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Windows Server 2008 R2 fails to detect when a shared printer is online

This is the scenario that i have: -Windows Vista workstation with 2 Alegro label printers installed and shared; -Windows 7 workstation with 2 Datamax label printers installed and shared; -Windows ...
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Can I connect all the available network printers without using a logonscript?

In our organisation we have around 30 printers an we are currently connecting for the user all the printers using a logon script that calls the command line app con2prt for a series of printers. ...
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Best practice deploy printer in 2012R2 RDSH?

I have 3 servers with 2012 R2 RDS Session Host, where my users log on. I have 4 printers. What is best practice to deploy these 4 printers to my users?... Using GPO shared printers or Deploy ...
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Deleted printers keeps coming back - and multiply

My users are on 2012 R2 RDS Session Host servers. I've used "Deploy Printers" (from Print Manager) to deploy 4 printers. The last week, I've had a lot of problems where users can't print. If I ...
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Missing a Generic/Text Only printer driver?

I have a program that needs a printer with the Generic/Text Only driver to print shipping documents.Some users in China (who use Windows XP and Windows 7) don't have the option to select this driver ...
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SNMP Printer Output Count

I am trying to monitor the output of a wide-format printer (HP Designjet T120) with SNMP. I have been messing with this sporadically for a few days since I am new to SNMP. I'd like to know the total ...
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Switch won't enable ports connected to network printers

I recenlty set up two different switches in two different locations and had similar problems with both of them when it comes to connecting a network printer. Switches: Switch 1: Netgear GS724T 24 ...
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How to map terminal service printer port to something like COMx?

I'd like to state my environment configuration first as follows: A Zebra label printer with serial port (RS232) (print script .bat uses serial port only) A serial cable (RS232) suitable for the ...
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Issues With Printer GPO

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 print server. The client machines are Windows 7 Professional. I am having issues with user accounts not getting the printer added when they login. Things that I have ...
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HP LaserJet 1300 printer “Print Error”, Windows 7 x64 [closed]

PC: Dell precision T4300 Printer: HP LaserJet 1300 The printer connected via USB. Worked fine under Windows XP. Now I installed Windows 7 x64 (clean install), installed PCL5 drivers (USB plug-n-play ...
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Printer proxy between different subnets

I have a Xerox WC 7120 network printer on IP a.a.a.a/24. An eternal client application prints to that printer via a VPN tunnel. I will have to move that printer to a different subnet c.c.c.c/24. Is ...
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File & Printer Sharing not working on Windows Server 2008 R2

When trying to share an existing printer i receive the following error message: printer settings could not be saved. operation could not be completed (error 0x00000001) I have already tried ...
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Removing print driver from print server

How can I remove driver from print server? Actually I remove it with print server snap-in, but I also need to clear all footprints it left (registry, folders etc.). Anyone knows?
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Windows - Command for adding new printer port type using inf files

Is there any batch or powershell command to add new printer port type using inf files. I am able to see only below commands for adding TCP-IP and LPR ports and not port type. rundll32 - Install ...
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How to scan printers on Nessus?

When I try to scan a printer with Nessus 4.4.1 I got the following message: Do not scan printers The remote host appears to be a fragile device and will not be scanned. How can I enable ...
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Windows Server 2008: How to add a network printer to all users in Active Directory

We have an office with about 10 members and 4 printers. All of the printers are network printers with their own IP adress. All the users are part of the smae group in Active Diretory. The AD is ...
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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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Create and set up a label printing system with templates

this is a suggestion I'm asking since I'd like to get pointed to the right direction. Quick story of my company situation: we've been asked to pay crazy money to get an old printing label solution ...
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User's printer switches almost daily between USB002 and USB003

I have a user with a Dell Latitude D620 with a simple Dell dock in her office. She has a Brother MFC-7860DW printer connected to a USB 2.0 port on the dock. Often (possibly 3x a week) she will come ...
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Trouble with Brother Printer using Terminal Server

I have printer redirection enabled on a terminal server and a Brother HL-6180DW printer, which has a second tray with legal size paper. On a local computer, both trays are available after adding it ...
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share printer works by IP but not by \\Name

I have a win 2008 domain server name \ADDC I can ping, open etc. there are some printer installed on it, and I would like to deploy to some domain users. after I deploy successfully, in their ...
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Simple Printer Audit Script

I'm working on Windows Server 2008 R2 and I want to create a simple script to audit the printing carried out in the company. I would like these details to be audited in an text file in a share and ...
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“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 ...
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NAGIOS: How to disable toner checking when the network printer is down?

I would like to monitor the toner level of a network printer using nagios3. I have everything I need to access the toner level using SNMP. But, when the printer is off, I have an error "Host is ...
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Command line adding a printer with duplex and fax enabled

We have an OCE Imagistics cm2520 unit, a big copier that does fax and duplex printing. Currently I'm trying to have our XP workstations print without using a Windows print server, but just using the ...
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Using Group Policy create Local Port that points to C:\scanbookdata\epl.txt

I'm trying deploy a local port printer which points to c:\scanbookdata\epl.txt using Group Policy. Below is screen shot of what I'm trying to do : I'm lost as how to go about this. Any help would ...
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Can I ignore a GPO from another GPO?

