Thoughts from the EPS Windows Server Performance Team
PRINTER MIGRATION / BACKUP / RECOVERY
Description: Most Administrators are familiar with the Printer Migration tool (PRINTMIG.EXE). This tool has been retired and is no longer supported by Microsoft. The Printer Migration Wizard (PRINTBRMUI.EXE) and the PRINTBRM.EXE command-line tool were introduced to replace it.
Scoping the Issue: When scoping issues concerning Printer Migration / Backup and Recovery, the following questions are useful in narrowing down the scope of the issue:
Data Gathering: In all instances, collecting either MPS Reports with the General, Internet and Networking, Business Networks and Server Components diagnostics, or a Performance-oriented MSDT manifest must be done.
So now that I gathered this info what's next? how do I use it to troubleshoot
Start with the Microsoft-Windows-PrintBRM log - are there errors contained in it? The steps above, each of those items needs to be considered as a potential to cause the Print migration to fail.
Have a look at the other various blog posts related to PrintBRM - they may offer a solution to whatever problem you've run into. blogs.technet.com/.../printbrm