[windows2000] Re: Script to connect network printer

  • From: Phillip Newberry <phillip_newberry@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 04:19:56 -0800 (PST)

Assign permissions ont the printer shares. 

Use scripting to assign the users/groups/OU's to the printers.  Assign the 
script to the users login.  

Phil Newberry
Network Engineer
MCSE, MCP+IIS, CNA, CCNA, CET

Lead, follow, or get out of my way!


--- On Tue, 12/16/08, Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [windows2000] Re: Script to connect network printer
> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 3:15 AM
> Come to think of it, I assume you share the printers on a
> printer server,
> right?
> 
> Wouldn't it be the easiest to add print permissions on
> the security tabs on
> the queues themselves, assuming you have the users in
> particular OU:s,
> depending on location at your site?
> 
> OTOH, this might not be trivial if you have hundreds of
> printers...
> 
> -- 
> /Sorin
> 
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Sorin Srbu [mailto:sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> >Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 9:12 AM
> >To: 'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> >Subject: RE: [windows2000] Re: Script to connect
> network printer
> >
> >You mean programmatically in the vb-script?
> >
> >That's the point where I'm over my head, as it
> were. Maybe the vbs-gurus on
> >this list can give us both a couple of hints on this
> matter? 8-)
> >
> >--
> >/Sorin
> >
> >
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> >>On Behalf Of Patrick
> >>Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 5:07 PM
> >>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>Subject: [windows2000] Re: Script to connect
> network printer
> >>
> >>ok, let me make it a bit more interesting. Is there
> a way to set permissions
> >so that only
> >>certain pc (those in the different rooms), are
> allowed to pront to thier
> >respective
> >>printers?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>________________________________
> >>
> >>From: Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 3:16:36 PM
> >>Subject: [windows2000] Re: Script to connect
> network printer
> >>
> >>I use the below vb-script. Assuming you have your
> computers in OU:s
> depending
> >>on location, you can easily tweak the script and
> link them to each OU. That
> >>way, whenever you move a computer it'll get the
> proper printer based on the
> >>location.
> >>
> >>Was this what you wanted?
> >>
> >>---
> >>Set WshNetwork =
> CreateObject("WScript.Network")
> >>
> >>'Adding new printer queues
> >>'wscript.echo "Adding new printer
> queues."
> >>WshNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection
> "\\computername\CanoniR5055N"
> >>---
> >>
> >>The remove printer queue is
> >>
> >>---
> >>WshNetwork.RemovePrinterConnection
> "\\computername\CanoniR5055N"
> >>---
> >>
> >>Pls note that there are no fancy error checks
> whatsoever, it's just a crude
> >>quick'n'dirty script I got from somebody on
> this list.
> >>--
> >>/Sorin
> >>
> >>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> >>>On Behalf Of Patrick
> >>>Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 3:52 PM
> >>>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>Subject: [windows2000] Script to connect
> network printer
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>This is just me being lazy. I have done this
> before, but can not remember
> >>where I put
> >>>the script. I am looking for a simple script
> that checks your location and
> >>maps a
> >>>network printer accordingly. So I have 7
> printers and based on your
> location
> >>(room you
> >>>log onto a pc), you should get the
> corresponding printer.
> >>
> >>
> >>


      
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