[windows2000] Re: windows2000 Digest V3 #454

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 10:06:41 +0100

Ah, but do it leveraging AD, and you can do away with the user(s)
actually have to do something, or chose, and have it done
automagically... it's the future, I'm telling ya ;-)


> Subject: [windows2000] Re: OT - Kix
> Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 14:04:46 +0200
> From: "Rob Beekmans" <R.Beekmans@xxxxxxxxx>
> I've done that once for a customer, thay had 3 sites in 
> different countries. I added all printers to the startmenu in 
> a special folder, so that they could change and set the 
> default printer to wherever they wanted to.. Worked fine, and 
> saved me from adding and removing users from printer 
> assignment groups....
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Braebaum, Neil [mailto:Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
> Verzonden: woensdag 29 september 2004 10:50
> Aan: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Onderwerp: [windows2000] Re: OT - Kix
> > From: Bill Beckett <Bill.beckett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: [windows2000] OT - Kix
> > Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 10:21:05 -0400
> >=20
> > Kixtart question for all those kix gurus. I know that I can  add 
> >printer connections based on group membership. Has anyone=20 
>  created 
> >anything beyond that like a kix batch file that=20  allows 
> you to add 
> >any printer connection and is interactive?
> I've done numerous printer mappings via script and AD repository info.
> If you want it done interactively, though, why not allow the 
> users to use the AD search functionality?
> Personally, I use an attribute of the PC object in AD, to 
> point to an OU, where the printers for that PC's physical 
> location are grouped, hence printer mappings that observe 
> physical location, and AD as a repository, rather than the 
> old fashioned group / printer(s) relationship hard-coded into 
> login scripts.
> Neil

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