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    Network DOMAIN printer installed on WORKGROUP computer

    Our Cashless system is provided by Cunninghams, they have there own computers all on the workgroup "Cunninghams"..
    We have a network printer installed in thier office and I am struggling to find a way to install the printer on their office computer..

    I can install the printer but obviously only after authenticating myself against the domain. This works fine untill the machine is rebooted.

    Is there maybe a script that can map the printer on boot? With encrypted credentials?
    Is there another method that I should be using? con2prt etc?

    Can anyone please help?
    Thanks in advance

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    cretae a user on the server that has access to one folder (and read only at that) map that folder in a script with appropriate username/password on client and your printer should authenticate

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    Do you need it to use the print server. You could add it as an IP printer but not if you use tracking software on the server.

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    As above, you could manually add the printer separately (create a TCP/IP port) on a computer within the Workgroup. I'm guessing the Workgroup and Domain are all on the same subnet?

    I don't believe you can create a 'trust' as such between a Workgroup and a Domain, only Domain to Domain.

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    Thanks for the replies.

    I have added it as a local printer using the IP address.

    All sorted!!
    Thanks

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