Web Service Using PrintServiceLookup Returns Less Printers (Doc ID 2175559.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.3.0.0 to 12.1.3.0.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer has written a Web Service in Java (a .war file)

The Web Service uses the Java PrintServiceLookup.lookupPrintServices() API to get a list of printers.

When the war is deployed to a two-nodes environment, the Web Service is not returning the expected printer list.

Java code executed from Unix prompt got a list of 293 printers. However, the same code executed from the Java Web Service returned only 124. Somehow the list is getting cut out.

Here is the code:

 

Cause

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