D0 PC Support

W2K Print Services

The NT printserver at D0 is D0SERVER3. In order to use this printserver you need to be an authenticated user. That is, you must have logged into the FERMI Windows 2000 domain.

Printing from workstations that are FERMI domain members in the DZERO OU.

There are 3 methods to connect to the DZERO printserver. All appear to work equally well.

The easiest method to connect to the printserver is to type "\\d0server3" from the RUN window (START--->Run). If your workstation is a domain member, you will get a window with all of the \\d0server3 shares & printers. Just double click on the printer of your choice, and it will be setup on your computer.

You can also connect to printers by searching the Active Directory by START--->Search-->For Printers.

Also you can navigate the Active Directory in My Network Places. Select Entire Network, Directory, WIN, FERMI, DZERO, Printers and double click on the printer of your choice.

Printing from laptops that are not FERMI domain members

If you are using a laptop which is not a domain member you can still use D0SERVER3 for printing. Again the easiest method to connect to the printserver is to type "\\d0server3" or "\\d0server3.fnal.gov" from the RUN window (START--->Run).

  • You now need to authenticate to the printserver using your FERMI account
    • Map a network drive to \\d0server3\printer and login using your FERMI account.
    • You need to select "connect using different username"
    • In this window you need to fill out the "Connect As" field with FERMI\<username>. You also need to put the appropriate W2K password in the "Password" field.

If this did not work you may need to do some initial setup on your laptop.

  • Type "regedit" from the RUN window (START--->Run). You need to modify the following registry entry:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Control/Lsa/lmcompatabilitylevel
    • Change the setting from 0 to 3 or 5

Printing from laptops that are members of university domains.

Please try the same procedure as outlined above for non domain laptop printing.

Please look at the excellent documentation provided by Jim Linnemann.

Please send any comments or concerns to the D0 NT Administrators

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