This parameter specifies how a Process is handled when negotiations fail (for the system that has control of the Process).

Value Description
STEP When negotiations fail, the STEP fails with RC=8, and modal logic may be used to determine how to proceed. This value is the default.
PROCESS When negotiations fail, the Process fails and is placed in HO HE (Held in Error).

Modifiable through MODIFY INITPARMS command: Yes.