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 +====== Print & Scan Services ======
 +==== Print & Scan Services ====
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 +  * [[.large_format_printing:​start | Large Format Printing]]\\
 +  * [[.large_format_scanning:​start | Large Format Scanning]]\\
 +  * [[.print_server:​start | Print Server]]\\
 +  * [[.standard_printing:​start | Standard Printing]]
 +==== Printing within Active Directory ====
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 +In most institutions,​ the employees do not longer own a printer at work, instead Institutions have network printers who are shared by all employees. Therefore, for several years, the GWDG to the port and the management of the institution'​s own printer on the server GWDG.
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 +=== Centrally managed institution printer ===
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 +The printers are installed on the Windows cluster share "​GWD-Winprint"​. The involvement of the Institute printer at a central location also enables centralized management of printer resources, resulting in many other advantages:
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 +  * reliability is ensured by securing the cluster shares with several united to a cluster Windows server.
 +  * Access permissions can be controlled by setting the printer queue.
 +  * Pre-configured printer settings can be specified for all users.
 +  * The availability of printers is not dependent on the workstations on which the printer can be provided if necessary.
 +  * Less vulnerabilities,​ as on the workstations no resources (eg. As a printer) must be released.
 +  * Printer driver for Windows computers are set well apart from the cluster share and automatically installed on the Windows user workstations.
 +  * Logon scripts allow automatic connection to the printer in Active Directory.
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