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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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Canon IR Advanced C2020 Won't Print From a Mac

I’m having an issue with a Canon IR Advanced C2020 on the Mac side. We have the printer connected to the network and printing from Windows machines using the UFRII driver but I can’t seem to get any ...
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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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What does “Endcode #816” stand for in Canon iR-ADV C5035 printer logs?

We are using the Canon iR-ADV C5035. Today a worker has reported that some Word documents cannot be printed via that device (others do). I could confirm that and found that the Canon iR-ADV C5035 ...
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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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Why is Windows XP freezing when printing to a HP LaserJet 4250?

I have a network of users running Windows XP. Their driver for the office LaserJet 4250 was working fine until a few days ago. The printer is accessible through the web management portal, and you ...
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I'm in the process of gathering quotes for multifunction copier leases…what questions should I be asking the sales people?

What sort of key questions should I be asking to determine which product/company to go with? Aside form researching the different copiers presented by the different companies (Xerox, Ricoh, Savin, 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 ...
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HP 4101: scan-to-email without Digital Sending software?

Word on the street (well, forums) is that the HP 4101 can scan-to-email without the expensive Digital Sending Suite/software: I've read that you can just set the SMTP gateway and away you go. ...
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SNMP - What are .mib files used for, and why are there many of them for a single printer?

I am investigating methods of monitoring particular stats with printers. I am not very knowledgeable yet, and was just curious what .mib files are used for and why there are many of them for a ...
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How to add HP 64 bit printers for printers that use universal printer driver to server 2003

We have quite a few hp printers and I noticed now they all use the HP Universal printer driver which I added to the printer server (2003 serveR) but when someone on win7 64 bit tries to install the ...
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Ubuntu Lexmark X4580 Driver?

http://serverfault.com/questions/175678/how-can-i-print-to-a-lexmark-x3550-printer-using-ubuntu Sorry for the redundancy, but I was just wanting to make sure that the Lexmark X4580 (part of the ...
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How can I print to a Lexmark X3550 printer using Ubuntu?

I have a Lexmark X3550 printer and a computer running Ubuntu. Is there any hope in being able to print to this particular printer using Ubuntu? I am not familiar with CUPS. Is this an option?
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HP laserjet 1022n problems on windows server 2003 R2

Our HP laserjet 1022n works fine on everything except whenever it is asked to print a document with some sizes of calibri type font, instead of printing normally, it spews out gibberish (things like ...
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Network Printer Issue

I have a Windows-7 Desktop at office. There is a network printer Dell MFP2335dn which is installed on this dekstop. The printer worked fine for me(I could print from my desktop), sometime back but ...
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HP universal print driver on Samsung SCX5935FN

Recently we've been faced with a very odd issue; our Samsung SCX5935FN skips the numbers "6" and "8" whenever it is asked to print a document. Everything else within the document is printed correctly, ...
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Windows 7 logon scripts — set default printer

I have been tasked with troubleshooting a logon script at a client site that among other things sets the default printer. The logon script is vbscript with the printer being set using Set ...
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CentOS as Printer Server

I have a network setup of 1x CentOS as Server and 10x Fedora as Workstations, the printer is connected to CentOS's USB port. I want this printer to print directly from fedora workstations and also ...
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Cannot print from XP on network print server 2K3 (hangs and crashes)

I have a Windows 2003 printer server up and running with 50 XP SP3 clients. One user (say user_a) cannot print : when trying to print a document (pdf, office, etc.) it hangs the software window and ...
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Web based printer status monitoring

I am looking for a simple solution to monitor the status of various printers/MFPs in the office and display the status on a HTML(or similar) page for office staff to view. The monitoring does not ...
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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 do I setup Printers for all Users on a Win XP workstation?

There are approx 15 User profiles on a Windows XP workstation. I want to install some network printers to all User profiles. I installed some to the local administrator account thinking I was ...
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Jobs stuck in Print Queue on print server

I have a Server 2003 machine acting as a print server for about 20 printers. There is 1 printer which we are having issues with and it has 104 documents in its queue. I have attempted the "Cancel ...
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Query total page count via SNMP HP Laserjet

I was asked to get hold of the total pages counts for the 100+ printers we have at work. All of them are HP Laser or Business Jets of some description and the vast majority are connected via some ...
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Recommendations: Good Network MFP Printer/Scanner [closed]

We have a small office that is expanding. At the moment we have 1x HP J6424 MFP, shared using it's built in network port. It is now becoming a headache, we have daily problems with people not being ...
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Network Printer or Share Printer on Server?

