I am trying to print a spool file from my iSeries (820, V5R2) to an HP5SI network printer. If I create a printer device (CRTDEVPRT) to use type as *IPDS and Model 0, (in order to support AFP for future a purpose) the spool file (SCS) fails to print. The writer fails with the error message, "PQT3625, Reason code 22" stating that the connection could not be established with the printer at the specified IP and port. The spool remains in a pending state.
I am puzzled because the printer at the same IP and port prints the same spool file when the printer device is created using Type as 3812 and Model as 1 in CRTDEVPRT command. I have also tried to use the PSFCFG settings in USRDEFN options and have tried using different ports -- 0 and 9001. But still the problem persists. What's wrong?
I've always used Port 5001. You may want to compare the following commands with the ones you use:
&PRT = The device name you wish to use. &IPADD = The IP address of the printer hardware. CRTDEVPRT DEVD(&PRT) DEVCLS(*LAN) TYPE(*IPDS) MODEL(0) + LANATTACH(*IP) AFP(*YES) PORT(5001) + ONLINE(*YES) FONT(011) FORMFEED(*AUTOCUT) + ACTTMR(170) RMTLOCNAME(&IPADD) + USRDFNOBJ(QGPL/&PRT *PSFCFG) TEXT('IPDS + Network Printer') CRTPSFCFG PSFCFG(QGPL/&PRT) USRRSCLIBL(*JOBLIBL) + DEVRSCLIBL(*DFT) IPDSPASTHR(*YES) + ACTRLSTMR(*NORDYF) RLSTMR(*SEC15) + RESTRTMR(*IMMED) TEXT('IPDS Network Printer') GRTOBJAUT OBJ(*LIBL/&PRT) OBJTYPE(*OUTQ) USER(*PUBLIC) + AUT(*USE) CHGOUTQ OUTQ(&PRT) TEXT('IPDS Network Printer Output + Queue') DSPDTA(*YES) JOBSEP(1) + OPRCTL(*YES) AUTCHK(*DTAAUT)
Also, make sure that the printer hardware is configured to listen on Port 5001.
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