File systems for AIX Secondary Server features

File system to create for a secondary Ricoh ProcessDirector AIX server shows the file system that you must create for an AIX secondary server.

File system to create for a secondary Ricoh ProcessDirector AIX server

File system Recommended size Minimum size Description
/var/aiw 5 GB 5 GB File system for debug information from Ricoh ProcessDirector.
/aiwinstaller 2 GB 2 GB File system that the installation program uses to store its files.
/var/psf 5 GB 5 GB File system for PSF configuration and temporary files.
    Note:
  • If /var/psf/segments is a subdirectory of /var/psf, /var/psf must meet the combined requirements of the two file systems.
/var/psf/segments 45 GB 10 GB File system used to improve performance. This file system must be bigger than your biggest job. It requires enough space to store data for concurrent jobs on multiple printers. The recommended minimum size is 45 GB for five printers. Increase the size by 10 GB for each additional printer.

Existing file systems that the secondary Ricoh ProcessDirector AIX server uses shows the file systems that you create when you install the AIX operating system. You might need to increase the size of these file systems before you install Ricoh ProcessDirector.

Existing file systems that the secondary Ricoh ProcessDirector AIX server uses

File system Recommended size Minimum size Description
/var/spool/lpd Varies Set as an operating system default File system used to spool jobs received by LPD protocol. This file system must be large enough to hold all of the print files that you receive at one time with the LPD protocol.
/opt 15 GB free space 10 GB free space File system for Ricoh ProcessDirector code.
/tmp 750 MB free space 750 MB free space Temporary space used by the Ricoh ProcessDirector installation program.
    Note:
  • The /tmp file system must not be mounted with the noexec option. To verify that the noexec option is not used, enter mount on the command line.
/usr 750 MB free space 750 MB free space File system that contains the /usr/lpp/psf and /usr/lib directories used for printing AFP files.

For the file systems that Ricoh ProcessDirector manages, ownership and permissions must be set as shown in Ownership and permissions for AIX secondary server file systems.

Ownership and permissions for AIX secondary server file systems

File system Owner Group Permissions
/var/aiw root system 777 - drwxrwxrwx
/var/psf root printq 2775 - drwxrwsr-x
/var/psf/segments root printq 2777 - drwxrwsrwx