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How does the primary probe collect printer information from windows

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Article ID: 130032

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Products

DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM) NIMSOFT PROBES

Issue/Introduction



We are using the printer probe on our windows machines.
We would like to know how the probe checks the OS for printers configuration and information.
can you please provide details on this?
 

Environment

UIM 9.02 and earlier
Printer probe 2.54 and earlier
 

Resolution

The probe gets information regarding printers configured in windows servers using EnumPrinters function.

More information regarding the same function can be found at below Microsoft link -
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/printdocs/enumprinters