How to Deploy Network Shared Printers from your print server

To deploy a network printer on a print server, you can follow these general steps:

1. Connect the printer to the network: Make sure the printer is connected to the network and has a valid IP address.

2. Install the printer on the print server: Go to the print server and add the printer using the "Add Printer" wizard in the Control Panel. Choose to install a network printer and enter the IP address or hostname of the printer.

3. Share the printer: Once the printer is installed on the print server, share it with the appropriate permissions so that other users can connect to it.

4. Test the printer: After deploying the printer on the print server, test it by sending a print job from a client computer to ensure that it is working properly.

These steps may vary depending on your specific network environment and the operating systems involved, but these are the general steps to deploy a network printer on a print server.

Instead of the traditional steps outlined here. Pick up a copy of our software, Workstation Configurator. This software can deploy network shared printers to computers, not just users. Control web browser print dialogs and more.

Read all about this software here.

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