RpcEndPagePrinter (Opnum 20)

RpcEndPagePrinter notifies the print server that the application is at the end of a page in a print job.

 DWORD RpcEndPagePrinter(
   [in] PRINTER_HANDLE hPrinter

hPrinter: A handle to a printer object or port object that was opened by RpcAddPrinter (section, RpcAddPrinterEx (section, RpcOpenPrinter (section, or RpcOpenPrinterEx (section

Return Values: This method MUST return zero (ERROR_SUCCESS) to indicate successful completion or a nonzero Windows error code to indicate failure, as specified in [MS-ERREF].

Upon receiving this message, the server MUST validate parameters as follows:

  • Perform the validation steps that are specified in PRINTER_HANDLE Parameters (section This method SHOULD assume that the handle to the printer or port object can be used without further access checks.

  • Verify that printing of the job has not been canceled, and if that verification fails, return ERROR_PRINT_CANCELLED, as specified in [MS-ERREF].

If parameter validation fails, the server MUST fail the operation immediately and return a nonzero error response to the client. Otherwise, the server MUST process the message and compose a response to the client as follows:

  • This method MAY trigger scheduling the job to the device, depending on server settings and policy, such as "Print while spooling".

  • Update the count of the pages processed and printed so far in the job object.

  • If any clients have registered for notification of job object changes, a notification MUST be broadcast to them.

  • Return the status of the operation.