Planning to print with host systems

InfoPrint Manager provides several options for printing to or from host systems, depending on how many functions you need and where you want to control printing from (the host system or InfoPrint Manager). All of the options allow you to share printers between host and LAN applications, though some require more configuration than others. Available host printing options include:

  • Download for z/OS

    The MVS Download Receiver daemon in InfoPrint Manager supports both Download for z/OS or AFP Download Plus for z/OS. If you use the Download for z/OS feature of PSF for z/OS or AFP Download Plus feature of PSF for z/OS, you can spool jobs to remote locations, so that the remote print operator can control printing.

    Note: Within InfoPrint Manager, the term Download for z/OS refers to both the Download for z/OS feature of PSF for z/OS or the