The Group Policy: Deployed Printer Connections Extension supports managing connections to printers that are hosted by print servers and shared by multiple users.
A Deployed Printer Connections protocol implementation consists of server and client components. The server component allows a network administrator to configure the printer connections. The client component allows a user to discover the printer connections that have been configured.
Sections 1.8, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative and can contain the terms MAY, SHOULD, MUST, MUST NOT, and SHOULD NOT as defined in RFC 2119. Sections 1.5 and 1.9 are also normative but cannot contain those terms. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.