Admins and Citrix Session printers

Posted on 2012-08-20
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    I have a xen app 6 farm running 2008R2 where a fair number of the users are required to have local admin access to the server due to a badly coded application. The admin rights is for the moment unavoidable however now all users can see all session printers on each server. Is there anyway to prevent users from seeing each others session printer when they have admin rights. ?

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by:Vijaya Reddy Pinnapa Reddy
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I don't think it's possible. You have to remove them from the group to restrict. See point 1.

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Dirk Kotte earned 2000 total points
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there are "new" registry-keys to configure the printing and printer-visibility within XA6
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Instead of providing local admin rights for your users, can you provided elevated permissions on some directories/registry keys?  It's a better option from both a security and printing standpoint.

Although it may be a bit painful, run Process Monitor on a box with standard user permissions and you'll see exactly where elevated permissions are necessary.

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the policy in the presention server console can be set to allow default printer quene only or disable all printers quene.

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Thanks for your reply guys, I've already tried getting round the admin right issue and unforunately there isnt  away round the application is at fault and no amount of mess around can fix it.

barrykfl - where is the printer policy you mentioned in xen app i cant see it ?

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This works cheers

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