|Subject:||Re: question on Virtualizing a print server|
|Posted by:||Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS] (meiw…@gmx.de)|
|Date:||Mon, 13 Apr 2009|
I would use Printmigrator, assuming that's the tool you talk about, then
rename the machines and bring the printers back.
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> 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