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Re: TCP/IP printing to PC printers


  • Subject: Re: TCP/IP printing to PC printers
  • From: Andrew Green <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Mar 1998 18:06:23 -0000
  • MMDF-Warning: Parse error in original version of preceding line at post.mail.demon.net

fixed

> If you mean you want to print as/400 data to a pc printer, you can do it 
> very easily, assuming:
> 
> You have TCP/IP configured on your AS/400,
> Your Printer has a IP address.
> 
> Everything is controlled from the CRTOUTQ command.
> 
> Use   RMTSYS(*INTNETADR)
>       Connection type=*IP
>       Internet address=Printer address
>       Destination type=*OTHER
>       Host print transform=*YES
>       Manufacturer type and model=whatever (ours is *HP4)
>       We also set autostart writers to 1, so the system starts the writer 
>          automatically
> 
> I didn't do anything special to configure this. I saw it done in a 
> magazine, tried it, and it worked. We don't use pc support to run our hp 
> printers as /400 printers at all anymore.

Does the printer need it's own address or can you use the address of the PC
it is attatched to?

Thanks
Andrew Green
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