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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 ...