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
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
- You now need to authenticate to the printserver using your
- Map a network drive to \\d0server3\printer and login
using your FERMI account.
- You need to select "connect using different
- 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
- Type "regedit" from the RUN window (START--->Run). You
need to modify the following registry entry:
- Change the setting from 0 to 3 or 5
Printing from laptops that are members of
Please try the same procedure as outlined above for non domain
Please look at the excellent
documentation provided by