[THIN] Re: RDS 2012 printing to a local USB printer

  • From: Jan <tinybeetle@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin-list <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:42:57 -0400

Try turning off "Enable Advanced Printing Features" on a local printer on
someone's PC that isn't working. See if it works then. I've seen this
lately on my PS4 servers and Win7.

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 9:09 AM, Michael Leone <oozerdude@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Today we moved from an old Citrix Presentation Manager 4.5 setup, to Win
> 2012 R2 RDS. The application runs fine. Printing, however, ....
> Printing works to a network printer fine. (by which I mean: I add a local
> printer to my workstation, either via IP or by accessing one off a print
> server). According to my users, however, they can't print to any locally
> connected USB printers.
> All of my testing was to network printers. The application team was
> supposed to have been testing running the application for the last 3 weeks,
> we got the update to make it all live. But now this morning the users are
> complaining. (guess they forgot to test printing locally, too ...)
> Note: this is from published remote apps, this is not from a virtual
> desktop. I've found references to using RemoteFX to provide USB
> redirection, but they always speak of a virtual desktop, which is not my
> environment.
> Some of my users seem to be OK, I saw them print to a local USB printer
> (HP Laserjet M401), so some USB printing seems to work. I am told that this
> printer has 2012 drivers, most of the other printers that are having
> problems do not. Yet I have not (yet) installed any drivers on my session
> hosts.
> Thoughts as to where to go next?

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