPLIB.

Possible settings 1 - 8 characters Any valid library name.
Default setting SYSTEM  
Dynamic specification yes  
Specification within session no  
Application programming interface USR1005N See SYSEXT - Natural Application Programming Interfaces in the Utilities documentation.


  1. The content of the system variable *STEPLIB influences the order in which objects are searched in the system file.
  2. Using the Configuration Utility, you can define additional steplibs that can be searched for objects which cannot be found in the current library. See Steplibs in the Configuration Utility documentation.
  3. See also Steplibs and Search Sequence for Object Execution in the Using Natural Studio documentation.