Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Scripting Guide

Print management has always commanded a disproportionate share of system administration time. This is due both to the large number of documents that are printed in the typical organization, and to the fact that many printer administration tools are designed for monitoring and managing single printers rather than multiple printers located throughout the enterprise. Scripting can facilitate enterprise-wide print management in your organization.

In This Chapter

Printing Overview

Monitoring Printers, Print Queues, and Print Jobs

Managing Printer Operations, Print Queues, and Print Jobs

Configuring Printers and Print Jobs

Managing Printer Connections on Client Computers

Searching for Printers in Active Directory