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Hi all,

I am trying to install/map a network printer by clicking a button from my website

HTML
<a class="btn btn-default" href=file://printservername\printerhostname>Connect »</a>


This is the code behind my button when i click the button it access's the print server but it doesn't try to connect to the printer.

Any help would be greatly appreciated
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[no name] 20-Oct-14 7:14am
   
Probably because you don't have permission.
Ivan Lubbe 20-Oct-14 7:39am
   
Could you please elaborate? I am able to access the print server (opens print server and a list of network printers) its just not trying to connect to one of those printers

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The only option I know of is to navigate to the address of the printer in the network, like:
JavaScript
window.location = 'http://machine_ip/printer_name/'

(It have to be http:// and not file://!)
   
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Ivan Lubbe 20-Oct-14 7:40am
   
I have tried what you mentioned and its not working. I am trying to re-direct the 'hyperlink' to connect to a network printer on my domain

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