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I setup ten network printers (HP LaserJet1320n) and a queue for each on a Win 2003 server. Each printer serves a different area of the warehouse. The printers print out picking lists for their assigned area as orders come in. All of this works great.

The concern is that the server could print an order, the printer caches it locally, then the power goes out. The server has already sent the print job so it deletes it from the queue but the printer got turned off before it printed everything it had (same deal if someone power cycled printer to clear a jam, etc.).

Is there some way for the printer to let the server know that the job is done and have the server wait for that confirmation to delete the job?

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I do not know of anyway to do that, but what might help is that you set your printer to only "start printing after last page spooled".
You might look at asking HP them selves, if they have some sort of coding that might help you do that as well.
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That's kind of where I was with it. I talked to HP but couldn't get them to understand what I was getting at. Oh well. Thanks for your help!
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