Monitor Printer Status in Windows

You can use any of the VBScript programs below in ActiveXperts Network Monitor. Click here for an explanation about how to include scripts in ActiveXperts Network Monitor.


Description

Monitor Printer Status in Windows using VBScript, WMI and LDAP

Example(s)

strComputer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Set colInstalledPrinters =  objWMIService.ExecQuery _
    ("Select * from Win32_Printer Where PrinterStatus = '1' " _
        & "or PrinterStatus = '2'")

If colInstalledPrinters.Count = 0 Then
    Wscript.Echo "All printers are functioning correctly."
Else
    For Each objPrinter in colInstalledPrinters
        Wscript.Echo "Printer " & objprinter.Name & " is not responding." 
    Next
End If