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MAC Printing - Pausing

I have a script that maps our printers, it uses PPD files. When I map the printers using the script it will pause in the middle of the printing process, like it will say printing then PAUSE this is ...
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Network printer shows the print server name after mapping

when we are mapping our printers to our computers from a Windows print server the name of the printer shows the print server as well (see example below). Is there a way to omit the print server and ...
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What is the current state of the art way to share printers from Linux with Windows clients

TLDR: What driver should I use in Windows (10/11) to connect to CUPS? Alternatively: What is a better way to print from Windows clients to a Linux server? Hi, I'm currently having an Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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What is the best way to deploy printers to clients?

What is the best practice method for deploying printers to clients using the Print Management tool on a Windows Server 2019? There are printers based in each remote office, which I would like to ...
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Set Independent Default Print Settings for Different Users

Problem: Our network deployed printers are set to default to print in black & white for cost savings. A few users want to print in color all the time, and are very annoyed at having to manually ...
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Roll back HP Universal Print Driver

I recently installed the latest PostScript HP Universal Print Driver on my Windows print server, but it turned out that the driver was buggy. I reverted the server virtual machine to a snapshot taken ...
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Add Network Printer using command /Powershell after exporting it from One Machine to Another Windows 10/11

AIM : To export Network Printer from one Windows 10 machine to an output file and using that output file import it to another Windows 10 machine on the same network. Research work: The following ...
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looking for "access denied" server log entries on network shared print jobs (Windows) after removing the 'Everyone' group

In an effort to try to remove the ability for users to print directly to an MFP shared printer, relegating the users to use their badge ID for more secure printing while in the office... Currently ...
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Error message "The format of the file is invalid" when attempting to import certificate on HP printer

On some HP printers, when I try to import a certificate to enable HTTPS for the printer's Embedded Web Server (EWS), I get the error message "The format of the file is invalid". This happens ...
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Print Access Across Parent-Child Domains

I am running a Parent/Child domain for a number reasons. I have a printer server that accessed the Parent domain on VLAN 2 and the Development domain on VLAN 3. The printers are on VLAN 2 and users on ...
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How to remove old devices from FMAudit Onsite?

If you use FMAudit to collect printer usage data it will accumulate junk devices over time. Not just old printers but it picks up many things that respond to SNMP query. As of version 4.1.3 the GUI ...
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GPO Printer Share - Terminal Server is added printer multiple times

I have created a GPO for some of our users to roll out the printer (the same printer with different settings): The printer is also assigned to the user accordingly, as you can see here on the TS: ...
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Can I see a printer's log about who connected to a network printer?

There's been a problem at work about a given printer that you have to connect to using a printers' server. I don't control the server itself, but if there's a log that I can require to the server ...
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GPO printers deployed but only one printer actually shows up

I've set up two printers to be deployed via GPO (using "Deployed Printers" option under "Policies"). On my laptop only one actually shows up. In other words - the GPO clearly is ...
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Print Infrastructure: How many LAN printers is too many?

I am a new network administrator for a larger company that is planning on moving to a new building. Currently I am working on designing a layout for each office, as well as the warehouse in terms of ...
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Only the PC that is plugged into the same switch as the printer can ping the printer, but other devices can ping the PC on the same switch. Why?

In my store I have sever POS computers running Windows 10 and a Brother network laser printer. Suddenly none of the POS systems can reach the printer. When I installed the printer in the showroom I ...
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Latest Windows 10 Will Not Deploy Printers Per Computer

I have a small offline network with a number of Windows 10 Clients patched to the latest and greatest using Windows 10 (21H1). They are in a GPO with Deployed printers from our Windows Server 2016 ...
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Printer Management

On our network we are getting an error every time we attempt to add a printer or sometimes print to printers. The error states that new drivers are needed to installed to print however we are using ...
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Can a VoIP or an L2 switch prevent a PC from accessing a network printer under 2 VLAN circumstances?

My organization's network topology goes like this: PC -- VoIP -- L2 switch (no IP address, only performs L2 switching)--Network Printer Also, the same L2 switch is connected to an L3 switch for access ...
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Avahi / Zeroconf: Configure DNS-SD for external Server

I have a centralized remote printer, say "printer.company.com" with IPP and I need to publish this printer in a local network with NAT. Services for "local" services are no problem,...
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How to install Microsoft IPP Class Driver for printer?

I am deploying a network printer for our office users using CUPS 2.2.7 on an Ubuntu 18.04 server. Tests on my machine (Windows 10 20H2) run fine from my computer when I use the printer driver ...
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What is the best way to setup a network printer in an enterprise environment?

As far as I know, printers should get a static IP (with MAC and IP binding) assigned from the DHCP Server (in this case a router) so that the IP is taken from the DHCP IP pool. An alternative to just ...
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CUPS-PDF fails with [STATUS] PDF creation failed

Hello I'm trying to set up CUPS-PDF on a new server (Centos 7) but don't get it working. I see the jobs reported. Also directories are being created according to conf file. But there are no pdf ...
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How to make printers installed by GPO/GPP have server-side settings?

I have a Windows Server 2019 domain controller which has some network printers installed using TCP/IP Port 9100 and publishes all of those printers as shares. The important thing to note is that while ...
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Batch: How to remove a network printer //server/printer if V4 driver is installed?

All Windows client computers use a network printer //server/printer with V4 driver. The current version of the driver on the server side is V3. I want to remove the V4 printer and reinstall the ...
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is it possible to append the filename to the job-id of all jobs submitted to a CUPS printer?

as the title suggests, I want to append the filenames of files I print to the actual job-ID in CUPS. so if for instance i ran: lp some-file.pdf the job-ID would be: d00001-001somefile.pdf The reason I ...
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Konica Minolta scanner cannot send outgoing mail via SMTP. Can I decipher the correct settings without resorting to onsite IT visit?

