Tag Archives: Mac

Advanced Mac Printer Settings

Go to http://localhost:631/printers/ in Safari. It opens far more settings for Mac printers than through Systems Preferences.

Fixing A Corrupt Open Directory (OD) Database

Symptom: Users cannot log into OD accounts. If DNS, TCP-IP, physical connections, etc are OK… Check these items: 1) Go to Directory Utility: See If OD entry shows “Server Unavailable” 2) Go to Server Admin>Open Directory>LDAP: See If Server shows STOPPED If YES for both you may have OD database corruption. ——————————— To Check Database […]

Mac Printer Pauses

The pausing of the printer queue can be caused by an inability to connect using the selected protocol or find the designated port on the printer. Sometimes you can fix this by deleting the printer and reinstalling. Another thing that can help is the Reset Printing System. With System Preferences > Print & Fax open, […]