Using the PaperCut Mac Client Login Hook With Other Login Scripts
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Note: The preferred method of starting the PaperCut Client automatically for all users is to use the Launchd method using Launch Agents as advised by Apple
The Mac login hook functionality is used to start the PaperCut client tool automatically when users log in. If you are already using a login script, or want to install additional scripts, the setup procedure will be slightly different to the standard way (double clicking on install-login-hook.command).
The login hook on Mac can point to one script only. To run multiple scripts on login, the master login hook script should call your multiple other login scripts.
A) If you already have a login hook script in place
If you already have a login hook script set up, simply insert the following line at the end of your existing login hook script:
This will call the PaperCut script at the end of your current login procedures.
B) To call multiple login scripts
If you’ve already set up the PaperCut Mac client with the login hook (say another application is using the method), perform the following:
1. Create a new text file to function as the master/wrapper login hook script. The contents should be similar to the following example:
# call login script/program #1 here
[path to my other login script]
# call login script/program #2 here
[path to another program starting via a login script]
# call the PaperCut user client login script
2. Set execute permissions on the master login hook script:
sudo chmod a+x "/Path/To/Script"
3. Set the login hook property to point it to your master login hook script: