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Startup Command and Parameter Reference
Startup Parameter Descriptions : Force Access (-F)

Force Access (-F)

Use Force Access (-F) with the PROSHUT command to invoke an emergency shutdown of a shared-memory database.
Operating system and syntax
UNIX / Windows
Use with
Maximum value
Minimum value
Single-user default
Multi-user default
Client Connection
Note: The PROMON and PROUTIL utilities also use a -F parameter; however, the results are not the same. In addition, using -F with PROUTIL might compromise the integrity of the database. For more information, see OpenEdge Data Management: Database Administration.