UNH Central Printing: Connecting to a UNH Printer via Baxter

Summary

This article contains instructions for how to connect to a UNH printer via Baxter. This article is for UNH employees using a Windows computer.

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Summary

This article contains instructions for how to connect to a UNH printer via Baxter. This article is for UNH employees using a Windows computer.

 

How-To

Task: To connect to a UNH printer via Baxter on a Windows computer.

 

Instructions

Step 1 - Verify that you are on a secure UNH Network. You can be hard-wired in, using eduroam secure wireless, or on VPN to access Baxter. If you are connecting to Baxter off campus and are using VPN, you may need to authenticate with your USNH username and password upon connecting to Baxter. If you use the Global Protect VPN while printing to Baxter, please set UNH as your preferred gateway for best results.  Information on connecting to the VPN

Step 2 - Click on the Start button on your desktop or press the Windows key on your keyboard.

Step 3 - In the Search field, type in "\\baxter" and press Enter. If you are prompted for login credentials, type the username as AD\username.
Note: If you are prompted for elevated Administrator credentials to install the printer driver, use the “Request printer support or a change” button on the Central Printing Service page (also available at the top of this article) to submit a support request with as much detail as possible.

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Step 4 - If connected to a secure UNH Network, Baxter will open and display a list of printers.

Step 5 - Locate your printer and double-click on it to install the print driver hosted on the server.

Illustration of printer listing window

 

Step 6 - Wait until the download finishes and the printer is connected.

Step 7 - When the installation is complete a printer queue for that specific printer will pop up on your desktop. This will confirm that you have successfully connected to that printer on Baxter.

 

Outcome

You have successfully connected to your selected printer on Baxter.

 

Further Readings

GlobalProtect VPN: General Information and Resources ​​

Central Printing Service - use "Request printer support or a change" button, also available at the top of this article.

 

Need additional help?

Use the “Request printer support or a change” button on the Central Printing Service page (also available at the top of this article) to submit a support request with as much detail as possible, or contact the Technology Help Desk team on your local campus. For password issues you must call or visit the Help Desk in person.

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Article ID: 872
Created
Fri 7/19/19 5:40 PM
Modified
Wed 5/15/24 2:07 PM
Applicable Institution(s):
University of New Hampshire (UNH)

Related Services / Offerings

Related Services / Offerings (2)

Central Printing Services are available to staff and faculty to provide centralized printing queues that are easily accessible while on campus or on the VPN. Follow-Me Printers will be configured for Tap-to-Release. Customization is available for special circumstances, pending approval.
Request Printer Help if you need assistance setting up printing on your computer or mobile device, if you are having trouble releasing print jobs, or for issues with an existing USNH-managed printer.