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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Adabas Online Service (AOS)
Adabas Online Service (AOS) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Adabas Online Service (AOS) provides an online database administration utility for Adabas. The same functionality is available using a batch-style set of utilities. AOS is an interactive menu-driven system providing a series of services used for online Adabas database analysis and control. These services allow a database administrator (DBA) to display Adabas user statistics, monitor and control access and operation of one or all users, display and modify Adabas fields and files: add fields, allocate and remove file space, change file and database layout, view and remove field descriptors, and restrict file use to utility users only, or lock/unlock file access completely. Support is also provided for nucleus cluster environments security. Adabas Online Service is written in Natural, Software AG`s fourth generation application development facility.

This entry covers the Desktop Edition of this technology and not any mobile versions. Please note that the implementation of mobile technology applications that operate on Mobile Operating Systems must be reviewed and approved by the Mobile Technology and Endpoint Security Engineering Team:
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.8
Decision Date: 08/10/2022 at 17:53:18 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Software AG
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/10/2022 at 17:53:18 UTC).