Reviewing software components

InfoPrint Manager consists of a number of different hardware and software components. Base components are included when you purchase InfoPrint Manager for AIX , while optional components are additions to the base product that you can purchase and install through additional product media.

The InfoPrint Manager for AIX : Base Server DVD-ROM, LCD4-5654 , contains all software for installing an InfoPrint Manager server on an AIX system. All of these components are installed with the server; you cannot eliminate any of them:

  • InfoPrint Manager Server
  • InfoPrint Manager Administration and Operations (GUIs)

    Allow you to administer print operations from the system that the server is installed on.

  • InfoPrint Manager Notifications server

    Lets the InfoPrint Manager server send status messages about InfoPrint objects to InfoPrint Manager Notifications clients.

  • InfoPrint Manager Notifications client

    Lets the InfoPrint Manager server display messages on the system that it is installed on.

  • InfoPrint Manager Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) Gateway

    Lets you submit printing jobs using IPP protocol via the InfoPrint Manager to printers.

  • InfoPrint Manager MVS Download Receiver

    Allows you to print MVS jobs submitted from MVS systems using IBM Download for z/OS or AFP Download Plus for z/OS on InfoPrint Manager printers.

  • InfoPrint Manager Transforms

    Allows you to run a variety of transforms like: db2afp, d2afp, gif2afp, img2afp, jpeg2afp, line2afp, pcl2afp, pdf2afp, ps2afp, tiff2afp, xml2afp and xml2pdf.

  • InfoPrint Manager Web Server

    Allows you to run and administer web applications like: Pull Print or Web Interface. While the Web Server is installed with the base server, it is not running, unless you start it from SMIT.

  • InfoPrint Manager Web Interface

    Allows InfoPrint Manager to run administration and operations on a web browser user interface.

  • InfoPrint Manager: Publications

InfoPrint Manager for AIX : Base Server DVD-ROM, LCD4-5654, also includes these optional priced features:

AFP2PDF Feature (LCD2-20042) The afp2pdf transform converts Mixed Object Document Content Architecture (MO:DCA-P) documents, also called AFP documents, to Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) documents to be viewed, archived, e-mailed, or printed.
Pull Print Feature (LCD2-20001) The InfoPrint Manager Pull Print feature works with your existing InfoPrint Manager server and an external Streamline NX or Equitrac server. This feature schedules the job to print when you, as the authenticated owner, request them from the printer. You can use this to reduce unwanted print-out and therefore save money. You can further save paper by turning off header sheets. By not printing the job until the owner requests it from the printer console, this feature provides a secure printing environment.
SAP Print Feature (LCD4-5646) A business enterprise that uses SAP can use this print feature to print to InfoPrint Manager for AIX . The SAP Print Feature contains the sap2afp transform for converting both Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP) data and Output Text Format (OTF) data to AFP for printing, the SAP OMS (Output Management Support) support for obtaining enhanced status regarding print jobs. See the SAP R/3 Printing and Configuration Guide in the RICOH Software Information Center at https://help.ricohsoftware.com/swinfocenter .
Workgroup Printer Engine Required to install and use InfoPrint-driven printers that print in the range of 0 to 80 pages per minute.
Low Speed Printer Engine Required to install and use InfoPrint-driven printers that print in the range of 81 to 150 pages per minute.
Medium Speed Printer Engine Required to install and use InfoPrint-driven printers that print in the range of 151 to 400 pages per minute.
High Speed Printer Engine Required to install and use InfoPrint-driven printers that print in the range of 401 to 1999 pages per minute.
Ultra High Speed Printer Engine This is required to install and use InfoPrint-driven printers that print 2000 pages per minute or faster.

These optional InfoPrint Font Collection DVDs are included with InfoPrint Manager:

  • AFP Classic Fonts: LCD2–20029
  • AFP Outline Fonts: LCD4-5683
  • WorldType Fonts: LCD4-5684-06
  • AFP Raster Fonts: LCD4-5700-02
  • AFP Asian Classic TrueType Collection and OpenType fonts: LCD2-20055-01

Table Contents of the Common Clients CD-ROM shipped with InfoPrint Manager server lists the components that are included on the InfoPrint Manager: Common Clients CD-ROM, LCD4-5642. Each client has its own installer and must be installed separately. All of the components can be installed on multiple systems.

Table Separately-priced features available with InfoPrint Manager server lists the separately installable features that are available withInfoPrint Manager for AIX .

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