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Printjob Capture Service



This module is designed to listen for PJL or PostScript print jobs. Once a print job is detected it is saved to loot. The captured printjob can then be forwarded on to another printer (required for LPR printjobs). Resulting PCL/PS files can be read with GhostScript/GhostPCL. Note, this module does not yet support IPP connections.


  • Chris John Riley
  • todb <todb@metasploit.com>


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/server/capture/printjob_capture
msf auxiliary(printjob_capture) > show actions
msf auxiliary(printjob_capture) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(printjob_capture) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(printjob_capture) > run 

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