Configuring a Windows client to print to an ExtremeZ-IP Print Server queue

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  • Product:
    ExtremeZ-IP
  • Version:
    4.0-Current
  • Document Type:
    Info
  • Revised:
    9/30/2005
  • Reviewed:
    9/30/2005

Summary:

For purposes of centralization of print management and logging, it may be desirable to configure all Macs and Windows PC’s in an environment to print through ExtremeZ-IP print server queues. By doing this, all print jobs are routed through and logged by ExtremeZ-IP, allowing all print activity to be audited using ExtremeZ-IP. This document walks through the steps required to set up a Windows client computer to print to an ExtremeZ-IP Print Server.

Description:

The following steps are required to set up a Windows client to print to an ExtremeZ-IP Print Server. More detailed instructions on how to perform the steps above can be found in the PDF form of this article.

1. Add a new ‘local’ printer to the Windows client
2. Set up a new ‘Standard TCP/IP Port’ that points to the ExtremeZ-IP print server queue and assign it to this local printer
3. Configure the local printer type/driver

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