|Subject:||Re: question on Virtualizing a print server|
|Posted by:||Marcin (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Date:||Mon, 13 Apr 2009|
As long as the printers (print queues), their parameters/permissions and
drivers are identical between both servers, then this should be
"C C" <someo…@atsbcglobal.net> wrote in message
> 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.
question on Virtualizing a print server posted by C C on Mon, 13 Apr 2009