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How can i get a script query with all the printers in the print server and get all users or group names who are in the security tab.

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Hi,

How can i get a script query with all the printers in the print server and get all users or group names who are in the security tab.
So i know who has what access to the printers and remove any out dated users for whome we would have given access.

Regards
Sharath
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If you have the option to you powershell, i might be able to help.  
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Yes i can use poweshell if i get the output neat
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Any help...
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Shoot, I thought I posted this before.  I've been tinkering, but I still have still a ways to go to get it working.  Here's a script I found that has a bunch of usefull stuff.

http://www.servernewsgroups.net/group/microsoft.public.windows.server.scripting/topic23471.aspx

I'll keep trying and post back when I get something more.  Please let me know if you get anywhere.  
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No this does not help... :-(
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Do you have a list of the printers?    Such as in the code referenced above where you create an array of the names:

  aPrinters = array(array("\\PServer1\Bookkeeping", "\\PServer2\Operations"), _
   array("\\PServer1\Upstairs",  "\\PServer2\Upstairs"), _
   array("\\PServer1\Canon",  "Remove"), _
   array("\\PServer1\Teller",  "\\PServer2\Teller"), _
   array("\\PServer1\Wires",  "\\PServer2\Wires"))


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Yes i have a list of printers...
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Yes i have a list of printers...
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First you will require the following install file...
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e8ba3e56-d8fe-4a91-93cf-ed6985e3927b&displaylang=en
This is a command line app from MS to grab such details from printer, files, folder, registry etc.
Please install and try running the command against a printer.
In my example, I have a local printer called "HP Deskjet 6980 series"
C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools>subinacl /printer "HP Deskjet 6980 series"
The results are a little rough but with some tweeking, it might be useful.
Anyway, please download that file and try the command like I mentioned above to see if that gets you closer to your goal.
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Where can i find the [printer name] should it be the share name?
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Where can i find the [printer name] should it be the share name?
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You can use the share name;
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C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools>subinacl /printer "\\printserver\printer1"
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When i give the share name it says not a recognized command...
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Just in case, map the printer on the workstation first, then try running the command again.
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Out of Domain at the moment shall check and get back....
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Tryed but still the same message
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Just a double check here...
You opened a command prompt and went to C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools
Within that folder you ran the tool using the following command;
subinacl /printer "\\printserver\printer1"

You can verify that on the print share name is correct?

Can you copy the Tools folder to the print server and running the command line from there.  Once logged on to the print server you will be able to use the actual printer name if you want.
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Thank U
Ok from within the print server i get them... But not formatted can this ne fomatted into a csv file.
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Thank U
Ok from within the print server i get them... But not formatted can this ne fomatted into a csv file.
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