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Faculty & Staff: Network Printers on KITE

Adding Network Printers (Macs)

IMPORTANT!!: If you are remote (not at the Law School), you need to be connected to Penn’s GlobalProtect VPN before proceeding.

Step 1: Add the Printer

MacOS 13 or later

    1. Navigate to “System Settings” -> “Printers & Scanners” -> select “Add Printer, Scanner, or Fax” to add a printer.
    2. Click “Advanced” to begin configuring settings: (if you do not see the “Advanced” tool in the title bar, right-click in the toolbar, click “Customize Toolbar” and drag the advanced tool to the toolbar).
  1. Type: Windows printer via spoolss
  2. URL: smb://printers-law.kite.upenn.edu/printername
  3. Name: printername
  4. Use: Select Software (find the printer model)
  5. Add the printer

MacOS 12 or earlier

  • Navigate to “System Preferences” -> “Printers and Scanners” -> click the “+” icon to add a printer.
  • Click “Advanced” to begin configuring settings: (if you do not see the “Advanced” tool in the title bar, right-click in the toolbar, click “Customize Toolbar” and drag the advanced tool to the toolbar).
  • Type: Windows printer via spoolss
  • URL: smb://printers-law.kite.upenn.edu/printername
  • Name: printername
  • Use: Select Software (find the printer model)
  • Add the printer

Frequently Used Printers

Printer Name Model (for “Select Software”)
clinic-sg29a HP LaserJet flow MFP M830
clinic-sg95 HP LaserJet flow MFP M830
comm-t110-color HP Color LaserJet flow MFP M880
fss-gk239 HP LaserJet flow MFP M830
fss-gk239-color HP Color LaserJet CM4540 MFP
fss-s127 HP Color LaserJet flow MFP M880
fss-s145-front HP LaserJet flow MFP M830
fss-s145-rear HP LaserJet 9040 9050 MFP
fss-s146-color HP Color LaserJet CM4540 MFP
fss-s162 HP Color LaserJet MFP M680

Note: If you don’t see your printer listed here, email itshelp@law.upenn.edu and we can assist.

Step 2: Authenticate with your PennKey

  • After printing a document to printer, click the Printer Icon that starts bouncing on your dock
  • When prompted to login, enter the following credentials - Username: KITE\PennKey (fill in your PennKey username) Password: Your PennKey password
  • If you receive a “hold for authentication” error, cancel print job, send document to printer again and repeat above step

Adding Network Printers: Windows (For Seating Chart Printer)

(Windows users who are printing to all other printers should be using the Windows Universal Print service).

IMPORTANT!!: If you are remote (not at the Law School), you need to be connected to Penn’s GlobalProtect VPN before proceeding with step 2. 

To add a print queue:

  1. Hold the Windows key and press the R key to bring up the Run dialogue box.
  2. Enter in \\printers-law.kite.upenn.edu into the Run Window and hit Enter

  3. A window will appear prompting you to sign in with your account. Select “More Choices” and “Use a different account”
  4. Login with the following:
    Username: KITE\PennKey (fill in your PennKey username)
    Password: Your PennKey password
    IMPORTANT: Check the box for “Remember my Credentials”
    Click OK.

  5. This will bring up a window that will display the various Network printers. Double click on the printer that you would like to add to your device.

    screenshot of printing transition

  6. The printer installation will run. When complete, the printer should appear under Printers (type Printers in search box in lower right corner) as “printername on printers-law.kite.upenn.edu”. For example, if I add the fss-127 printer, the printer will appear as “fss-127 on printers-law.kite.upenn.edu”.

Quick Shortcuts: Single-sided, Double-sided, Stapled

  1. From the File menu, choose Print.
  2. Choose Properties.
  3. Choose Printing Shortcuts.
    • General Everyday Printing: basic single-sided letter portrait orientation
    • Two-sided Duplex Printing: double-sided letter portrait orientation
    • Duplex, stapled: double-sided letter, portrait orientation, single angled staple.

Manual Print Tray for Special Paper

  1. From the File menu, choose Print.
  2. Select the law-lab printer and choose Printer Properties.
  3. On the Paper/Quality tab, select Manually Feed in Tray 1 as your Paper Source.

Automatic Stapling

  1. From the File menu, choose Print.
  2. Choose Properties.
  3. Choose Printing Shortcuts and verify your document orientation is correct (i.e. portrait or landscape).
  4. Choose Output.
    • Options: One staple vertical, One staple angled, Two staples, Three staples, Six staples.
    • Staples will print on the left column by default.
    • See image in top right corner of Output menu for how staples will be put in document.

General Notes

  • Powersave: The MFP units will go into sleep mode between 7:30PM and 7:30AM when idle. During this time select the Start button to initiate power up from sleep mode.
  • Reset: To logout of the printer. When beginning a new job or session select RESET to clear any settings changed in the previous session
  • Feeding Paper: Face down in the feeder tray

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