AS/ Count of spool files in a OUTQ AS/ Spool Files. How to get the total number (count) of spool files in a perticular OUTQ. The purpose of this document is to assist you in configuring your System i ( iSeries, AS/) to print through RPM. It is intended for AS/ and network. I have installed RPM Remote Print Manager®, but now I do not know how to setup my AS/ to print to it. Do you have steps for setting up a remote OUTQ in the.

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Add the action s necessary to produce your desired results. A spooled file list displays reports according to who generated the report.

Then, instead of printing, the report will simply sit and wait for you to view it, delete it, or redirect it to an OUTQ that is attached to an actual printer. The new queue will be created.

If you delete a report from your spooled file list, you are really deleting it from the OUTQ where it is being stored! For instance, if you want to archive the file to disk, add Archive to disk. What is a spool file?


This is nice in the sense that if you ran a job and you don’t know where the report went, just look in your list of spooled files for every report you produced that has not yet printed. Let’s get the terms straight.

How to setup remote AS/400 OUTQ

Enter the name of the new queue you wish to add and click Create. To start, think of writers and printers as the same thing.

If you are using a Text printer action, no further transforms are necessary. Now add any transforms you require.

Release Output Queue (RLSOUTQ)

If the OUTQ does have a printer attached, reports will print whenever they are ready and the printer is varied on and the writer is started. A system operator may do this to print the end-of-day reports that were designated to be printed. In most cases an OUTQ passes data to a printer without delay.

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If you are archiving the files to disk, you could use either Text markup to PDF or Remove text markup transform. If you want to print the documents, choose as40 Text printer action.


The steps in the next section, when followed exactly, require an SCS to text markup transform. These instructions are intended to provide only a brief introduction on RPM configuration. The remote OUTQ should have the following settings. However, it oitq possible to hold reports in an OUTQ without printing them. Create new account Request new password. For more detailed instructions, refer to the RPM manual.

Manufacturer type and model. Order of files on queue. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

Understanding Writers, Printers, Spool Files and OUTQs

Ouyq the OUTQ P1 currently does not have a printer attached to it, the report will just sit there. Well, first of all, the correct term is actually spooled files as in, files that have been spooled to print. Skip to main content. Highlight the queue and choose Settings from the Queue menu.