Definition of HOLD

 

VM/CMS CP HOLD Command


Hold a printer/punch spool file from output


Priviledge Class D



Privledge Class D:

HOLD is used to prevent a printer or punch spool file from being processed. Both the user and spooling
operator can hold a file. If both place a file on hold it is called a double hold and both must be
released before it can process.



Reference the detailed IBM manaul page here.