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Windows 2000 Printer Management Basics

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File and Print Services Technical Overview
This white paper describes the file management and print management features in the Windows 2000 Server operating system.

HOW TO: Manage Print Servers in Windows 2000 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 323228 - This article describes how to manage print servers in a Windows 2000 environment. You must be a member of the administrators group on a computer that is running Windows 2000 Advanced Server to perform all of the tasks that are described in this article.

Integration of Windows 2000 Printing with Active Directory
Active Directory works with the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server printing service to simplify printer administration and to make it easy for users to locate and connect to printers.

Isolating General Printing Problems
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 93503 - This article describes some common printing problems that you may experience when using Windows NT. These printing problems may appear in a variety of forms; for example, print jobs may show up in Print Manager but never make it to the printer

Managing Network Printing in a Windows 2000 Environment
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 246855 - Point and Print reduces administrative overhead, and simplifies and automates printing. Point and Print functionality was introduced in Microsoft Windows 9x (as a client), and Microsoft Windows NT 3.5 and later. 

Overview of Internet Printing in Windows 2000
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 248344 - Internet printing in Windows 2000 is automatically enabled by installing Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).

Server Administration, File and Print Services Over the Internet 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 143175 - You can administer domains and Windows NT Servers across the Internet for companies or for users that are away from the main domain or server. You can even use Windows 95 to administer the Windows NT Domain/Server if you have the Windows 95
Windows NT Admin Tools (Nexus) installed. You can use the Internet as a WAN and allow users at remote locations to access both file and printer services as if they were on the local area network. To do this you must modify the LMHOSTS file on the client computer.

An Overview of New Printing Features in Microsoft Windows 2000: Tuesday, May 2, 2000
Microsoft Support WebCast: Provides an overview of new features in the printing system of Windows 2000, including such features as Internet printing, standard TCP ports, Unidrivers, and so on.

WebCast: Microsoft Windows 2000 Print Servers and Drivers
Level:200 In this session, we will discuss some of the common issues surrounding deploying Windows 2000 print servers. We will evaluate how to choose the correct printer drivers, we will discuss how to back up and migrate print servers, we will discuss point and print, and we will examine some interoperability issues


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