Configure print-server settings.
You can display and configure various settings that are common to all print devices managed by the print server.
Start → Settings → Printers → File → Server Properties
This opens the Printer Server Properties box. Here are some highlights of the various tabs.
In addition to displaying available forms for the device, you can create new ones by specifying the paper size. Be sure to save your form definition if you want to use it again.
Similar to the Ports tab on the property sheet for a printer, but this only lets you create and configure ports, not assign them to a specific printer. The information shown in the three columns of the list box here are:
The name of the available port
The port monitor associated with the port
The printers that use the port
The types of ports you can add are as follows:
Typically, used to add a new local port when you want to redirect the jobs pending in the printer’s queue to another print device. See printer earlier in this chapter for more information on redirecting a printer. For the various types of local ports you can create, see the note at the end of this section.
Used for network-interface print devices that have their own built-in Ethernet card.
Used for printers managed by Unix print servers. You must first install Print Services for Unix first on the Windows 2000 computer before you can create ...