question on Virtualizing a print server

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Subject: question on Virtualizing a print server
Posted by:  C C (someo…@atsbcglobal.net)
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009

Hello.  We have an aging windows 2000 box which serves as our print server
(only).  There are some 20 to 30 printers that it shares in our domain.  We
have created a virtual machine to replace it (VMWare).  My co-admin
downloaded something from Microsoft to copy all the printers and drivers
from it to the virtual machine.  Basically, the VM is ready to go.

My question is, to implement the new VM is it just a matter of renaming the
print server to something else and renaming the VM to the same name as the
print server?  We want this to be transparent to all users so that we don't
have to go around and change each workstations' printer settings.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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