Available in PaperCut NG and PaperCut MF.

Allocate a shared account quota

Sometimes organizations want to control printing to shared accounts. You can do this by allocating quotas on a periodic basis.

To allocate a $100.00 weekly quota to Science account:

  1. Click the Accounts tab.

    The Shared Account List page is displayed.

  2. Select an account.

    The Account Details page is displayed.

  3. In the Quota Scheduling area, in Period, select Weekly.

  4. In Schedule Amount, enter 100.00 .

  5. If you want to limit the amount by which the shared accountA shared account is an account that is shared by multiple users. For example, in business, shared accounts can be used to track printing costs by business unit, project, or client. Organizations like legal firms, engineering firms, or accounting offices often have long lists of accounts, projects, clients, or matters. In a school or university, shared accounts can be used to track printing by departments, classes, or subjects. can accumulate, select the Only allow accumulation up to check box; then enter the amount.

  6. Click OK.

Quota for shared accounts is allocated very similarly to group quota. See Set up quota allocations for more details about quota scheduling.

For details about scheduling times, refer to Set up quota allocations.