PC Command - Stop Communication Channel

Use the PC command to stop a communication channel, and prevents user programs from opening the channel.
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Use the PC command to stop a communication channel, and prevents user programs from opening the channel.
This command has the following format:
PC,cidname [,F]
  • cidname
    Specifies the name of the communication channel to be stopped.
If a user program has opened the channel and the stop command is issued without the F (force) operand, a normal (slow) communication end (CEND) is scheduled for the user. If a user program has opened the channel and the stop command is issued with the F operand, an abnormal (fast) CEND is scheduled for the user.
Examples
This example stops communication channel CICS1.
PC,CICS1
This example stops communication channel POP1 with force.
PC,POP1,F