“Wrong Spool Server” Message After System Copy Operation

After a system copy operation on QA or SandBox systems you can encounter printout message “wrong spool server” , then you can follow the steps to change wrong spool server defination with correct one..

If you can go to transaction SPAD after a system copy operation then you should see a picture on your system like below ;

All printer definations are RED due to “Wrong Spool Server” selection.

"Wrong Spool Server" Message After System Copy Operation

First change your mode from DISPLAY to CHANGE and  then go to ;

Utilities –> For Output Device –> Assign Server

"Wrong Spool Server" Message After System Copy Operation

Select the correct spool server name from the area of “New Spool Server” and click the “Display List” button.

"Wrong Spool Server" Message After System Copy Operation

Press the “Convert” button of the next screen

"Wrong Spool Server" Message After System Copy Operation

You should get a message like following screen , number depends to your defined printer count.

"Wrong Spool Server" Message After System Copy Operation

Continue

And finally you can see the following situation for your printer definations…

"Wrong Spool Server" Message After System Copy Operation

Now you can take your printouts withot any problem….

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