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Terminates an interactive terminal session.




You must use the LOGOUT command to end a terminal session. Under most circumstances, if you turn the power off at your terminal or hang up your telephone connection without using the LOGOUT command, you remain logged in.

When you use the SET HOST command to log in to a remote processor, you generally need to use the LOGOUT command to end the remote session.



Prints a brief logout message (process name, date, and time) or a full logout message (a brief message plus accounting statistics).


Requests the long form of the logout message. When you specify the /FULL qualifier, the command interpreter displays a summary of accounting information for the terminal session. The default qualifier for a batch job is /FULL.



Determines, for dialup terminals, whether the phone hangs up whenever you log out. By default, the setting of the /HANGUP qualifier for your terminal port determines whether the line is disconnected. Your system manager determines whether you are permitted to use this qualifier.



  GILLINGS    logged out at 05-JUN-2001 17:48:56.73

In this example, the LOGOUT command uses the default brief message form. No accounting information is displayed.


  GUZMAN      logged out at 05-JUN-2001 14:23:45.30
Accounting information:
Buffered I/O count:       22     Peak working set size:     90
Direct I/O count:         10     Peak virtual size:         69
Page faults:              68     Mounted volumes:            0
Charged CPU time: 0 00:01:30.50  Elapsed time:      0 04:59:02.63
Charged vector CPU time: 0 00:00:21.62


In this example, the LOGOUT command with the /FULL qualifier displays a summary of accounting statistics for the terminal session.

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