Workstation Customization is done on the iSeries, not the PC.
Are you saying you have over 1000 iSeries at your shop?


On Thu, 14 Nov 2002 rhughes@oreillyauto.com wrote:
> Paul,
> Thanks for the response, it got me looking in the right direction.  We may
> have found a work-around by
> changing the printer type from *OKI321IBM to *IBM42011.
> The lp5250d command now becomes:
>         lp5250d env.DEVNAME=P6 env.IBMTYPMDL='*IBM52011' 10.99.99.1
>
> and the results are as expected.  I'm hopeful that this will work because
> otherwise we will need to figure out how
> to install the WCO on over 1000 boxes :(.
>
> Thanks again for the help!
>
> Ryan
>
> >Dear Ryan,
>
> >To resolve your current problem, you need to create a customized version
> of
> >the *OKI321IBM print driver on your host. In IBM iSeries - AS/400 host
> >server terminology, this is called making a Workstation Customization
> >Object.
>
> >The reason that you need to perform this operation is that true IBM
> system
> >attachable impact printers support three print qualities, *DRAFT, *STD
> >(standard), and *NLQ. When creating a print driver to convert IBM iSeries
> or
> >AS/400 server SCS print streams to an equivalent for an ASCII impact
> >printer, the *STD selection is frequently mapped to NLQ on the ASCII
> printer
> >instead of draft.
>
> >The IBM knowledge base article that describes the change you will need to
> >make will be found at the following URL:
>
> >http://www-912.ibm.com/s_dir/slkbase.NSF/acf2ee1e9d64b16e8625680b00020389/7d
> >01d6f54b064b3d8625669700614cc9?OpenDocument
>
> >HTH
>
> >Best Regards,
>
> >/Paul
>
>
> >(Forgive me if I get some terminology wrong, I'm pretty green with the
> >400)
> >
> >I'm working with an iSeries V4R3 and a linux based thin client.  I have
> >had outstanding luck so far with the actual emulator and I am now working
> >on getting Host Transform Printing up and going with an Okidata Microline
> >321 printer.  I think I'm about 90% there but I'm having a slight
> problem.
> > First, I start lp5250d with the following command:
> >
> >lp5250d env.DEVNAME=P6 env.IBMTYPMDL='*OKI321IBM' 10.99.99.1
> >
> >
> >This creates my out queue and I am able to verify that the settings are
> >correct with the Display Device Description command.  At this point, I
> can
> >move spool-files into the out queue, release them,  and they are printed
> >as expected - works GREAT!!!
> >
> >Here is my problem, everything that I print to the Microline is printed
> in
> >Near Letter Quality (NLQ) and I need it in UTL for speed and various
> other
> >reasons.  I have verified that the spool-file setting PRTQLTY is set to
> >*DRAFT using the Change Spooled File Attributes command but that doesn't
> >seem to make a difference (I've tried a number of different parameters
> for
> >this field with no change in results).  On the thin client side, lpd is
> >set to a raw print queue so it shouldn't be affecting this in any way.
> >Does anybody have any idea as to what would cause this?
> >
> >Thanks in advance! :)
> --



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