Most networks need to support laptop/notebook users that use their computers both onsite (the network) and remotely (at home). These laptops are often personally owned by students and staff and they are not authenticated. This poses a number of challenges to ensure that users can print from these laptops and that printing is logged in PaperCut correctly.
This topic is discussed in detail in the “Print Authentication” chapter. We would recommend first reading the introductory section about print authentication:
After reading introduction, then read the section that describes the options for handling unauthenticated laptops:
If you have any questions about the particular needs of your environment, please feel free to contact support and we would be happy to assist.
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