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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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Deploying Printers with Group Policy Server 2008

I'm receiving the following error when I try to deploy a printer through group policy in Windows Server 2008. Any help would be appreciated...
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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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device settings (e.g. duplex) for redirected printers on ws2008 are not carried over

I've been chasing the following issue for half a year now at our company and ask for help on the matter: Users of a branch office (x86 clients) loggon to a Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 terminal server ...
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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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Tricerat Screwdrivers alternative [closed]

Is there another solution I could use instead of http://www.tricerat.com/products/screwdrivers I have used them but the maintenance expired and now we have to move our servers from 2003 to 2008 ...
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Scripted printer configuration changes

I've got about a dozen Windows XP machines that I need to make a couple specific printer configuration changes to. The printer is local "virtual" printer connected to a program for an electronic ...
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Generic text only printer on Windows Server 2008

How do I add Generic / Text Only printer on a Windows Server 2008? Or is there a way to create a dummy printer on a Windows Server 2008 that flushes everything sent to it to nul?
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Load all printers drivers on a custom Debian CD

I am building a custom Debian CD to install a Debian web server with our software, and it have to handle a printer, which can be any existing printer. How can I add all printers drivers, and how CUPS ...
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Multifunction printer scan to SSL SMTP without SSL

We often find ourselves setting up multifunction printers which include to email capability. Until recently virtually all ISPs that we encountered did not force SSL with SMTP. More recently we are ...
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Is there a Windows 7 64-bit printer driver out there for the Tally T2024/24 dot matrix printer? [closed]

Is there a Windows 7 64-bit printer driver out there for the Tally T2024/24 dot matrix printer? I've looked all over the place for the right driver, but it's got me stumped! Thanks in advance! :)
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printer not showing up on network

Simple setup, should not be a problem, yet Im stumped. Small office, Xerox 5050 wired directly to a linksys router. Windows 7 machines connecting wirelessly to that router. Add printer in win 7 ...
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Limiting which printers a Remote Desktop Services user sees

I have an RDS server with about a dozen printers installed. Is there a way to remove all buta few certain printers for a particular user? I don't mean that I want to "secure" the other printers to ...
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Print one file on multiple network printers (Windows)

In my office, there are several PCs running Windows. Each of them has its own printer. Is it possible to print a file from my laptop simultaneously on those printers, using IP address/lpt/whatever? In ...
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HP laserjet shows offline on server but is pingable

We have three HP Laserjet 9000n printers, in addition to others, networked on Server 2003 R2. The three printers are wired through a Linksys mini switch. All three printers have appropriate drivers ...
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Repurcussions to installing printer as SYSTEM?

sigh We have an app that runs as a service as the SYSTEM on a 2K8R2 server but, the account used to run it needs to have a printer installed in its profile for certain functionality to work ...
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Must I install every possible printer driver for RDP clients?

I have users connecting with remote desktop and some have things like Quicken which has a PDF driver installed on their machines at home. We want them to be able to redirect to print at home, but do ...
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How to script printer creation on a Windows Server 2008 R2 clustered print server?

As per subject. I've found some ways of scripting printer creation on Windows print servers using WMI, but it looks like WMI doesn't support clustered print servers (or clustered servers at all). ...
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SpiceWorks and scanning HP 1022 printers going offline?

I have been testing out SpiceWorks a network / systems monitoring tool and one issue I seem to have is that it takes down some of my HP 1022 printers! I have a windows domain network, all kinds of ...
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Will a gigabit JetDirect card make a difference?

We have a HP Color LaserJet 4650 running a JetDirect model J3113A JD33, ROM G.07.19, Revision G.08.49, connected at 100Mbps. The memory has been maxed out at 544MB However, this particular printer ...
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Printing cuts off part of the page with redirected printers in terminal services

I have looked this issue up extensively and have i have came across a hot fix, KB959442. Where i am having an issue is trying to apply this hotfix. It says this is for Windows XP SP3 machines but i ...
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Did the solar event mess up my wireless printers?

I have 5 wireless printers on my network, Brother HL-2170CWs, and not long after the massive solar flare on Tuesday, 2 of the 5 wireless printers are failing to connect to the network.
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Batch Script - Query Filenames From Server Printer

Client: Windows XP Print Server: Ubuntu via CUPS Is there a way to query the printer queue on the server from a client to retrieve the name of the file being printed? Code example would be ...
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Lightweight snmp check for printer toner status

i hope this is the right site to post this question. First of all in my organization we have a lot of HP network printers (2015 and 2055) all have static ip configured and SNMPv2 up and running. I'm ...
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how to set printer preferences common to all domain users

I have a client with windows xp professional. This client has a printer phisically connected. There are a lot of users who login to this computer using domain authentication. Unluckily the first time ...
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Terminal Services Server - local printer redirection errors help

I am using a Windows Server 2008 Standard set up with Terminal Services. Generally it has worked well, including when printing to locally attached printers / printer redirection. Today at a ...
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Printer Naming Conventions

I am working on building a new AD print server and have been pondering the idea of renaming the printers. Right now we have a mix of names that varies between a mashup of some that reference ...
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Superfluous “WSD Print Device” detections

The situation: Small office network with a single subnet, Server 2008 R2 DC and Win7 Pro clients Multiple network printers (both Brother and HP) All printers are installed on the Server 2008 R2 ...
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The specified location does not contain information about your hardware [xp]

I'm remotely installing printer drivers to a clients set of laptops (over Teamviewer). They are all XP. They have an Oki c5650 printer. I download the driver from the Oki website. The first and second ...
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Add Ethernet to HP Color LaserJet CP1215? [closed]

On the back of my HP Color LaserJet CP1215 there is a USB port and a spot where an Ethernet port might possibly be located. It is covered by a black plastic insert, and the metal on the back has the ...
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Win7 clients “losing” printer drivers seemingly randomly

My googlefu is failing me on this one, so I thought I'd pose this to you friendly lot :) Background We've got a Server 2003 box running as our print server, to which is connected all of our network ...
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Does anyone have a full disassembly guide for an HP P4515x printer?

We are getting an error at power on that indicates a fan failure. As this printer is no longer under warranty it is falling on me to open it up and look around. I have searched HP's website and ...
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page limits on Mac printer

How can I set limits on the number of pages which can be printed by a user on Mac OS, or the Server? We have two printers on an all mac network. There are several Mac servers on the network and ...
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Unable to remove network printer deployed via GPO

I was wondering if anybody had any advice on this. I had a network printer that was deployed via GPO to client machines running Windows 7 in a mixed 2003-2008 environment. There was also a local ...