How to "Microsoft-Windows-PrintService/Operational" from GPO?

PHY KHUON 1 Reputation point

Hi there,

I'd like to know if we can enable printservice for domain PC from GPO. I have tried googling but seemed not seeing any good post at all.


Windows Server Printing
Windows Server Printing
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Printing: Printer centralized deployment and management, scan and fax resources management, and document services
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  1. Eleven Yu (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 10,696 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    I have done a lab test and found you can use below GPO settings to enable the log.

    1. On DC, open the local Registry Editor, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog
    2. Create a new Key named "Microsoft-Windows-PrintService/Operational"
    3. Open Group Policy Management, navigate to Computer Configuration>Preferences>Windows Settings>Registry
    4. Create a new Registry Wizard, select Local computer and Next
    5. Select the Key we juest created "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Microsoft-Windows-PrintService/Operational" and Finish
    6. Restart your client PC or run "gpupdate /force" to apply the group policy.

    I also done some reseach and found you can use wevtutil command to enable this log centrally for client computers.
    Please refert to below thread:



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