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Login Script

I am trying to create 1 login script for all our office. All seems to be workign at the moment just not sure how to add the printers as i am not sure i can do it via groups.

anyway I have just moved all printers from an old 2003 server to a new 2008 server. Obviously the name has changed. Is there anyway to work around going to each workstation and manually re-adding the printer under the correct server name.

Any ideas?
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xDUCKxCommented:
Deploying printers via Group Policy:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754699.aspx

You can use Audience Targeting to ensure that appropriate groups get the correct printers.
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jkratzerCommented:
If you just want the server name change, you can just add a DNS pointer from the old server name to the new.
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j8547Author Commented:
I was looking for something like an if statement. If the mapping has this server name change it to this one. Can this be done for printers in the login script
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jkratzerCommented:
If the old server is off line, then you can just do the DNS thing and you do not have to change anything for your users.

I have used this successfully on several occasions.

If you want to change the actual printer mapping, you will have to do a call to WMI to read the printer current and then do a remove and remap at that time.
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