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Hello all first off im very new to commander i just started with a new company and they are using commander.  i have never dealt with commander before so im new to all that it can and cannot do.

 

My question is can Commander sync its printer configs across multiple instances? 

 

Here is how they are using commander.  They have two seperate installs of Commander running on two seperate servers Version 9.2 SR2.  they are supposed to be backups of eachother but a lot of the times some one will make changes to one and not the other so when something happens to one of the servers and it has to be rebooted and we switch on all the printers on the other server its inevitable that everytime we have to do this some has made changes to the running one but not the one sitting in standby waiting.  So when we switch the printers over to the other server so we can restart the failing machine or it locks up the printers fail to work because the changes where only made the active server.  so this is why the question about Syncronizing Commander printer configs. 

 

Can this be done?   if you need more information please let me know. 

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If what you mostly change is the "Driver Settings" and you're using Seagull drivers, then you can export and import these settings between different computers. Do this by opening the printer driver properties dialog for your printers, then go to "Tools > Driver Options > Administration", export the settings on the 1st Commander PC, then Import on the second.

 

Another possibility would be to make a local install of the drivers on the 1st Commander PC, then share these printers and connect to the shared printers from the 2nd Commander PC. Make sure that both "Configuration Sharing" and "Share Settings between all users" Checkboxes are enabled under the Driver properties tab for each printer instance. This option is found under "Tools > Driver Options > Network Settings" dialog.

 

If you're just wishing both Commander instances to use the same Commander task list, then make sure the task list and trigger files are placed on a shared folder from which both Commander PC's can read.

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