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Printing your documents using the Thinfinity Remote Desktop’s Remote Printer

Whether using a remote app or accessing a virtual desktop, one of the most common user’s requirements is to print files to a local printer.

This article is a practical guideline on how to achieve this using the Thinfinity Remote Desktop’s Remote Printer.

 

How to enable the remote printer

Enabling the remote printer in Thinfinity Remote Desktop Server is very simple.
If you are using ‘Access Profiles’ you can enable this in the ‘Printer’ tab:

 

If you connect directly using the web interface, you will find this option in the ‘Resources’ tab:

Thinfinity Remote Desktop Server uses a PostScript Printer Driver.

Depending on the remote desktop’s Windows version you are connected to, it is necessary to set a different PostScript Printer Driver:

  • HP Color LaserJet 2800 Series PS driver is compatible with 2008 Windows versions.
  • HP Color LaserJet 8500 PS driver is compatible with 2003 Windows versions.
  • Microsoft XPS Document Writer V4 driver is compatible with Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Windows 8 and Windows 10.

Once you are connected to the remote desktop and the printer is enabled, you will be able to choose the ThinRDP Printer from the available printers:

 

After you print the document you will get prompted to open it:

Finally, the document will be previewed in the web browser with the default PDF viewer and you will be able to print to your local printer.

 

If you have any questions regarding this blog entry, you can leave a comment below or send us an email at support@cybelesoft.com.

Cheers!

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hitachi printer customer service

how to generate the access key

Hi,

Thanks for contacting us.

Access Key are generated randomly by Thinfinity Remote Desktop Server.

If you want to generate new keys, click on the “New Key” button in the Access Profile Editor.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to send them to support@cybelesoft.com

Currently, all the printer supports remotely working as it helps you to print from any geographical location within the network. For that reason, enabling the remote printer in Thinfinity Remote Desktop Server will let you work remotely.

It will really fruitful for all the users.

We require printer emulation to enable our users to print from the iSeries through printers connected to PCs running Microsoft Windows.
We are testing z/Scope and will buy few licenses once we finish the evaluation.

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