Configuring server components of Mobile Session Print

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To configure server components of ThinPrint Mobile Session Print, please follow the steps below.

Terminal server

  • After the terminal server reboots, open the ThinPrint Configuration.
Opening the ThinPrint Configuration

Opening the ThinPrint Configuration

  • Open AutoConnect’s Map additional Printers table (lower arrow in following Illus.).
Map Additional Printers table (example)

Map Additional Printers table (example)

  • Enter a new line with the following entry in the target column (upper arrow):

\\<MobilePrintServer_address>\Mobile Printer

  • Click Apply or OK to confirm.
  • Test the printer mapping once using an administrator session.
    On doing so, the Mobile Printer’s virtual printer driver TP Mobile Gateway will be automatically installed on the terminal server.

 

Mobile Session Print server

Mobile Session Print is configured using the Management Console which is installed together with the License Server.

You can access the Management Console from any HTML5 browser using the fol­lowing address:

https://<LicenseServer_address>:4004/fw

  • Alternatively, select ThinPrint License and User Configuration in the Win­dows Start menu.
Start menu: ThinPrint License and User Configuration as well as ThinPrint License Manager

Start menu: ThinPrint License and User Configuration as well as ThinPrint License Manager

– Log on to the Management Console with the license server installation account, for example, using the recommended Service Account (see User account for installation).

Logging on to the Management Console

Logging on to the Management Console

 

Registering Mobile Session Print server on TPNS

To be able to activate users and devices for Mobile Session Print you need to have previously registered the Mobile Session Print server on the ThinPrint Push Notifica­tion Service (TPNS). This is also required after an update installation of Mobile Session Print.

Registering Mobile Session Print server on the TPNS

Registering Mobile Session Print server on the TPNS

Note! If Mobile Session Print and License Server are to run on the same server that’s running Windows 2008 R2 and the Window name differ from the exter­nal URL, you must add the following two values to the Windows Registry manually3:

1. hkey_local_machine\system\CurrentControlSet\Services\Lanman­Server\Parameters\DisableStrictNameChecking (REG_DWORD) = 1
2. hkey_local_machine\system\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\MSV1_0\Back­ConnectionHostNames (MultiString) = FQDN of the external URL

  • Select Global Settings.
Starting the configuration with Global Settings

Starting the configuration with Global Settings

  • Select Mobile Print→ Register Server.
Starting the Mobile Session Print server registration

Starting the Mobile Session Print server registration

  • Enter the Mobile Session Print server address and an administrator’s e-mail address – preferably that of the user account used for installation. This will register both the Mobile Session Print server and the e-mail domain on the TPNS.
Entering the Mobile Session Print server address and an administrator account

Entering the Mobile Session Print server address and an administrator account

  • Go to the mailbox of the given user account when the message Confirm acti­vation link in e-mail appears and click the Verify but­ton in the registration mail to confirm this e-mail. Then a confirma­tion page will appear in the web browser.
Going to the mailbox and then completing the registration process

Going to the mailbox and then completing the registration process

Mailbox: clicking the Verify button in the registration mail

Mailbox: clicking the Verify button in the registration mail

Web browser: confirmation of the successful registration

Web browser: confirmation of the successful registration

  • Go back to the Management Console and complete the registration process by clicking on Complete Registration.

In the Management Console, the registration information and the print job storage will be displayed. The print job storage destination folder can be changed with Edit Settings.

Mobile Session Print server registered successfully at the TPNS

Mobile Session Print server registered successfully at the TPNS

 

Enabling users for Mobile Session Print

  • To enable users, select Control Panel→ Users.
Selecting Users

Selecting Users

  • To add users – if they’re not already enabled for ThinPrint (see Global Settings) –, click on the plus sign (arrow in following Illus.).
Adding users

Adding users

  • Then select Active Directory.
Selecting Active Directory

Selecting Active Directory

  • Select the domain.
Selecting the domain

Selecting the domain

  • Select the users or groups and click on Import. Next, confirm the ThinPrint license information with Continue. Then click on Close when the user import is completed.
Selecting AD users or groups

Selecting AD users or groups

ThinPrint license information

ThinPrint license information

  • After the import, the users will be enabled for ThinPrint but not yet for Mobile Session Print. To enable it, click on Edit.
Editing a user account

Editing a user account

  • Enable the user for Mobile Session Print and click OK.
Enabling a user for Mobile Session Print

Enabling a user for Mobile Session Print

  • Lastly select Force update to transmit the (changed) user information to the TPNS. This is also required after an update installation of Mobile Session Print.
Uploading the user information to the TPNS

Uploading the user information to the TPNS

 

 

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