Please click here for assistance with setting up Windows-based computers.

Note:  This process is intended for College of Law wireless printing only


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Preliminary steps

  • You may need to allow downloads from anywhere in your System Preferences by choosing Security and Privacy, unlocking with your Mac credentials, and selecting Anywhere.
  •  Download the Xerox drivers from this link, selecting to Download when prompted

    • Double click the downloaded Xerox Driver installer file

    • Follow prompts to install

    • When presented with the Select a Printer dialog, click continue without choosing a printer at this time, then continue again to confirm.  Specific printer setup will occur in the next step.
    • The Xerox Print and Scan Experience app is not needed.  Click continue to ignore the app prompt, then Close to complete driver install

Adding a Printer

  1. Click on the Apple icon in the left corner of your menu bar and select System Settings
  2. Select Printers & Scanners from the left-hand menu

  3. If you have the previous Law Library printers installed, open each, then select the Remove Printer... button and follow the prompts to delete them
  4. Select the Add Printer, Scanner, or Fax... button to open the Add Printer dialog
  5. Click the Advanced Options gear icon:
     
    1. Note that this button does not appear by default, and must be added if not yet present
    2. To add, control+click or two-finger click the open space in the toolbar, choose Customize Toolbar..., then drag the Advanced Options gear icon into the toolbar, close the Customize panel, and click the new Advanced Options icon
  6. Select Type: Windows printer via spoolss
  7. Select Device: Another Device
  8. In the URL field enter the following exactly as written:
    smb://law-print.ad.syr.edu/Law-Library1stFloor

  9. Change Name field to Law-Library1stFloor
  10. The Location field is optional, but can be used if desired
  11. Click Choose a Driver... then choose Select Software...
  12. Type "C8155" in the Filter field, select the Xerox AltaLink C8155 driver, and select OK
  13. Click the Add button to complete setup of the 1st Floor printer
  14. Repeat steps 4-13 to add the 2nd Floor printer, substituting:
    1. URL: smb://law-print.ad.syr.edu/Law-Library2ndFloor
    2. Name: Law-Library2ndFloor
  15. Print a test page and, when prompted, enter your SU NetID in the format "ad\netid" (without quotes, making note of the direction of the "\") and Password, and check the box to remember your credentials

Releasing Your Print Job

Note that items sent to the Law Library's printers are queued on the server and, as a final step, must be manually released to the printer.  Click here for additional details.

Student Organization Printing

The steps for student org printer setup are largely the same, though a different driver must be installed prior to setup.  Download here: UFRII_V10.19.12_Mac.zip

Note that you must be granted specific permissions to use these printers.  These permissions can be requested by your organization's leaders via LawHelp@syr.edu 

The URLs and names for the printers are as follows:


LocationURLprinternamePrinter drive type
Law Reviewsmb://law-prq-03.ad.syr.edu/Law-LawReview344Law-LawReview344Canon IR-Adv 5250/5255
SBA & Journalssmb://law-prq-03.ad.syr.edu/Law-Journals346Law-Journals346Canon IR-ADV 4245
Moot Courtsmb://law-prq-03.ad.syr.edu/Law-MootCourt010Law-MootCourt010Canon IR-ADV 4245

After Password Change (click to expand)

Issue:

  • You have changed your SU NetID password

  • When you try to print to the printers, the job doesn't print and you receive a message Hold for Authentication or On Hold (Authentication Required).

How to Fix:

  1. Open your Mac's Keychain Access application. There are two ways to do this:

    1. Go to your Launchpad, open the Other folder, then click on the Keychain Access icon.
      OR
    2. Click on the magnifying glass icon at the top right corner of your screen,

      Mac OS Menu Bar

      In the Spotlight Search window, type Keychain
      Click on the icon for Keychain Access in the results window

      Launchpad Search Displaying Keychain Access

  2. In the search box at the top right of the Keychain Access window, type law.
  3. You should see an entry similar to the one below with the same name that you have the printer saved as.


    Keychain access printer info page

  4. Highlight the entry in the list and then hit the delete key on your keyboard.

  5. Select Delete when prompted.


    Confirm Delete Dialog Box

  6. Now try to print your print job again.

  7. You will be prompted to enter your credentials. Make sure that both the option for Registered User and Remember this password in my keychain are selected.

  8. Enter your NetID and your new password.

    Please Note

    The name field is usually filled in with your Mac username. Please make sure to delete whatever is already in the box and retype your SU NetID username.


    Printer Information Entry Popup

  9. Click OK.
  10. You should now be able to print successfully.
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