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Does anyone know how many printers you can install on a single Win200 printserver. Someone told me that 100 is the limit - is that true ???
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No that's surely not true.

In the beginnings of NT4 there were some advices not to share more than 100 LPR printer queues.

there is no real limit for it.
If your Server has enough RAM then it will manage several hundreds of them.

Don't mess your server up with client based printer driver or strange jetdirect ports.

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here is aditional info:
http://www.windows2000faq.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=14519

You are only limited by how large the registry grows. I know of sites with 990 print queues, all lpr, on one NT server with no performance problems - NTS 4.0/SP3 dual P200 Pro, 256MB, FDDI.

There are some variables, but each queue adds about 30-35 KB to the registry. By periodically eliminating the wasted space and removing LastKnownGood as above, the limit is probably somewhere around 3500. I would expect performance to be a problem before this limit is hit.
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