Yale Printing & Publishing Services

Staff Printing - PaperCut Print Queue Set-up - Mac

How to Configure a PaperCut Print Queue on a Mac

  1. You must be logged on to the Yale network with your netid.
  2. Find out the name of your printer and the print server it is on from YPPS or your DSP. (ex. paperc-prd-ps1.its.yale.edu/dept_printer)
  3. Go to the Apple symbol and select “System Preferences”. Then select “Printers and Scanners”.
  4. Click the + to add a new printer.
  5. Choose “Advanced” from the toolbar.
    If you do not see the Advanced option on the toolbar: (* See Screenshot Below)
       - Right-click and choose “Customize toolbar”
       - Drag the Advanced icon to the toolbar
  6. Enter the following settings:
       - Type: ‘Windows printer via spoolss’
       - Device: ‘Another Device”
       - URL: smb://paperc-prd-ps1.its.yale.edu/dept_printer
       - Name: Dept Printer
       - Use: ‘Generic PostScript Printer’
  7. Click Add
  8. Check the ‘Duplex Printing Unit’ box and click ‘OK’. This allows you to print double-sided pages.

Now, when you go to File > Print, you should see the Dept_printer printer. When you print, you will be asked to enter your NetID and password:

(* #5 illustration)