MS virtual printing & VPN

Can provide me a few good links on MS virtual printing?

At one site, when users establish VPN, they can't do printing.
Can MS virtual printing enable printing while VPN is connected
or any one solution for this?
sunhuxAsked:
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wynandkunkelCommented:
Hi sunhux,

Need a bit more info please.

Do the users need to connect to a local IP printer whilst connected to the VPN?

Which VPN solution are they using?

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sunhuxAuthor Commented:
>Do the users need to connect to a local IP printer whilst connected to the VPN?
Users need to print to network printers whilst they're connected to Citrix VPN.
These network printers are hosted on dedicated print servers.

The Citrix VPN is established by using a browser to browse a page on the
VPN server & after user has entered login id & password, it will send a
PIN (which is always different for each login) to user's mobile phone &
user has to next key in this PIN on that page to establish VPN connection
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sunhuxAuthor Commented:
The MS virtualized printing is a separate topic but if you can
point me to a few links, let me study to see if it's applicable
in my case here
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wynandkunkelCommented:
What I suspect is happening is that the VPN rules, once connected, preclude the users from connecting to the subnet that the printers are on, even if the network printer is on the same subnet as the PC.  I have even seen that VPN clients can effectively "disconnect" users from their local network, so that they can only connect to the resources on the "other side" of the VPN.

Can you ping the Network Printer from the PC once the VPN is connected?
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sunhuxAuthor Commented:
Can't ping but I know in Cisco VPN, there's this 'split tunnelling'
which allows this (but the VPN administrator has to permit this).  

I'm not sure if Citrix VPN allows this.
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wynandkunkelCommented:
Hmm... thought so... although if the printer IP is in the same IP range it should show up in the PC's ARP table.  

This is a conversation that I suggest you take up with the VPN administrator, but I would imagine that the "split tunnelling" would be possible on the Citrix VPN.
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sunhuxAuthor Commented:
Well, I don't know who is the Citrix VPN administrator as we
all just submit the apps online.  Do you have any idea whether
the Citrix VPN supports split tunnelling?

Or any links for me to read up virtualized printing?
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