We have several copies of LiveCycle Designer ES 8.1 and we have an Adobe Server running. What is needed on the server to facilitate LiveCycle Output. We may already have what's needed, but just install or turn on.
I assume LiveCycle Designer ES can be used to create templates for dynamic content, which will be used by LiveCycle Output.
Output can be called using - Java API (from an app or a servlet), Web Service (from an app), Flex (remoting) interface, watch folder (drop files in a folder), email, etc.
You'll need to pass it some parameters such as:
You may also want to look at the sample app OutputIVS (if your admin has deployed it). Its a handy thing for testing your templates