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Add the capability to manage installed printers for Windows nodes.
It would be nice if there is a Windows module which allows to manage printers under Windows. For Powershell, there are the PrinterManagement cmdlets which could be used to provide such a module. Then, the user should define e.g. in the playbook the printers, the corresponding ports and the driver in the usual Ansible style. Finally, this configuration is applied to the Windows node.
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Here are the 2 roles we use internaly to deploy 140 Printers on 2 Printer server and configure them.
Role for deploying the printer drivers
Role for creating share/permission/printer configuration
Maybe keep this issue open, and with a little bit of sparetime i will try to get the modules in the roles ansible ready
I have a playbook where I remove an existing printer, and create new ones (including making it default and disabling Windows managing the default printer). You can find it here:
Proper modules doing this would be very welcome. I would need: