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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 [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/overview/|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 [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/overview/|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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!!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.

# [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/overview/|PaperCut Mobility Print Help Center]]

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# [[https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731292[(v=ws.11)].aspx | Deploying printers using Group Policy (technet.microsoft.com)]] (for Windows Active Directory environments)
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# [[https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731292(v=ws.11).aspx | Deploying printers using Group Policy (technet.microsoft.com)]] (for Windows Active Directory environments)
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# [[https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731292[(v=ws.11)].aspx | Deploying printers using Group Policy (technet.microsoft.com)]] (for Windows Active Directory environments)
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# [[http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722179%28WS.10%29.aspx | Deploying printers using Group Policy (technet.microsoft.com)]] (for Windows Active Directory environments)

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# [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-mac-printing.html | "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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# More Pending (email Chris at support if you would like to share your own configuration methods)

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[[mailto:support@papercut.com | Let us know]] if you would like to share your own configuration methods.

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# [[AddingPrintersInAnEducationEnvironment |How to manage printers in an education environment using login scripts and other methods]]

# [[LogonScriptCon2prt |A script using con2prt.exe to map network printers based on physical location.]]

# [[AdaptiveLogonScript |Adding printers with a location adaptive login script.]]

# [[MakingPrintersAvailableToAllUsers |Adding printers globally so they are available to all users.]]

# [[WscriptNetworkExample |A location adaptive VBScript example using Wscript.Network]]
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# [[AddingPrintersInAnEducationEnvironment | How to manage printers in an education environment using login scripts and other methods]]

# [[LogonScriptCon2prt | A script using con2prt.exe to map network printers based on physical location.]]

# [[AdaptiveLogonScript | Adding printers with a location adaptive login script.]]

# [[MakingPrintersAvailableToAllUsers | Adding printers globally so they are available to all users.]]

# [[WscriptNetworkExample | A location adaptive VBScript example using Wscript.Network]]
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# [[WscriptNetworkExample A location adaptive VBScript example using Wscript.Network]]
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# [[LogonScriptCon2prt A script using con2prt.exe to map network printers based on physical location]]
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# [[LogonScriptCon2prt A script using con2prt.exe to map network printers based on physical location.]]

# [[AdaptiveLogonScript Adding printers with a location adaptive login script.
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Describe WorkstationPrinterConfigurationScripts here.
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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.

# [[LogonScriptCon2prt A script using con2prt.exe to map network printers based on physical location]]

# More Pending

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