Network Eagle Checks

Printer status check [pro]

General information

It checks either the status of a local or network printer or the number of jobs queued for a printer.

Example

Suppose it is necessary to get an e-mail notification when a printer runs out of paper. To do it, you should create a printer status check and specify the name of the printer on the Settings panel. Then check the “Check printer status” and “Out of paper” checkboxes. On the Alerts panel create a Send Mail alert with the “On failure” and “On every occurrence” triggering parameters and specify the rest of the fields. Click the OK button to close the settings window. Now, once the printer runs out of paper, an e-mail notification will be sent.

Control items

Except standard properties for this check you have to specify the next parameters: