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How to failover printer in windows cluster

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How to failover printer in windows cluster from source to target servers so that printer will be avaialable.

I have SAP GTP failover with Double take and I want setup a printer failover in this application so that Printer will be availlable aloing with SAP application from target server
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by:Tasmant
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You can use the following information http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278455/en-us if you plan to use Windows clustering capabilities. Else i don't know the others products.
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Are you talking about just sharing a printer on a cluster application endpoint (an ip/network name), or are you talking about clustering a print server (as Tasmant mentions)?

If you're looking to share a printer, you can use this Microsoft walkthrough (for Windows Server 2003):

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc757083(WS.10).aspx
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Need more information on this
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My "Need more info", what do you mean? Are our answers on the right track? Not at all? We need some more information about what you're trying to accomplish if you'd like any more help doing it.
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thanks
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thanks
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