Client workstations and system software
System Overview Guide
Network printing environment
The NPS/IPS system supports the personal computer (PC), Sun
workstation, DEC workstation, HP/Apollo, IBM RS/6000 and
Apple Macintosh. It accepts PostScript levels 1 and 2, PCL 5,
TIFF, and ASCII output.
To send print jobs to the printer, the customer needs to provide
the proper client hardware, operating system, and network
Print data originates at the client workstation, mainframe or
minicomputer. This is where a user creates and formats
documents according to specifications with the help of
application software. The printer supports the following types of
networked client workstations and operating systems:
Sun workstation running a Sun or Linux operating system
PC running MS-DOS 6.2 and Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT,
4.0, 2000, and ME using Ethernet with TCP/IP or Novell
NetWare 3.11 and 3.12.
NOTE: Customers using Novell 4.1 must set the "Bindery
Emulation Mode" to be backwards compatible with Novell 3.11
IBM RS/6000 running IBM AIX, version 4.1
HP/Apollo running HP-UX, version 10.01
DECStation 5000/200 running DEC Ultrix, version 4.3
Apple Macintosh, System 7, 7.5, or 8.x, using AppleTalk
through EtherTalk, phase 1 or 2
Any system that supports RFC-1179 lpr/lpd.
The software may be compatible with workstation models and
software versions other than those listed above.