Changing shared printers on Win 2003 terminal servers

Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 2000 Printing' started by Guest, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    We have 30 or so printers and 200 users, who connect into our two terminal
    servers, where they do all their work.

    At present there is no printer naming strategy and it is a nightmare
    selecting the appropriate printer. New users get very confused.

    So we are intending to have a printer naming strategy (eg. building
    name_floor_model ie. longst_flr2_hp2000) or similar, changing the printer
    names and the share names. Simple enough. The idea will be to create a new
    duplicate printer object with the new name, add that to users' profiles,
    delete the old one and then when all users changed over, delete the old
    printer object off the server.

    My question is, is there anyway to automate this? Otherwise I will have to
    go through each user's profile in turn. Ideally to find all users who use x
    printer, add the new printer to their profile and delete the old one.
     
    Guest, Jun 12, 2007
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