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Networking Printing: Physically Moving Networked Printers

What to do when your department is planning a move.

Moving networked printers, even a short distance within the same office, requires assistance from the Technology Help Desk and possibly EO Johnson. 

Please create a ticket for the Technology Help Desk to check that the network station to which the printer will be moved is active; if the station is found to be inactive, activation fees will apply.  

Please schedule accordingly and allow adequate time for network modifications to be made; printer moves are not a same-day event and at least one week's notice is recommended.
The tech assigned to the printer move will coordinate with EO Johnson if they are needed.

Please note: Changing the room in which a printer is located will result in the printer being renamed and as a result every user of that printer will need to reinstall it.


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Keywords:relocate printing move network lanier hp rioch ricoh print relocation printer office department printermove   Doc ID:66448
Owner:Larissa H.Group:UW Stout
Created:2016-08-25 12:11 CSTUpdated:2021-07-12 15:05 CST
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