Understanding common features

These InfoPrint Manager features are available on platforms:

Features AIX Linux Windows
Interoperability with other InfoPrint Manager servers Supported Supported Supported
Impositioning, that is, arranging pages so they will appear in proper sequence after press sheets are folded and bound Supported Supported Supported
BSD and PSF device support systems Supported Supported Supported
FST and LDAP security methods Supported Supported Supported
  • InfoPrint Submit Express client support
Supported Supported Supported
AFP Supported Supported Supported
ASCII Supported Supported Supported
DBCS ASCII Supported Supported Supported
GIF Supported Supported Supported
JPEG Supported Supported Supported
Line data (EBCDIC) Supported Supported Supported
PCL (PCL 6 and earlier) Supported Supported Supported
PDF Version 1.7 and earlier Supported Supported Supported
PostScript Level 3 and earlier Supported Supported Supported
TIFF Supported Supported Supported
SAP ABAP and OTF Supported Supported Supported
XML Supported Supported Supported
PPML Supported Supported Supported
DITROFF Supported Supported Supported
Adobe PostScript transform Supported Supported Supported
PCL transform Supported Supported Supported
XML transform Supported Supported Supported
Full event notification Supported Supported Supported
InfoPrint Manager Notifications to enable client systems to receive messages from InfoPrint Manager server systems Supported Supported Supported
The InfoPrint Manager Administration GUI for performing most administrative tasks Supported Supported Supported
The InfoPrint Manager Operations GUI for performing operator tasks Supported Supported Supported
InfoPrint Manager Web Interface Supported Supported Supported
InfoPrint Select client for job submission Supported Supported Supported
A powerful command-line interface to all InfoPrint Manager features Supported Supported Supported
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) support Supported Supported Supported
MVS Download Receiver for job submission from z/OS, OS/390, and MVS host systems Supported Supported Supported
InfoPrint Page Printer Formatting Aid (PPFA) Supported Supported
Note: The InfoPrint Manager Page Printer Formatting Aid feature runs only on AIX or Windows operating systems. However, the resulted form definitions and page definitions can be used on InfoPrint Manager for Linux as well. All resources created with PPFA on AIX or Windows need to be copied on Linux
Supported
The pdaccount command, which you can use to generate comma-delimited reports of print server data to be fed into spreadsheets Supported Supported Supported
Configurable transform support (through transform objects) Supported Supported Supported
InfoPrint SAP Print Feature, which includes the SAP Output Management Support (OMS) and the sap2afp transform. Supported Supported Supported
The IPP Gateway to allow you to print from an IPP client system to printers that are not IPP-enabled Supported Supported Supported
E-Mail DSS Supported Supported Supported
Support for printers that use standard AIX printer backend programs (piobe and some versions of rembak) Supported Not available Not available
PSF Upload TCP/IP Supported Supported Not available
SMIT interface for performing tasks not Supported by the InfoPrint Manager Administration GUI, including PPO and security administration Supported Not available Not available
Support for printers that use InfoPrint Manager pioinfo CUPS backend, InfoPrint Manager piorpdm CUPS backend for Ricoh printers and other CUPS backends (socket, ipp, and lpd). Not available Supported Not available
InfoPrint Manager Management interface for performing tasks not Supported by the InfoPrint Manager Administration GUI, including security administration Not available Supported Not available
The InfoPrint Manager Management Console interface for performing administrative tasks not Supported by the InfoPrint Manager Administration GUI. The InfoPrint Manager Management Console also features graphical administration of the security Groups and Access Control List (ACL) Not available Not available Supported
Interaction between InfoPrint Manager and the Windows print spool to expand InfoPrint capabilities Not available Not available Supported
Distributed Print Facility (DPF) for host printing Not available Not available Supported
Support for the Internet Print Protocol (IPP) to allow InfoPrint Manager to access a printer using a Uniform Resource Indicator (URI) string Not available Not available Supported
The Windows gateway printer to allow job submission to without using an InfoPrint Manager client (The destinations appear as shared printers on the Windows network) Not available Not available