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Print Migration Tool

Updated: November 30, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

You can use the Printer Migration Wizard or the Printbrm.exe command-line tool to export print queues, printer settings, printer ports, and language monitors, and then import them on another print server that is running a Windows operating system. This is an efficient way to consolidate multiple print servers or replace an older print server.

Aspects

The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

Print Migration Export Status

You can use the Printer Migration Wizard or the Printbrm.exe command-line tool to export print queues, printer settings, printer ports, and language monitors to an export file that you can later import on another print server.

Print Migration Import or Export Status

Print migration import or export status relates to importing and exporting print queues, printer settings, printer ports, and language monitors by using the Printer Migration Wizard or the Printbrm.exe command-line tool.

Print Migration Import Status

You can use the Printer Migration Wizard or the Printbrm.exe command-line tool to export print queues, printer settings, printer ports, and language monitors, and then import them on another print server that is running a Microsoft Windows operating system. Note that you cannot import files that were created using the Print Migrator 3.1 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=104715) tool.

Print Migration Port Import Status

Print migration port import status relates to importing printer ports by using either the Printer Migration Wizard or the Printbrm.exe command-line tool.

Print Migration Registry Access

Print migration registry access relates to the ability of the Printer Migration Wizard or the Printbrm.exe command-line tool to access the local or remote registry during an import or export operation.

Printer Forms Migration Status

Printer forms migration status relates to exporting and importing custom printer forms by using either the Printer Migration Wizard or the Printbrm.exe command-line tool.

Related Management Information

Printing Infrastructure

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