Printing is the writing of data in a human-readable format onto durable media such as paper.

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Blank sent to default printer on RDP Win2008R2 with mapped printing

I’ve got an issue with a terminal server running Win2008R2 Enterprise SP1. My users have remote print mapping enabled (as it is imperative for their day-to-day duties). When they log in, RDP will ...
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List ALL Printers using Powershell

I'm having issues listing all the printers on a computer using Powershell. We have a batch script that will add/remove/list "per computer" printers using PrintUI. I can use PrintUI to list the ...
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Deploy Printers To Non-Admin User Through GPO

Trying to deploy printers to Windows 7 x64 computers for NON-ADMIN users. Server is a 2008R2 running Print Management. 3 Printers are HP LaserJets installed on the print server. I have used Print ...
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Printserver failing after changing DNS servers

We are currently swapping our DNS servers out, going from an older IP range to a newer one. The network side has been setup and working fine for a couple of years, there are just a few servers still ...
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CUPS remote print queues

In my network, there are multiple printers over many locations, all connected to a single CUPS server via whatever protocols they require. Client machines on the network need to print to the printers ...
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Printer server hostname changed - deploy printers via GPO no longer works

We use the Deploy Printers feature of local group policy in Windows 8.1, so that our users can log into any machine and printers will already be configured. This was working flawlessly for all users ...
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Print to remote office printer without VPN/WAN link

We currently have roughly 20 remote offices who are connected to our main site using consumer grade broadband and a VPN tunnel. The majority of these offices have at least 2 printers. Remote users log ...
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Forced Print Server Defaults Without Restriction

Here's our scenario. Windows 2k8 print server hosting a large Ricoh multi-function color laser printer for everyone in the office to use. Printers are NOT deployed with Group Policy. Management ...
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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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MICR check printing through Linux (EBS)

We are currently working to get a new MICR check printer (Troy Micr - HP Laserjet 600 M601) printing correctly with Oracle EBS. Our EBS installation runs on Oracle Enterprise Linux (Redhat Based). The ...
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How do I print, identified as an AD user, from an Ubuntu client to a Windows print server?

I know my question may be confusing, so I'll clarify. I'm an admin at a school and am setting up the labs to use Ubuntu (12.04). Users already can authenticate against Active Directory (currently ...
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Local printing from Citrix, job is paused and sends 128KB on each resume

I have a very strange issue that is affecting non-domain admin users. When a standard user within Citrix (Presentation Server 4.0) attempts to print to a local printer (attached via USB to the local ...
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Printer stops working after reboot

Problem with Samsung printer driver installation. In a nutshell: one thin client (O.S Suse Linux) one usb printer (Samsung ml 1640) After installing the specific manufacturer driver, the printer ...
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Is print job data stored locally or on the server side when I use a Windows print server?

I have read Why use a print server? and it does not indicate the location of print job data. When I restarted the local printer service today to fix a problem with a stuck job, all jobs disappeared (...
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Automatically pause print jobs on server 2008r2

Is there an easy (and bonus: free?) way to have a printer hosted on server2008r2 automatically pause any print job that comes to it? I've searched for an answer for this, but all my search results ...
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Samba AD DC not showing Printers

I have setup my Ubuntu Server as an AD DC using Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu. When I try to access the printers share from a Windows Client I am getting an "Illegal Function" error. I tried it from Windows 10 ...
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Importing 'Devices and Printers' from one server to another

I have a windows server 2003 that is in the process of getting replaced. It has a long list of printers connected; I'm looking for some method of 'importing' the printers from the 2003 to my new ...
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CUPS ignoring lp -o options when printing to Ricoh 4000 with Fiery E-5100

I'm having difficulties controlling which paper type, size and tray when printing from the command line using either lp or lpr. The commands appear to just ignore the -o options altogether and print ...
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Hold printing jobs on Windows Server until a user confirms the job

When sharing a printer using Windows 7 or Windows Server (2008+), is there any way to hold the print job until a user walks up to the print server and confirms their print job in the queue? If there ...
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Windows Server 2008 Run Printing With Specific Printer Always As Specific User

I have the follow setup: Windows Server 2008 SBS with an active spooler. I am using this server, besides other things, as a printing server. I've shared a lot of printers and I've added a new one ...
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Configuring cups to accept multiple jobs from Mac end users

I have a CUPS server up and running with a print release station working fine. I'm not just trying to fine tune it. Right now my mac end users have their print jobs stack up in their local queue, and ...
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Possibility to have two versions of same printer driver on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have print server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with cca 100 of print queues installed. For easier handling of printer driver updates, mainly universal drivers from printer vendors are being used. ...
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Printing on Windows 8 64-Bit through Windows Server 2008 (32 Bit) RemoteApp

We have a network where our server is running on Windows Server 2008 (32 Bit) and a client computer is running on Windows 8.1 (64 bit) with a local printer attached to the client. The printer is an ...
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windows overwrites cups drivers

I'm currently trying to enforce grayscale printing at the company I work at. I have added the printer (sharp mx2600n) to the cups server using the ppd file. on the web interface i set the color mode ...
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Printer lpd daemon refuses print job if a command's new-line sent separately — bug?

I'm encountering some printer LPD daemons which work fine if the new-line is sent in the same packet as the command, but break if the new-line is sent in a separate packet. Is that a bug in these ...
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Print over the internet from a remote linux session locally (on a Windows 7 machine) to the shared printers?

