• Subject: AS400, Ethernet, and Printing
  • From: "Marc Zylka" <mzylka@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Dec 1997 20:17:00 -0500

Having an AS/400 connected to an Ethernet network is new to me,
as is this whole sitation.  Currently, whenever something needs to
print, Netsoft is used to route the AS/400 output to the printer.  This
seems like an extra step to me, can't something like a Jet Direct
card attached to the network be used to handle the output directly
from the AS/400?  Would autoconfig pick up the Jet Direct?

Specifically, I need to send output to an HP 2930 printer, which 
looks like it handles ASCII codes.  What is the best way to 
accomplish this?    Is there a particular manual that addresses 
networks and printing?

Marc Zylka (mzylka@netpath.net)

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