Product Documentation

Managing printers

Jan 15, 2016

Provisioning Server provides a Printer Management feature that allows you to manage which printers target devices have access to on a vDisk. Printers are managed from the Target Device Properties dialog.

This feature should not be enabled if you use Active Directory to manage printers. If you use an existing printer management tool, this feature should be disabled to avoid printer setting conflicts.

Printers can only be added to the top-level differencing disk version while it is under Maintenance or if it is a Private Image. If a device boots from a previous version, the printer configuration may not match.

There are two types of printers that can appear in the Console window:
  • Network Printers
  • Local Printers
Before a target device can access a printer, the following tasks must be completed in the order that follows: