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Printer server drivers for Samsung ML printer series

I have a Printer Server running server 2008. I'm trying to setup some Samsung ML printers on it (ML-3050, 2150 and 2570 printers). The print server is server 2008 and all my clients are Windows 7 ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Cluster Print Server Failure

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 failover cluster environmental that is having some issues with the print server application. I recently changed it's preferred node from one to the other, and with this ...
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Server 2008 R2 Print Server

I have a Server 2008 R2 Print server with windows 7 and xp clients. When I add print queue on server, it asks for printer driver. Which print driver should I install on server? Server 2008 version or ...
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Sharing a printer over the net from Windows 7 to Windows Server 2003

I need to share a printer that is connected to a Windows 7 computer. The windows 7 computer is in another building about an hours drive away. The computer that needs to access the printer is running ...
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Server 2008 Print Server vs Network printer

I have a SBS 2008 Server/Windows 7 environment. We have approx 25 users & 6 Networked printers. What is the recommended way/what are the advantages disadvantages of having all the printers shared ...
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Error when connecting to shared Windows Printers

I'm replacing our Windows 2003 print server with one running on Windows 2008 R2. I have connected and configured all of our printers and can successfully print to them from the server itself. All of ...
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Vanishing Printer Ports

I have a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 print server. This is serving about 15 print queues the problem is just one of these queues is randomly losing its printer ports. What do i mean by losing ...
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opening print server using admin account on windows 7

In windows XP you can open windows explorer using your admin credentials, but on windows 7 this feature does not work. We need to be able to connect to a remote server to view the printer queue using ...
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Printserver configuration B&W preferred, Color choseable

We are in the process of replacing a selection of different old black&white and color printers with several new color multifunction devices. This might lead to greatly increased printing costs. ...
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Download FreeBSD print system

Where can I get to download FreeBSD print system? I have webmin installed on mac os x 10.6.4 and when i want to setup printer administration i get this error The spool directory /var/spool/lpd does ...
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Unsigned 64 bit printer driver on 32 bit server

In our company, we have a 32 bit Windows 2008 print server. I have successfully installed many printers with both 32 bit and 64 bit drivers. We have two Xerox Wide Format printers and I cannot install ...
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Can Active Directory do Weird Things to Printers?

Here's kind of a parallel question to this one about my printer server saga... Is it possible that AD can be corrupted or have something odd going on that affects printer configurations on these ...
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How can I get the print drivers for all printers installed on a print server?

I want to prestage the print driver installations for all printers I have installed on my network. I reckon I can do this with some jiggery-pokery with pnputil, but I need to know what I should be ...
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Printer Won't Print! Long and weird saga

Okay, here's something fairly weird. I'll try to outline the story in a way that makes sense. We had an old print server (windows 2003 based). We had some issues with people not being able to add ...
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how to share multifunction printers over network [closed]

I'm planing to set up a home network using windows home server and 2 other PCs and I would like to share my multifunction printer over the network (Canon Pixma MP450). The printer has scanner and ...
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OS X clients ignoring Windows print server permissions

I'm in the process of testing a Windows Server 2008 R2 print server for a mixed OS X/Windows environment. Any security permissions (AD groups) I set for the printers on the print server are not ...
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Unable to move print spooler on Windows Server 2008R2

I have installed the Print and Document Services role on a fresh Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise box that is fully updated and on my domain. I have a second hard drive "E:\" that I would like to have ...
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Windows 7 Printing to a network printer

We have a 2008 server as our print server. Clients that use windows xp with a logon script to map have no problems printing. When I test printing to a network printer on a windows 7 machine it works ...
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Know the number of pages printed from cups printing

I am using the CUPS print server on a MAC to manage printing, I would like to know the number of pages that are printed by any user for any job, however the column for pages writes unknown for each ...
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Printer in a AD double side print problem

ive got a printer in my Active directory but its standard set to double sided printing but the problem is the printer doesnt support that so you have to switch it manualy Ive found the setting for ...
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Changing shared printer settings to default to greyscale

My company has about 60 employees all running Windows Vista or 7 and a gigantic Minolta printer hooked up to an EFI Fiery Image Processor. We're burning about $300 a month in printer supplies alone. ...
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Tracking which computer printed a document on Windows 2003 domain

Currently, when a user prints a document there is an Event ID 10 recorded in our event log. We have mostly XP Clients on a Win2003 domian. However, I cannot tell which computer this user printed a ...
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Retiring a print server but looking for a method to confirm no one is still connecting to it

I have a Windows 2003 print server that I need to retire. Through variaous methods (login scripts, etc) I think that I had everyone migrated off of this server and connected to the new print server. ...
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Misbehaving Network Printers - options?

