Console Commands

for DOS/VS Rel 34

This is a brief overview of a minimum subset of commands for getting a Hercules
based DOS/VS system going.  A complete IBM reference can be found at Bitsavers.org
DOS-VS System Control Statements.

IPL Commands

ADDAdd a device to PUBDPDDefine The Page Data Set
DELDelete a device from the PUBSETSet The Clock Parameters

AR Routine Commands

STARTStart A PartitionSTOPStop A Partition

Job Control Commands

ASSGNAssign A Device/*End Of Data
/&End Of Job

POWER Commands

PACCOUNT
J
Save and empty POWER account filePGO
G
Activate a task
PALTER
A
Alter a queue element(s) attributesPINQUIRE
I
Get status of a BSC line
PBRDCST
B
Broadcast a message to remote usersPRELEASE
R
Take job(s) out of HOLD or LEAVE state
PCANCEL
C
Terminate a PDISPLAY printoutPRESTART
T
Restarts output to print/punch
PDELETE
L
Remove job from specified queuePSETUP
U
Prints an alignment page
PDISPLAY
D
Display Job Status and System InfoPSTART
S
Start A task
PENDTerminate POWERPSTOP
P
Stop a task
PFLUSH
F
Flush Job

POWER JECL Statements

JOBJob StatementLSTList Statement
PUNPunch StatementEOJEnd of Job Statement