The -a option specifies that all databases should be shut down

The -n option specifies the database to shut down

The -t option permits users inside a transaction to continue until it terminates the transaction by either a commit (TRANSEND) or a rollback (TRANSABORT).


Note: This utility is only available in jBASE 5.2 and later.


This command will allow the system administrator to shutdown databases in an orderly manner. This allow for a clean system shutdown, ensuring database integrity. The effect on processes is the same as for DB-PAUSE.