destination-data-stream

Identifies the data stream format that is output to the printer device.

GUI label

Data Stream

DSS

PSF

Type

Initially settable, single-valued

Allowed Values

You can enter one of these fixed values:

  • pcl4
  • pcl5
  • pcl5c
  • pcl6
  • ppds
  • ipds
    Note: ipds is not an allowed value for command-attached and other-driver attached printers.
  • afpds
    Note: afpds can only be used with the Upload TCP/IP attachment type.

For more information about attachment types, see Understanding attachment types for PSF actual destinations.

Input Synonym

You can use the synonym printer-data-stream.

Default Value

Other-driver attached actual destinations
pcl4
Command-attached actual destinations
pcl4
Other attachment types
ipds

Usage Guidelines

For AIX, CUPS, and PSF-Other DSS actual destinations, you must have the correct driver for the datastream format you want to output to the printer device.