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2008R2 Printer Migration

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I want to copy the printer queues from 1 2008r2 server to another. In Printer Management Console of new server,

1) I add old server as remote
2) I ran migrate servers, selecting export and old server saving to file.
3) I ran migrate servers, selecting import and new server
4) Only error was not being able to import 1 language for 1 printer.

However, when I refresh printers on new print server it doesn't show any of the imported printers.
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Question by:freshgrill
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by:Rodney Barnhardt
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By chance, is the old print server 32-bit and the new one 64-bit? That complicate it since you can't just use the migration tool to do this.
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by:freshgrill
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No, both servers are 64 bit.
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by:Rodney Barnhardt
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You have to use the Print Migration Wizard. The Print Migrator is no longer supported after 2003.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722360.aspx
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by:freshgrill
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Even trying on the command line, still no luck. After manually adding 1 printer and sharing it (there was some error about needing to share a printer and not accessing print$). It still won't import, below is the out of the commands.
C:\Windows\System32\spool\tools>printbrm -s \\file-server -r -f erpprint.printer
export
Operation mode: restore
Target server: \\file-server
Target file path: C:\Windows\System32\spool\tools\erpprint.printerexport.
Queue publish mode: none
Overwrite mode: keep existing settings
Queue ACL mode: restore ACLs from backup

LISTING PRINT QUEUES
Upstairs Copier
QuickBooks PDF Converter
QA Copier 2
QA Copier
Downstairs 3230 Front Desk
Canon 2525 Downstairs 7-11 PCL Drivers
LISTING PRINTER DRIVERS
HP LaserJet P3005 PCL6, Windows x64, None
Canon Inkjet MX310 series FAX, Windows x64, None
Canon Inkjet MX310 series, Windows x64, None
SHARP MX-2600N PCL6, Windows x64, None
HP Photosmart C7200 series, Windows x64, None
HP Officejet 7300 series, Windows x64, None
HP Officejet 5600 series, Windows x64, None
HP Color LaserJet CP2020 Series PCL6, Windows x64, None
Canon iR3230 UFR II, Windows x64, None
Canon iR2525/2530 UFRII LT, Windows x64, None
Canon iR2525/2530 PCL5e, Windows x64, None
Canon iR2520 UFRII LT, Windows x64, None
Canon iR2270/iR2870 PCL, Windows x64, None
Canon iR C3220 PCL, Windows x64, None
Amyuni Document Converter 300, Windows x64, None
SHARP MX-2600N PCL6, Windows NT x86, None
Printronix P5000, Windows NT x86, None
Okidata ML 320-IBM, Windows NT x86, None
HP LaserJet III, Windows NT x86, None
HP LaserJet 2200 Series PCL, Windows NT x86, None
HP DeskJet 1220C, Windows NT x86, None
Epson Stylus COLOR 860 ESC/P 2, Windows NT x86, None
Epson Stylus COLOR 740 ESC/P 2, Windows NT x86, None
Epson Stylus COLOR 640 ESC/P 2, Windows NT x86, None
Epson DFX-8000, Windows NT x86, None
Canon iR3230 UFR II, Windows NT x86, None
Canon iR2525/2530 PCL5e, Windows NT x86, None
Canon iR2520 UFRII LT, Windows NT x86, None
Canon iR2270/iR2870 PS3, Windows NT x86, None
Canon iR C2100S-2100, Windows NT x86, None
Amyuni Document Converter 300, Windows NT x86, None
Amyuni Document Converter 2.51, Windows NT x86, None
LISTING PRINTER PORTS
10.10.10.15, TCP
10.10.10.19, TCP
10.10.10.19_1, TCP
10.10.10.19_3, TCP
10.10.10.24, TCP
10.10.10.24_2, TCP
10.10.10.61, TCP
IP_10.10.10.117, TCP
IP_10.10.10.16, TCP
IP_10.10.10.50, TCP
IP_10.10.10.60, TCP
IP_10.10.10.61, TCP
WSD-6f117343-11a2-48fd-a87f-a4d4e6ae9016.0037, WSD
LISTING PRINT PROCESSORS
HP1006S Windows NT x86 HP1006S.DLL
hpzppwn7 Windows x64 hpzppwn7.dll
BJ Print Processor4 Windows x64 CNBPP4.DLL
hpzppw71 Windows x64 hpzppw71.dll


