[THIN] Re: printer management

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 09:32:27 +0100

To be fair, much the same rationale is available by most if not all
directories - including NDS.

Out of the box, Active Directory doesn't easily facilitate this, you
have to actively (pun intended ;-)) do something to make this work.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Greg Reese
> Sent: 06 May 2004 19:14
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: printer management
> Microsoft has a tool to do just this.  It is called "Active Directory"
> Greg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Matt Fowler
> Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 1:23 PM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] printer management
> We have 300 network printers and 3 XPa Farm servers. We will 
> soon be migrating these printers to queues on Windows servers 
> from Novell. We want to try and keep the users from having to 
> scroll through a list of printers to get to the one(s) they 
> wish to print to. Does anyone know of a way to partition them 
> out? Do any of the 3rd party print management solutions help 
> with this? Do any of them handle security? Do any of them 
> propagate to other farm servers for you?
> Thanks for the insight.

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