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jdurham - 8/6/2015 1:32:45 PM
   
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I have been tasked with trying to figure out a way to print to an IP printer from CICS. Is this possible using Network Print Facility VTAM capture point?

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Anthony Cieri - 10/15/2015 1:37:04 PM
   
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I assume that you are trying to print from a CICS region that only suports SNA LU Types for printing and that you ultimately want the print to go to an TCP/IP printer.
If so, it has been awhile since we did this, but this is exactly the situation that we used NPFVTAM and NPFQMGR to correct. There is a configuration that Maps the TCPIP address of the printer to a "Dummy" Luname that you define for use by NPFVTAM. This "dummy" luname is the name that you would give to the CICS application to print to. There is a bit if setup to do and there was also some ISPF panels that were provided by IBM, but it ultimately worked for us until our vendor converted their CICS application to a Web based application.

I hope this helps......

Tony

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