[THIN] Re: Local vs. Network printers

  • From: "Rick Mack" <ulrich.mack@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 03:09:38 -0400

Hi Jim,

If LPT ports are turned off, client printers are disabled regardless.

As Joe says, you can set IP based policies to handle who gets client
printers and who doesn't and it'll work ok.



Ulrich Mack
Quest Software
Provision Networks Division

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58 PM, Medeiros, Jim <
Jim.Medeiros@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Being an Insurance company, we have a policy that does not allow printing
> to local printers as the information may be confidential.  We have been able
> to implement this with a policy in our CMC.  We only block this when users
> are coming through the CAG, no need to block this behavior when people are
> connected to the network.
> Our intent was never to block users from printing to network printers.  We
> have just learned that in fact, we are.  Apparently, the policy that we
> created is blocking all printing - local and network.
> Question:  Is there a way to block the creation and/or mapping of local
> printers (someone's printer at home or remote office) but allow users to
> print to network printers (printers on our network and published in AD)
> and/or add them to their Citrix profile as needed?
> Current policy details:
>    - Client Devices -> Resources -> Ports -> turn off LPT ports -- Enabled
>    - Printing -> Client Printers -> Auto Creation -- Enabled and set to Do
>    not auto-create client printers
>    - Printing -> Client Printers -> Turn off client printer mapping --
>    Enabled
> I appreciate any help that you have to offer.
> Thank you,
> Jim Medeiros
> Citrix Administrator
> GMAC Insurance
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