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Network Printer Query

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I have a printer installed on my machine which runs on Windows 2003 Server, which is shared, so that other users can use it as a network printer.

Of late, I have noted that a number of prints are given to my printer.

We have a domain controller and all the users are registered in Active Directory.

Is there any way to know how many prints are given from which user.

Each user has been assigned a Desktop with the same hostname as that of the user's in Active Directory.

for example, user "jsmith" uses a machine with hostname "jsmith".

Can anyone help me out with this?


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If I am reading you correctly, yes, you can setup auditing...

Right click the printer, select properties, select security, select the advanced button and then the AUDITING tab...click add, add EVERYONE, then click OK

To see who is printing, click the box under SUCCESSFUL for printing.

Now, you can view all successful prints in the EVENT VIEWER under SECURITY...each event will include the user/machine that succesfully printed
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