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AIX Version 4.3 Guide to Printers and Printing

Chapter 5. Troubleshooting the AIX Spooler

Use the information in the following checklists to help resolve printing problems.

Troubleshooting the AIX spooler can be done by tracking a spooler job through the spooler. A job submitted to the AIX spooler moves from one spooler component to another in a predictable fashion. The movement is entirely dependent upon the spooler queue configuration, especially the spooler queue backend.

Note: To perform serious spooler troubleshooting, root authority is required. Users running without root authority are limited to:

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