Creating PSFCFG

How do I create a PSFCFG to use with ExcelliPrint?

Your AS/400 operating system and release version may vary. For more detailed information on different OS/400 versions, please review appendix II in the manual.

Once created, you must change your device description to reference the PSFCFG. See the steps below for instructions.

Creating the PSFCFG for V4R5 and Later

  1. From an AS/400 command prompt, enter CRTPSFCFG and press F4.
  2. Press F24, then F9 to view all parameters.
  3. The following table shows the configuration needed for use with ExcelliPrint.
  PSF configuration . . . . . . . . . . . : EXCELLPSF
  Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : QUSRSYS
  User resource library . . . . . . . . . : *JOBLIBL
  IPDS pass through . . . . . . . . . . . : *YES
  Activate release timer. . . . . . . . . : *NORDYF
  Release timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . : *SEC15
  Restart timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . : *IMMED
  SNA retry count . . . . . . . . . . . . : 2
  Delay time between retries. . . . . . . : 0
  Blank page. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : *YES
  Page size control . . . . . . . . . . . : *YES
  Resident fonts. . . . . . . . . . . . . : *YES
  Resource retention. . . . . . . . . . . : *YES
  Edge orient . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : *NO
  Remote location . . . . . . . . . . . . :
  Name or address . . . . . . . . . . . . : *NONE
  TCP/IP port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : *NONE
  TCP/IP activation timer . . . . . . . . : 170
  PSF defined options . . . . . . . . . . : *NONE
  Text description. . . . . . . . . . . . : EXCELLIPRINT [ADDRESS]:[PORT]
  Device resource library list. . . . . . : *DFT

Changing the Device Description

  1. Make sure the writer is ended by issuing the following command: ENDWTR writer *IMMED.
  2. Now, vary off the device: VRYCFG device *PRT *OFF.
  3. Issue the Change Device Description command, CHGDEVD device, and press F4. Press F9 to view all parameters.
  4. Locate the User Defined Object parameter and enter the name of your PSFCFG (i.e. EXCELLPSF) which you created above, the Library where the PSFCFG is located, and the object type is *PSFCFG.
  5. Vary on the device and start the print writer (STRPRTWTR).