• Subject: RE: network printer setup
  • From: "Olliges, James" <JOLLIGES@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 16:57:05 -0600

Jim,

  I posted parameter settings for a Remote Writer TCP/IP OUTQ about six
weeks ago.  This allows you to route AS/400 output to a Windows NT Print
Server resource.  Say I have a Lexmark Optra S printer resource called
LANPRINT defined on NT Server WINDOZE that I use today to print cute little
excel and word documents.  Here is an OUTQ definition to route AS/400 output
to the LAN printer using the NT print server definition.

CRTOUTQ <F4 key> then <F11 key>
 OUTQ(QUSRSYS/LANPRINT) RMTSYS(WINDOZE) RMTPRTQ(LANPRINT) AUTOSTRWTR(1) +
 MSGQ(QSYS/QSYSOPR) CNNTYPE(*IP) DESTTYPE(*OTHER) MFRTYPMDL(*LEXOPTRAS) +
 TEXT('test lan printer IP outq') AUTCHK(*DTAAUT) 

Obviously, you have to change the OUTQ, RMTSYS, RMTPRTQ and MFRTYPMDL
parameters to match your specific environment.  You can further customize
the CPI, LPI, PAGRTT (rotation) settings by using workstation customization
objects *WSCST.  We find that we get the best results by forcing landscape
printing and hardcoding a 13CPI font.  You will find instructions on how to
create and use WSCST objects in the IBM Support Line Knowledgebase at
http://www.as400service.ibm.com 

Hope this helps,

James A. Olliges
Smurfit-Stone ITD Chicago
jolliges@smurfit.com


-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Langston [mailto:jimlangston@conexfreight.com]
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 3:55 PM
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Subject: network printer setup


Someone a while back posted some instructions on this message
forum that had a little table with some printer types or something
about how to get LAN printers to print right from an AS/400.

I tried to find that message in the archives, since this is somethign
I have to do now, but way too many messages come up about printer setups
so I can't find.

Anyone have this message they could resend please?

Or remember the title so I can find it that way?

Regards,

Jim Langston
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