• Subject: Re: System Reply gone Bizzark ??? !!!
  • From: Chuck Lewis <CLEWIS@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 07:46:05 -0500

Eric,

That WOULD have been a fun one to figure out ! My problem with this one 
(although
I've found a "work around" as noted in my reply to Mark) is the fact that this
one "seems" to be RANDOM... I'll dig deeper into this today to make SURE of that
!

Thanks !

Chuck

Eric Sundell PMI wrote:

> We have the Cleanup Assistant going and when it cleans up the message queues
> it
> auto answers, drove us nuts trying to figure out who was doing it in the
> middle
> of the night.
>
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> Subject:    Re: System Reply gone Bizzark ??? !!!
> Author: "Chuck Lewis" [SMTP:CLEWIS@IQUEST.NET]
> Date:       1/27/99 4:28 AM
>
> More interesting stuff (inspired by Dennis Lovelady !!!) !!!
>
> Dennis Lovelady wrote:
>
> <AFA the auto-reply happening sometimes but not always: I do not know, could
> not
> guess... unless the job has that INQMSGRPY(*DFT) attribute set (via JOBD,
> CHGJOB,
> or other mechanism).  You can check the writer job (assuming it's still
> active)
> to see what Inquiry Message Reply is currently set to.>
>
> WALLAH (or however you spell that) !!!!
>
> The spool job is using jobd QSPLAFPW (this partuclar printer uses AFP...)
> and
> the
> "Inquiry message reply" is *SYSRPYL and this printer is NOT defined in my
> system
> reply list "printer section" so it when it sees THAT it must use the message
> default which is H !!!!!!
>
> <Also, if these messages are not being sent to  QSYSOPR (because of a parm
> on
> STRPRTWTR or on the DEVD (?)) then *that* message queue could be set to auto
> reply, or someone may have cleared it.>
>
> I don't see where the JOBD defines that but that gets me thinking - most
> printers
> have there messages going to a workstation message queue and NOT QSYSOPR...
> Thais
> one is going to QSYSOPR ! That may have something to do with this also...
>
> Still don't get the "timing" deal !
>
> Thank you VERY much !!!
>
> Chuck
>
> Dennis Lovelady wrote:
>
> > Hi, Chuck:
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chuck Lewis <CLEWIS@IQUEST.NET>
> > To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
> > Date: Tuesday, January 26, 1999 10:38 PM
> > Subject: System Reply gone Bizzark ??? !!!
> >
> > >printer, "load form type" gets an H and any "device not available"
> > >message  gets a C. I AM using the system reply list to auto answer "load
> > >form type" and "verify alignment" on SPECIFIC laser printers that
> > >contain plain paper. The printer that is getting everything
> > >automatically put on HOLD is NOT in the auto reply list entries !!!!
> >
> > Check the message description for the messages that are being
> auto-answered:
> >    WRKMSGD CPAxxxx QCPFMSG
> > and see what the DFTRPY is set to.  Also check the job description for the
> > job(s) that issue(s) these messages, and see if it's set to
> INQMSGRPY(*DFT).
> > My guess is that the default action is being taken.  Note that this
> (default
> > reply) will also happen if a message that needs a reply is removed from
> the
> > message queue.
> >
> > HTH
> > --
> > Dennis Lovelady                    Simpsonville, SC
> > mail: dennis@lovelady.com
> > URL:  http://lovelady.piedmont.net
> > ICQ:  5734860
> > --
> > "Nothing makes you more tolerant of a neighbor's noisy party than being
> > there."
> >         - Franklin P. Jones
> >
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