Install network printers

Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 2000 Group Policy' started by Miha, Sep 4, 2006.

  1. Miha

    Miha Guest

    Hi

    Is it possible to install network printers (all printers are installed on a
    Win2003 print server) to WinXP/2k clients through a GPO or some kind of a
    script during a logon?
    The idea is that if a new user comes into Marketing OU department, and when
    he logs into a machine, the proper printer is automatically
    installed/mapped.
    Thanks!

    Regards,
    Miha
     
    Miha, Sep 4, 2006
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  2. Hi Miha,

    You can't assign printers with group policies on Windows Server 2003 (but it
    can partly be done with R2).
    The most common way to solve this issue with 2003 AD, is to assign a
    logonscript with gropu policies. Just put the GPO on the OU you want to
    target.

    The script you need to do this is here:
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/scripts/printing/client/prclvb01.mspx?mfr=true

    Good luck

    Best Regards
    Ronni Pedersen


    "Miha" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi
    >
    > Is it possible to install network printers (all printers are installed on
    > a Win2003 print server) to WinXP/2k clients through a GPO or some kind of
    > a script during a logon?
    > The idea is that if a new user comes into Marketing OU department, and
    > when he logs into a machine, the proper printer is automatically
    > installed/mapped.
    > Thanks!
    >
    > Regards,
    > Miha
    >
     
    Ronni Pedersen, Sep 4, 2006
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  3. Miha

    Kurt Guest

    And the way you get user policies (logon scripts) to apply to a specific
    computer is using loopback policies.


    "Ronni Pedersen" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi Miha,
    >
    > You can't assign printers with group policies on Windows Server 2003 (but
    > it can partly be done with R2).
    > The most common way to solve this issue with 2003 AD, is to assign a
    > logonscript with gropu policies. Just put the GPO on the OU you want to
    > target.
    >
    > The script you need to do this is here:
    > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/scripts/printing/client/prclvb01.mspx?mfr=true
    >
    > Good luck
    >
    > Best Regards
    > Ronni Pedersen
    >
    >
    > "Miha" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> Hi
    >>
    >> Is it possible to install network printers (all printers are installed on
    >> a Win2003 print server) to WinXP/2k clients through a GPO or some kind of
    >> a script during a logon?
    >> The idea is that if a new user comes into Marketing OU department, and
    >> when he logs into a machine, the proper printer is automatically
    >> installed/mapped.
    >> Thanks!
    >>
    >> Regards,
    >> Miha
    >>

    >
     
    Kurt, Sep 5, 2006
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  4. Miha

    Miha Guest

    Thanks!
    Regards,
    Miha
    "Kurt" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > And the way you get user policies (logon scripts) to apply to a specific
    > computer is using loopback policies.
    >
    >
    > "Ronni Pedersen" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> Hi Miha,
    >>
    >> You can't assign printers with group policies on Windows Server 2003 (but
    >> it can partly be done with R2).
    >> The most common way to solve this issue with 2003 AD, is to assign a
    >> logonscript with gropu policies. Just put the GPO on the OU you want to
    >> target.
    >>
    >> The script you need to do this is here:
    >> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/scripts/printing/client/prclvb01.mspx?mfr=true
    >>
    >> Good luck
    >>
    >> Best Regards
    >> Ronni Pedersen
    >>
    >>
    >> "Miha" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >>> Hi
    >>>
    >>> Is it possible to install network printers (all printers are installed
    >>> on a Win2003 print server) to WinXP/2k clients through a GPO or some
    >>> kind of a script during a logon?
    >>> The idea is that if a new user comes into Marketing OU department, and
    >>> when he logs into a machine, the proper printer is automatically
    >>> installed/mapped.
    >>> Thanks!
    >>>
    >>> Regards,
    >>> Miha
    >>>

    >>

    >
    >
     
    Miha, Sep 5, 2006
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