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PRNMNGR


Description | Syntax | Parameters | Switches | Related | Notes | Examples | Errorlevels | Availability

Adds, deletes, and lists printers or printer connections, in addition to setting and displaying the default printer.


Syntax

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS] /?

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS] -a -m driver_name -p printer_name -r port_name [-s [remote_computer]] [-u user_name -w password]

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS] -ac -p printer_name

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS] -d -p printer_name [-s [remote_computer]] [-u user_name -w password]

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS] -x [-s [remote_computer]] [-u user_name -w password]

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS] -g

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS] -t -p printer_name

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS] -l [-s [remote_computer]] [-u user_name -w password]

Displays command-line help:

CSCRIPT PRNMNGR[.VBS]


Parameters

none.


Switches
/? (NTXP)
Displays help.
-a (NTXP)
Specifies that you want to add a local printer.
-ac (NTXP)
Specifies that you want to add a printer connection.
-d (NTXP)
Specifies that you want to delete a printer.
-g (NTXP)
Specifies that you want to display the default printer.
-l (NTXP)
Specifies that you want to list all the printers for a computer.
-m driver_name (NTXP)
Specifies, by name, the driver for the local printer you want to add. Drivers are often named for the model of printer they support.
-p printer_name (NTXP)
Specifies, by name, the local printer that you want to add/default/delete (a connection).
-r port_name (NTXP)
Specifies the port to which the printer is connected. If this is a parallel or a serial port, use the ID of the port (for example, LPT1 or COM1). If this is a TCP/IP port, use the port name that was specified when the port was added.
-s [remote_computer] (NTXP)
Specifies, by name, the remote computer to which you want to add/list a local printer. If you do not specify a computer, the printer is added/deleted to the local computer.
-t (NTXP)
Specifies that you want to set the default printer.
-u user_name -w password (NTXP)
Specifies an account with permissions to connect by using Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) services to the computer to which you want to add/delete/list a local printer. All members of the Administrators group for that computer have these permissions, but the permissions can also be granted to other users. If you do not specify an account, you must be logged on under an account with these permissions for the command to work.
-x (NTXP)
Specifies that you want to delete all printers from a computer.

Related

none.


Notes

none.


Examples

none.


Errorlevels

none.


Availability
External
DOS
none
Windows
none
Windows NT
NTXP NT2003