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This article discusses automating the deployment and installation of the PaperCut Application Server on multiple servers. It is intended to be read by IT System Administrators that will be installing PaperCut NG/MF automatically on multiple independent se...
PaperCut supports the automated, or scripted, installation of the Application Server, Secondary Print Server, User Client and Web Print module. For more information please consult the following pages: * Automated Application Deployment [https://supp...
WE’RE NEW TO PAPERCUT AND WE’RE TRYING TO DECIDE WHERE TO INSTALL THE PAPERCUT SOFTWARE. CAN WE INSTALL IT ON OUR DOMAIN CONTROLLER? Yes… but that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea. While there are a number of scenarios where it would be perfectly okay to i...
During the installation phase of PaperCut NG, there are three options available to choose from: * Education * Small/Medium Enterprise (SME) or Corporate * Professional (Client Billing) The installation type you choose will determine how the softwa...
Yes. PaperCut will work fine and is fully supported on VMs such as VMware, EX Server, Microsoft Virtual Server, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, Xen, KVM, Parallels, and QEMU. We do have many large customers now running PaperCut in virtualized environments (on Window...
If you have a large number of workstations that all print to local printers, chances are you’re already using the Direct Print Monitor [https://www.apms.com.hk/product/ng-mf/manual/common/topics/direct-printing.html] feature of PaperCut. If you have a gi...
I WOULD LIKE TO CONFIGURE A FIREWALL ON THE SERVER. WHAT PORTS DOES PAPERCUT USE? The main network TCP ports used by PaperCut are: * 9191 for HTTP connections * 9192 for secure HTTP/SSL connection * 9193 for device RPC (only used for embedded copi...
The PaperCut development team, in conjunction with a number of PaperCut users, have put together a Getting Started guide. The guide details the process and considerations involved with rolling out PaperCut NG in organizations of all sizes. The guide has b...
The client software is not a separate download but is included by default in the server installation. If you work or study at an organization and you need the PaperCut client installed, have a chat with your IT or Administration department and they’ll be ...
_“Help! I’m a Windows print server administrator and I want to copy all of my printers and drivers to a new Windows print server. What’s the fastest and best way to do this?”_ MIGRATING OR BACKING UP YOUR WINDOWS PRINT SERVER Did you know that since Win...
_The following instructions are for System Administrators that want to uninstall the PaperCut server application. However if you don’t work in an IT department and you just want to remove the PaperCut client from your personal laptop then we recommend hav...
PaperCut NG [https://www.apms.com.hk/en/] is our version of PaperCut specifically designed for schools. The Implementation guide for IT and network managers [https://support.apposite.com.hk/Knowledgebase/Article/View/papercut-getting-started-guides-for...
INSTALLING PAPERCUT INTO A CITRIX ENVIRONMENT There are several different ways in which printers can be configured in a Xen App/Xen Desktop Environment. The most common configurations include the following: * CLIENT PRINTERS: This maps the printers fr...
DOES PAPERCUT NG/MF RUN ON WINDOWS CORE EDITIONS? In short, yes, as of version 10.6, PaperCut NG/MF can be installed to Windows Server Core [http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753802%28WS.10%29.aspx] editions to provide a print management solut...
I’M UNABLE TO INSTALL THE LINUX VERSION AND RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING ERROR:    gunzip: stdin: invalid compressed data—format violated    87+0 records in    86+0 records out    tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors    Error: extraction failed This me...
This guide is intended for Macintosh Systems Administrators, Software Packagers, and Client Systems Administrators who have a software packaging and deployment solution already in place, such as Jamf’s Casper Suite, or Munki. It is assumed that you wish ...
_“We’ve heard about the PaperCut Global Print Driver and want to know the best way to install it to ensure support for 32-bit and 64-bit systems. How can we do this?”_ The PaperCut Global Print Driver [https://www.apms.com.hk/product/ng-mf/manual/applica...
WILL PAPERCUT MF AND PAPERCUT NG RUN ON 64-BIT OPERATING SYSTEMS? Yes! In fact, as of March 31st, 2018, PaperCut MF and PaperCut NG server components are no longer supported for 32-bit operating systems. Furthermore, workstation components are no longer ...
PaperCut is designed to support fully automated install-over-the-top upgrades. Normally no manual upgrade tasks need to be performed, however like all server-side applications, system administrators should devote some time to testing post upgrade. Adminis...
What options does PaperCut provide to run on AIX/HPUX/Solaris? _(also applies to other systems like AS400, iSeries, etc.)_ PaperCut will run on Linux out of the box and this is a standard supported platform. Other UNIX systems are however less popular a...
_“I’m a Systems Administrator about to set up a new print server on a newer/different operating system and I want to know how to migrate the PaperCut Application Server. What are the best steps to take?”_ OUR BEST SERVER MIGRATION ADVICE * Read this a...
_“I’m a Systems Administrator and I want to move our PaperCut Site Server to a newer/different operating system. What do I need to know before starting?”_ Migrating a Site Server is a lot simpler than migrating a PaperCut Primary Application Server [http...
PaperCut NG and PaperCut MF enjoy full support for the Linux operating system and supports all major Linux distributions including: * Ubuntu * Red Hat * Debian * SUSE * Fedora Core / CentOS We invite you to get a taste for what the application...
PaperCut works well on Microsoft Terminal Server (2000, 2003, 2008+, 2008 R2, and 2012) and CITRIX servers and a number of organizations are successfully using it to manage their printing and quotas. As a general rule, we recommend deploying PaperCut serv...
This article demonstrates how to set up Find-Me Printing with PAPERCUT MF, the edition of PaperCut that implements copier control [https://www.apms.com.hk/en/] when you have copiers running the PaperCut embedded application. However, it’s also possible to...
Quite often our customers will want to use “start” in a batch file to start the PaperCut User Client or perhaps perform an Automated & Silent PaperCut Secondary Server installation [https://www.apms.com.hk/product/ng-mf/manual/common/topics/secondary.html...