Printing on AWS via RDP?

I have a customer which we setup a server on AWS, he would like to print but is not able to. He is logging onto the server using RDP, I was thinking it supposed to redirect the printer on his local computer to the (AWS) cloud computer.


Is there anything I am forgetting to do to make this happen?
CervisTECHAsked:
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Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
Maybe a little too obvious, but did you enable the possibility to map a printer in your RDP session before connecting?

Should be something like this:
- Click on Options, and  click the Local Resources tab.
- Under Local devices and resources, you can select the Printers' check box.
CervisTECHAuthor Commented:
Yes that was the first thing I did. But Still I am not seeing the printer on AWS.
Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
Hmmm, and no mentioning of failure of installing the printer in the event viewer or something? Might not find the driver or something. Is this a server or is this AWS Workspaces?
CervisTECHAuthor Commented:
Yes this is a server on hosted on AWS.
Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
Well, it's either a driver issue (you could try a thinprint driver or one of those general drivers) or a port issue maybe, what port the printer is mapped to is being blocked somehow?

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