This blog article explains how to configure “PrintNode” printers to be used for printing with DocumentsCorePack.
You have to be a PrintNode customer to use this service. Information on how to configure Printnode can be found here.
Once configured we need to get the API Keys. Therefore open the PrintNode Dashboard.
❶ Select in the menu on the left side “Print Something” and then click on “API Keys”
Provide a name your API Key and press the [Create]-button.
Your API Key is generated. This Key is needed in the next step as outlined below.
Configure a new “PrintNode” Printer for DocumentsCorePack
First, log in to the DocumentsCorePack Service Configuration.
Please note: Your DocumentsCorepack Service needs to be configured to handle both: Document and Print Jobs. Double click on your service and ensure the Job Type is set to “Both“.
Once confirmed, you can start by clicking [configure cloud print].
This Cloudprint Configuration opens. Press the [+]-button to continue.
The „Configure Cloud Printer Configuration“-site is shown. To configure your PrintNode – Cloud Printer, you have to
❶ Select “PrintNode”.
❷ Name your configuration.
❸ Enter the „API Key“ you generated earlier and
❹ Press „Get available printers“.
The “Available Printes” drop-down lists all printers received from PrintNode. Select the printer you want to configure.
“Printer Settings” – Here you can find a list of all configurable capabilities of your printer. Options listed depend on your printer and/or print driver.
Please note: If you want to change the specific setting, untick the checkbox to unlock. Then you are able to modify the value.
If the settings correspond with what you need, press the [Save Configuration]-button.
It’s done, your printer is configured and good to go!
Back to Printing with DocumentsCorePack.
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