We are having some issue with printers on our network. We have 3 floors, 2 printers per floor (A3 & A4) all connected to the same Print Server. The issue is that the same printer may not behave ...
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Dell printer goes offline after second print job

Dell printer goes offline(server connection) after second print job. Although the printer's display says it is ready. If you turn off then on the printer you can send one job and goes back ...
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Issues configuring CUPS print server for Ubuntu Server 9.10

I have a 9.10 Ubuntu Server installed and I want to make it a print server and am trying to get access to the cups browser admin page from a windows client machine. I installed cups: sudo apt-get ...
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What editions of Windows Server 2008 support print server?

Client is creating a server that will be running our website and dual purposed to act as a print server. We're trying to determine if Server 2008 Web Edition supports being a print server, however ...
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How to migrate Windows print queues

I have a Windows 2003 print server that I need to retire, but I need to migrate the print queues off of it first onto another Win2k3 server. I have found some information on migrating, but it all ...
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Monitor windows print queue using snmp

I use Cacti to graph various things on my network, and I want to understand load on my print servers. Cacti uses SNMP to monitor things. Can I monitor the size of the print queue via SNMP? If so, ...
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How to print Leopard 10.5.8 (w/Epson on Netgear WGPS606)

I am trying to access my Epson Stylus Photo R1900 which is connected to my Netgear WGPS606. I am currently running OSX 10.5.8. I was able to print directly from my machine without any problems and I ...
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Separate color from black-and-white pages for printing

My organization has a leased color printer. We pay a per-page cost to the lessor, and the color page cost is far greater than the black-and-white page cost. Our users are pretty good about selecting ...
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Determine What Process is Generating Network Traffic (Windows Server 2003)

I've got a print server in our Windows 2003 domain with a lot of print queues on it. We are seeing a significant amount of SNMP scans coming from this server which we think are unnecessary. ...
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Mapping printers using Group Policy Preferences; works on Windows XP, not on Windows 7 x64

I'm trying to use Group Policy Preferences to manage user connections to shared printers. The print server is Windows Server 2003 R2 Std edition. Several printers are installed, and I've added x64 ...
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Print queue tracking

I would like to track printing to network printers. Specifically, how many color prints each user is printing to specific Windows server print queues. I've found a product that does something ...
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Where to configure print server in Active Directory

Currently, all printing is handled by a windows print server - SERVER_A Our domain controller is SERVER_DC I've managed to blow up SERVER_A so need to restore print services to SERVER_DC for the ...
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Where is This Mystery Print Job Hiding?

We have a OS X server running a print share. Papercut is used to charge people for printing. Someone sent a problem document to a printer, which caused the printer to give a RIP error and completely ...
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HP Universal Driver on Windows 2008 Print Server

have anyone experiences with HP Universal Driver and using it at terminal server (Windows 2008 Server)? I have LaserJet 2055 and on HP Download page is only this driver. How can i install it into ...
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Printer Sharing with FreeNAS

I am using FreeNAS on my lan to do some file/iTunes sharing but I'd like to add printer sharing to it so that I can stop using a second (aging windows) system. I'm not familiar with BSDs but I am ...
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Windows 2008 Print Server issue

I have a dedicated windows 2008 server I use as a file server and print server at my home office. Whenever I print documents from one of my clients, I see the document hit the queue on the server ...
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Can't access network or printer shares

All of a sudden on our network, none of the client machines can see any of the network shares or shared printers at all (XP clients, SBS2003 server), and cannot browse the domain via "My Network ...
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Manage printers / change passwords on multiple printers

I need to change two specific settings on MANY printers. Most are HP. I was given a print server from someone who has left. I need to change all the notification emails to go elsewhere as well as the ...
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How To Monitor Printserver Queues

Do you know of any (preferably free) software that will monitor printer queues on a Windows Server 2008 print server? Specifically, I would like to be able to fire off an alert/email if the queue for ...
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Can't find good info on how to setup a printer server on OSX leopard server edition

Can anyone point in the direction of some good resources on how to do this?
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Windows 7 printing to OSX print server

I have a OSX Leopard desktop with a USB Canon Printer (MX310). Apple's instructions state that to share this to Windows machines, they need to have a Postscript driver. I've tried the Adobe one ...
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Desktop Networked Printer Management on Active Directory Environment

Right now all of our network printers are funneled thru a single Windows server. The printers are then deployed to the desktops via Group Policy. However, should this server fail then the networked ...
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How do you force printer drivers on a server to replace drivers on the client?

We have a Windows 2003 server acting as a print server for our Konica/Miolta 7222 Biz Hub, among others. Recently the driver was updated on the server to the incorrect version (Why Konica has a ...
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bad printer isolation on print server or better way?

I have noticed that when a printer or driver screws up on a Windows server it usually locks up or kills the print spooler and everyone can't print until it is fixed. Usually we have to put the ...
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No-Good Very Bad Print Server Issues: Print Server Troubleshooting Suggestions? [closed]

We just replaced a fifty-year-old print server and are attempting to use HP Universal Print Driver (per their engineers' suggestion) for all of our printers (the PCL 5 4.7 version). We thought this ...