ps2afpd utility: starts the ps2afpd daemon

Syntax

ps2afpd [-C ConfigurationFile]

Description

Use the ps2afpd utility to start the ps2afpd daemon. The ps2afpd daemon manages the interpreter portion of the InfoPrint PostScript and PDF transform programs. You must start the ps2afpd daemon somewhere on the network before you can use the ps2afp or pdf2afp transform command to transform PostScript or PDF data streams for printing with InfoPrint on IPDS printers.

The startsrv or start_server utility automatically starts the ps2afpd daemon if it is installed and not running.

If the ps2afpd daemon stops running, you can restart it by issuing the following command:

ps2afpd -C /usr/lpp/psf/ps2afp/ps2afpd.cfg

InfoPrint Manager uses the ps2afpd daemon configuration file to determine the default parameters of the ps2afpd daemon. The /usr/lpp/psf/ps2afp/ps2afpd.cfg file is installed with InfoPrint Manager, and InfoPrint Manager uses it as the default configuration file. You can, however, copy the configuration file, use an editor to edit the copy of the file, and rename it so that you can customize the ps2afpd daemon for your applications. After you make the modifications, you specify the new configuration file with the