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Reverse tracing a spool job

Sep 21, 2017 at 08:12 AM

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Hello,

I have a print job who was every day nearly the same time printed one or two pages out at a fix printer. How can I trace it back to the application or job. I found the job in the cups (linux) and in the spool WP. But after that I dont know to trace it back ?

Thanks a lot !

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Prithviraj Rajpurohit Sep 22, 2017 at 09:07 AM
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Hi

Are you looking for How to identify the report and output device that created spool?

If yes than, Execute the report BTCAUX05 this gives the details of the program name, printer name and spool numbers generated in the system.

SAP note: 1145265 - In which job has this spool request been created?

Regards,

Prithviraj

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Dieter Lorenz Sep 27, 2017 at 07:35 AM
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Thanks a lot, I send this to the customer. Hope the will find the Z Programm who prints ghost paper pages.

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Former Member Dec 18, 2017 at 02:44 PM
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you said "I found the job in the cups (linux) and in the spool WP" in linux or in the Spool WP you should find the spool ID, open This ID and you will find who initiated the job (if not deleted after successfull print), block the printer in SAP

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