Bob, Assuming you have created a printer device description of *IPDS *LAN *IP
attach as outlined in the AS/400 Printing V red book, it may be because of
your network setup. Some time back someone was having trouble printing
outside their firewall to an *LAN *IP *IPDS printer. As far as I know, the
only port that is used is 5001 (assuming it was not changed at the printer).
So you would need to allow that port to make it through your firewall. If you
continue to have problems, you should attempt contacting the IBM Printing
Systems division support and see if they can help you out (I'm not an expert
> I've got a IBM Network 24 Printer with IPDS and it works great locally with
> my local AS/400. However I have remote AS/400 on our IP WAN and it cannot
> print to this IBM printer. Is this because IPDS requires more than IP
> Both are AS/400's are identical V4R4.
> -Bob H.
Rodney A Johnson
Technical Team Lead for AS/400 Spool
IBM Rochester, Minnesota
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