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A more straightforward solution to address BYOD printing requirements is PaperCut Mobility Print. PaperCut NG and MF include the software free of charge. The solution delivers network print services for iOS, Windows, macOS, Android, and Chrome devices across mixed fleet environments. It allows end-user managed devices to print securely to any printer in your network. Mobility Print is easy to set up so users can print from their own devices without the need to reach out to a SysAdmin for help.

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A more straightforward solution to address BYOD printing requirements is PaperCut Mobility Print. PaperCut NG and MF include the software free of charge. The solution delivers network print services for iOS, Windows, macOS, Android, and Chrome devices across mixed fleet environments. It allows end-user managed devices to print securely to any printer in your network. Mobility Print is easy to set up so users can print from their own devices without the need to reach out to a SysAdmin for help. The caveat is that Mobility Print is designed around a BYOD printing scenario where it is assumed that the devices are managed by the users, and there’s no way to automate the setup of these printer connections. If you are looking for a way to set up printer connections on devices that are managed by your organization, please have a look at some of the solutions below.

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The following knowledge base articles describe different approaches to configuring printers on workstations. The articles are technical and are intended for use by network/system administrators.

A simpler solution to address BYOD printing requirements is PaperCut Mobility Print. This software is included for free with PaperCut and delivers network print services for iOS, Windows, macOS, Android, and Chrome devices across mixed fleet environments. It allows end-user managed devices to securely print to any printer in your network. Mobility Print is easy to set up so users can print from their own devices without the need to reach out to a SysAdmin for help.

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The following knowledge base articles describe different approaches to configuring printers on workstations. The materials are technical and are intended for use by network/system administrators.

A more straightforward solution to address BYOD printing requirements is PaperCut Mobility Print. PaperCut NG and MF include the software free of charge. The solution delivers network print services for iOS, Windows, macOS, Android, and Chrome devices across mixed fleet environments. It allows end-user managed devices to print securely to any printer in your network. Mobility Print is easy to set up so users can print from their own devices without the need to reach out to a SysAdmin for help.

March 21, 2018, at 05:28 PM by Aaron Pouliot - Edited formatting for readability.
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The following knowledge base articles describe script-based approaches to configuring printers on workstations. The articles are technical and are intended for use by network/system administrators.

BYOD Printing with PaperCut Mobility Print

Mobility Print delivers network print services for iOS, Windows, macOS, Android, and Chrome devices across mixed fleet environments. It allows end-user managed devices to securely print to any printer in your network. Mobility Print is easy to set up so users can print from their own devices without the need to reach out to a SysAdmin for help. It is also included for free with PaperCut.

  1. PaperCut Mobility Print Help Center

Traditional Methods

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The following knowledge base articles describe different approaches to configuring printers on workstations. The articles are technical and are intended for use by network/system administrators.

A simpler solution to address BYOD printing requirements is PaperCut Mobility Print. This software is included for free with PaperCut and delivers network print services for iOS, Windows, macOS, Android, and Chrome devices across mixed fleet environments. It allows end-user managed devices to securely print to any printer in your network. Mobility Print is easy to set up so users can print from their own devices without the need to reach out to a SysAdmin for help.

Traditional Print Queue Deployment Methods

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Keywords: client, mapping, printer deployment, scripting printer addition

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Keywords: client, mapping, printer deployment, deploy print queues, scripting printer addition

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BYOD Printing with PaperCut Mobility Print

Mobility Print delivers network print services for iOS, Windows, macOS, Android, and Chrome devices across mixed fleet environments. It allows end-user managed devices to securely print to any printer in your network. Mobility Print is easy to set up so users can print from their own devices without the need to reach out to a SysAdmin for help. It is also included for free with PaperCut.

  1. PaperCut Mobility Print Help Center

Traditional Methods

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  1. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731292[].aspx | Deploying printers using Group Policy (for Windows Active Directory environments)
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  1. Deploying printers using Group Policy (technet.microsoft.com) (for Windows Active Directory environments)
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  1. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731292[].aspx | Deploying printers using Group Policy (for Windows Active Directory environments)
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  1. Deploying printers using Group Policy (technet.microsoft.com) (for Windows Active Directory environments)
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For Mac workstations:

  1. “Mac Printing in Detail” chapter of the PaperCut user manual (discusses deploying print queues to Mac workstations that are hosted on either Windows or Mac servers)



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Let us know if you would like to share your own configuration methods.


Categories: Printers, Scripting

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The following knowledge base articles describe script-based approaches to configuring printers on workstations. The articles are technical and are intended for use by network/system administrators.

  1. LogonScriptCon2prt A script using con2prt.exe to map network printers based on physical location?
  2. More Pending

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