Brenda,

At 07:51 AM 10/17/97 -0400, you wrote:
>We have set up a network printer with an IP address, created an 
>output queue on the AS/400 specifying remote system *intnetadr and 
>our AS/400 printouts are now coming off fine on our network printers. 
>(Thanks Gary!)
>
>With each printout we are getting a page that shows the AS/400 User, 
>Host Name, Class (IP address), and Job name...we don't want this 
>page.  The printer itself says not to print a banner page, I have 
>reviewed every output queue parameter etc. and can't see how to turn 
>this off.    
>
>We also can't get the printer to accept a page range from the AS/400. 
>
>(The printer is an HP5SI and we are on V3R2)
>
>Any ideas?

On v3r2, there is no parameter to suppress the separator page. I thought
there was some data area or something that you could set that can control
this in releases before v4r1, at least. In v4r1 (and maybe v3r7), there is
a 'Print separator page' *YES/*NO parameter on CRTOUTQ. Does anyone
remember details? I can't get to <http://as400service.rochester.ibm.com>
right now to find the APAR that covers this. There may be a PTF for v3r2,
but I'm not sure. Try IBM Support, if you have a contract.

As far as page range, printing over IP doesn't have this facility. There
are some new things that IBM is working on, having to do with
network-attached HP printers, and the next Client Access will have printer
sessions for TCP/IP, just like it has now for SNA connections.

There's quite a bit of info at <http://www.brooksnet.com>, which makes an
LPD (print server) for PCs. They also have good knowledge of AS/400s. This
product lets you print to printers directly attached to PCs.

HTH

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480


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