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I have HP and XEROX Printers. How can I monitor the consumables? PRTG autodiscover showed nothing good.

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Created on Jul 20, 2011 1:10:16 PM

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What exactly do you want to monitor?

please look at the print queue sensor to start with


Created on Jul 22, 2011 9:02:55 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



It doesn't really tell me much. I have a printer server, and I would like to monitor toner levels, waste cartridge levels, etc. I don't mind connecting through the printer server or each printer directly.

Created on Jul 22, 2011 11:09:48 AM




if your printer was low on toner or paper the print queue sensor would go to a warning state and show the warning message. e.g. low toner

Created on Jul 24, 2011 5:40:49 PM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

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