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Printing to Network Printers SLOW!!!

I am experiencing some issues with printing to our network printers. I have a PDF file, it is a 2MB file, but when I print, the progress bar will sit there for 1 minute before it starts processing, then it hits the server, so I check the printer queue on my workstation and see that the file is spooling 73.3MB of data.

The problem is it is spooling at 15-20K a second, so this print job takes about 20 minutes before the printer starts processing.

Where can I look or what can I do to find out why taking so long to spool, then how can I fix this? Would a new driver potentially fix? Is it something on the server itself?
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nick_kessler

8/22/2022 - Mon
Matt V

What OS are you printing from?  I have seen issues like this with x64 workstations printing to x86 servers.
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nick_kessler

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I removd the "enable advanced printing features" and and went to workwstation, tested, it spooled 1000x faster, but then said the printer was offline, looking into now, just wanted to keep you posted, thanks!
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Yes, OK so if I enable snmp frm the printer proterties, it spools normally but goes offline, if I uncheck snmp, back to slow printing. So are you suggesting to disable snmp on phycial printer?
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If I enable snmp on printer and enable on printer preferences, it is still slow spooling...
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What printer is this? I'll take a look at the options.
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Konica Minolta BizHub C451 and C550
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nick_kessler

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Correct on the driver, I know the Auto setting your referring to, let me check now, thx!
nick_kessler

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I changed both settings and it is still slow to spool, increments of 30K or so...

Could this be an snmp issue at all, more curious than fishing for solution... I just recall that when I played with snmp earlier, I got the speed results, but it was going ofline. I went to the printer, snmp, I can't recall exactly, but (v1) I believe was set to on.
David_Ingledew

Could you try the universal driver?
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nick_kessler

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I have the Konica rep coming out monday AM to assist, thx for your assistance...
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Aristotle Gonzales, out of SF Bay Area
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David_Ingledew

OK, different continent! hope he can sort out the driver.
nick_kessler

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thx for helping...