The IP Printer Configuration is for adding or deleting the IP Printer connection in the user computers. For configuring a shared printer in the computer for specific users, refer to the Configuring Shared Printer topic.
Provide a name and description for the IP Printer configuration.
You can perform the following actions:
Add an IP Printer
To add an IP Printer, select the Action as Add and specify the following values:
The host name or IP address defined for the printer.
The display name for the printer.
The printing protocol supported by the printer. Select the printing protocol from the Protocol list box. The default option is "RAW".
The port number/queue name in which printing protocol is communicating between the computer and printer. Enter the port number in the Port Number field if the "RAW" Protocol is selected or enter the queue name if the "LPR" Protocol is selected. The default value is 9100.
This is an optional field. By default, the port name is IP_<IP_Address/DNS_Name>. You can change the port name if required.
Add new driver package
Add the driver package that is bundled along with your printer or download your model specific driver package and add. If you know the correct INF file specific to your printer you can choose to provide it below.
Use a pre-installed driver
If you want to use a pre-installed driver to configure this printer, specify the name of the driver. To find the driver name navigate to devices and printers -> right click on a printer -> advanced option in properties.
Shared Network Printer for driver installation
Provide the network path of the shared printer. To copy Driver Files across Domains or amongst Workgroup computers, you need to specify a credential that access domain/workgroup machine where the Shared Printer Driver Files are present.
Delete an IP Printer
To delete an IP Printer, select the Action as Delete and specify the following values:
The display name of the printer.
Delete all existing IP printer connections
To delete all the existing IP printer connections in the computer for the specified user, select this option.
Using the Defining Targets procedure, define the targets for deploying the IP Printer Configuration.
Click the Deploy button to deploy the defined IP Printer Configuration in the targets defined. The configuration will take effect during the next user logon.
To save the configuration as draft, click Save as Draft.