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Printing

The printers are located in the 3E common printer counter section. To install printers:

For Windows:
  • Goto CMD (Command Prompt)
  • Type
NET USE LPT2: \\itsec.it.usyd.edu.au\pr1-3e21 /SAVECRED /PERSISTENT:YES
  • Enter your Unikey username and password.  If authentication is rejected, please seek SIT duty programmers for support.
  • Goto Printer Setting and select "Add local printer"
  • Select HP LaserJet 4100 as the printer.
  • Use LPT2 as the printer port
  • Type 
    NET USE
    to check the service status are OK
  • If the printing preferences do not show the "Print on both sides" option:
    • Goto Printer properties->Device settings
    • Under "Installable options' set the "Duplex Unit" to installed

For Mac:
  • Goto System Preference->Print and Fax
  • Click the '+' sign to add printer
  • The Advanced icon is hidden, so right-click on top part of the bar, and select Customize Toolbar
  • Drag the Advanced icon onto the Print and Fax top bar
  • Click Advanced
  • Set type to Windows
  • Set URL to

smb://itsec.it.usyd.edu.au/pr1-3e21

  • Set Print Using to HP Laserjet 4100
  • Click Add
  • Select Duplex Unit and Printer Hard Drive as RAM Disk
  • This will add the printer.  Now goto the Print Queue page and do a Printer->Print Test page
  • Enter your SIT username and password and select remember password (add to the keychain)

For Ubuntu/Linux:
  • Edit the file /etc/samba/smb.conf
  • In the [global] section, append the line client lanman auth = yes. Save the file and exit. This instructs smbclient to send plaintext password.
  • In the desktop, go to System->Administration->Printing
  • Add Printer type "Windows Printer via SAMBA"
  • Set SMB address to smb://itsec.it.usyd.edu.au/pr1-3e21
  • Put your UniKey username and password in the authentication panel.
  • Go next and select HP LaserJet 4100
  • Select Duplex Unit and Printer Hard Drive as RAM Disk
  • This will add the printer.  Now goto the Print Queue page and do a Printer->Print Test page.
After installing the printer driver, don't forget to enable duplex mode to save paper! Also, set the available printer memory to 48MB.