Account selection in non-domain environments (workgroups)
This requires the User ClientThe User Client tool is an add-on that resides on a user's desktop. It allows users to view their current account balance via a popup window, provides users with the opportunity to confirm what they are about to print, allows users to select shared accounts via a popup, if administrators have granted access to this feature, and displays system messages, such as the "low credit" warning message or print policy popups..
Many small networks are not controlled via a central domain server. These networks are sometimes referred to as workgroupsWorkgroup is Microsoft's term for peer-to-peer local area network. Computers running Microsoft operating systems in the same workgroup can share files, printers, or Internet connection. Workgroup contrasts with a domain, in which computers rely on centralized authentication. or peer-to-peer networks. On these networks users cannot log on to their desktop, or computers might be shared by multiple users. In these non-domain/logon environments, user accounts need to be set up in the system hosting the printers (see Internal users (users managed by PaperCut NG/MF)).
After which, users can be configured with the Show standard account selection > Allow user to: Print as another user option:
Users select their account using usernames and passwords for each print job, irrespective of which user account is currently logged onto the workstation. This user interaction that can ONLY be done via the User Client