Option 4.2.3. Search for Active and History Jobs

History and Active jobs displays all of the jobs in both the active and history queues that fulfill the selected criteria.

Select search criteria for active and history jobs.

Use the active and history jobs search results.

  1. Select search criteria for active and history jobs.

Search criteria options are as follows.



Device Name

List of devices available to the IIS server.

Job Type

Selections are:



Broadcast jobs that are in the selected device's active queue.



Broadcast jobs that have been processed and are in the History queue.



Note: Select Active and History to filter both active and history jobs.


Active and History

All the jobs in the Active and History queues that have been sent to the selected device.



All of the jobs that have been archived for the selected device.


All the Tracker attributes configured in the genfld.cfg file as generic fields for the Broadcast are listed in the drop down list.

Note: If you do not make a selection all of the jobs that are in the selected Device Status will be listed on the BQM report page.


(Required if you selected a field) value of the selected field as criterion for searching the jobs.

Device Status

ALL applies to both History and Active. Any other option will find only Active jobs.

Click Search.

Broadcast Queue Manager displays the results.

  1. Use the active and history jobs search results.

Features are as follows.


Review of search selections.


Forms that fulfill the selection requirements are listed from oldest (top of list) to newest.


Listed data includes the:

Form type.

Date and time the form came into the queue.

Printer status.

Note: The printer status is always PRINTED for history jobs.

Form fields and values.


Number of jobs found that match your criteria.


Buttons let you control the status of selected forms as follows.


For Active Jobs



Click to stop the selected jobs from being printed.

The jobs are permanently removed from the active list; they do not display in a history list.



Click to pause printing of selected jobs.



Click to resume printing of selected jobs.


For History Jobs




Click to resend selected Active jobs.




Click to redirect selected History jobs.

Note: Use the Ctrl or Shift key to select multiple jobs.

More information

Step 4.2. View/Search Jobs in the Broadcast Queue Manager UI.