Managing Printer Permissions

By default, everyone with access to the network can print to a shared printer. This means any user with a domain account or any user logged on as a guest can print to any available printer. Because this isn't always what is wanted, you might want to consider whether you need to restrict access to a printer. Restricting access to printers ensures that only those users with appropriate permissions can use a printer.

With specialty printers, such as those used for color or large-format printing, you'll find that restricting access to specific groups or individuals makes the most sense. But you might also want to restrict access to other types of printers as well. For example, you might not want everyone with network access ...

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