How to make all files routed to a particular CA Spool printer to be on hold ?
There is an option available to make all the incoming files for a particular printer to be placed on hold.
Users will have then the control to manually release them when time is right.
Consider using a DESTID to use the FNORDISP keyword to achieve this goal.
For the examples suppose the printer NODE name destination is MYDEST and only files coming in with CLASS=P needs to be placed on hold.
The following DESTID uses the FNORDISP=H keyword:
This setup will make any file for printer MYDEST in CLASS P to be held and once released them they will get printed then purged.
Another option is using FNORDISP=L keyword:
Using FNORDISP=L will hold the files as well. When manually released they will be kept and appear with status E in the Files menu: