Before setting up LPR printing on Windows* 2000 or Windows NT* 4.0, make sure the TCP/IP printing service is running.
On Windows NT*
- Right-click Network Neighborhood, then click Properties.
- Click the Services tab.
- Check to see if Microsoft TCP/IP Printing is listed. If it isn't, click Add, select Microsoft TCP/IP Printing and click OK. You will be prompted to insert your Windows installation CD and then to restart your computer.
On Windows* 2000
- Open Add/Remove Programs from the Control Panel. (Double-click My Computer, Control Panel, and then Add/Remove Programs.)
- Click Add/Remove Windows Components.
- Click Other Network File, then Print Services.
- Click Details and make sure Print Services for Unix is checked. If it isn't checked, click on it to add a checkmark, click OK, click next, and finish the wizard.
To Set Up LPR Printing
- Insert the NetportExpress Print Server CD into the CD-ROM drive. If the Setup program doesn't start automatically, run the setup.exe from the CD.
- Click Add Printer.
- Click Next, select LPR printing to a NetportExpress print server, then finish the wizard.
On Windows* 2000, you can also set up IPP printing using the Windows* Add Printer Wizard:
- From the Printers folder, start the Add Printer Wizard and select Local Printer.
- Select Create New Port, then select Standard TCP/IP Port from the drop-down list.
- Complete the wizard. When the wizard prompts you, enter the IP address of the NetportExpress print server.
To Set Up LPR Printing Manually
- From My Computer, double-click the Printers folder.
- Double-click Add Printer, then select My Computer.
- Click Next.
- Click Add Port.
- Select LPR Port.
- In "Name or address of server providing lpd," enter the IP address of the NetportExpress print server.
- For "Name of printer or print queue on the server," type one of the following:
Note: When printing text only, you can use TEXT in place of PASSTHRU if you are printing only plain text files.
This applies to: