At 09:10 03/15/1999 , Keith Cornett wrote:
>We've had an ongoing problem of users replying to QSYSOPR messages, 
>specifically interface messages that affect critical parts of our
>business.  The users are accessing the QSYSOPR queue through the
>Operational Assistant menu (ESC key), option Work with Printer
>Output, then option F22 (Printers).  From here they select option
>7 next to any printer in a "STR" status.  The QSYSOPR queue is then
>displayed.  From here anyone can respond to any outstanding messages.
>This is causing serious problems!  Is there a PTF that can resolve
>this issue?  We're on a 9406/310 with V3R1M0.  I've checked the
>AS/400 Technical Support website but have been unable to find a fix
>for this particular problem.  Is this a bug IBM is not aware of?  If
>so, how can I go about getting this resolved?         

What I've done is create another message queue just for printer messges.
They all go there, and users can answer messages. I've also revoked public
update authority from message queue QSYSOPR. Messages can be added, but not
modified or deleted. It's been working fine for a year or so now.

Pete Hall
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