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Citrix® XenApp® 6.5 Expert Cookbook by Esther Barthel MSc

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Retaining client printer settings in user profile

This recipe will show you how to check for client-printer settings retention in the user profile.

Getting ready

To retain the printer settings for future user sessions, the following aspects must be met:

  • The printer driver (driver name, version, and devmode) on the client and server side must be an exact match
  • The <PrinterDriverName> registry key on the client and server side must be an exact match. The key can be found at:
    HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows x64\Drivers\Version-3\<PrinterDriverName>
    
  • Changes to printer preferences must be made through the (published) Printers and Faxes folder

How to do it...

To ensure client-printer settings are retained in the user profile, ...

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