Solved

xendesktop 5 Printing

Posted on 2012-03-24
4
558 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-22
I am streaming a pooled image to 30 desktops.  I have read a good bit of the documentation but am unclear on the best method to provide printing.  I saw options in provisioning server, the delivery controller, and I suppose adding the printer to the VDI disk?

The printers are on a windows printer server?  What is the best and simplest option.   I am  on supporting the environment.
0
Comment
Question by:ehojr
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Dirk Kotte
ID: 37763207
if your users (XenDesktops) near the printserver ...
best is using a printserver and mapping the networkprinter to the session.
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Dirk Kotte
ID: 37763241
if you have remote users and these should print at their local printers you can use the same "Remote Print features" like with xenApp:
http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/xendesktop-rho/cds-printing-rho.html
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
basraj earned 500 total points
ID: 37764165
One easy method would be, install all the printers to the Vdisk. Both local and network printers. Once done, go the device collection in PVS, select a particualar device>properties> select Vdisk and you find an tab for printers. Where you will see both local and desktop printers. Select the printers which you want, so it will available to the devices.

Also make sure you have enabled printers, on vdisk pool, options, enable printers managment.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ehojr
ID: 37832587
The printing is local and it is on a network print server.  I was wanting to avoid messing with the vdisk image.  Can I do this through the ddc or pvs?
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

#Citrix #Internet Explorer #Enterprise Mode #IE 11 #IE 8
Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Citrix Policies Graphics
How to install and configure Citrix XenApp 6.5 - Part 1. In this video tutorial we have explained step by step installation of Citrix XenApp 6.5 Server on Windows Server 2008 R2 is explained in this video. We have explained the difference between…
This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with NetScaler Management and Analytics System in a non-routable Mesos/Marathon environment for use with Micro-Services applications.

713 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question