Login script for printer

I saw a login script on my Domain controller.

wshNetwork.AddWindosPrinterConnectoin "\\\GFD"

What's the usage for this command ? For "GFD", is it a shared printer driver ?

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reredokIT ConsultantCommented:
Maybe it's a logical Port definition. Same Printer manufacturer do so. Minolta i.e. use "MPF"
AXISHKAuthor Commented:
What's that about ? Any further information on this ?

\\\GFD is your printer path (\\printserver\printshare)

WshNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection can be used to map printers in a vbscript as following :

Set WshNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")
' Set the path
PrinterPath = "\\printserver\printshare"
' Set the driver
PrinterDriver = "Any_appropriate_installed_driver"
' Run command
WshNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection PrinterPath, PrinterDriver
AXISHKAuthor Commented:
Just to clarify,

printshare - is it a shared name for the printer

printerpath - is it the path where the printer is mounted, eg \\

Printerdriver - is it a driver name installed on the server ??

Printshare is the name of the share

PrinterPath is the full printer path fe : "\\printserver\printshare"

PrinterDriver is the full name of the driver fe : "HP Laserjet PCL6"


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