Small office, <10 users. USB printer which also has a network port. Is it better to share the printer by plugging the usb into the sevrer, and do a windows share, or use the built in network port? ...
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CUPS printer on Vritual Machine can be access via CUPS admin, but not by XP?

I have a Zebra label printer connected to a Linux Mint virtual machine. It was set up with CUPS and a Windows XP computer can then print to it via http://192.168.1.76:632/printers/labelprinter. That ...
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HP Officejet 4500 G510n-z Not Showing up in Remote Desktop (Terminal Services)

I installed this printer on a windows XP machine. First using the wireless option, and later using USB. In both cases when I connect to my other computer (also Windows XP) via terminal services and ...
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set pcl text to red

Given the windows PCL separator page with escape character '\' (without quotes), how would i set an arbitrary line to red, and then the next line back to black? heres the file so far: \ ...
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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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Printer monitoring script (PowerShell)

I am going to write a script of some sort to check event viewer in a windows server 2003 for all printjobs, and then write them to a comma delimited textfile like printername_floor_room.txt I am ...
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Application losing Printer within Terminal Services for remote users

Question: What I need to do is have a permanent link to a printer, normally only accessible through Terminal Services (Printer Redirect), to allow Sage Line 50 layouts to see that printer ...
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How to assign output bin on HP4730?

We have an application that prints batches of invoices and when two users print same time, their jobs get interspersed because the application actually generates a separate job for each invoice. The ...
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BrotherDCP-9045CDN scan to subnetwork

I'm trying to set up a BrotherDCP-9045CDN which is shared between 2 network (See http://serverfault.com/questions/104183/accessing-printer-from-another-subnet for the network topology). The printer ...
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Accessing printer from another subnet

I have a network composed of 2 subnets with this topology : Router1 (Freebox) : 192.168.0.XX Masq : 255.255.255.0 | |----- PC1 |----- PC2 |----- Printer1 | |----- Router2 (wrt610N with ...
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Canon IPF9000 full cartridge low-ink indication (need to reset it after fixing intake assembly)

I recently had a client that had a problem with his Canon IPF9000. It's a wide-format printer that is used in high-end printing. The quality of its prints is pretty outstanding. Well, my client had ...
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How to choose a printer for a mixed windows/mac office?

I am working on a process for choosing and purchasing a printer for a small office. Has anyone got advice on how to weigh criteria? We've already got two devices that meet some needs, and are open to ...
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how to find a share printer on LAN?

I just want to know how to discover a network printer IP address on LAN network or a share printer of someone else. Can I use nmap to discover network printer ? my network printer is HP laserjet ...
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How to track usage of a HP Network Printer?

I have a HP Printer (HP Color LaserJet CM1312 MFP Series PCL 6) installed which is used by nearly 200 PCs through LAN. I want to track the usage like: Who (IP Address) initiated the print task Time ...
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127.0.0.1 corrupted

I can't access my local printers with \\127.0.0.1\printername. Windows XP gives me an error message in my language which roughly translate to : "Impossible to complete this operation. You have ...
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IP conflicts with a networked printer

I have 2 computers (Mac with OS 9 and a desktop PC (XP)) that both print to a networked printer (large Xerox Phaser 7700). The printer and the two computers are networked through an old ethernet ...
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Windows 2008 Terminal Services “Easy Print” and Matrix Printers

Server: Windows 2008 Server Standard SP2 with "Terminal Services" role Clients: Windows XP SP3 + .NET 3.5 Framework SP1 + Remote Desktop Client 7.0 We are using "Easy Print" feature which allows ...
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Self-connecting printers

I work as an administrator in a small company using XP Professional on all computers and two servers with Win 2003 Server. Recently a very unusual problam occured one of the computers keeps connecting ...