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10.2 Print/Fax Services Functionality

The section describes basic concepts for print/fax protocols, and provides some background for the Print/Fax protocol model.

Section 10.4 of this document provides examples that illustrate the interaction of some of the protocols in two sample configurations.

Network printing is a multi-step process that starts with the authentication of the client's right to use the selected resource, and ends with notification back to the client that the print job has completed. Additional functionality, such as printer driver installation on demand, makes use of the basic level of functionality described here.

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