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Do you know of any (preferably free) software that will monitor printer queues on a Windows Server 2008 print server? Specifically, I would like to be able to fire off an alert/email if the queue for a printer is >5 jobs, or if the state of the printer changes. (Offline, Paused, etc)



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You can do this from the Print Management console on W2K8. Go into the Custom Filters section and set up filters and notifications based on your criteria.

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This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks! –  Josh Brower Sep 2 '09 at 16:34
More than happy to help. –  joeqwerty Sep 2 '09 at 16:52

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