Local Printer keeping disconnecting from local machines


We have a network which we connect to a Citrix Server and everything is setup on the Server. We have a couples printers as well and sometimes it gets disconnected from the Server and i have to reconnect it again.

The worse part is that i have connected all the machines (laptops) to the printers and they need my authentication to be connected and sometimes as a local machines it gets disconnect from the printers that i have added as local printers over our local network which is not established. Printer get connect though a automatic sharing which i don't know how it connects.  How can i make sure those machines doesn't get disconnected locally from the local printers. There is a way to make sure they keep connected?

Printers Canon and HP
Laptops all HP
mallonyIT TechnicianAsked:
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jorge diazSECommented:
i'm not sure if i'm understanding this right so let me ask you few questions:

by local printer, are you talking about a network printer setup over TCP\IP or an USB\LPT printer?

When the printer "disconnects" from the laptops, do  you mean you have to reinstall the printer?

Is the server an AD server?

that'll help figure this one out.

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Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
mallonyIT TechnicianAuthor Commented:
by local printer, are you talking about a network printer setup over TCP\IP or an USB\LPT printer?

Is is a local printer setup over tcp\ip.

When the printer disconnects from the laptops i don`t need to reinstall. i just connect to our Citrix server and from there i right click on the printer and choose "Connect" and type my password. This is all in the local laptop. The printer driver i download when i connect to our Citrix Server.

Yes, is an AD Server

 I hope this help.
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