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Domain Printers Not Listed

We have our printers setup on our primary domain controller.  When someone goes to " Add Printer " they don't show up in the list.  Where should I look to solve the issue ?

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Joel
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No MoreCommented:
Does your DC have print server role installed ?

Have you enabled file and printer sharing ? In network and sharing center for Domain ?
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jtbrown1111Author Commented:
The DC does have the print server role installed and file/printer sharing is enabled .......
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No MoreCommented:
Do you have those printers listed in Printer server list ?
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jtbrown1111Author Commented:
Yes,  when I clink on Printer Servers / DC / Printers they are listed ...
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No MoreCommented:
Open the Administrative Tools folder, and then double-click Print Management.

    In the Print Management tree, under the appropriate print server, click Printers.

    In the Results pane, right-click the printer that you want to list  and then click List in Directory

Source : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753109(v=ws.10).aspx#ListandRemovePrintersfromADDS
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footechCommented:
On the print server, when you go to the properties of the printer, on the Sharing tab, you should have the box checked for "List in the directory".
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No MoreCommented:
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jtbrown1111Author Commented:
@ David,  

I have verified that all printers are listed in the directory but they still don't show up ...

@ footech

I have verified that all printers are shared ........
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jtbrown1111Author Commented:
Should the SSDPSRV service be disabled ?
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No MoreCommented:
No this is discovery service must be on
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No MoreCommented:
Description:
Discovers networked devices and services that use the SSDP discovery protocol, such as UPnP devices. Also
announces SSDP devices and services running on the local computer. If this service is stopped, SSDP-based
devices will not be discovered. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to
start.
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jtbrown1111Author Commented:
@ David,

I started the service but the printers still don't show ...  If I " find a printer by name " the whole list of printers shows up ...
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No MoreCommented:
Check FDPHOST service
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jtbrown1111Author Commented:
@ David

FDPHOST and FDRP services are started ...
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jtbrown1111Author Commented:
Turned out to be a GPO issue ....   By default and in my case this was " Not Configured " thus the " Shared Printers " value was zero.

I changed it to enabled and set the Shared Printers value to 30 and they all show up ....    

They at one time showed up but just stopped one day so I still wonder why .....   this fixed the issue however ......
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No MoreCommented:
I'm glad it's resolved
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