Chapter 6. Managing Printing

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Inventory printers.

  • Install and manage printer drivers.

  • Share printers.


On the Companion Disc All the scripts used in this chapter are located on the CD that accompanies this book in the \scripts\chapter06 folder.

Inventorying Printers

Who knows how many printers are installed on their network? Who can keep up with the individually shared printers that show up in workgroups or small offsite offices? With no disrespect to print device makers, the management of printers is, for most network administrators, a major problem.

For many professionals, this seemingly simple task can prove daunting. However, by judicious application of Windows PowerShell and Windows Management ...

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