Terminates execution of a command, an image, a command procedure,
a command procedure that was interrupted by a Ctrl/Y function, or
a detached process or subprocess.
Requires GROUP privilege to stop other processes in the same
group. Requires WORLD privilege to stop processes outside your
The STOP command performs entirely different functions when used
with certain qualifiers as follows:
STOP Qualifier(s) Function
/CPU Stops the specified secondary processor
or processors (and any associated vector
processors) in an OpenVMS multiprocessing
/NETWORK Stops the specified network service on the
/QUEUE Causes the specified execution queue to
/QUEUE/ABORT Aborts a job that is printing or
processing on an output queue, deletes
it from the queue, and begins processing
the first pending job in the queue.
/QUEUE/ENTRY Aborts one or more jobs that are executing
on a batch queue or printing on an output
queue, deletes them from the queue, and
begins processing the first pending job in
/QUEUE/MANAGER/CLUSTER Stops the queue manager throughout the
/QUEUE/NEXT Stops the specified queue after all
executing jobs have completed processing.
/QUEUE/REQUEUE Stops the current jobs on the specified
queue and requeues them for later
/QUEUE/RESET Abruptly stops the queue and returns
control to the system.
/QUEUES/ON_NODE Stops all queues on the specified node.
/ZONE Removes a zone from the VAXft series