JSI Tip 2896. How can I redirect a network printer in Windows 2000 Terminal Services?

When a clients connects to Windows 2000 Terminal Services, their network printers are not redirected.

You can redirect their local printers, when the Microsoft RDP 5 Terminal Services client is used.

If the network printers were redirected, a single server could end up with multiple instances of the same printer configured.

If you need to redirect a network printer, use:

net use LPTx \\ServerName\PrinterName /persistent:yes

where LPTx is any print port that does not already have a local device installed.

See tip 2393 - How can I add additional LPT ports in Windows 2000?


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