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Example 4: Refunding a print job (for staff)

Selected staff members have been granted access to refund print jobs in the new print control system.

Reasons for refunding a print job include:

  • There was a paper jam or the document failed to print correctly.

  • The document failed to print at an acceptable quality.

As a staff member, you will make an assessment about whether or not to issue a refund. A print job can be fully or partially refunded. A full refund is the more common scenario.


To issue a refund:

  1. Log in to the PaperCut NG/MF Admin web interface at http://servername:9191/admin using your network username and password.

  2. Find the user to refund from the Users tab by entering their username in the Quick find box or clicking their username.

  3. Click the Job Log tab. The recent print jobs printed by the user is displayed, with the most recent at the top.

  4. Find the print job that needs refunding; then click the refund link next to it.

    Job Log

  5. Enter a comment.

    Refunding print job

  6. Click OK.

Process refund requests

Users can send refund requests via the User web interface. For more information, see Refund print jobs.

To process a refund request:

  1. Select Printers > Refunds.

    The User Refund Requests page is displayed.

  2. Locate the user’s refund request.

  3. To approve/reject click the approve/reject link.

    Approving a refund request from the Refunds tab in the admin interface.

  4. To view an overview of user’s refund requests, click the other link. Use this to edit the refund amount and write a comment.

    Overview of user’s refund request