We have an old print server that is going to be taken offline because the hardware is starting to fail, and we now have a Print Server system running virtually. The old servers name is different than the new because of a new naming convention that has been pushed down by managment, so I would like to write a script that would add new printer that point to the new print server and remove the old printer that points to the old print server.

  • From your tags it appears your server is windows 2008, what are your clients? – Zoredache Oct 7 '09 at 17:10
  • XP maybe 7 at some point. – Grishanko Oct 12 '09 at 19:36

Since you seem to be running 2008 server you could deploy your printers with Group Policies. This may be easier then writing a script.


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