Solved

Move Network printers to another server

Posted on 2004-09-03
3
309 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-11
What would be the easiest method to consolidate 2 printer servers to 1. We have a new HP proliant DL 380 G3 that we would like to use as our new print server. We have 2 old compaq 3000 server currently acting as our print servers. What would be the easiest way to move all the queues to the new printer? Is there a tool that can be used to migrate the printers over?
It would be insane to have to create 250 printers all over again. All the printers have address leases tied to their mac adresses.
Thank you in advance!
0
Comment
Question by:Albert1809
3 Comments
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:PsiCop
ID: 11976541
What operating system? NetWare? Linux with CUPS? We're Experts, not mindreaders. We need to know a LOT more about your environment.
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
scottman29 earned 500 total points
ID: 11976654
this document should explain how to migrate the printers on a windows 2000 or 2003 server:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/technologies/fileandprint/print/miginterop.asp

Yours,
scott
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Albert1809
ID: 11977224
Windows 2000 to 2003, I think i found a tool called printmig.exe, which seems to have worked.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When it comes to security, there are always trade-offs between security and convenience/ease of administration. This article examines some of the main pros and cons of using key authentication vs password authentication for hosting an SFTP server.
I had an issue with InstallShield not being able to use Computer Browser service on Windows Server 2012. Here is the solution I found.
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With  eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, f…
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now