Status Messages (5250 Printer Sessions)

Printer messages that appear in the Status box are color-coded:

  • Green indicates that the printer session is online.
  • Yellow indicates that the printer session is offline.
  • Red indicates an error condition.

The messages that can appear in the Status box (and their respective colors) are:

Message

Meaning

Color

Bell

The Bell data stream control was received.

Green

Cancelled

The pending print job (if any) has been cancelled.

Yellow

Connected

Indicates the session is connected, but the host is not yet ready to send print data.

Yellow

Disconnected

No host connection.

Yellow

Error

An unknown error has occurred.

Red

Exception nn

A data stream formatting error has been encountered; nn is the exception code.

Red

Hold

The printer is offline.

Yellow

Host Link Down

The link between the gateway and the host has been lost.

Yellow

Printer Error

An error has occurred in writing to the printer.

Red

Printing

The printer is printing.

Green

Ready

The printer is ready to print.

Green

Related Topics

Exception Messages (5250 Printing)

Configure Printer Session Settings