STOP statement

Use the STOP statement in a VARY TCPIP,,OBEYFILE command data set to stop a device or interface that is currently started.

Tip: You can also use the VARY TCPIP,,STOP command to stop a device or interface.

Syntax

Read syntax diagramSkip visual syntax diagramSTOP device_nameinterface_name

Parameters

device_name
The name of the device to be stopped. This should be the same device_name specified on the DEVICE statement.
interface_name
The name of the interface to be stopped. This should be the same interface_name specified on the INTERFACE statement or the name of a dynamically created interface.

Steps for modifying

Modification is not applicable to this statement.

Examples

This example shows STOP statements that stop devices LCS1 and LCS2.
STOP LCS1
STOP LCS2
 

Usage notes

  • A virtual device or interface cannot be stopped.
  • The START and STOP statements are processed after all other statements within the initial profile or VARY TCPIP,,OBEYFILE command data set.

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