• Subject: RE: Restrict Printer Attachments?
  • From: "Cotes, Steven" <cotess@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 13:00:54 -0800

Jerome,
It's fun isn't it ? I had this happen a few times until I found out
how they did it. If I remember correctly it was the CHGWTR
commend that was getting invoked. Changed authority on
the command to public *EXCLUDE (granting it to those I
did want to have it) and the problem stopped.

 HTH
 -Steve Cotes
 -cotess@data-io.com


> ----------
> From:         Jromeh[SMTP:Jromeh@aol.com]
> Sent:         Thursday, October 30, 1997 11:40 PM
> To:   midrange-l@midrange.com
> Subject:      Restrict Printer Attachments?
> 
> Hi, 
> 
> How can printer attachments be restricted? We need a way to allow
> users 
> to create output into an outq, but restrict them from attaching a
> printer 
> to that outq. 
> 
> When they're in the WRKSPLF screen (from a menu, no command line),
> they 
> do 9=Work with printing status, then 2=Change status, then attach a 
> printer to the queue, thinking they're only routing their output to
> that 
> printer. It's a monitored queue and should never be attached to a 
> printer, attaching it results in wasted paper and lost spool.
> 
> TIA, 
> 
> 
> Jerome Hughes                     jromeh@aol.com
> InterPro Consulting Services      www.interproinc.com
> Rosemont, IL USA                  these are my own opinions only
> 
> OMNI User Communications Dir.     www.omniuser.org
> 
> "Remember, I started this company in my parent's garage." Steve Jobs
> 
> 
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