PrintServer Constructor (String, PrintSystemDesiredAccess)


Initializes a new instance of the PrintServer class that has the specified path and the needed access.

Namespace:   System.Printing
Assembly:  System.Printing (in System.Printing.dll)

public PrintServer(
	string path,
	PrintSystemDesiredAccess desiredAccess


Type: System.String

The name and complete path of the print server.

Type: System.Printing.PrintSystemDesiredAccess

A value that specifies the type of print server access that your program needs.

Exception Condition

desiredAccess is a value that can be applied only to a PrintQueue object, not a LocalPrintServer object. For example, PrintSystemDesiredAccess.UsePrinter.

If path is null, the PrintServer will represent the local print server and will be initialized with its properties, such as Name.

The following example shows how to use this constructor to survey all printers for possible error status.

// Survey queue status for every queue on every print server
String line;
String statusReport = "\n\nAny problem states are indicated below:\n\n";
while ((line = fileOfPrintServers.ReadLine()) != null)
     PrintServer myPS = new PrintServer(line, PrintSystemDesiredAccess.AdministrateServer);
     PrintQueueCollection myPrintQueues = myPS.GetPrintQueues();
     statusReport = statusReport + "\n" + line;
     foreach (PrintQueue pq in myPrintQueues)
         statusReport = statusReport + "\n\t" + pq.Name + ":";
         if (useAttributesResponse == "y")
             TroubleSpotter.SpotTroubleUsingQueueAttributes(ref statusReport, pq);
             // TroubleSpotter class is defined in the complete example.
             TroubleSpotter.SpotTroubleUsingProperties(ref statusReport, pq);

     }// end for each print queue

 }// end while list of print servers is not yet exhausted

Console.WriteLine("\nPress Return to continue.");

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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