I'm trying to use a linux virtual machine as a file server for windows clients. I have successfully implemented remote file sharing (samba+ssh) with which I am able to print locally with a little ...
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How do I load Windows printer drivers on a Samba 4 print server?

Premise / status: I've set up Samba 4 as an AD controller, and, according to the instructions on the howto, have established a [print$] share that should allow me to "upload printer drivers for Point'...
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Windows Server 2008 Server in VM, in domain: Can not print, access denied

I'm having an issue with printing from a particular application from our Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit with licensed Remote Desktop Services (running in Amazon EC2). When I connect via Remote Desktop ...
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Excluding single user from global Remote Desktop Session Host setting

I'm having a problem with printers and remote desktop (terminal server). At the moment, I have set the Session Host settings to not allow default local printer to be set as default in the terminal-...
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Intercept and modify postscript files to change MediaPosition

I am looking for a way to intercept a Postscript file sent to a printer and run it through a script that will modify the MediaPosition commands to the ones appropriate for my printer, before sending ...
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Forms aware print spooling for Windows Server?

I’m working with a non-profit organization that needs to do fairly low volume printing to a large number (approx. 25) of different preprinted forms on one or two printers. They want the ability to ...
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Application/system hangs that cause user to have to logoff or reboot in order to continue

Windows 7 user (accounts department) doing relatively undemanding tasks such as opening/printing an rtf invoice from a network location that cause an application hang. If the user waits a number of ...
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Printer Spooler spews forth Error-Vomit without even being used

I have an ISS server running Windows Server 2008 Standard 32-bit. All of a sudden it started spewing forth GBs worth of data into the spooler.xml in C:\Windows\System32\spool folder. We track it ...
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Supress 'server properties' options in printers dialog

is there a way to supress the 'server properties' options (and the other one's) via GPO on Windows Server 2008? I don't want the user to see the print server settings etc. Niklas
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reporting services 2008 R2 shows UAC for printing ActiveX after .NET 4.0 installation

Installed the latest updates on the server. Now every time I try to print from a reporting service website the UAC opens.. I already tried to reduce security within IE9 to the minimum, but with no ...
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Macs not printing to new printer via Windows 2008 R2 Print Server

One of our departments recently acquired a new Kyocera TASKalfa 520i. Almost everyone in this particular department uses OSX. We have a Windows print server, and generally all Macs print through it ...
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Multiple entries in AD for same printer name on same server with cnames?

I have been asked to replicate a client's AD/server/printer environment. They have sent me some fairly limited information and I am unable to get any more easily. They have sent a screenshot showing ...
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How to set up email printer driver under IPP?

We're enhancing our software to be able to print to an IPP-based printer (I'm running CUPS on a RedHat-based Linux distro). The QA person is remote, though, and because of firewalls and proxy servers ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Unable to print randomly

From the time our servers were built we have had on and off printing issues with them. The current issue is affecting random users and will only prevent them from printing from within certain ...
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Files containing printer configurations on AIX?

I have two AIX servers, where the printer queues behave differently. According to the documentation I have been able to find, I should look at the files "/etc/qconfig" and "/etc/qconfig.bin", but are ...
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CentOS printing to remote printer succeeds only partially

I've got an odd problem that has me stumped. I have two computers: a server colocated at a local ISP and a workstation, located at my home. Both machines are running CentOS 6.7 and are up to date ...
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Group policy not updating printer defaults

I'm pulling my hair out on this and Xerox have been 0 help (admittedly it likely isn't their problem in the first place) and any assistance is appreciated. We've got a 2008 R2 print server with 4 ...
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PrintBrm.exe, 0x80070003

Trying to use PrintBrm.exe to export printers/ports/drivers for migrations. Source and destination are both Win 7 Pro 64 bit. The ultimate goal is mass PC refresh, so this needs to be done from the ...
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Printing issue in Server 2008 R2 Enterprise OS with RDP Thin Clients

We are facing a typical issue about Printing from RDP Thin Clients to HP Laserjet Pro MFP 126nw Printer. The Server OS is Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition. Five Thin Client PCs are connected to the ...
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Same printout appeared on multiple local printers on intranet

I work for a small retail chain. Each location has a windows pc with a usb printer. The machines are on the same windows domain through vpn. Monday morning all the stores in one city discovered a ...
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Automatically Deploy Windows Print Server Printers to Clients

Using CUPS with linux clients, configuring clients like this: $ cat /etc/cups/client.conf ServerName <printserver-hostname> $ cat /etc/init/cups.override manual means any changes I make on ...
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Samba printing gives NT_STATUS_NO_SPOOL_SPACE

I have a CUPS server with 1 printer attached, and then shared via Samba. Though every few days printing via Samba stops working, with the following error: $ echo test | smbclient //cups1.jeoffice/...
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Lexmark X795 color printer

Issue I have this issue with Lexmark X795 color printer. It's defaulting to Tray 3, when printing, for every single user. Even if I make Tray 1 a default tray, it'll still print to tray one. ...
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Printed text from *nix (Linux or Unix) to a Samba / LPD Windows print server skewed text

I'm asking my question under the "managing the hardware or software of servers, workstations, storage or networks" part of the site. Someone setup an EPSON DFX-9000 printer on a Windows 7 PC, ...
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Azure Networking Diagnostics

I have a customer who is having issues with there printers being disconnected from the linux server. This happens at all branches. I have not been able to find anything in the router logs that would ...