Controlling system shutdown using a power-handling program
Power-handling programs can minimize interruptions during a power loss. You should use a power protection device, such as an uninterruptible power supply, with your power-handling program.
Power protection (for example, uninterruptible power supply) devices help provide energy to the system when utility power is temporarily interrupted. The energy that is provided helps prevent system functions from ending abnormally. The controlled shutdown mechanisms help the system shut down as smoothly as possible, minimizing adverse impacts on initial program load (IPL) time.
You can tailor the CL program examples to your specific system requirements, as well as test the power-handling program that you created.
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- Controlled shutdown concepts
Before you use a power-handling program to control system shutdown, you may want to familiarize yourself with related concepts.
- Enabling a power-handling program to control system activity during a power interruption
System software support is essentially the same for both the battery feature and the uninterruptible power supply attachment.