• Subject: Re: TCP/IP Printing, # of Copies
  • From: "Michael Kenney"<kenney@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 10:48:02 -0400

gfeinste@planethollywood.com on 05/04/98 09:26:12 AM

To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
cc:    (bcc: Michael Kenney/University of Windsor)
Subject:  Re: TCP/IP Printing, # of Copies

Yes  I  have been using the new  32 bit version and it  has been working
quite well. The TCP/IP printer daemon isn't available in the 16 bit

  We  have  over 300 users of which  most will eventially need the ability
to  print reports at their workstation. Currently we are distributing
NIPrint, which requires additional installation and support. I  intend to
move to using WINAPPC for acheiving this.

A few other ideas reqard to  TCP/IP printing administration.
  I  have also been contemplating with the idea of   allocating  a dynamic
outq  for the user.  Situation  every  user would  be given  their own outq
which would have a dummy IP address.  Create a  record and application for
them to maintain their printer manufacturer  information .  At  signon we
would check for the existence  of reports , If any exist  prompt them to
start of  their LPD software;   Modify their  outq  with the retreived  IP
address .  This would alleviate problems when  people move  from  location
to location their IP address would always be current to where they were.
> I am running approx 120 IP writers.  There has to be a better way to
> manage all of these printers.  Anyone using WinAppc from Synapse?

Michael Kenney
University of Windsor
Windsor  ON   N9B 3P4
(519)253-3000 extension  2754

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