Overview<br />   PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG - Introduction<br /><ul><li>Track and control printing charges by users, gro...
Easy to install and configureto your specific environment
Return on investment is fast when you control usage and/or charge
Web consolesmake operation simple for staff and users</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br />   PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG - Ho...
Overview<br />   PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – System Requirements<br />Primary Server:<br /><ul><li>Windows 2008 / 2008 ...
Microsoft Clustering Services supported at all application layers
Apple Mac OS X (10.6, 10.5 or 10.4)
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 Linux (OES 2 Linux) - SP1, SP2 (with hotfix applied) or SP3.
Most modern Linux distributions including Red Hat, Novell SUSE, Debian, and others
1GB of RAM or Higher Recommended</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br />   PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – System Requirements<br ...
Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 (either 32 or 64 bit)
Microsoft SQL Express 2005/2008 (free from Microsoft)
PostgreSQL 7.1 or higher
MySQL 5.0 or higher
Oracle 9.2 or higher</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br />   PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – System Requirements<br />Print Rele...
Apple Mac OS X (10.6, 10.5 or 10.4)
Most modern Linux distributions</li></ul>Memory:  128MB or Greater<br />Hard Disk:<br /><ul><li>0MB - zero-install deploym...
70MB - full local installation</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br />   PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Importing Users from AD<b...
Login to PaperCut web interface a “Admin”.
Go to “Options” then “User/Group Sync”.
Select “Active Directory” as your sync source.
Click “Synchronize Now”.</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br />   PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – How can I add credits<br /><ul>...
In a pay for print environment users can add funds to accounts using pre-paid voucher cards or through a variety of online...
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PaperCut for Print Control - Christian Elrod, Transylvania University

  1. 1. Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG - Introduction<br /><ul><li>Track and control printing charges by users, groups or clients
  2. 2. Easy to install and configureto your specific environment
  3. 3. Return on investment is fast when you control usage and/or charge
  4. 4. Web consolesmake operation simple for staff and users</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG - How It Works<br />PaperCut works by intercepting printer usage at the server level, calculating the cost, and deducting it from a central account associated with a user, department, group or client account.<br />
  5. 5. Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – System Requirements<br />Primary Server:<br /><ul><li>Windows 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2003 / 2000
  6. 6. Microsoft Clustering Services supported at all application layers
  7. 7. Apple Mac OS X (10.6, 10.5 or 10.4)
  8. 8. Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 Linux (OES 2 Linux) - SP1, SP2 (with hotfix applied) or SP3.
  9. 9. Most modern Linux distributions including Red Hat, Novell SUSE, Debian, and others
  10. 10. 1GB of RAM or Higher Recommended</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – System Requirements<br />Database Server:<br /><ul><li>Self managing internal database: suitable for up to 5,000 users.
  11. 11. Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 (either 32 or 64 bit)
  12. 12. Microsoft SQL Express 2005/2008 (free from Microsoft)
  13. 13. PostgreSQL 7.1 or higher
  14. 14. MySQL 5.0 or higher
  15. 15. Oracle 9.2 or higher</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – System Requirements<br />Print Release Stations<br />OS: <br /><ul><li>Windows 2008 / 2003 / Windows 7 / Vista / XP / 2000 / NT 4.0 incl. 64-bit versions
  16. 16. Apple Mac OS X (10.6, 10.5 or 10.4)
  17. 17. Most modern Linux distributions</li></ul>Memory: 128MB or Greater<br />Hard Disk:<br /><ul><li>0MB - zero-install deployment (recommended)
  18. 18. 70MB - full local installation</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Importing Users from AD<br />Importing users from Active Directory is as simple as:<br /><ul><li>Install a client on one of your AD Domain Controllers.
  19. 19. Login to PaperCut web interface a “Admin”.
  20. 20. Go to “Options” then “User/Group Sync”.
  21. 21. Select “Active Directory” as your sync source.
  22. 22. Click “Synchronize Now”.</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – How can I add credits<br /><ul><li>Administrators can define quotas by scheduling credit allocation at defined intervals.
