TOPS-20 Commands Reference Manual
Disables any special capabilities, such as those of WHEEL or OPERATOR, that you have enabled.
$DISABLE (CAPABILITIES) @
Resumption of Standard Prompt
The DISABLE command causes the system to resume the standard at sign prompt (@) in place of the dollar sign prompt ($), which indicated enabled capabilities.
Be sure to disable your capabilities as soon as you have finished using them, so that you or a program you run cannot accidentally damage the system.
|ENABLE||for activating any capabilities that the system manager has given you|
- Disable your capabilities.
- Try copying a file from a directory to which you have no access. Then
enable your capabilities (assuming you have been granted capabilities),
copy the file, and give up your capabilities with the DISABLE command.
@COPY <MON-SPCS>FFE.SPC ?Directory access privileges required @ENABLE $COPY <MON-SPCS>FFE.SPC <MON-SPCS>FFE.SPC.1 => FFE.SPC.2 [OK] $DISABLE @