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August 23, 2019, at 06:11 AM by timg - redirecting
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(:title Ignoring/deleting/excluding printers:)

Q: How do I ignore/delete a printer from PaperCut?

A: By default, PaperCut is designed to automatically monitor all printers on the system/server.  ''Deleting'' the printer via the admin web interface will not stop monitoring - the printer will just reappear next time a job arrives (as the system will detect is as missing and re-add it).

A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track and report activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide here:

-->https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/printer-add-remove-printer.html

''Note:''  History logs are still maintained allowing access to historical data. Always confirm your action before proceeding with the delete!

Q: Why ignore/exclude a printer?

A: Common reasons for ignoring a printer include:
* You need to test printing with PaperCut disabled for troubleshooting purposes.
* The printer is a virtual printer such as a FAX or PDF converter.
* You are not concerned with tracking usage on the printer.
* The printer is only used by trusted people and it's usage can be disregarded from reports.
* The printer is used for a special purpose such as label or batch printing and tracking is not appropriate or causes problems.
* Management has made a determination that print recording should not occur on a particular device (e.g. printing of sensitive material/documents).

[- keywords: excluding a printer, remove printer, ignore printer, stop monitoring, delete, bypass, subset, sub set, not monitoring, not tracking print jobs -]

''Categories:'' [[!Printers]]
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(:redirect IgnoringAndDeletingPrinters status=301 quiet=1:)
December 07, 2017, at 12:07 AM by Alan Morris - we should remove this KB or direct to https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/IgnoringAndDeletingPrinters
March 21, 2016, at 09:14 PM by Brian - New manual, link went to the parent section of the Advanced Printer Management not the exact section
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''Note:''  History logs are still maintained allowing access to historical data. Always confirm your action before proceeding with the delete!
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* Management has made a determination that print recording should not occur on a particular device (e.g. printing of sensitive material/documents).

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A: By default, PaperCut NG will monitor all printers on the system/server by default.  ''Deleting'' the printer via the web interface will not stop monitoring - the printer will just reappear next time a job arrives (as the system will detect is as missing and re-add it as it's still active).

A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs
to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide here:
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A: By default, PaperCut is designed to automatically monitor all printers on the system/server''Deleting'' the printer via the admin web interface will not stop monitoring - the printer will just reappear next time a job arrives (as the system will detect is as missing and re-add it).

A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not
to track and report activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide here:
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(:title Ignoring / deleting printers:)

Q: How do I ignore/delete a printer in PaperCut NG or PaperCut ChargeBack?

A: By default, PaperCut NG will monitor all printers on the system/server by default.  ''Deleting''
the printer via the web interface will not stop monitoring - the printer will just reappear next time a job arrives.
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(:title Ignoring/deleting/excluding printers:)

Q: How do I ignore/delete a printer from PaperCut?

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PaperCut NG will monitor all printers on the system/server by default.  ''Deleting'' the printer via the web interface will not stop monitoring - the printer will just reappear next time a job arrives (as the system will detect is as missing and re-add it as it's still active).
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Q: Why ignore a printer?
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Q: Why ignore/exclude a printer?
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[- keywords: excluding a printer, remove printer, ignore printer, stop monitoring, delete, bypass, subset, sub set, -]
November 09, 2010, at 08:55 PM by Rick - added troubleshooting to the list of reasons
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* You need to test printing with PaperCut disabled for troubleshooting purposes.
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html| here]]:
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide here:
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html| here]:
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html| here]]:
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html |here]:
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html| here]:
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide in [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html |Chapter 5]]:
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html |here]:
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Q: How do I ignore/delete a printer in PaperCut NG.
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Q: How do I ignore/delete a printer in PaperCut NG or PaperCut ChargeBack?
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Q: Why ignore a printer?

A: Common reasons for ignoring a printer include:
* The printer is a virtual printer such as a FAX or PDF converter.
* You are not concerned with tracking usage on the printer.
* The printer is only used by trusted people and it's usage can be disregarded from reports.
* The printer is used for a special purpose such as label or batch printing and tracking is not appropriate or causes problems.

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(:title Ignoring / deleting printers:)
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide in [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html |Chapter 5]]:

-->http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html

[- keywords: remove printer, ignore printer, stop monitoring, delete -]
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A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide in [[http://papercut.biz/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html |Chapter 5]]:

-->http://papercut.biz/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html

[- keywords: remove printer, ignore printer, stop monitoring, delete -]

''Categories:'' [[!Printers]
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Describe DeleteAPrinterInPaperCutNG here.
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Q: How do I ignore/delete a printer in PaperCut NG.

A: By default, PaperCut NG will monitor all printers on the system/server by default.  ''Deleting'' the printer via the web interface will not stop monitoring - the printer will just reappear next time a job arrives.

A: To completely ignore a printer, the ''Print Provider'' component needs to be instructed not to track activity.  This procedure is explained in detail in the user guide in [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html Chapter 5]]:

-->http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html

[- keywords: remove printer, ignore printer, stop monitoring, delete -]

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