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My previous admin did a setup and im trying to figure out how he did it. When we go to run and put in the "printserver" it pulls up all our printers. So it points to our printserver and then directly into the "printers and faxes" folder on the server. I look in DNS and printserver is an alias for our actual server name but I dont see how it goes directly into that specific folder. I hope that makes sense. Does anyone know how this is done?
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Maybe I'm missing something but that would seem to be normal behavior.  Anytime you use explorer to browse another machine you should see a list of shared objects that are available.

It sounds like this was done in your environment so that if the print server ever changed then your users could just keep using the DNS name "printserver" and still get to the current print server.  Pretty smart actually.
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by:Thomas N
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lol your right. Its too early for me here. Not thinking. Thanks!
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