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Old 12-19-2008
Check printer queue on Windows printer server


Let me first give a small overview of the setup. All printers are connected to Windows 2000 servers. There are a lot of UNIX (AIX & HP-UX) servers as well which have SAP running.

I'm working on a script to add printers to a specified SAP instance. I want to verify the user input (to check if the given printer exists on the given printer server). in Windows you can use lpq. I tried with lpq & lpstat on AIX but they only seem to work for printers already added. Creating a fake printer on the printer server isn't an option either, the queue is just being created without errors.

Does anyone have any ideas if it's possible?

Kind regards
Niels Verhage
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xprehashprinterlist(1x) 												   xprehashprinterlist(1x)

xprehashprinterlist - Recomputes the list of available printers. SYNOPSIS
xprehashprinterlist [-v] [-h] DESCRIPTION
xprehashprinterlist causes all Xprint servers to recompute (update) their lists of available printers, and update the attributes for the printers. The intended usage of this tool is that a system administrator can run it after changing the printer topology. OPTIONS
-v generate verbose output -h | -? print usage ENVIRONMENT
XPSERVERLIST ${XPSERVERLIST} must be set, identifying the available Xprint servers. See Xprint(7) for more details. EXAMPLES
Update the list of available printers % xprehashprinterlist -v would print: Rehashing printer list on server 'meridian:34' NOTES
xprehashprinterlist rehashes all printer lists of all print servers. Alternatively xset rehashprinterlist may be used to rehash only the list of printers in one print server. SEE ALSO
Xprint(7), X11(7), xset(1x), xplsprinters(1x), xphelloworld(1x), xpxmhelloworld(1x), xpawhelloworld(1x), xpxthelloworld(1x), xpsimplehel- loworld(1x), Xserver(1x), Xprt(1x), libXp(3x), libXprintUtils(3x), libXprintAppUtils(3x), XmPrintShell(3x), XawPrintShell(3x), Xprint FAQ (http://xprint.mozdev.org/docs/Xprint_FAQ.html), Xprint main site (http://xprint.mozdev.org/) 8 October 2004 xprehashprinterlist(1x)

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