• Subject: LPR/LPD losing filename
  • From: Alan Schuetze <aschuetze@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 18:16:46 -0700

        I've got a customer with and HP box using a product called
TRANSPOOLER to send files down to the AS/400 via LPR/LPD.  The HP box does
not have LPR built into the OS that's what the transpooler product does.  On
the AS/400 the spool files appear in an outqueue with the following
attributes :

        FILENAME        USERDATA
        LPD4983 GULPB3
        LPD4986F         GULPB3
        LPDC707         GULPB3

        The userdata contains the name of the file coming from the HP box.
The filename is what we are interested in seeing and archiving.  Is there
any way to retain the userdata without the AS/400 LPR/LPD changing the
filename to a generic name?

        Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks in Advance,

Alan Schuetze

Magellan Software
The Leader In Document Mining Technology*
Tel: 949-784-8000  Fax: 949-784-8200
www.magsoft.com <http://www.magsoft.com> 

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