How can a printer be listed in the Active Directory?

A. A. When you share a printer you have the option to list it in the Active Directory which will enable users to search for it and find printers nearest to their location.

To share a printer in the Active Directory perform the following:

  1. Right click on the printer you wish to list in the Active Directory and select Properties
  2. Select the 'Sharing' tab
  3. Check the 'List in the Directory' box
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  4. You can also select the General tab and enter details of location for the printer
  5. Click Apply then OK

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