Just my additional two cents - If you are trying to configure a Xerox Work
Center device, forget about the IBM web site and download the tools library
from Xerox.

Based on your model, you create a WSCST, and then use the command to create
the device description using that WSCST.

You're even been able to customize the WSCST to pull from other paper
drawers when the iSeries is thinking it's printing from drawer 1. The best
part is being able to increase the font size a little to accommodate the
older recipients of various reports.

Google XTOOLS0819.zip

Paul Nelson
Cell 708-670-6978
Office 409-267-4027

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pat Barber
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 2:02 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Best way to configure a LAN printer

The first consideration is what model/make the printer is.

There are certain brands/models/etc that simply will not work using HPT.

You are then stuck with using Client Access emulation, which works for
"most" printers.

IBM has provided a detailed list for several years on what will work and
what is suspect.

In the old days prior to ascii printers it was never a problem, but cheaper
meant more trouble to use.

Lexmark,HP and Ricoh are always good examples on what might work.

Inkjets will work but are always difficult.

On 2/25/2014 7:46 PM, Mike Cunningham wrote:
I would be interesting in hearing what your preferred way to configure a
LAN attached printer so it can be used from a power system running IBM i
7.1. I believe the three options I have seen are RMTOUTQ, PJL, and SNMP. We
do all RMTOUTQ but it has been at least 3-4 years since we last considered

Thanks for any feedback

Mike Cunningham

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