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The PATROL Knowledge Module for UNIX and Linux gives you the ability to monitor and manage printers, print queues, and print jobs. It also lets you manage printing functions from within BMC PATROL. Some of the tasks that you can perform are:

  • Moving print jobs
  • Deleting print jobs
  • Starting and stopping printers
  • Starting and stopping print queues


The PRINTER application class does not work with the Linux operating system.

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At installation, the PRINTER application class is set to inactive. To activate the PRINTER application class and collect data for its parameters, see Activating data collection for the PRINTER application class.

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