• From: Gary Feinstein <gfeinste@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 17:47:16 -0600
  • Organization: Planet Hollywood International Inc.

What if I don't want them to print out at all?  I mean, I can specify
the max spool file parameter and the times, but what if I put in
00:00:00 for a start time and 23:59:59 for an end time.  Will this stop
it from printing altogether?

BRR WINONA B.R. Russell wrote:
>           You should use chgoutq, and change the maximum spooled file size to 
>           pages and enter the starting and stop time (I enter the entire 24 
>           period so my laser printers don't print more than 100 pages).  This
>           generates a spooled file with status DFR and you can move it to 
>           queue, or if you only want to print large spooled files after hours 
>           your times accordingly.  This is a great feature of the operating 
>           - saves many a tree around here!

>           Does anyone know of a way to monitor the contents of an outq?
>           Basically, I want the system to HOLD all 800+ page spool files from
>           automatically printing.
>           TIA,
>           Gary Feinstein
>           AS/400 System Administrator
>           Planet Hollywood International Inc.
>           +---
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