• Subject: Re: TCP/IP Printing
  • From: Steven Sharpe <ssharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 14:37:57 -0400

At 10:53 AM 10/17/97 -0500, you wrote:
>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.    
>>

>
>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 banner printing, here is what the IBM AS/400 site technical
documents has to say:

Technical Document
Document Number - 7803312 
____________________________________________________________ 

Operating System/400 - OS/400 - PRINT/SPOOL (5763SS1SP)
Release:V3R1M0 V3R2M0 V3R6M0

Last Update:08/26/97

____________________________________________________________

TITLE: ... Controlling Printing of Banner Pages on LPR Printers


Controlling Printing of Banner Pages on LPR Printers

NOTE: This procedure can be used at releases R310, R320, R360 to control the
printing of banner pages. R370 and above has added a parameter to CRTOUTQ or
CHGOUTQ to facilitate the printing or non-printing of banner pages. The
parameter is 'Print separator page'.

Create data area QTMPLPR of type *CHAR in library QTCP. Specify an authority
of *USE to prevent normal users from changing the data area. On the OS/400
command line, type the following:

CRTDTAARA DTAARA(QTCP/QTMPLPR) TYPE(*CHAR) AUT(*USE)

The option to omit the separator page request is turned on or off based on
the value of the first character in the data area. If this character is a
capital N, the option is enabled. If it is any other character, the option
is disabled. If the data area does not exist, the option is disabled.

To enable (not have a banner page), on the OS/400 command line type the
following:

CHGDTAARA DTAARA(QTCP/QTMPLPR (1 1)) VALUE('N')

To disable (to print a banner page):

CHGDTAARA DTAARA(QTCP/QTMPLPR (1 1)) VALUE(' ')

Hope this helps
--
Steven Sharpe
Sharpe Consulting --  ssharpe@accucomm.net  -- (912)929-0207

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