Print Server Configuration Guide for Novell NDPS
I nstalling DP-XXX into NDPS ( Novell Directory Print Services)
I nt roduct ion
Novell' Distributed Print ServicesTM (NDPSTM) is a product built on Novell's next generation
printing architecture that allows administrators to take advantage of built-in printer intelligence
to centrally manage network printing resources, improve network printing performance, and
reduce the hassles of network printing for end-users. The NDPS architecture was designed in
partnership with Hewlett-Packard Company and Xerox Corporation to leverage their expertise in
This document will guide you to setup a print server (DP-100/300) to work with NDPS under IP
protocol only environment.
1. You need a Win95/98 machine on the network with IPX/SPX protocol and Client for
Netware Networks (or Client32).
2. You must have supervisor/administrator access right on the Netware server.
3. In the following document, it is assumed that the settings in Novell Server are:
l Server Name = Allen
l Tree Name = D-Link
l Organization = TSD
l CN = Admin.TSD
These are examples only, your NDS will have a particular naming convention.
Step 1 . Create a NDPS Manager Object
1.1 Start your Novell Client under Windows95/98, and Login to Netware server as Admin.
1.2 Execute “Nw admn3 2 .exe” located in Allen/ SYS:\ Public\ Win3 2 .
1.3 Click the Tree, click the right button of mouse, and select “Create an NDPS Manager
1.4 Select NDPS Manager, then click “OK.”
1.5 Type a name in NDPS Manager Name (e.g., NDPS_Mgr). Browse the
“Resident Server and Database Volume” and assign the correct server and volume (that is,
“Resident Server= Allen.TSD”, “Database Volume= Allen_SYS.TSD” in this case).
Step 2 . Load NDPS Manager service in Netware
2.1 Type “NDPSM” on Netware Server’s console and select NDPS Manager object (e.g.,
Note: To autolaod the NDPS Manager object, please add the following line to
the AUTOEXEC.NCF file.
Load NDPSM NDPS_Mgr.TSD
Step 3. Create a “Printer Agent in the NDPS Manager Object” by using Netware admininstrator.
3.1. Double-click the NDPS Manager object.
3.2. Click the Printer Agent List, then click “New”.
3.3. Type NDPS Printer name (e.g., Printer_Agent), then select “Novell Printer Gateway” in
3.5. Select the driver (or a compatible driver) of your printer.
3.6. Click “OK.”
3.7. Select Remote (LPR on IP) in the Connection Type.
3.8. Click “Next.”
3.9. Assign “Host Address” as the IP of Printer Server and “Printer Name” as the Port Name of
3.10 Click “Finish.”
3.11 Select the driver (or a compatible driver) for Windows3.1, Windows95/98 and Windows