Using Windows Server

  1. Set up a domain user account that your InfoPrint Manager server will run under.
    1. Log on to the domain that your InfoPrint Manager servers operate in as a domain administrator.
    2. Click the Windows Start button and select Programs → Administrative Tools → Active Directory Users and Computers.
    3. In the left pane of the Active Directory Users and Computers window, find the Users directory.
    4. Right-click the Users directory and select New → User from the pop-up menu.
    5. In the first dialog of the New Object – User wizard, type a name for this user in the Full name and the User logon name fields.
      Note: You do not have to fill in the other name fields.
    6. Click Next.
    7. In the second dialog of the New Object – User wizard, enter a password for this user. Clear all of the check boxes, then select Password never expires (so you do not have to change the password and update all of your servers on a regular basis).
    8. Click Next to verify the settings for the user and complete the wizard.
    9. Once you have created the user, right-click the user in the right pane of the Active Directory Users and Computers window and select Add members to a group from the pop-up menu.
    10. In the Select Group dialog, find and select the Domain Administrators (or Domain Admins) group. Click OK to add your user to the group.
      Note: You can leave the Name field blank.
  2. Grant the appropriate user rights to the new domain user on the system that your InfoPrint Manager server runs on.
    1. Log on to the system as a user who is a member of the Domain Administrators group.
    2. Click the Windows Start button and select Settings → Control Panel.
    3. In the Control Panel window, double-click Administrative Tools.
    4. In the Administrative Tools window, double-click Local Security Policy.
    5. In the right pane of the Local Security Settings window, double-click Local policies.
    6. Double-click User Rights Assignment in the right pane.
    7. In the list of user rights, select Act as part of the operating system and double-click it.
    8. In the Local Security Policy Setting dialog, click Add.
    9. In the Select Users or Groups dialog, click the arrow on the drop-down list box and select the domain that your InfoPrint Manager servers exist in.
    10. Find and select the domain user you created and click Add.
    11. Click OK in the Select Users or Groups dialog.
    12. Click OK in the Local Security Policy Setting dialog.
    13. Repeat from step 2.7 for two other user rights: Create permanent shared objects and Log on as a service.
  3. Set up the InfoPrint Manager server to use the new user account.
    1. Click the Windows Start button and select Programs → InfoPrint Manager → Management Console.
    2. Stop the InfoPrint Manager server by selecting File → Stop Server.
      Note: If you are not able to stop the server because you are not authorized for that action, check the InfoPrint Manager Access Control List (ACL) for the Shutdown operation. Log off and log back on as a user who is on the access control list.
    3. Select Edit → Service Account/Domain.
    4. Enter the name of the domain that the InfoPrint Manager server is installed in and the user name and password from step 1.
    5. Click OK.
  4. On the machine where the AFP resources reside, share the directory that the resources reside in so the domain user has access to it.
    1. Log on to the system that your resources reside on as a user who is a member of the Administrators group.
    2. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the directory that your resources are stored in.
    3. Right-click the folder and select Properties from the pop-up menu.
    4. In the Properties dialog, click Security.
    5. If Domain Admins is not in the Name list, click Add.
    6. In the Select Users, Computers, or Groups dialog, select the correct domain from the Look in drop-down list.
    7. Select Domain Admins in the Name list and click Add. You might also want to add the local administrators group as well.
    8. Click OK.
    9. In the Properties dialog, make sure that Full Control is allowed for Domain Admins in the Permissions box.
      Note: You might want change the access level for the Everyone group as well.
    10. Click Sharing.
    11. Select Share this folder. Verify the name of the folder in the Share name field and type a descriptive comment in the Comment field.
    12. Click OK.
    13. Return to the Management Console on the system that InfoPrint Manager is installed on and click File → Start Server to restart the InfoPrint Manager server.