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September 25, 2018, at 06:54 PM by TimG - Updated to clarify that you need to have the printers installed at the OS level first.
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A: You'll need to re-run the script @@Control Printer Monitoring.command@@ to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at
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A: First, you'll need to make sure that you have the printers added at the OS level (i.e. that you've added the printers to the Mac). Check out the recommendations for that over on the [[https://www.papercut.com/support/resources/manuals/ng-mf/common/topics/install-mac-10-8-9.html|installing Printers on a Mac]] section of the manual.

You'll need to re-run the script @@Control Printer Monitoring.command@@ to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at
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Since version 17.0, it is possible to automatically add any new printers in your network to Mac. Please follow the steps to set it up.
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Since version 17.0, it is also possible to automatically add any new printers in your network to Mac. Please follow the steps to set it up.
June 21, 2017, at 08:40 PM by priyanka - Added information on how to automatically add printers to Mac
June 21, 2017, at 08:40 PM by priyanka - Added information on how to automatically add printers to Mac
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# Locate the line @@EnablePrinterAutoImport=off.@@
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# Locate the line [@EnablePrinterAutoImport=off@]
June 21, 2017, at 08:28 PM by priyanka - Added information on how to automatically add printers to Mac
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Since version 17.0, it is possible to automatically add any new printers in your network to Mac. Please follow the steps to set it up.

#On the computer system hosting the queue to be added/removed/ignored, In a text editor such as Notepad, open the file: @@[app_dir]\providers\print\mac\print-provider.conf @@.
# Locate the line @@EnablePrinterAutoImport=off.@@
# Change off to on.
# Save the file.
# Restart the server.
The service is called @@papercut-event-monitor@@ on both Mac and Linux machines. This page explains how to restart the service:  [[https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/HowToEnableDebugInThePrintProvider|How to Enable Debug in the Print Provider.]]
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'''Applies to:'''
* OS X 10.10: Yosemite (Syrah)
* OS X 10.11: El Capitan (Gala)
* macOS 10.12: Sierra (Fuji)
December 02, 2016, at 05:00 PM by timg - Added Video
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For a more detailed look at setting up printers on a mac, and installing PaperCut on Mac in general, we also have a walk-through video discussing the process:
(:youtube obTm4MwfVgo:)

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There is some more information about that script on this page:

->https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-intro-quick-start-mac.html.
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There is some more information about that script in the manual here:

->https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt.html#ch-printer-mgmt-add-remove-printer-mac
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A: You'll need to re-run the script [@Control Printer Monitoring.command@] to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at
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A: You'll need to re-run the script @@Control Printer Monitoring.command@@ to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at
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Note: @@Control Printer Monitoring.command@@ was named @@Configure CUPS.command@@ in older versions.
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A: You'll need to re-run the script [@Configure CUPS.command@] to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at

->[@/Applications/PaperCut NG/Configure CUPS.command@]
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A: You'll need to re-run the script [@Control Printer Monitoring.command@] to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at

->[@/Applications/PaperCut NG/Control Printer Monitoring.command@]
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''Categories:'' [[!Printers]], [[!Troubleshooting]]
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''Categories:'' [[Category.Printers | +]], [[Category.Troubleshooting | +]]
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A: You'll need to re-run the script [@Configure CUPS.command@] to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at [@/Applications/PaperCut NG/Configure CUPS.command@]There is some more information about that script on this page:
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A: You'll need to re-run the script [@Configure CUPS.command@] to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at

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[@/Applications/PaperCut NG/Configure CUPS.command@]

There
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(:title Adding a new printer on a Mac :)
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A: You'll need to re-run the script [@Configure CUPS.command@] to add the new printers in PaperCut.  There is some more information about that script on this page:
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A: You'll need to re-run the script [@Configure CUPS.command@] to add the new printers in PaperCut. This script is located at [@/Applications/PaperCut NG/Configure CUPS.command@].  There is some more information about that script on this page:
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Q: I am trying to add some of my new printers to my Mac server. PaperCut is not picking up/seeing the new printers.  What is wrong?

A: You'll need to re-run the script [@Configure CUPS.command@] to add the new printers in PaperCut.  There is some more information about that script on this page:
->http://papercut.biz/products/ng/manual/ch-intro-quick-start-mac.html.

A: The reason for needing to run this script is that CUPS needs to be told to route printing traffic through PaperCut first.  It's a bit inconvenient (on Windows new printers are picked up automatically), but hopefully you don't need to run it that often, and in future we'll look at ways to automate this.

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