Online Demo - Print Tracking - Users Print to the IP Address of the Printer or the Local USB Printer       

 

In this demo, PrintLimit Print Tracking is installed on the computer "server1". The user's computer "client1" has two printers. One is direct IP printer: HP LaserJet 8150 Series PCL6, the other is local USB printer: Lexmark X125.

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Step 1. Download and extract the 30-day trial version of PrintLimit Print Tracking, then double-click Setup.exe to install PrintLimit Print Tracking on the computer "server1".

Step 2. Click Start -> All Programs -> PrintLimit -> PrintLimit Print Tracking to run PrintLimit Print Tracking.

Step 3. In Preferences -> Advanced, select the following options and click Save, and then click Exit.

Step 4. Copy agent-setup.exe to other computers (for example \\client1). Double-click "agent-setup.exe" to install the agent.

Step 5. Click Start -> All Programs -> PrintLimit -> Print Job Agent to run the agent. Enter the computer name (in this example: server1) or the IP Address of the computer that has PrintLimit Print Tracking installed.

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Step 6. From the user's computer "client1", print a document to the direct IP printer: HP LaserJet 8150 Series PCL6 and print another document to locally USB printer: Lexmark X125. The print jobs are tracked in PrintLimit Print Tracking on "server1". These two printers are added to the list of monitored printers automatically in Preferences -> Printers.

Step 7. Follow "Create, View and Email Printer Usage Report".

 

Tip:

1. The "IP_" means the direct IP printer. The "Local_" means local USB printer.

2. Print Job Agent runs automatically when users log into the computer.

3. Print Job Agent can be automatically installed with Windows Group Policy.

4. If users connect to the office computers from home using "Remote Desktop Connection", but print to the home printer through USB cable, the Print Job Agent needs to be installed on the office computers only.

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