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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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Obtaining scans from HP LaserJet CM2320mf via email

I am trying, since I purchased the laser printer, to use the scan to email functionality, so far to no success and no lack of trying. The printer does not support sending emails via authentication. ...
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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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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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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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WinXP How to Tunnel LPT over USB [closed]

I have a windows program that accesses a device connected to a LPT (1-3) 25 pin port. The communication is bidirectional, and I suspected the control lines are also accessed directly. I would like ...
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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? [closed]

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 ...
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smtp relay only works on gmail accounts

I have a client who has a server but does not host their own email. They have just purchased a MFC and want to scan-to-email. I have them set up to send mail to gmail, however if they try to send to ...
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Sharing a USB printer with IPP (internet printing protocol)?

I have a small server (Linux 2.6.x) with one dedicated USB port only for printers. And I have been asked to configure a software to automatically share via IPP (Internet Printing Protocol) any printer ...
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Power Conditioners and Laser Printers [closed]

Is it safe to plug a laser printer into a power conditioner? In this case, it is a Brother HL-2170W plugged into a Panamax M5400-EX.
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Error when attempting to install network printer/driver using PrintUI command

I receive the following error when attempting to install a TCP/IP printer using PrintUI: "Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000705). Windows cannot locate a suitable printer driver. ...
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Install HP Laserjet 3015dn x86 drivers on X64 Win2008R2

I have a X64 Windows Server 2008 R2 which I installed my printer on. All X64 clients can without any problem install the printer on their machine, but not the X86 (WinXP) can. I have tried to add X86 ...
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How can I delete LPR port from win2008 R2?

In win2003, "Printers and Faxes" - "Server Properties" - "Ports", I can delete previously added LPR port, but I can find nowhere in win2008 R2 to do it. How can I delete LPR port from win2008 R2?
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Limited user requires admin rights for plug and play printer?

I have a small fleet of laptops that aren't part of a domain running Windows XP Pro SP3 as limited users. They are used for printing different shipping documents. I have a script that runs when they ...
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how to view log files for printing made by different users on LAN

I have a windows 2003 server and have attached a printer to this server. This printer is installed on the server and shared to all computers on the local area network. I want to check to see which ...
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Use Nagios to monitor toner levels of local USB printers

I have a bunch of computers with local USB attached printers. I'd like to be able to monitor things like paper jams and toner levels with Nagios but all I've been able to find involves using SNMP. ...
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HP Printer compatibilty for Citrix PS 4.5

Any ideas on finding out what HP list as a compatible model with Citrix? I used to use this: http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetPDF.aspx/4AA0-8465ENW.pdf (or the page it came from, and now it's gone, ...
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SAMBA CUPS Samsung ML-191x two printers exact model both wont distinguish which is connected on which port

I have installed a version of Cent0S 6.02 with SAMBA and CUPS 1.4.8 installed, I have two Samsung ML-191x that I need to install in the server so anyone can access the, both printer, if installed ...
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Local printer redirection problems in Terminal Services

I have several WinXP clients that are connecting to a Win2003 Terminal Server. I've had trouble getting them to map their local printer into the Terminal session.I have tried so many things but only ...
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Citrix query over snmp for a virtual printer that does not support snmp

I need a suggestion on how to make this to work. We have a print server which has some "pcl to pdf" converter application that listens on port 9001, collects PCL jobs and creates PDF from PCL. The ...
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can we use a HP JetDirect in reverse?

I have the following situation I have an Ethernet only HP Printer which I need to connect to a parallel port PC. Could I use an External JetDirect card to connect my Ethernet printer to a Parallel ...
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How can I set up Nagios to Monitor a Canon iR 3035?

I've been googling for how to set up printer monitoring - especially for Canon printers. This is because I have a Canon iR 3035 that I want to monitor for toner problems, paper jams, and paper ...
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What are the basics of laser printers and their maintinance? [closed]

Printers are mysterious Pandora's boxes from Hell, of which I know little about. I turn to you demon-tamers for your knowledge. What are the key parts of a laser printer? What are the typical print ...
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How do I automate the installation and configuration of a local printer?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. I have a fleet of laptop computers that I'm creating a master clone for. Each of these computers will have a different function when deployed so I've created a series of ...
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Brother 5980CN updating recent firmware

How to update a firmware when the current one is already a recent one? I need to do that in order to change language. I bought a Brother 5890CN printer. Unfortunately, it has only Scandinavia ...
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HP 9050 printer web admin pages extremely slow and often unresponsive

Our HP 9050 printer web admin pages are extremely slow and often unresponsive. The printer is on our LAN, on a different subnet. Users can use it without problem. I can ping and telnet to the printer ...
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Scanning on Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS? [closed]

Fellow SF Linux users, I have a question for you. I'm currently trying to set up scanning with a HP LaserJet 3330, but I'm having a tough time. I was wondering how I can get Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS ...