RE: printer when using RDP
- From: "AZ Steve" <AZSteve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2006 21:01:03 -0800
When installing the printer on SBS, I assume you install as a local printer
- What do you select for the connection type? LPT1, ?
""Jenny wu [MSFT]"" wrote:
> Hi Steven,
> Thanks for posting here. And also thanks C_O and Australian's input.
> As I understand from your post message, you want to print the remote
> document to your local printer when you use RDP to the remote workstation
> by terminal service of SBS 2k3 server. If I am off base, please do not
> hesitate to let me know.
> Suggestion 1:
> I would like to suggest you install the appropriate printer driver and the
> latest service packs for the local printer and SBS server and the printer
> driver must be matched with the OS.
> When you select the option and connect, the remote workstation will detect
> the printer type and try to install the printer on it. In the procedure,
> the remote workstation needs the printer driver for the local printer. If
> you cannot find the printer on the remote workstation, it must not have the
> printer drivers for your local printer. If you want install the specified
> printer driver for your remote workstation, you should download the printer
> driver from the vendor''s web site on the remote workstation and install
> it. Generally there are only two RDP sessions are allowed to launch in SBS
> Then, when you connect to the remote workstation, your local printer will
> be listed on remote computer as shared printer.
> Suggestion 2:
> If the problem persists, even after you have configure above settings
> correctly, I would like to give the following troubleshooting suggestions.
> 1. Use the Remote Desktop Connection to logon to your SBS 2k3 server with
> printer redirection enabled. Install the printer driver for SBS 2k3 on the
> local workstation by above steps. Then could this issue be reproduced?
> 2. Reinstall remote desktop connection to test. The detail steps:
> a. Open Terminal Services Configuration.
> b. Open the Properties of RDP-Tcp.
> c. Click the Client Settings tab and uncheck Windows printer mapping.
> d. Install the following program on the client computer.
> Remote Desktop Connection for Windows Server 2003
> e. Open it and click Options->Local Resources.
> f. Check Printers and connect to the Terminal Server.
> For more information about Printer Redirection Architecture, please refer
> to the following article.
> 294429 Printer Redirection Architecture in Windows Server Terminal Services
> 3. What is your printer accurate brand? the USB Printer could cause such
> issue. I suggest you use another printer for test purpose and check if this
> issue could be resolved. Please refer to the following KB article to try to
> resolve the issue:
> Printers That Use Ports That Do Not Begin With COM, LPT, or USB Are Not
> Redirected in a Remote Desktop or Terminal Services Session
> Hope above information helps! If you have any further concern or question
> about the issue, please feel free to let me know. I am looking forward to
> Have a nice day!
> Best Regards,
> Jenny Wu
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> >If i connect to the SBS server and want to printer locally (ie at the
> >location) do i need to install the printer drivers on the server?
> >At the moment i am connecting to the server SBS2003 using Thinsoftinc
> >winserverXP (4 users cal) Everything works great, except i can not print a
> >report as my local printer is not showing.
> >Any help would be great
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