What is the function of a wireless print server? Where do they reside, and are these drivers in the Wireless Print Server device or on the client who is connected to the WLAN print server?
A wireless print server is just like any other kind of network printer -- you are simply using 802.11 instead of 802.3 to reach the server. Printer drivers and client/server software are required on both devices, but details depend on the protocol being used for remote printing. For example, Windows XP/2000 includes an
Internet Printing Protocol
(IPP) client that can send print jobs to any IPP server, identified by URL. To learn more about wireles print servers and how they work, check out
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