Retrieve a list of print jobs from the specified printer.

      Get-PrintJob [-PrinterName] String
         [-ComputerName String] [-CimSession CimSession[]] [-ID UInt32]
            [-ThrottleLimit Int32] [-AsJob] [CommonParameters]

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

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

       Run 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.

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

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

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

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

       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 PowerShell will calculate 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.

Standard Aliases for Get-PrintJob: none

Get-PrintJob retrieves the current print jobs from the specified printer. Other than for the Job ID, you cannot use wildcard characters with Get-PrintJob. You can use Get-PrintJob in a Windows PowerShell remoting session. Get-PrintJob does not require administrator credentials.


Get a list of print jobs:

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

Get a list of print jobs using a printer object:

PS C:> $Printer = Get-Printer -Name "Prn0064"
PS C:> Get-PrintJob -PrinterObject $Printer

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Related PowerShell Cmdlets

Remove-PrintJob -
Restart-PrintJob -
Suspend-PrintJob -
Resume-PrintJob -
Get-Printer - Retrieve a list of printers installed on a computer.

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