Users install the Print Deploy client themselves

(Optional) Customize the user login popup

Depending on the method you've chosen to determine the user's identity, users might be presented with a one-off user login popup for authentication. For details on how to customize the branding and text on the popup, go to Customize the Print Deploy user login popup branding and text.

Install the Print Deploy client

As a SysAdmin, you can choose to allow users to download and install the Print Deploy client themselves.

Send users the links below, or add them to your intranet site for easy accessibility.

  • Windows client: [ApplicationServerURL:port]/print-deploy/client-setup/windows.html
  • Mac client: [ApplicationServerURL:port]/print-deploy/client-setup/macos.html

When they click on the link they'll see one of the following pages, which then guides them through the setup process:

Depending on the method configured for Print Deploy to determine the user's identity, users might be presented with a login popup to enter their PaperCut username and password before print queues are installed.

NOTE

Default printer

The Print Deploy client sets the default printer (default print queue) based on if a print queue name is a Find me queue (or variation of, with spaces/hyphens in between).

However, if Windows has been set up to manage the default printer for users, then the client honors the Windows setting.