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Linux Print Jobs (RedHat)

My company is running on an old system and 99% of the reports you can save to the disk and then open as a text file and work with them or send to a spreadsheet.

There is one report that only prints to paper - it happens to be one that would save me tons of time if i could grab it somehow.  I can FTP in - i can look through all temp files - but I can't seem to find where this temp print file may be located...any ideas where to look?
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gheist

8/22/2022 - Mon
woolmilkporc

Did you search in /var/spool?
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Yes - nothing is there
arnold

Can you identify the printer name that is being shared? Are you using cups as a print server?
You could attach a filter to the configuration that will capture the data stream that will pass the data to the printer if you still need to have it printed while a portion will create and store a file in a location that you specify.

The issue might be that this specific printer is defined without a spool.

Start from the workstation/system that's generating the print job to see how it is referenced, then work your way back to where it is, etc.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
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