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Mass Locking & Unlocking Printers

If you need to mass lock printers in split second, here is a quick way to do so.

Steps

1. Go to txn SPAD -> Utilities -> For output device->Export devices and export the printers to a text file:

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2. Click Generate button to start the export. You will get a Save As popup window to save the exported file and this is result screen once you save the file.

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3. Edit your exported file in any text editor e.g. Notepad and change PADISABLED=”” to PADISABLED=”X” (this is the setting to disable the printers)

4. Re-import the printers. Go to txn SPAD -> Utilities -> For output device->Import devices. Select your modified file, select the values as shown and click Generate to import the printers.

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5. All Printers are now locked now.

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