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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 28, 2023

Allow Override of STOP CD QUIESCE for C:D z/OS

When a Connect:Direct region is shut down with a STOP CD QUIESCE, the region will terminate when all processes stop, making it an ideal choice for a planned shutdown. However, once initiated, this cannot be aborted or converted to a quicker type of shutdown, the region must be cancelled. If a very long running transfer is standing in the way of the region stopping, it can impact shutdown timelines or require manual intervention. We would like to have an option to convert the Quiesce shutdown to an immediate or runtask stop, or be able to set a time limit on the quiesce shutdown.

In a CD:PLEX environment, this would allow us to nondisruptively shut down a C:D region that is on a system that will be part of a planned IPL. Right now, we do not use the quiesce option due to the limitation above where if the shutdown takes too long, it needs to be cancelled.

What is your industry? Financial Markets
How will this idea be used?

Used to avoid disruption to file transfers in a highly available environment during planned maintenance.

  • Admin
    James Joseph
    Mar 13, 2024

    Updating the RFE status to "Future Consideration" based on the internal review. We will be considering based on the overall priorities for one of the future releases. Thanks for your suggestions and appreciate your patience.


    Product Management

  • Admin
    James Joseph
    Nov 10, 2023

    Thank you for taking the time to share your ideas to IBM. We truly value our relationship with you and appreciate your efforts and willingness to share details about your experience, your recommendations, and ideas.

    We will soon review the same in the coming weeks and shall get back with a response.


    Product Management