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OP Use Cases



1. Use Case: Computer Classroom

Computers: 20
Users: 200
Network: Windows domain controller as a file and print server
Printers: Color printer and black and white printer

Use Case: Computer Classroom

Solution:
1. Install OP on the domain controller
2. Configure the print quota for each user to $20
3. Set up an administrator name and password
4. Control printing from anywhere through the Web admin console https://server:1562/
5. Users connect to the OP server, which provides information on current print activities via the Web console https://server:1562 or using the OP Desktop Client


2. Use Case: Small-sized organization

Computers: 40
Users: 40
Network: Windows Workgroup
Print Servers: Windows and Unix print servers
Printers: Two color printers and two black and white printers connected to print servers and one black and white printer connected to the network

Use Case: Small sized organization

Solution:
1. Install OP on the Windows print server
2. Configure the print quota for each computer to $30
3. Set up an administrator name and password
4. Install the OP Connector on the Unix print server
5. Setup the OP Connector settings
6. Control and monitor printing from the Web admin console https://server:1562/
7. Users connect to the OP server, which provides information on current print activities using the OP Desktop Client


3. Use Case: Medium sized organization/College/Library

Computers: 120
Users: 1200
Network: Windows domain
Print Servers: Windows and Unix print servers
Printers: Printers connected to print servers and printers connected to the network

Use Case: Medium sized organization/College/Library

Solution:
1. Custom Install OP on the dedicated computer
2. Configure access to the SQL database
3. Configure print quotas for users and printers
4. Set up an OP administrator name and password
5. Install OP Connectors on print servers
6. Setup OP Connector settings for each print server
7. Control printing from the Web admin console https://server:1562/
8. Users connect to the OP server, which provides information on current print activities via Web console https://server:1562 or using the OP Desktop Client
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