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Create a 5250 Printer Session

Reflection 5250 printer sessions emulate IBM 3812 printers. Data sent from the host to the printer session is passed on to the local printer.

To create a 5250 printer session from the Reflection Workspace

  1. From the Quick Access toolbar, click the New Document Save button.
  2. Select 5250 Printer and click Create.
  3. In the Enter Host Name or IP Address dialog box, type a host name or IP address, and click Connect to connect immediately, or Cancel to configure more than just the host name.

To create a 5250 printer session from the Windows Start menu

  1. From the Windows Start menu, choose All Programs > Attachmate Reflection > Reflection IBM Printer.

    Printer sessions created this way use 3270 printer emulation by default.

    Use the following steps to change to a 5250 printer session.

  2. Click Cancel to close the Enter Host Name or IP Address dialog box.
  3. From the Connection menu, choose Session Setup.
  4. Under Session, from the Type list, choose IBM 5250 Printer.
  5. For Host Name/IP Address, enter the fully qualified host name.
  6. Click Connect to connect immediately, or click OK to configure additional settings.

Related Topics

Configure Printer Session Settings

IBM 5250 Printer Panel

Printing from IBM Sessions