This blog article explains how to configure “Microsoft Universal Print” printers to be used for printing with DocumentsCorePack.
Microsoft Universal Print Prerequisites:
Within the Microsoft Universal Print Dashboard you can see all available printes.
Important: After the installation, the following Powershell script must be executed on the Computer where the Universal Print Connector was installed:
PS C:\windows\PrintConnectorSvc> .\UpdateConnectorConfigJson.ps1 -Feature Connector -Name enable-pdftoxps -Value true
Configure a new “Microsoft Universal Print” 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 Universal Print – Cloud Printer, you have to
❶ Select “Universal Print”.
❷ Name your configuration.
❸ Press „Get available printers“.
You are requested to sign in in your Microsoft account.
All available printers in your environment are shown. Select the printer you want to configure and finish with a click on [Save Configuration].
Please note: The “Printer Settings” allow to overrule some of the basic printer settings retrieved from Microsoft Universal Print. Options listed depend on your printer and/or print driver.
Congratulations! The print service “Universal Print” is successfully installed.
Back to Printing with DocumentsCorePack.
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