If you are using TCP/IP on your AS/400, you can use that to communicate
with the printer. The Jet Direct card will allow you to configure
TCP/IP. Look in the TCP/IP Configuration Guide for the AS/400 for the
specifics on how to set this up.

Good luck!

David Boring

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