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Target audience: Staff

Printers: HP or label (network) printing via Mac

This manual describes how to install a desktop printer (HP) via Mac.

  • In order to install and use this printer you need:

    • To be connected to the UU network
    • You have to be a UU staff member
    • and know the  UU-number of the printer

  • Step 1

    • Go to the Apple menu and click on “System Preferences”.

  • Step 2

    • Click on “Printers & Scanners”

  • Step 3

    • Click the “+” to add a printer.

  • Step 4

    If you see the “Advanced” icon in the toolbar, you can skip steps 5, 6, and 7.

  • Step 5

    • With the right mouse button, click on the toolbar (Or tap on the touchpad with two fingers).
    • Now click “Customize Toolbar…”

  • Step 6

    • Drag “Advanced” to the toolbar above. The icon will now be shown there.
    • Now click “Done”.

  • Step 7

    Click on “Advanced” and enter the following information:

    Type: “Windows printer via spoolss”
    URL: “smb://wp0590.soliscom.uu.nl/uu000000” (Where uu000000 is the UU-number of the specific printer)
    Name: for example “HPprinter”
    USE: Generic PostScript Printer

    Then click “Add”

  • Step 8

    When you try to print something, you need to provide your Solis credentials.

    • Fill in: soliscom\Solis-ID and your Solis- password.
    • Now click “OK”.

    The printer is now connected

Last modified: 8/04/2022

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