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Quiesce

Purpose:  Use the QUIESCE command to put the system in a manual state without affecting job step timing; for example, when you want to alter storage. You can enter QUIESCE only from a console with MASTER authority. You can restart the system by performing the RESTART function.

 QUIESCE

Parameters

QUIESCE

If possible, all jobs currently processing terminate normally. Otherwise, current activity is suspended, and the system enters a manual state or a wait state with a code of hexadecimal 80000CCC. See OS/390 MVS System Codes for more information on wait state code CCC. You might receive the following message on the master console or its alternate:

BLW002I SYSTEM WAIT STATE 'CCC'X QUIESCE FUNCTION PERFORMED

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Last updated: August 28, 2001.