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