Get-PrintJob

Retrieves a list of print jobs in the specified printer.

Syntax

Get-PrintJob
   [-ComputerName <String>]
   [-ID <UInt32>]
   [-PrinterName] <String>
   [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
   [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
   [-AsJob]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Get-PrintJob
   [-ID <UInt32>]
   [-PrinterObject] <CimInstance>
   [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
   [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
   [-AsJob]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-PrintJob cmdlet retrieves the current print jobs in the specified printer. Specify the PrinterName parameter to list the print jobs from the specified printer.

You cannot use wildcard characters with Get-PrintJob. You can use Get-PrintJob in a Windows PowerShell remoting session.

You do not need administrator credentials to run Get-PrintJob.

Examples

Example 1: Get a list of print jobs

PS C:\> Get-PrintJob -PrinterName "PrinterName"

This command retrieves a list of print jobs on the printer named PrinterName.

Example 2: Get a list of print jobs using a printer object

PS C:\> $Printer = Get-Printer -Name "PrinterName:"
PS C:\> Get-PrintJob -InputObject $Printer

The first command gets a printer named PrinterName: by using the Get-Printer cmdlet. The command stores the result in the $Printer variable.

The second command gets print jobs on the printer in $Printer.

Required Parameters

-PrinterName

Specifies the name of the printer from which to retrieve the print job information.

Type:String
Aliases:PN
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PrinterObject

Specifies the printer object from which to retrieve the print job information.

Type:CimInstance
Aliases:Printer
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job. Use this parameter to run commands that take a long time to complete.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type:CimSession[]
Aliases:Session
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ComputerName

Specifies the name of the computer from which to retrieve the print job information.

Type:String
Aliases:CN, computer
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ID

Specifies the ID of the print job to retrieve. You can use wildcard characters.

Type:UInt32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ThrottleLimit

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

Type:Int32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#ROOT/StandardCimv2/MSFT_Printer

This cmdlet accepts one printer object.

Outputs

Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#ROOT/StandardCimv2/MSFT_PrintJob

This cmdlet returns one or more print job objects.