best printer server setup with scanning possibility


New Member
Sep 13, 2019
Hi, I would like to share a few printers between several VMs on the same subnet. I guess printer server would be the easiest way to go right? Any easy tut for setting this up ? Does this allow for printing only (the shared printer thus loosing its scanning capability) or not ? I would like to preserve its scanning option on all VMs. Is this possible?


New Member
Nov 30, 2019
Just SCAN to FTP / SAMBA to a shared storage. Any Network rpinter compatible with VM's operating system should do. I can give you my setup if you like.


New Member
Dec 3, 2019
Have you heard HP Envy 5055 All In One Printer? Envy 5055 is very similar to another higher-end printer, the Envy 7855. The matte black body and scanner lid give this printer a sleek look, the two-tone finish is modern and stylish that will look great on any home desk or in a small office.

The Envy 5055 has a recommended monthly throughput volume of around 1000 sheets, and the design reflects a standard horizontal paper tray instead of a top-loading style, which takes more space.
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