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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 31, 2020

Attributes in Device definition should be available in getDeviceList API input and output

Through API manageDevice, we can define the attribute values against any printer that we are configuring.

But there is no capability to fetch the details of these attributes using getDeviceList. Thus, those attributes can not be used in implementation effectively.

What is your industry? Retail
How will this idea be used?

We have a requirement in our solution to define "Default" printers for each type of printer per store e.g. Store S001 will have L1 as defalut Lexmark, H1 as default Hip Printer..

We are able to define indvidual printers & their types using manageDevice but default part is not possible because attributes can not be read by API.

  • Guest
    Aug 31, 2020

    Thank you for raising this enhancement.

    For others watching this RFE, Please vote up this enhancement request if it addresses your requirements a well.