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Windows Firewall - Printing

I made a grave error with the firewall configs (wanted to harden stuff), and now I am unable to do network printing from a remote computer. Other than "File and printer Sharing", are there any other ...
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2answers
145 views

How can I vew the drivers installed to a printer as a limited user?

...alternately, what permissions do I need to give someone so they can view (but not alter) the Additional Drivers on a network printer shared out from a Windows print Server? (Server 2008 R2, Server ...
10
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4answers
341 views

Simulate printers on AD network

I need to create an Active Directory lab that contains printers and test out various printer-related functionality (adding printers in AD, clients attaching to printers, printers, etc) Is there a ...
1
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2answers
66 views

Ideal Print Mapping Solution for Multi-Department Multi-Building Environment

My current environment spans several buildings and remote locations, with quite a few buildings housing multiple departments, and unfortunately printer ratio is probably in the range of 1:2-4 in some ...
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3answers
119 views

“Printer needs to be turned on in order to print”?

At our church we have a small network. It consists of a Verizon FiOS router, several Open-Mesh OM2P-HS wireless units that relay the signal to various locations around the church. One of these OM2P-HS ...
0
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1answer
669 views

Can't install network printer - Access is Denied?

I have a single user in a remote site with their own print server (in reality just one of the Server 2003 DCs) who can't install any printers from that server. They are running Windows 7 ...
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0answers
33 views

User cannot print to any printer from any PC, even ones he's never logged into before

A very bizarre issue that I've never seen before. We have a domain user at a remote site who is unable to print to any printer shared on their print server. He gets no error message, and I see the ...
2
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1answer
145 views

Print Server Force Page Orientation, Paper Size, etc

We have a naive application that prints without having configurable options for page orientation, paper size, etc. The solution has been to create multiple queues for each set of configuration ...
0
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1answer
49 views

Can't print from some hosts on the network

I have a HP Color LaserJet CM6040 connected on a network, and have many hosts (laptops) connected wirelessly to it, but some of the hosts can't print on this printer. I've restarted the printer and ...
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2answers
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Cannot connect to shared printer via cname record

I'm trying to share a printer from a server using a cname record with that server. I can connect to the printer share just fine if I use the actual host name for the server, but it giv.es me an error ...
2
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2answers
455 views

Why does Add Network Printer in Windows only work with IP address?

I just popped a new Xerox WorkCentre 6505 out of the box, hooked it up to ethernet and turned it on. All test pages work correctly. I am able to add the printer via it's DHCP address and it prints ...
6
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2answers
5k views

How to show network attached printers in Windows Active Directory?

We want to add our network printers (Dell 5100cn) to Active Directory, so that it is easier for users to find them on the network, but don't see a need to place a "print server" between the clients ...
0
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1answer
71 views

Adding Printer to a workgroup client

We have a color printer connected locally to a workstation that has been joined to a domain (which runs windows xp). I need to add this printer to a workstation that hasn't been joined to the domain. ...
0
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1answer
621 views

How to access a printer via VPN (site-to-site VPN with router dialling a server)

I'm trying to set up a VPN between two networks, one home and one office (A and B). Their subnets are (A) 192.168.1.0 and (B) 192.168.0.0 The two networks have identical ADSL routers. Unfortunately ...
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3answers
561 views

windows 2008 server spooler problem

i have one windows 2008 server & windows xp clients. one HP2600n is connected to network with network cable, and installed in server and shared. also same printer is shared on xp cleints. the ...
3
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2answers
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How do I setup Printers for all Users on a Win XP workstation?

There are approx 15 User profiles on a Windows XP workstation. I want to install some network printers to all User profiles. I installed some to the local administrator account thinking I was ...