networked printers

By morecowbell ·
I have users getting the access denied on printers. The log off at night, take laptop home then come back in the next morning and printers say acccess denied.
So...we have them delete printers, then log back in and add printers. It seems to work, but we can't have users doing this daily..which one user has been doing for 7 days.
Any ideas?

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RE: networked printers

by Jacky Howe In reply to networked printers

I am not sure how you are mapping the printers but you could try this. It is called from the logon script.
EG:if "%OS%" == "Windows_NT" call c:\print.bat

You will need the file con2prt.exe installed on each workstation. It can be found on the resource kit CD. Create a batch file to run on startup. EG:Print.bat
con2prt /f

con2prt /cd \\"severname"\"printer share name" Black
con2prt /c \\"severname"\"printer share name" Colour
con2prt /c \\"severname"\"printer share name" Poster

Below this line is the Help File.
CON2PRT: Lets the user disconnect all existing connections to Windows NT printers and connect to newly specified Windows NT printers.Usage: CON2PRT [ /? | /h | /f | [/c \\printserver\share | /cd \\printserver\share]+] where: /? - displays usage. /h - displays usage. /f - deletes all existing printer connections. /c - connects to \\printserver\share printer. /cd - connects to \\printserver\share printer and sets it as the default printer. NOTE: /?, /h can only be the first parameter and if specified further interpretation of the command line is stopped. /f can also only be the first parameter, however it doesn't stop further interpretation of the command line. Any number of /c and /cd parameters can be specified however only the first /cd sets the printer specified as the default.Hint: Use --Net View \\printserver-- to determine available print shares.

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