  23. 23. In a pay for print environment users can add funds to accounts using pre-paid voucher cards or through a variety of online payment systems to implement a self-managing user-pays system.</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG comes with an app for generating voucher cards you can hand out to the students and they can redeem by logging into the PaperCut portal as themselves an entering the code.<br />
  24. 24. Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />You can also us an Optional Payment Gateway:<br /><ul><li>Supported Gateways:
  25. 25. Blackboard - Blackboard's Transact platform is a card based campus payment system. No mandatory hardware requirement. Requires a configured Blackboard system. Please contact Blackboard for further details.
  26. 26. CardSmith - CardSmithprovide card based payment and ID systems. Requires a CardSmith merchant account and cards for users. Please contact CardSmith for further details.
  27. 27. CBORD - CBORD Odyssey PCS is a card based payment and ID system. No mandatory hardware requirement. Requires a configured CBORD Odyssey PCS system. Please contact CBORD for further details.
  28. 28. My Student Account - My Student Account is a school payment system for students and parents. Requires a configured My Student Account system.</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />You can also us an Optional Payment Gateway:<br /><ul><li>Supported External Credit Sources:
  29. 29. PayPal PayflowLink
  30. 30. PayPal Website Payments Standard
  31. 31. VeriSign Payflow
  32. 32. Authorize.Net
  33. 33. Barclaycard ePDQCPI
  34. 34. CyberSource
  35. 35. MoneriseSELECTPlus
  36. 36. My Student Account
  37. 37. RBS WorldPay
  38. 38. RealexRealauthRedirect
  39. 39. TouchNetuPay</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Generating Reports<br /><ul><li>Access 50+ common reports with one click
  40. 40. Run reports from anywhere on the network with a standard web browser
  41. 41. See the sample of the report before running it
  42. 42. Options include PDF reports, HTML and Microsoft Excel
  43. 43. Dozens of standard pre-built reports covering, users, printers, shared accounts, groups and logs
  44. 44. Schedule PaperCut to generate and email you reports automatically.
  45. 45. Create AD HOC reports from the “Print Log” using the “Filter Panel”.</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Web Printing<br /><ul><li>Users can print from their own device without the need to authenticate their windows session or load drivers with Web Printing.
  46. 46. This is achieved by uploading your documents to print through the PaperCut webpage.
  47. 47. Accepted document types:
  48. 48. Office Excel - xlam, xls, xlsb, xlsm, xlsx, xltm, xltx
  49. 49. Office PowerPoint - pot, potm, potx, ppam, pps, ppsm, ppsx, ppt, pptm, pptx
  50. 50. Office Word - doc, docm, docx, dot, dotm, dotx
  51. 51. Microsoft XPS - xps
  52. 52. PDF - pdf</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Web Printing<br /><ul><li>Login to PaperCut Portal:</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Web Printing<br /><ul><li>Select “Web Print”:</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Web Printing<br /><ul><li>Select “Submit a Job”:</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Web Printing<br /><ul><li>Select “Select a Printer”:</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Web Printing<br /><ul><li>Select “Select a Printer”:</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Web Printing<br /><ul><li>Select “Select Number of Copies”:</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Web Printing<br /><ul><li>Upload Your</li></ul> Document:<br />
  53. 53. Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Follow Me Printing<br />Users simply print to a single global virtual queue, then go to a print release station and release their print job. PaperCut knows which printers are nearby and picks the best one without bothering the user with the details.<br />LOAD BALANCED<br />Where multiple local printers are available intelligent load balancing algorithms are used to determine the best candidate based on factors such as printer load and error conditions.<br />
  54. 54. Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Client Tools<br />Basic Desktop Client Tool:<br /><ul><li>This Client shows the current balance of the user
  55. 55. Clicking on “Details” will take the user to the Portal login interface and pre-populate their user ID.
  56. 56. This client does not require an installation and can be ran from a network share via a shortcut or GPO.</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Client Tools<br />Print Confirmation Popup:<br /><ul><li>When a user prints, PaperCut may optionally display a popup with print job information including number of pages, color/grayscale information, the job's cost and its document name. Users verify the print job and can choose to print or cancel it. This process reduces waste by reducing the number of incorrect/accidental print jobs.</li></li></ul><li>Overview<br /> PaperCut NG<br />PaperCut NG – Client Tools<br />Print Account Selection:<br /><ul><li>The client software allows users to charge printing to shared accounts.</li>

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