Print Server Migration Utility

Windows NT Server Resource Kit Supplement 3 or later includes printmig.exe utility that will give you the capability to
backup and restore printer and print queue definitions from one NT 4.0 server to
another. The print migration utility backs up all print queues, printer ports,
print drivers, and printer shares in cabinet file format to the file:


Printmig saves the current print server status to a file named pm.log in the
same directory.

Printer Migrator backs up the following ports: HP network ports, Lexmark
MarkVision port monitor (IP/Data Link Control–DLC), HP Jet Admin, Line Print
Remote (LPR) ports, local ports, Digital network ports, and the Macintosh
AppleTalk port monitor.

For additional information, check out Q214795

Printer Tips:

Improve print spooling

RAW data mode
Print to a file
Steps to Manually Remove and
Reinstall a Printer Driver

Add Printer Panel icon to Windows NT Start Menu
Restrict the ability to add
print drivers to Administrators and Print Operators

Hide shared printer
How to Configure Printers on FPNW
to Service Pserver.nlm

Submit print jobs to wait afterhours to print
Print Server Migration Utility

NT Parallel Port
Thread Priority

how long the port thread waits before giving up

Control printer popup messages

Printer Available

How to
install a network printer only once for all users of the NT workstation

HP Web JetAdmin

Allow Print Operators
to add a printer

and Drop Printing

Add a
printer failed with message “Operation could not be completed. The RPC server is

Don’t Get
Notified When Remote Documents Are Printed

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