You transfer the database instance to the OFFLINE operational state. Unlike the db_offline DBM command, this immediately ends the database instance process. Therefore, only use the db_stop DBM command if the db_offline DBM command has not been successful.
Glossary, Operational State
You have the server authorization DBStop.
<option> :: =-d | -dump
-d | -dump
A dump is generated when transferring from the operational state ONLINE or ADMIN to OFFLINE.
In the event of errors, see Reply Format.