Setting up users manually

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In the Personal Printing configuration, you also can find the domain users who print with Personal Printing, under Active Directory Users and ComputersdomainUsers.

configuring users for Personal Printing

  • If you click on a user here, the user configuration will open in Active Directory (AD), where you will find the register Personal Printing.

activating and configuring Personal Printing for users

  • First, select Enable Personal Printing for the nominated user.

Then, the authentication methods that you have previously set under server settings will be offered. If there is a method missing for a user, it must first be activated in the server settings. Only methods selected there are available here for the users.

Card with preset ID To set up authentication using NFC cards, you can read more in the respective sec­tion:

• Authentication using Release Station

• Authentication using Personal Printing Clients in printers

Scan barcode using smartphone To set up authentication using smartphone, select Scan barcode using smartphone.
Further information can be found in  Smart­phone authentication.
Disable Personal Printing account temporarily All the settings are preserved, but the user can (temporarily) not use Personal Print­ing.

Configure multiple users simultane­ously (all authenti­cation methods)

Alternatively, you can configure multiple users at the same time from the command prompt. This is especially useful for a large number of users.
To do so, open the command line on the Personal Printing server as an adminis­trator. Then specify the path where the files for Personal Printing have been saved.
For example:

C:\Program Files\Personal Printing

  • Then enter the following to show the command line parameters for configuring mul­tiple users:

rundll32 TPFMExt.dll UserConfig -help

configuring multiple users for Personal Printing: open command prompt

  • A window opens with all commands required to configure multiple users. Use a script to simultaneously configure multiple users.

configuring multiple users: command overview

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