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Display printers and manage print queues

Jun 18, 2013
The following table summarizes where you can display printers and manage print queues in a XenDesktop environment.
  Printing Pathway UAC Enabled? Location
Client printers (Printers attached to the user device) Client printing pathway On Print Management snap-in located in the Microsoft Management Console
Off Pre-Windows 8: Control Panel

Windows 8: Print Management snap-in

Network printers (Printers on a network print server) Network printing pathway On Print Server > Print Management snap-in located in the Microsoft Management Console
Off Print Server > Control Panel
Network printers (Printers on a network print server) Client printing pathway On Print Server > Print Management snap-in located in the Microsoft Management Console
Off Pre-Windows 8: Control Panel

Windows 8: Print Management snap-in

Local network server printers (Printers from a network print server that are added to a Server OS machine) Network printing pathway On Print Server > Control Panel
Off Print Server > Control Panel
Note: Print queues for network printers that use the network printing pathway are private and cannot be managed through XenDesktop.