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How to Capture the Device Description (DEVD) and Output Queue (OUTQ) Settings in AS/400

Document ID:HO1202
 
10/29/13 Properties  

Problem

Print the DEVD settings; AS400; Gather additional info;

Solution

Overview


This articles outlines the steps on how to gather the Device Description (DEVD) and Output Queue (OUTQ) settings in AS/400 systems.

NOTE: Device Description holds data regarding printer information used on the AS/400, while Output Queue holds information regarding the writer used by device description.

 

Requirements
 

  • IBM System i Access for Windows
  • Access to an IBM iSeries server (AS/400)
     

 

Procedure 


How to gather the OUTQ settings:

Step Action Click Image to Enlarge
1

Type WRKOUTQD OUTQ(NAME OF RMTOUTQ) on the command line, and then press Enter.

Note: Make sure to replace the name with the appropriate entry.

2

The OUTQ description will display after pressing Enter. Print the settings.

Note: Do this by selecting File > Print Screen for every page on the OUTQ.

3

You may press the page down key to go to the next screen, if available. Print the settings.

Note: Repeat until the bottom of the screen shows “Bottom”.


How to gather the DEVD settings:

Step Action Click Image to Enlarge
1

Type DSPDEVD DEVD(NAME OF DEVD) on the command line, and then press Enter.

Note: Make sure to replace the name with the appropriate entry.

2 The Device Description will display after pressing Enter. Press F11 to display the keywords.
3

Print the settings.

Note: Do this by selecting File > Print Screen for every page on the DEVD.

4

You may press the page down key to go to the next screen, if available. Print the settings.

Note: Repeat until the bottom of the screen shows “Bottom”.

 

NOTE: It is recommended to scan the output into a PDF before forwarding to Lexmark; i.e., if used for escalation purposes.

 

Still need help?


Please contact Lexmark Technical Support if you need additional assistance. NOTE: When calling for support, you will be asked for your machine/model type and serial number (SN).

Please call from near the printer in case the technician on the phone asks you to perform a task involving the printer.

 



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