• Subject: Re: PRINTONIX P5215 connection to AS/400. HELP!
  • From: "oludare" <oludare@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 13:03:03 -0400

Rommy:

You may have to use remote output if you do not have a HP printer.  IBM
provides only HP driver as far as I know in V3R7M0.  You can only define an
IP device printer with HPIV and above printer.

Oludare

If you have TAATOOL. Use CMD(PRTPAGRNG).
----- Original Message -----
From: Kahn, David [JNJFR] <DKahn1@JNJFR.JNJ.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Friday, September 10, 1999 7:58 AM
Subject: RE: PRINTONIX P5215 connection to AS/400. HELP!


> Rommy,
>
> There is no page range support if you connect a printer via a remote
output
> queue with CNNTYPE(*IP). To get page range support you need to define an
IP
> printer device. This will have DEVCLS(*LAN) LANATTACH(*IP)
> RMTLOCNAME('10.10.10.4'). The LAN device attaches to a standard output
queue
> via a standard print writer.
>
> I used to have a freeware routine that would give you pagerange support on
> remote TCP/IP output queues, but it became obsolete once IBM added the LAN
> device support, and I don't think I have the source any more.
>
> Dave Kahn
> Johnson & Johnson International (Ethicon) France
> Phone : +33 1 55 00 3180
> Email :  dkahn1@jnjfr.jnj.com (work)
>    dkahn@cix.co.uk      (home)
>
>
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De: Rommy Prawirasatya [mailto:ROMMY@MULTIPOLAR.CO.ID]
> Date: 10 September 1999 11:17
> : MIDRANGE-L (E-mail)
> Objet: PRINTONIX P5215 connection to AS/400. HELP!
>
>
> Dear all,
>
> Our customer have PRINTONIX printer Model P5215 with ETHERNET card attach
to
> the printer.  Planning to communicate with AS/400 via LAN with TCP/IP.
> Currently they're using Client Netware or IPX as their network protocol.
>
> I've tried using CRTOUTQ with these parameters:
> OUTQ(TEST QGPL) SEQ(*FIFO) RMTSYS(*INTNETADR) RMTPRTQ(D1PRN)
> AUTOSTRWTR(1) CNNTYPE(*IP) DESTTYPE(*OTHER) TRANSFORM(*YES)
> USRDTATFM(*NONE) MFRTYPMDL(*IBM6404) WSCST(*NONE)
> INTNETADR('10.10.10.4') CLASS(A) FCB(*NONE) DESTOPT(*NOWAIT)
> Others parameter use default value.
>
> After that, I use STRRMTWTR with these parameters:
> OUTQ(TEST QGPL) WTR(*OUTQ)
> Others parameter use default value.
>
> In WRKSPLF, we use option 2 to CHGSPLFA with these parameters:
> DEV(*OUTQ) PRTSEQ(*SAME) FORMTYPE(*STD) COPIES(1)
> RESTART(*STRPAGE) OUTQ(TEST QGPL) FILESEP(0)
> PAGERANGE(1 *END) SCHEDULE(*IMMED) SAVE(*YES)
> OUTPTY(2) USRDTA(*SAME) ALIGN(*NO) PRTQLTY(*STD)
> Others parameter use default value.
>
> It all really done well, mean this Printonix printer can print the spool
> file well, with this simple configuration (without CRTDEVPRT).
>
> BUT...when the customer might have to select pages to print out, such as
> customer want to print page 20 to 50 from 100 pages total, it didn't do
> well,...mean that it printed all the 100 pages.
> I have change the parameter at CHGSPLFA, PAGERANGE (20 50), BUT the result
> then...it still printed all the 100 pages.
>
> Do anyone in this forum have any experience with printer with ehternet
card
> attached or printer with IP address?
> Maybe anyone of you can give me better solution about this.
> Appreciate for all your suggestions.
>
> Note:
> I've tried to CRTDEVPRT with the compatible type for these PRINTONIX
printer
> as said in the Printonix Guide Book, it said that's compatible with IBM
> ProPrinter XL, but it always failed.
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