The following objects failed to install:


LISTING PRINT QUEUES
Upstairs Copier Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

QuickBooks PDF Converter        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

QA Copier 2     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

QA Copier       Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Downstairs 3230 Front Desk      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon 2525 Downstairs 7-11 PCL Drivers  Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

LISTING PRINTER DRIVERS
HP LaserJet P3005 PCL6, Windows x64, None       Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon Inkjet MX310 series FAX, Windows x64, None        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon Inkjet MX310 series, Windows x64, None    Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

SHARP MX-2600N PCL6, Windows x64, None  Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

HP Photosmart C7200 series, Windows x64, None   Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

HP Officejet 7300 series, Windows x64, None     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

HP Officejet 5600 series, Windows x64, None     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

HP Color LaserJet CP2020 Series PCL6, Windows x64, None Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR3230 UFR II, Windows x64, None  Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR2525/2530 UFRII LT, Windows x64, None   Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR2525/2530 PCL5e, Windows x64, None      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR2520 UFRII LT, Windows x64, None        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR2270/iR2870 PCL, Windows x64, None      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR C3220 PCL, Windows x64, None   Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Amyuni Document Converter 300, Windows x64, None        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

SHARP MX-2600N PCL6, Windows NT x86, None       Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Printronix P5000, Windows NT x86, None  Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Okidata ML 320-IBM, Windows NT x86, None        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

HP LaserJet III, Windows NT x86, None   Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

HP LaserJet 2200 Series PCL, Windows NT x86, None       Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

HP DeskJet 1220C, Windows NT x86, None  Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Epson Stylus COLOR 860 ESC/P 2, Windows NT x86, None    Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Epson Stylus COLOR 740 ESC/P 2, Windows NT x86, None    Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Epson Stylus COLOR 640 ESC/P 2, Windows NT x86, None    Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Epson DFX-8000, Windows NT x86, None    Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR3230 UFR II, Windows NT x86, None       Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR2525/2530 PCL5e, Windows NT x86, None   Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR2520 UFRII LT, Windows NT x86, None     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR2270/iR2870 PS3, Windows NT x86, None   Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Canon iR C2100S-2100, Windows NT x86, None      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Amyuni Document Converter 300, Windows NT x86, None     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

Amyuni Document Converter 2.51, Windows NT x86, None    Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

LISTING PRINTER PORTS
10.10.10.15, TCP        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

10.10.10.19, TCP        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

10.10.10.19_1, TCP      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

10.10.10.19_3, TCP      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

10.10.10.24, TCP        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

10.10.10.24_2, TCP      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

10.10.10.61, TCP        Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

IP_10.10.10.117, TCP    Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

IP_10.10.10.16, TCP     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

IP_10.10.10.50, TCP     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

IP_10.10.10.60, TCP     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

IP_10.10.10.61, TCP     Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

WSD-6f117343-11a2-48fd-a87f-a4d4e6ae9016.0037, WSD      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

LISTING PRINT PROCESSORS
HP1006S Windows NT x86 HP1006S.DLL      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

hpzppwn7 Windows x64 hpzppwn7.dll       Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

BJ Print Processor4 Windows x64 CNBPP4.DLL      Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error

hpzppw71 Windows x64 hpzppw71.dll       Error: 0x80004005
Unspecified error


Check the eventlog for detailed information about the error which occurred.


The following error occurred: 0x800700c1.
Check the eventlog for detailed information about the error which occurred.

C:\Windows\System32\spool\tools>

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Rodney Barnhardt earned 500 total points
ID: 35148589
You may want to review this technet discussion:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverprint/thread/f6a81e24-1495-49e4-8052-6cd49074d7fe


A comment by the MS Moderator:
"There is no guarantee that PrintBRM can migrate all third-party printers. Some printer drivers store files, settings, or data in an unexpected location and migration needs to be done for specific printer manually."

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