Installing the InfoPrint Manager AIX client

Important: The InfoPrint Manager AIX client and the InfoPrint Manager server are available in these languages:
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
You should associate the AIX client with an InfoPrint Manager server running in your language.

To install the InfoPrint Manager AIX client on an AIX system where you have not installed the server:

  1. Log onto AIX as root.
  2. Insert the InfoPrint Manager Common Clients DVD-ROM, LCD4-5642, into the drive.
  3. If this is the first time you are installing software on this AIX system, create the /cdrom file system.
    1. Start the System Management Interface Tool (SMIT).
      • To start the AIX windows version of SMIT, enter this command:
        smit cdrfs
      • To start the ASCII version of SMIT, enter this command:
        smitty cdrfs
      The DVDROM File Systems panel is displayed.

      SMIT DVDROM File Systems panel

                          DVDROM File Systems
      Move cursor to desired item and press Enter.
        Add a DVDROM File System
        Change / Show Characteristics of a DVDROM File System
        Remove a DVDROM File System
      1=Help           F2=Refresh       F3=Cancel         F8=Image
      F9=Shell         F10=Exit         Enter=Do
    2. Select Add a DVDROM File System.

      SMIT Add a DVDROM File System panel

                              Add a DVDROM File System
      Type or select values in entry fields.
      Press Enter AFTER making all desired changes.
                                                      ^Entry Fields|
      * DEVICE Name                                                    +
      * MOUNT Point                                ^|
        Mount AUTOMATICALLY at system restart?      no                 +
      1=Help           F2=Refresh         F3=Cancel           F4=List
      F5=Reset         F6=Command         F7=Edit             F8=Image
      F9=Shell         F10=Exit           Enter=Do
    3. In the DEVICE name field, enter the identifier of your DVD-ROM drive.
    4. In the MOUNT POINT field, enter /cdrom.
    5. Click OK (AIX and Windows version) or press Enter (ASCII version).
    6. Click Cancel (AIX and Windows version) or press F10 (ASCII version) to exit from SMIT.
  4. To mount the DVD-ROM, enter:
    mount /cdrom
  5. Enter this command to install the AIX client:
    /cdrom/setup -c  -n ServerName
       -p PortNumber -P DestinationName -L locale
    where:
    ServerName
    is the name of the host where the InfoPrint server you want to communicate with (PDHOST) is running.
    PortNumber
    is the number of the port for the InfoPrint server, usually 6874 (PD_SOCKET). Remember to select one that is running in your language.
    DestinationName
    is the default logical destination that the AIX client submits jobs to. The -P DestinationName flag is optional.
    locale
    is the locale of the AIX client. The default is en_US (U. S. English). The -L locale flag is optional.
  6. When the command completes processing, you should shutdown and restart your AIX server so that all changes can take effect.