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Sams Teach Yourself Network Troubleshooting in 24 Hours, Second Edition by Jonathan Feldman

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Q&A

Q1: What in blazes is a queue?
A1: Queue is the British-English word for a line, such as the line at a bank. It was adopted for use with computing, and it refers to any situation in which something is dealt with on a “first-in, first-out” basis. In a file and print context, a queue is an imaginary line that print jobs wait in to get serviced.
Q2: I can’t print from one particular station, and I’ve traced it down to something to do with the server because the queue file is not the same on the server as it is on the workstation. What’s the next step in tracking this down?
A2: If other folks are successfully printing to this server queue, it might be something to do with the workstation. However, this workstation might be on a different network ...

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