Goto the SPAD transaction (Spool Administration screen). Click on the Devices/ servers tab and enter name of the output device and tap on the display button.
If the printer is already configured, it will display all the details of device attributes, ouputdevice attributes, and tray info. If you enter a new printer name, then you will navigate to the below screen. Click on the change button to view the create option.
This will allow the user to see the create option. Click on create button to create the output device with required configurations.
Select DeviceAttributes button and enter the following details.
Device Type: Select the device type in compatible with your printer.
Device Class: Select the device class it belongs to. Standard printer is the default.
Location: Enter your location name
Message: Enter purpose of the printer.
Authentication group and Model are optional fields.
Select the Access Method tab and enter the following details:
Host Spool Access Method: Select the F:Printing on Front End Computer as default
Host Printer: _default
No Device Selection at Frontend: Check or uncheck this field as per requirement.
Click on Output Attributes tab and enter following details:
SAP cover page – Check
SAP cover page language – EN
Process requests sequentially – Check
Copy Counter – Pass Copy Counter to Host Spool
Print mode – DEFAULT: Printer default setting
Click on Tray info tab to select the page format for printing.
After entering all the details, click the save button which is located on the top right corner of the transaction to save settings.
Setting the output device to the user
Goto SU01 transaction and enter the username in the User field. Click on the change button.
You will be navigated to Maintain User page. This page display complete user data.
Click on the Defaults tab and enter the name of the output device which is created in the spad transaction. Click on save button to save the user data.