Tips to Setup Standalone Print Server
Get to know more about standalone print server and how to set it up in Windows system (like in Windows 2000)
Standalone print server is used for printer sharing through the network. This printer sharing will depend on your hardware. You need to follow the network setup instructions if you have a network printer. Standalone print server is compatible with your computer. If you have a Wi-Fi network, then you need to buy a wireless print server. Standalone print server computer workstations to interface with one or more printers that are shared on a network. Each workstation is capable of designating one of the printers on the network as its default printer. Printing job could be done by any of the printers with the help of the standalone print server. Standalone print server provides printing capability to all other connected printers. Standalone print server works with the help of the standalone print driver.
The following explains about standalone print server and the ways to set it up in Windows system (like in Windows 2000).
- Sharing of Files
- Standalone Print Server Software
- Setup Standalone Print Server
Sharing of Files
Standalone print server allows sharing files and printers through the network. It is essential to setup standalone print server in the office. Standalone print server will recognize all other printers in the office. Then these printers will be able to perform printing jobs. Standalone print server makes does printing jobs. If one printer in the office is not working, then the printing job will be performed by the standalone print server.
Standalone Print Server Software
Standalone print server software is a program which enables the connection between the printer and the computer. This software will help to load the photos to the hard drive of the computer. Standalone print server will be able to do the printing jobs well only with the help of the standalone print server software. You can download this software from the manufacturer's webpage.
Standalone print servers are secure and contains simple configurations to set it up. Standalone servers provides local authentication and access control for all resources. So, attach this server with your computer that is working on Windows 2000. The operating system will take some measures to detect the standalone print servers. This server will be detected by changing the settings of the computer.
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