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I am trying to find a way to print incoming print jobs to a file on infoprint manager 4.2 on AIX 5.3. There is a new requirment to do some additional processing to the jobs (additonal marks to be added for automated folding and envelope stuffing) so they need to be modified after they arrive at the server and will then be resubmitted to the printers. I can see no option on any of the default printer types to print to file, I was hoping that the 'command' option would give me some way of using rembak or pioinfo to send to a file rather than printer but I can't see anything obvious. I also looked at the generelized fax and email options, the fax does seem to have some scenarios where a file can be produced so that it can be sent on to be picked up by fax software on the server but the examples in the infoprint documentation are a little vague.

Would anybody know a, hopefully, simple method that I could use to drop/print a postscript job to a file?

This only needs to happen for one or two of the logical destinations on the infoprint manager so I can't really intercept them straight off the spooler, or maybe I can but I do not know how. I have searched around the web for variations on 'infoprint manager print job to file' but as with other searches I have done for infoprint on the web there seems to be very little information out there. I have not been given any training on infoprint and have been managing the printers on here for a year or so and learning as I go, but this is the first time I have had to do anything a little outside the ordinary so I appreciate any help. If I have left any important info out then please let me know. I appreciate any help that can be offered.

Infoprint 4.2 AIX 5.3

Thank you Alan Ireland/Dublin

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did you find the solution for this? –  user91024 Aug 9 '11 at 13:04
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