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Trusted Extensions Configuration and Administration

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Updated: March 2019

How to Configure a Network Printer

When a printer is shared, any Trusted Extensions host that can reach the print server can use the shared printer.

Before You Begin

You must be in the System Administrator role in the global zone on this print server.

  1. Define the characteristics of your network printer.

    Follow Step 1 through Step 6 in How to Configure a Multilevel Print Server and Its Printers to configure your network printer.

    After the printer is shared in Step 3, all systems on the network that can reach this print server can print to this printer.

  2. Test the network printer.

    As root and as a regular user, perform the following steps from systems that use this print server:

    1. Print text and PostScript files from the command line.
      # lp /etc/motd ~/PostScriptTest.ps
      % lp $HOME/file1.txt $HOME/PublicTest.ps
    2. Print files from your applications, such as mail, your text editor, Adobe Reader, and your browser.
    3. Verify that banner pages, trailer pages, and body page labels print correctly.

See Also

To prevent labeled output, see Reducing Printing Restrictions in Trusted Extensions.