Setting Up Print Server

With a print server, you can reduce the load on the computer that you print from. The print server also enables each computer to install printer drivers over the network, which saves you the trouble of installing printer drivers on each computer by using the CD-ROM/DVD-ROM. To set up a computer on the network as a print server, configure the settings for sharing the printer.
To perform the following procedure, log on to your computer with an administrator account.
You may be unable to install printer drivers over the network depending on the operating system and the bit architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) of the print server and client computers.
When implementing a print server in a domain environment, consult your Network Administrator.
To carry out Department ID Management when using a print server
Canon Driver Information Assist Service must be added during the printer driver installation. For more information, see the manuals for the relevant drivers on the online manual website.
Open the printer folder. Displaying the Printer Folder
Right-click the printer driver icon for this machine and click [Printer properties] or [Properties].
Click the [Sharing] tab, select [Share this printer], and enter the share name of the machine.
When [Change Sharing Options] is displayed
Click [Change Sharing Options].
Install additional drivers as necessary.
This operation is required if you want to install printer drivers in other computers running a different bit architecture via the print server.
Click [OK].

Installing Printer Drivers on a Computer via the Print Server