SHUTDOWN Command - Terminate ESF

Use the SHUTDOWN command to initiate a normal termination sequence of the ESF system; then, ESF no longer accepts any open-file requests.
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Use the SHUTDOWN command to initiate a normal termination sequence of the ESF system; then, ESF no longer accepts any open-file requests.
When all currently open files have been closed and the VTAM interface is stopped, ESF terminates execution. The SNET, PNET, and TNET commands control the VTAM interface. If one or more ESF resource clean-ups have failed, it can be necessary to abnormally terminate ESF by using the ABEND command or the OS Cancel command.
This command has the following format:
SHUTDOWN [,F]
  • F
    Forces ESF to terminate, disregarding open files.