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System Administration Guide: Solaris Printing
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Setting Up Printers on a Print Server (Task Map)

Task

Description

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Add a new directly attached local printer by using Solaris Print Manager.

Use Solaris Print Manager to make the printer available for printing after you physically attach the printer to a system.

How to Add a New Directly Attached Printer by Using Solaris Print Manager

Use Solaris Print Manager to add a print queue with localhost specified as the system's host name.

You can specify localhost as the host name in the print system's databases when adding a new print queue or modifying an existing print queue by using Solaris Print Manager.

How to Use Solaris Print Manager to Add a Print Queue With the Local Host Specified as the Host Name

Add a new directly attached local printer by using LP print commands.

Use LP print service commands to make the printer available for printing after you physically attach the printer to a system.

How to Add a New Directly Attached Printer by Using LP Print Service Commands

Use the lpadmin command to add a printer queue with localhost specified as the host name.

Use the lpadmin command with the -s option to specify localhost as the host name when setting up a local print queue. This modification was added to enable print servers to maintain the same print host name, localhost, independent of the machine host name.

How to Use LP Print Commands to Add a Print Queue With localhost Specified as the Host Name

Add a new network‐attached printer by using Solaris Print Manager.

Use Solaris Print Manager add a new network‐attached printer.

How to Add a New Network-Attached Printer by Using Solaris Print Manager

Add a new network‐attached printer by using LP print service commands.

Use LP print service commands add a new network‐attached printer.

How to Add a New Network-Attached Printer by Using LP Print Service Commands

Add a remote print queue for a printer that is connected to a Solaris print server by using IPP.

To add access to a remote print queue by using IPP, there are two methods that you can use:

  • Use the lpadmin command.

  • Use the lpset command.

How to Set Up a Remote Printer That is Connected to a Solaris Print Server by Using IPP

Set up a printer specifying a PPD file.

Add a new printer specifying a PPD file.

How to Specify a PPD File When Adding a New Printer by using LP Print Commands

Add a new network‐attached printer by using the printer vendor-supplied software.

Use Printer vendor supplied tools to configure a network printer after you physically connect the printer to the network.

How to Add a Attached Network Printer by Using Printer Vendor-Supplied Tools

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