Enterprise Software Thread, Papercut - being installed tomorrow - advice please! in Technical; Hi, we've an engineer coming into school tomorrow from our photocopier suppliers to instal papercut.
I'd like to have some ...
1st October 2013, 10:29 AM #1
1st October 2013, 10:39 AM #2
This works on the assumption that your MFPs are the same model (haven't been able to test on varying models) but we have set up a virtual print queue with multiple release stations. So a teacher can print to the virtual printer and it holds it in the queue. They can walk up to any of our copiers 8 across the site and put their finger on the biometric reader though for you this would be their pin code and then they can release any of the prints that are held in the queue.
1st October 2013, 10:52 AM #3
- Rep Power
Cheers, annoyingly though they are differing models typical huh!
I've never set up a virtual print queue before, is it easy peasy?
1st October 2013, 11:58 AM #4
If they can both print from the same more generic driver you should be fine, we have 3 different Minolta copiers that are all on a single virtual printer queue, hopefully the copier tech should be able to set this up for you as they should know their gear and required drivers.
1st October 2013, 05:41 PM #5
That is all do able.
The main driver deployed to the machine will have all the options that are enabled and then it can be done, never come across what happens if that option is selected but the machine cannot do it.
I've done 4 or 5 deployments of PaperCut over the last few months, normally have it working in say half a day if no issues. In fact potentially just sold it to another customer who wants to manage their printing from multiple MFD's rather than using the built in codes.
You will need to deploy/run the client app of each PC but its all packaged and the commands are in the huge manual!
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