Use PowerShell to view info about printer ports

Another useful cmdlet is Get-PrinterPort, which allows you to retrieve a list of printer ports installed on a print server. For example, the following command displays information about all ports on HOST7 of the Standard TCP/IP Port type:

PS C:\> Get-PrinterPort -ComputerName HOST7 | where Description -like “*TCP*”

Name                 ComputerName         Description         
PortMonitor
———                 ———————-         —————-         
———–
172.16.11.55     HOST7                         Standard TCP/IP Port TCPMON.DLL

The above tip was excerpted from Mitch Tulloch’s book Training Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 from Microsoft Press.

Mitch is a nine-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, deployment and virtualization.  For more information see http://www.mtit.com.

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