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Group Policy, how can i set default printer per user

HI All,

Background
2003 SBS SP1
Total Citrix Environment - in one location
4 Sites

Question
How can i set the default printer per user, i have found how to do it for computers however this is not useful as all the computers (citrix) are in a central locatin and all users in the 4 orbiting sites.

Need to set per user.
Users are in site/office OUs.

TIA
Gareth
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gareth629
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gareth629
2 Solutions
 
mkbeanCommented:
Windows SBS 2003 does not support assigning printers to users.  :-(

Take a look into SBS R2 for further help.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/sbs/r2/default.mspx

Brian
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
Hi gareth629,

you can do what is required via scripts but as for advice on how to! im stumped, check Brians links for more user friendly options!
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M0b1usCommented:
here is ref from http://computerperformance.co.uk/

'========== printer.vbs==============
Option Explicit
Dim objNetwork, strUNCPrinter
strUNCPrinter = "\\<Computerserver>\<PrinterSharedName>"
Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
objNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection strUNCPrinter

' Here is where we set the default printer to strUNCPrinter
objNetwork.SetDefaultPrinter strUNCPrinter
' WScript.Echo "Check the Printers folder for : " & strUNCPrinter

WScript.Quit

'======================================

save it as printer.vbs then Enable the script at Group Policy : users configuration --> Windows Settings --> Scripts --> Logon --> printer.vbs


Hope this help

regards

M0b1us
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