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Add HP printer to Windows Server 2003

Posted on 2011-02-19
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I have been away from the server side of things for awhile so forgot some of the things I used to know.  I have a customer with a HP LJ P2055DN and need to connect it to a Windows Server 2003 network.  From what I read, it appears this printer has a JetDirect or similar item in it; I did set the printer to DHCP and it gave me an address of 192.168.0.34; then I download the universal driver of PCL 6 from HP and setup a new IP Port on the server of the .34 and went thru the steps to share it out but still does not appear in the directory listings - what did I miss or not doing?  Thank you.
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Question by:Daren Anderson, MSIS
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by:Speedfox6
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Have you shared the printer?. If not just right click the printer on the server then click properties. In there you sould find an option to share the printer.
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by:Daren Anderson, MSIS
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Yes I did share the printer and put in a name for it.
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and did you put a tick in the box, that states list in Active Directory?
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by:Daren Anderson, MSIS
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Yes I did.  
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yelbaglf earned 500 total points
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Restart the Print Spooler on the server, and see if it doesn't show up shortly afterwards in AD.
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