Print Queue Object

Windows 2000 printing features provide the Print Queue Object performance object for tracking activity in the server print queue. Its counters are reset when either the print server or the spooler service is restarted.

Counter Name Description Counter Type
Add Network Printer Calls Shows the total number of calls from other print servers to add shared network printers to this server since last restart. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Bytes Printed/sec Shows the number of bytes per second printed in a print queue. This is a rough indication of how busy a printer is. This counter can be used for bottleneck detection. PERF_COUNTER_BULK_COUNT
Enumerate Network Printer Calls Shows the total number of calls from browse clients to this print server to request network browse lists since last restart. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Job Errors Shows the total number of job errors in a print queue since last restart. Job errors can occur if the connection to the printer has errors due to network problems. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Jobs Shows the current number of jobs in a print queue. Use this counter to identify excessive use. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Jobs Spooling Shows the current number of spooling jobs in a print queue. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Max Jobs Spooling Shows the maximum number of spooling jobs in a print queue since last restart. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Max References Shows the peak number of references (open handles) to this printer. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Not Ready Errors Shows the total number of printer not ready errors in a print queue since the last restart. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Out of Paper Errors Shows the total number of out of paper errors in a print queue since the last restart. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
References Shows the current number of references to a print queue. A reference can be a user or a program that is connecting to a printer and opening a print queue. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Total Jobs Printed Shows the total number of jobs printed on a print queue since the last restart. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT
Total Pages Printed Shows the total number of pages printed through GDI on a print queue since the last restart. PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

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