Adding a JetDirect Printer

To add a JetDirect printer, click the New button in the main printconf window. The window shown in Figure 21-1 will appear. Click Next to proceed.

You will see the screen shown in Figure 21-11. Enter a unique name for the printer in the Queue Name text field. The printer name cannot contain spaces and must begin with a letter a through z or A through Z. The valid characters are a through z, A through Z, 0 through 9, -, and _.

Select JetDirect Printer from the Queue Type menu, and click Next.

Figure 21-11. Adding a JetDirect Printer

Text fields for the following options appear below the Queue Type menu as shown in Figure 21-12:

Figure 21-12. Choosing a Print Server

The next step is to select the type of printer that is connected to the JetDirect system. Skip to the Section called Selecting the Print Driver and Finishing to continue.