Network Printing on Mac OS X

The following tutorial was done on a machine running OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Other versions of OS X use most of the same procedures and actions to map a network drive. 

 Step 1 - Open Map Dialog

  • Select Finder
  • Click the Apple symbol in the top left and select System Preferences

Step 2 - Select Print & Fax

     Osx network print 0.png

Step 3 - Click the "+" Button below the printers list

After clicking the "+" Button you may need to select Add Other Printer or Scanner.

     Osx network print 1.png

Step 4 - Type the Printer's Host Name

  • Select the IP Tab
  • Type the hostname of the printer in the field labeled Address. (The printer should have a label with the hostname on it.  If you need assistance obtaining the hostname please contact the helpdesk at x5500.)
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  • Click the Add button 


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