Authenticate as user from one domain to another
Posted on 2009-07-09
Really struggling (on a live system). We have had PCOUNTER and new network printers installed over the last few days on a domain STUDENTS this allows monitoring of print work etc and is working fine. However the people before us created a second domain called BUSINESS that also need access to these printers.
The printers are shared off a server called VIPER (on the STUDENTS domain) which we can connect to from the BUSINESS domain, however when we try and install the printers as a BUSINESS user we get the "Policy controls do not permit, blah blah"
So far the only way we have got it to print is by connecting to VIPER as an admin, then getting the printer installed, the problem is that then the admin account gets billed for the printing, even if we log off and log back in as a user. I have even set the print security to everyone but it still requires authentication.
If I were to run a VBS script at logon to connect the printer, how could I ensure this authentication between the two domains without using generic IDs and preferably without setting up network maps to VIPER on 80 BUSINESS users machines?
Many thanks in advance, proper headscratcher for me atm.