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December 07, 2017, at 12:03 AM by Alan Morris - keyword merge in prep of merged KB https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/DeleteAPrinterInPaperCutNG
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June 15, 2016, at 03:53 PM by allenv - Updated link
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-> [[ https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/printer-add-remove-printer.html | Ignoring / deleting a print in PaperCut]]
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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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A: In the @@print-provider.conf@@, located in @@[app-path]/providers/print/[platform]@@, find the @@IgnoreVirtualPrinters=On@@ option, uncomment it if necessary and set to @@Off@@.
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A: In the @@print-provider.conf@@, located in @@[app-path]/providers/print/[platform]@@, find the @@ignorevirtualprinters=On@@ option, uncomment it if necessary and set to @@Off@@.
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Q: PaperCut is ignoring my virtual printers (PDF, Fax). How can I track printing on these?

A: In the @@print-provider.conf@@, located in @@[app-path]/providers/print/[platform]@@, find the @@IgnoreVirtualPrinters=On@@ option, uncomment it if necessary and set to @@Off@@.

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-> [[ https://www.papercut.com/products/chargeback/manual/ch-printer-mgmt.html#ch-printer-mgmt-add-remove-printer | Ignoring / deleting a print in PaperCut ChargeBack
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-> [[ https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt.html#ch-printer-mgmt-add-remove-printer | Ignoring / deleting a print in PaperCut]]
August 03, 2010, at 11:25 PM by 202.129.124.120 -
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A: By default, PaperCut 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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A: By default, PaperCut will monitor all printers on the system/server.  ''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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-> [[ https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt.html#ch-printer-mgmt-add-remove-printer | Ignoring / deleting a print in PaperCut NG ]]

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//www.papercut.com/products/chargeback/manual/ch-printer-mgmt.html#ch-printer-mgmt-add-remove-printer | Ignoring / deleting a print in PaperCut ChargeBack ]]
August 04, 2008, at 07:24 AM by 218.214.136.161 -
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(:title Ignoring / deleting printers:)

Q: How do I ignore/delete a printer?

A: By default, PaperCut 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 the user manual section '''Adding and Removing/Deleting/Ignoring Printers''', available online here:

->''PaperCut NG:'' https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html
->''PaperCut ChargeBack:'' https://www.papercut.com/products/chargeback/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-ignore-printer.html

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 its 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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''Categories:'' [[Category.Printers|+]]
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[-keywords: remove printer, ignore printer, delete printer, stop monitoring, delete-]

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