How to Set Up Printers for WithoutWire
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How to Set Up Printers for WithoutWire

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How to Set Up Printers for WithoutWire


There are two main steps for setting up printers in WithoutWire:


1. Set up the physical network printer on the local server hosting WithoutWire.


2. Link the printer to WithoutWire within the Web Console.


NOTE: If you're setting up a Zebra Thermal Printer, follow the instructions found at Configuring a Zebra Printer after you complete these steps below.




Network Printer Setup


Step 1: From the Devices and Printers window, click Add a Printer.

Step 2: Click Add a Local Printer.

Step 3: Click on Create a new port, select Type of port of Standard TCP/IP Port and click “Next.” 

Step 4: Enter Hostname or IP address of printer. Port Name will be assigned automatically. If multiple printers are set up at the same IP address, Port Name will automatically include a sequence number to make it unique. Click “Next” to continue.

Step 5: Select the print driver and click “Next.”

Step 6: If the printer driver already exists, the version dialog will appear. Select “Use the driver that is currently installed” and click “Next.”

Step 7: Enter Printer Name. This name must match the printer’s name setup in the WithoutWire system. Click “Next.”


Step 8: Select “Share this printer so that others on your network can find and use it” and use the Share Name the same as the Printer Name. Click “Next.”

Step 9: “Set as the default printer” does not need to be selected (Optional). Click Print a test page to verify setup. After test page prints, click the Finish button.


Setting Up Your Printer in the WithoutWire Web Console




Step 1: Select Add/Edit Warehouse Printer found under System Maintenance Tab.

If printer is not setup in WithoutWire:


Step 2: Enter the hostname or IP address of the WithoutWire web server into Printer Path.


Step 3: Enter the printer’s name. (This should match on WithoutWire web server and local computer.)


 Step 4: Set Printer Type to Zebra for label printers or Laser.


Step 5: Click Add button to add the printer.

If printer is already setup in WithoutWire:


 Step 2: Verify Printer Path is set to the hostname or IP address of the WithoutWire web server.


 Step 3: Verify Printer Name matches printer name on WithoutWire web server.


 Step 4: Verify Printer Type is Zebra for label printers or Laser.

 Step 5: Click Update to save changes.