3.12 Creating and Configuring a Driver Store and Print Manager

Before running iPrint in a cluster environment, you must create a Driver Store and Print Manager on the cluster-enabled volume.

To create a Driver Store and Print Manager, use iManager.

To create a Driver Store using iManager:

  1. From iManager, click iPrint > Create Driver Store.

  2. Fill in the fields.

    For more information, see Creating a Driver Store in the OES iPrint Administration Guide for Linux .

To create a Print Manager:

  1. From iManager, click iPrint > Create Print Manager.

  2. Fill in the fields.

    For the iPrint service you should use a DNS name that resolves to the secondary IP address used in the cluster load script.

  3. When you create the Print Manager for the first time, you might receive an error about trusting a certificate. You need to click on the iPrint Certificate Manager link and accept the certificate, then attempt to create the Print Manager again.

    iPrint Certificate Manager error

    For more information, see Creating a Print Manager in the OES iPrint Administration Guide for Linux .

IMPORTANT:While you can have more than one Print Manager running in a cluster, only one Print Manager can run on a cluster resource node. For example, if you have a four node cluster with serverA, serverB, serverC, and serverD, you can have two print managers: one running on serverA and one on serverB and then assign them to failover to different servers: serverC and serverD. If you assign the print managers to failover to the same cluster resource node, the Print Managers might collide and not failover.

Now you can add printer drivers to the Driver Store and begin creating printers. For more information, see Adding Printer Drivers and Creating a Printer in the OES iPrint Administration Guide for Linux .