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Microsoft KB Archive/172945

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How To View A Remote Printer in Windows NT 4.0

Article ID: 172945

Article Last Modified on 10/31/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 95



This article was previously published under Q172945

SUMMARY

To monitor and administer a remote print queue in Windows NT 3.51, perform the following steps:

  1. Double-click on print manager.
  2. From the Printer menu, click Server Viewer.
  3. Type the computer name of the computer to monitor the queues of remotely.

To monitor and administer a remote print queue in Windows NT 4.0, perform one of the following procedures:

  1. Click on the Start button, and then click Run.
  2. Type the \\<servername>\<printer sharename>. (For example, \\myserver\hplaser)


NOTE: If you do not have the correct permissions on that server, you will be prompted for a user name and password.

  1. Double-click on the printer queue you want monitor.

-or-

  1. Double-click on Network Neighborhood.
  2. Double-click on the server icon where the printer queue resides.
  3. Double-click on the printer queue you want monitor.


MORE INFORMATION

For additional information, please refer to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

120019 Windows NT Remote Printer Administration Limitations



Additional query words: prodnt server viewer

Keywords: kbhowto kbinfo kbprint KB172945