The following sections examine techniques you can use to install printers. Windows Server 2008 allows you to install and manage printers anywhere on the network. To install or configure a new printer on Windows Server 2008, you must be a member of the Administrators, Print Operators, or Server Operators group. To connect to and print documents to the printer, you must have the appropriate access permissions. See Setting Printer Access Permissions for details.
Using the Autoinstall Feature of Print Management
Print Management can automatically detect all network printers located on the same subnet as the computer on which the console is running. After detection, Print Management can automatically install the appropriate printer ...