Event ID 42 — AD DS Printer Publishing

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

You can publish printer information to Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) so that users can search for printers by location or other attributes. Publishing a printer creates a PrintQueue object in AD DS as a child of the print server computer account.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 42
Source: Microsoft-Windows-PrintSpooler
Version: 6.0
Message: Printer %1 was successfully removed from the Active Directory directory service. The printer can no longer be located by searching Active Directory. No user action is required.
To stop logging information events for the print spooler, in Control Panel, open Printers, right-click a blank area of the window, click Server Properties, click the Advanced tab, and then clear the Log spooler information events check box.


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

AD DS Printer Publishing

Printing Infrastructure