I have 10 users and 10 computers and 5 printers. 9 of the computers are workstations and the 10th is our accounting server. Each user has a unique set of network drive mappings and printer mappings. ...
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How to monitor Xerox printer jobs?

I'm trying to write a system for monitoring around 200 network printers using SNMP (Java SNMP4J library). The printers are mainly Xerox Phasers and Workcentres. Now, I need to get: the number of ...
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Spoof IPP response in firewall?

How I do to spoof a IPP "Unauthorized" response? Have read the IPP specification documents but cannot find exactly how a IPP response should look like. Any examples? Basically, I have a IPP printer ...
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What is the impact of disabling a printer's checkbox for “SNMP Status Enabled” with or without a print server inline? [closed]

To harden SNMP security one must deviate from the default get community string of "public". Once that is done, as well as disabling any remaining get community strings of "public" such as HP units, ...
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Can i forward print jobs from one printer to another in windows?

I want to forward all the jobs from one printer to another on Windows XP, Vist, 7,8 - is this possible? The scenario would be any print job printed on one would also be printed on the other in a ...
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ricoh c2051 printer not scanning to network share on linux

I have a ricoh c2051. I am trying to scan to network folder which is being shared by samba on centos. I can scan to it using xerox. The error message I receive on ricoh is #[smb ...
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Why do I not have “Shared printer” within group policy preferences in Win 2008 R2 gpmc?

I have performed some research, and it appears that I can target both XP and 7 clients with group policy preferences to add a shared printer. This article describes the presence of a Shared Printer ...
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Printer GPO - [ hr = 0x80070706 “The print processor is unknown.” ]

Having some trouble on Windows Server 2012 / Windows 8 getting a Printer GPP (computer) to work. Printer GPP is created in: Computer config -> Preferences -> Control panel -> Printers but fails ...
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windows xp SP3 + active directory 2008R2+ local printer connected to this computer disabled

i have added some windows xp SP3 to a domain controller (windows 2008R2). The issue comes when i try to add a local printer (usb or primoPDF printer) to a limited user account. When i try to install ...
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Sharing Printer/Scanner in a domain

I have a setup like this: 10 computers are a member of workgroup. We only have 1 scanner, so everytime that userA has to scan, he will just go to UserB (user B has an access to the scanner). UserB ...
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MFP Scan-To-Folder Feature Not Communicating with Windows 2008 Server

I have a Gestetner Dsm730 that has been working quite well using the Scan-To-Folder feature with Windows 2008 server. Suddenly, it stopped working. All other network functions of the MFP work -- it ...
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Printer recognized but not printing. CUPS

I'm using a HP 1000 J110 connected to a server which I access via ssh. I use lsusb and it appears there. Then, I Pasted the PPD on the /etc/cups/ppd/ folder... Is the ppd my pc uses to print when ...
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How to monitor printer host status with zabbix

I need to monitor host status of printers from zabbix. I managed to monitor the inklevel via SNMP. Any ideas to monitor printer reachable or not ?
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Initial connection to static IP is slower

We have a simple printer running a jetdirect service on 9100 listening for incoming characters. It is sits behind a modem that serves a static IP to a router. I can telnet in and print arbitrary ...
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Way to ungroup printers when multiple printers share the same IP/port?

We have a print server that contains roughly 30-40 printers. In the past they have created a new printer name, but direct it to the same IP/port so we can have as many as 5 or 6 printer names all ...
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Can I find a print job's spool ID to find it in the spool/Printers directory?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server we are using as a print server. We are encountering issues with some print jobs and I need to be able to look at a print job in one of printers and then go find the ...
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Network printer - Print direct or via shared printer on Server?

It has occurred to me that a workstation can connect to a printer in either of two ways: Printing directly to the IP of the printer with the print driver installed locally. Printing to a ...
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Group Policy deploying printers

We moved our print server to another computer and IP. The Servers are all running Win Server 2008 R2. All clients are Windows 7 Pro 64bit. I was under the assumption, that 'Replace' will either add ...
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Upgrading HP Printer Firmware

Is there a quick way of upgrading the firmware on HP Printers? Some have instructions for upload the files via FTP, some through visiting the printer and uploading the firmware from a USB stick, and ...
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Is it reasonable to put all printers to another subnet?

I have a network of about 90 PCs and about 25 network printers. In near future i will promote one server to DC. However, now PCs on my network have static IP addresses. It is a real mess now with ...
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How to add multiple printer profiles for a network printer on Windows XP?

I have several computers connected to a single network printer. I want to add a second profile for the network printer so that I can give it different printing properties (landscape vs portrait). We ...
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Brother 4150 CDN “Deep Sleep” How do I disable?

We own a Brother 4150 CDN printer which has a "deep sleep" feature that makes the printer stop working until someone pushes a button. The maximum wait before deep sleep is 210 minutes. Is there a way ...
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Hardware needed to make office printing as easy as possible?

I'm currently in an 100 person office with about 10 network printers. I'd like to have it so that any new employee who comes into the network won't have to spend time connecting to all 10+ printers to ...
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How to limit usb 2.0 port to work as usb 1.1 in ubuntu?

Ive got problem with kvm usb forwarding and printing (windows xp guest goes BSOD when i try to print something). Ive been adviced to change usb to 1.1 version. That only kvm works with 1.1 not 2.0 ...