PRINTER_INFO_7 structure

The PRINTER_INFO_7 structure specifies directory services printer information. Use this structure with the SetPrinter function to publish a printer's data in the directory service (DS), or to update or remove a printer's published data from the DS. Use this structure with the GetPrinter function to determine whether a printer is published in the DS.

Syntax


typedef struct _PRINTER_INFO_7 {
  LPTSTR pszObjectGUID;
  DWORD  dwAction;
} PRINTER_INFO_7, *PPRINTER_INFO_7;

Members

pszObjectGUID

A pointer to a null-terminated string containing the GUID of the directory service print queue object associated with a published printer. Use the GetPrinter function to retrieve this GUID.

Before calling SetPrinter, set pszObjectGUID to NULL.

dwAction

Indicates the action for the SetPrinter function to perform. For the GetPrinter function, this member indicates whether the specified printer is published. This member can be a combination of the following values.

ValueMeaning
DSPRINT_PENDING
0x80000000

GetPrinter: Indicates that the system is attempting to complete a publish or unpublish operation started by a SetPrinter call.

SetPrinter: This value is not valid.

DSPRINT_PUBLISH
0x00000001

SetPrinter: Publishes the printer's data in the DS.

GetPrinter: Indicates the printer is published.

DSPRINT_REPUBLISH
0x00000008

SetPrinter: The DS data for the printer is unpublished and then published again, refreshing all properties in the published printer. Re-publishing also changes the GUID of the published printer.

GetPrinter: Never returns this value.

DSPRINT_UNPUBLISH
0x00000004

SetPrinter: Removes the printer's published data from the DS.

GetPrinter: Indicates the printer is not published.

DSPRINT_UPDATE
0x00000002

SetPrinter: Updates the printer's published data in the DS.

GetPrinter: Never returns this value.

 

Remarks

The PRINTER_INFO_7 structure is used in a SetPrinter call to publish printer information to the directory service. The published data includes all values and data for the specified printer found under the SPLDS_SPOOLER_KEY, SPLDS_DRIVER_KEY, or SPLDS_USER_KEY keys created by SetPrinterDataEx.

For SetPrinter, pszObjectGUID should be set to NULL. For GetPrinter, pszObjectGUID returns the GUID of the directory services print queue object associated with a published printer. You can use this GUID with Active Directory Services Interface (ADSI) methods to retrieve published data for the printer. However, the recommended method for retrieving published data is to call the GetPrinterDataEx function.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Winspool.h (include Windows.h)

Unicode and ANSI names

_PRINTER_INFO_7W (Unicode) and _PRINTER_INFO_7A (ANSI)

See also

Printing
Print Spooler API Structures

 

 

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