Printer Connectivity Technical Overview
Updated: March 28, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003 with SP1
Network printing connectivity has a substantial impact on the performance and scalability of Microsoft® Windows® print servers in two main areas. The first of these are the options available for connecting client workstations to a print server. The second area of impact is the printer port type used to de-spool print jobs from the server to the print device. This paper provides a technical examination of network and local printer ports types available to Windows Server 2003, and the value of Standard Port Monitor to a high performance print serving environment.
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