Allowing NT users to change local printer settings
Posted on 2003-11-19
We have many users on the network who use networked printers and do not require the ability to change the settings of the printers they are allocated. However, there are a small handfull of users who need the ability to change the printer, in this case to be able to turn on duplexing, but are unable to access the settings due to their profile restrictions. Once the user is added to Power Users or Admin then they can manipulate the printer, but this gives them excess rights.
If this was only a one off situation then there would not be an issue, but we are expecting many more of these duplexing printers and we need a solution which increases the users rights in their profile to allow only the changing of access to printer settings.
All desktops are NT4, SP6a
Any ideas, possible solutions would be appreciated.