Setting up shared file support

InfoPrint Manager uses a directory or folder called ipdata for sharing files with Submit Express. (With InfoPrint Manager for Windows, this folder is created automatically.)

The name ipdata comes from InfoPrint or IP and data for the files it will contain. You use ipdata to provide a two-way connection between the Submit client machine from which the job tickets have been submitted and the InfoPrint Manager server that sends them to the printer. Sharing files can save time and money. For example, you can have an InfoPrint Manager server RIP (raster image process) a file and save the results in ipdata. You can then reprint the ripped file instead of re-ripping the job again.

Working with ipdata is slightly different on the InfoPrint Manager Server on an AIX system, a Linux system, and a Windows System: