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Two network printers in failover?

situation - small network of 25 PC windows 7, two network (connected via network cable, dedicated fixed IP address) printers (Xerox WorkCenter 7120). Office divided in two parts, each part has its own ...
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How do I find out the IP Address for all print jobs to a printer

Our network printer is spitting out unwanted print jobs which no one seems to collect. I want to know from which machine the jobs comes to the printer. We have PaperCut in our server but these ...
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the job exceeded end severity (ENDSEV job attribute)

one of our clients recently purchased a new printer. This printer is a slightly different model from what it is replacing, however is only an upgraded model (T640 to T644) - The printer can be pinged ...
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Why are simple actions that need communication with the SBS server intermittently so terribly slow?

I have set up a Microsoft Windows SBS 2008 server for a small company (8-10 users). They use it as file server, print server, mail server etc. - basically everything small companies need except a ...
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Cannot print intelligible image from remote desktop on local printer

My company has a virtual machine running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The VM belongs to a Windows Small Business Server 2011 domain. We have a remote contractor who connects to the VM via Microsoft ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Print server, access by CNAME not working

I am trying to alias my print server to \\printserver. The actual name of the server is \\fileserver1 and/or \\fileserver2. The idea is that I can switch the CNAME between each real server as ...
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Do i need a print server at each remote site?

I am planning a network for a project and am wondering how to proceed with print services. This topology has a main office with 2 remote branch offices. I plan to create one domain with 2 remote ...
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Windows Server 2008 Web Edition Networked Printer Limitations

I am told by network admin that windows 2k8 web has a networked/shared printer cap, that is I can only see 10 networked printers but no more, I don't yet have an environment to prove it right or ...
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Locked Print settings disapper on workstations

we have a RICOH MFD and its queue ison a print servers ; few people accesing it via windows 7 workstations , have issues. They set the Locked print preference in Print Preferences -> one click print ...
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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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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. ...
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How to Manage Server-pushed Printers on Individual Workstation (Printer Properties Issue in Programs)

I'm troubleshooting a print issue on a particular workstation, Windows 7 Pro. I can open Devices and Printers and access all the info, like Printer Properties, Printing Preferences, etc., from there. ...
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AD print group not working in some cases

On our computer network there are many printers, and for some groups the task of connecting the closest printer has been sort of automated by creating a security group named print- When we add ...
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Get statuses of network printers

we are tasked with finding exactly how many pages were printed by all IP printers on a fairly large network, and then doing a lot of things with that data. There are about 15 different printer ...
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Printer server hostname changed - deploy printers via GPO no longer works

We use the Deploy Printers feature of local group policy in Windows 8.1, so that our users can log into any machine and printers will already be configured. This was working flawlessly for all users ...
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Print to remote office printer without VPN/WAN link

We currently have roughly 20 remote offices who are connected to our main site using consumer grade broadband and a VPN tunnel. The majority of these offices have at least 2 printers. Remote users log ...
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Set RDS Default Printer By Session/Client

We have a Multipoint 2012 server running RDS for dumb terminals set up throughout our facility. Clients are named by their location. Each location uses its own printer. Due to the fact that there are ...
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Point'n'Print setup in Windows 7 x64 on Samba server

I've done a Point'n'Click setup on Samba/CUPS for Windows 7 Clients. The following things are done: CUPS Activated Raw printing support by dpkg-reconfigure cups SAMBA Added to the smb.conf the ...
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SNMP/PJL - used area printed on a page

How can find the effective area printed on a page direct from printer device? I can't access the file stream to do direct on it.
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What is causing the server name to be malformed when publishing a printer to AD?

I have a printer that exists as \\printserver01\printer For whatever reason, when I publish/add it to AD, part of the name gets cut off. For example, it becomes \\printserver0\printer When users go ...
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CUPS-PDF Output Filename Fix

I'm using Virtual PDF Printer with cups-pdf package in debian 7.7 wheezy. I have some problem with output PDF filename. It's work correctly when I Print .rtf document with wordpad. But, when I Print ...
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Generic/Text only printer drivers for x64 and x86, installation in Win server 2008R2

While migrating printers from a 2003 server to 2008R2(x64) using print management I realized that few printers use "Generic/Text only" drivers. Since it migrated using print management it migrated the ...
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Setting paper sizes on shared printers windows 2012

I have set up two logical printers in 2012 printing to the same physical device. I have set one logical printer to print to A3 and the other to print to A4. I have then connected to these printers ...
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Tp-link tl-ps310u print server

I am using a TP-Link tl-ps310u print server to share a laser usb printer over my local network. The printer is supported and I am able to find it and add it to the shared network printers of my pc. ...
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GP Print Driver Hierarchy

I am trying to deploy printers over Domain with Group Policy. The following setting is required to be "Enabled" Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Local Policies/Security ...
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Server 2008R2 Unable to add Printer by Name

I've setup a printer on network using Dlink's 2750U USB Port and I was able to successfully add the printer on Windows 7 x64 machines but unfortunately not on Server 2008 R2. For some reason, states ...
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Devices and printers wrong icon and missing printer details from group policy

Situation In our environment we have a windows 2008 server with a group policy to deploy printers to Windows 7 and Windows 10 client computers. Problem Everything is working fine except that on the ...
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Wierd behaviour of a network printer

I have this network: network diagram A router connected to the internet. An acces-point connected to this router and broadcasting the A ssid. Another acces point configured as bridge on A and ...
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Ping/print successful, cannot scan to network or access web interface for printer

We have an odd issue with one of our printers. As stated in the title, we can ping the printer, run a traceroute, can print and even scan if we use the Brother Control Center app but we're switching ...
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Deploy CUPS printer to domain

I can add CUPS printer to any Windows system easily enough with http://server:631/printers/printername, but when I use the same URL on Group Policy Editor's Deploy Printer wizard, it recognizes it as ...
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When using “Type 4” print driver print jobs are faint

Bit of a strange one; when printing to a networked HP LaserJet 500 MFP M525 using a "Type 4" printer driver the print jobs are faint (ie black text comes out dark grey). If I download and install a ...
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RDS 2012 printer stops working for some users and work after delete&reinstall

I'm having an issue with RDS2012. My setup : -print-srv (2012 r2 server) -rds-serv (2012 r2 server) I have ~ 50 terminal users and the problem happens randomly across that pool, at ...
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Server 2012 cannot print to network printer

I am having an issue with server 2012 not being able to print. Issue: Cannot print via TCP/IP from the server / Shared printing from clients. I can connect printers over the network through TCP/IP ...
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Is it safe to use Direct ip to a printer that is already managed by Windows print server?

There's a customer to which we connect using VPN. They don't have reverse access to our network. We need to connect to their server with remote desktop and print documents on our office printer. ...
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What permissions/rights are necessary for users to scan-to-email from MFP devices?

We just purchased 250 HP MFP225 devices and are able to get scan-to-email to work for domain admins but not regular users. Is there a succinct list of rights/permissions needed for this functionality? ...
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Printing preferences item level tagerting not working

I am trying to get Item level Targeting to work in Printing Preferences. This is on the Computer side. I have the security group set in ILT. On the object management screen, the Security Filtering ...
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Restrict IIS internet printing to “Connect only”

I want to create a print "selfservice" for our company. I think the easiest way would be if the colleagues could just click on a link to connect the printer. What I found is the internet printing ...
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Default Printer causing printing issues

I apologize if this is not the place for this question, please let me know. We are running a Windows Server domain with multiple networked printers. Some of our label printers will change their ...
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Powershell - Printer settings not applying

I'm currently trying to script settings for a printer connected through a local network, a normal TCP/IP-printer setup if you will. Since I'm on my phone I don't have access to the code right now, ...
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printing more than one page per sheet with raw postscript/IPP/CUPS

we have a raw postscript printer (HP LJP M425dn) that CUPS (1.5.3-5+deb7u1) addresses by IPP with driver "Local Raw Printer (grayscale)". CUPS's own "print test page" produces a sheet with monospaced ...
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Windows 7 Group Policy Printer not Loading

I'm trying to create a group policy that applies printers to a specific user security group, but facing difficulties. When loading a GPO with 4 printers in it, all but two PCs load all 4 printers. ...
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Can't clear que for printer on the network

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, so forgive me if I am out of line. I'm having some printer problems with our server. When I look at the printer connected to our network, I see ...
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Unable to remove network printers, they keep reappearing

I am having problems deleting printers on a Windows Server 2012 they keep reappearing after a while when the PrintSpooler service is running. I have tried to list the printers in powershell with the ...
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How to allow workstations to see printer fonts on shared printer?

I recently upgraded a small company's computers. The new computers did not have parallel port cards so I bought a few parallel to USB adapters. These work fine on the local workstation, but if I then ...
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Mapping printers with SBS 2003 R1

We have an SBS 2003 R1 domain controller, and a mixture of Windows 7 and XP (domain-joined) workstations. There are 20 users, 20 PCs, and 5 printers. Printer drivers for all 5 printers are already ...
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Printer Object stops working after changing desktop DNS from bind to Windows

We are currently migrating from bind DNS to Windows DNS. My expectation was that the printer installation on the desktop would still function after pointing to the new DNS server but it does not. If ...