I'm not the business network admin, and slightly over my head. Still I'd like to try to fix it. Sorry if this is wrong forum... if so, maybe you can redirect me. We recently made some network changes, ...
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Multiple independent NIC - slow network print (printer discovery?)

I have a network printer (Samsung) connected to WiFi router, printing from notebook (Win7) connected to the same router using WiFi worked well; DHCP - network 192.168.8.0/24, gateway 192.168.8.1, ...
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Is it possible to connect an Epson Receipt Printer (w/ an RJ-11 jack) to our router?

We have an Epson Receipt Printer (#TM-T88V) at our building. It has USB, serial, and RJ-11 ports (see picture). When we bought it, we wrongly assumed it had the common Ethernet (RJ-45) port on it. ...
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Locked Print Settings Preservation When Updating Driver

I have a set of Ricoh printers on a print server. When I want to deploy a new version of the driver, it erases the printing preferences of all users mapped to the queue share. Example, if someone uses ...
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Ricoh and Konica Printers fail authentication scanning to SMB shares

Hello I hope someone can give me some guidance here. I have spent the past week and a half trying to resolve this issue but have been failing so far. I will break down how the issue began and what I ...
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Unable to remove deployed printers from workstations via GPO

I have about 40 printers which are were deployed in old method (GPO - user - deployed printers) Each printer have a security group in Permissions tab users whom can use it. For now i have a problem ...
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raspi cups prints pdf input as garbage on paper

I'm trying to print a pdf onto paper programmatically, using lp from a raspberry pi as part of an application for work. The PDF comes out of the printer looking like completely random unicode ...
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Checking RAW file sended to network printer

I have a problem with tracking down an issue with printing specific types of reports (invoice) from an ERP system on Xerox network printers. The ERP system use SAP Crystal Reports to generate ...
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Network printer error state at a specific time every day

We have 2 separated sites with network printers (all different), a VPN server and a Windows Server 2012 in another country on which the printers are connected via the VPN. Currently, only the VPN is ...
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Can I use a network printer(static IP) connected within ethernet LAN through wifi router? [closed]

We have a TP link wifi router which is connected to local ethernet LAN. Our office laptops are connected to wifi router via wifi for internet. My question is, can we access network printer residing in ...
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Only one user is having its print jobs deleted on Win2012 R2 Spool - everyone else prints

I've got a hairy one for you. We have a small office with an IT infrastructure solely based on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (not my fault...) and less than 50 users. All users are on AD, we do ...
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Datamax not printing when networked

I've run into a weird issue. I had to set up 4 Datamax printers for work, and 3 of them gave me no issue. However, the 4th one won't print when connected to the network, not even test labels from the ...
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Is RDP override of redirected printer setting an issue with Server 2012 or printer driver?

Windows 10 / 64-bit Pro workstations connecting to Microsoft Server 2012 via Remote Desktop Connection are experiencing a problem with their redirected printer, a Lexmark Model XM5365. The Lexmark ...
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Printer generated PDF corrupting file permissions/file

So I am at a loss on this one. Our TOSHIBA e-STUDIO3005AC printer has been operating perfectly for ~2 years. In the last month, whenever someone scans a document, the pdf will be deposited into our ...
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Printer vs RDS server - Jobs forever stuck in the print queue

Sysadmins, i need your aid! My colleague f*ed me over and assigned a ticket that we're all stumped about for a few days, i hope you guys could help me survive it. We have a Windows Server 2016 RDS ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 HP MFP M130fn driver not installing

I'm having a problem with installing the Windows Server 2012 R2 and the 2008 R2 driver for the HP MFP m130fn LaserJet printer. What I've tried so far: I visited the download center, change the ...
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Office Products, and "Devices and Printers" hang unless print spooler is disabled

I have a Windows 2016 Server configured as a Remote Desktop Gateway Server. Users will log into the server and use Word, Excel, ect…. These programs, as well as the "Devices and Printers" app in the ...
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Printer Server Disconnecting Users when doing driver update

We have a print Server on Windows Server 2012 R2. When I update an old printer object with a new print driver. Other printers seem to disconnect only for some users, not all, on their local computer. ...
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Sharing printer from CUPS to CUPS, getting state stopped 'Filter failed'

I'm trying to share a Epson TM-T20II connected to my computer (the server) via USB. It's working correctly at my computer using the drivers "EPSON TM BA Thermal". Now in the other computer (the ...
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Why is group policy for setting default printer being run as SYSTEM when 'Run in logged-on user's security context' is selected?

I have taken over administration of a 2008 r2 domain where there were two group policies for creating network printer shares on domain user logon: GPO1 to map network printers: GPO > User ...
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What sort of actions can I take to make printer mapping less painful for all involved?

I currently work on/sort of manage a very large network. We employ the use of a print server to make some things easier for end users, but I'm sure you all know that that comes with its own issues. ...
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How can I migrate my network+printer configurations into new Windows?

One of my office Windows machine has been crashed( blue screen). I am browsing my file system (crashed pc's drive(c:)) from my Ubuntu Live CD. I am setting up new OS on my crashed pc. I am looking ...
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Setting Up 3 Network Printers With An Old Router Connected To Another Router

I am trying to setup 3 network printers for a client. He has an Xfinity modem / router, and there is only 1 free ethernet port available on the router. To avoid buying a switch, I used an old router ...
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Managing Network Printers in Non-AD enviroment

My school uses G Suite so AD has been made pretty much redundant apart from 5/10 office staff who still use their domain accounts and access file shares. Now, most of the staff use their own personal ...
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