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Windows Registry entries of ThinPrint Engine on remote desktops

ThinPrint Engine: ThinPrint Ports and ThinPrint Connection Service Ports


In the following you can find a selection of possibly relevant entries in the Windows registry.

ThinPrint Engine:
ThinPrint Ports and ThinPrint Connection Service Ports

hkey_local_machine\system\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Monitors\ThinPrint Port\<portname>:

NameThinPrint Engine MMCDescriptionTypeDefault value
BandwidthBandwidth (kbit/s (kbps))Bandwidth used to send print data (in bit/s, bits per second)reg_dword256000
Bandwidth­AccessClient control: BandwidthEnables the ThinPrint Client to reduce the bandwidth
0 = disabled
1 = enabled
Bandwidth­CtrlEnabledBandwidth con­trol: EnableEnables bandwidth control
0 = disabled
1 = enabled
CConnTriesConnection retriesNumber of attempts to establish a connection to the ThinPrint Cli­ent, Connection Service or Virtual Channel Gatewayreg_dword3
CLevelBandwidth con­trol: Enable + Minimum print data volumeCompression level
0 = no compression
5 = default compression
8 = high compression (Bandwidth con­trol enabled)
9 = best compression (Minimum print data volume enabled)
DeleteErrJobsPrint job handling when ThinPrint Client doesn’t take them
1 = failed jobs will be deleted
0 = failed jobs will be left in the printer queue (Queue Manager)

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Connection Ser­vice address

With ThinPrint Ports: ThinPrint Client address; with ThinPrint Connection Service Ports: Con­nection Service addressreg_sz
IsCSvcPortNew ThinPrint Port/New Thin­Print Connection Service Port0 = ThinPrint Engine doesn’t print to the Connection Service
1 = ThinPrint Engine prints to the Connection Service
NetSendNet send serviceInform the users about errors?
0 = no
1 = yes
PortTCP portTCP port for communication to ThinPrint Clients, Virtual Channel Gateway or Connection Servicereg_dword4000
SignCertName of certificate that signed the client certificate. Overrides global SignCert setting in hkey_lo­cal_machine\system\currentcon­trolset\control\print\moni­tors\ThinPrint Port\reg_sz
UseEncryptionUse encryption0 = encryption disabled
1 = encryption enabled
WTSMsgBoxIf set to 1 and an error occurred:
A message box will be sent to the remote desktop session which started the print job.




NameAutoConnect MMCDescriptionTypeDefault value
ConnectTo­ClientPrinter name con­tains preferably (printing via TCP/IP)Connection to client with client name or client address (use: Auto, ClientName, ClientAddress)reg_szAuto
DisableSetting­OfDefPrinterAutoConnect has no influenceAutoConnect will not set any default printerreg_dword0

1, 2: Default printer taken from

4: Disable Dynamic Printer Matrix

0 = create/connect no printer
1 = Dynamic Printer Matrix first
2 = Map Additional Printers first
3 = Dynamic Printer Matrix only
4 = Map Additional Printers only
ListenToWTSAutoConnect is started automati­cally on session logon (Auto mode)reg_dword1
ListenToWTS­CreatCmdCommand that will be launched on session logon if ListenToWTS is not 0reg_sztpauto­connect.exe
ListenToWTS­DeleteCmdCommand that will be launched on session logoffreg_sztpauto­connect.exe -dl
ListenToWTS­OnDisconnectAt session recon­nect/disconnectIndicates whether printers will be deleted when a session goes to the disconnect statereg_dword1
NameTrans­lationExDynamic Printer MatrixContent of Dynamic Printer Matrixreg_mul­ti_sz
PrinterCreate­ListEx2Map Additional PrintersContent of Map Additional Printersreg_mul­ti_sz
PrinterPropertiesInherit client printer settingsIndicates whether the printer properties will be retrieved from ThinPrint Clientsreg_dword1
PrinterProper­tyFlagsPaper size, Print on both sides, Paper source, Color, Print quality, Fini­shing, Show com­ments and locationbit 0: paper name and size
bit 1: printable area
bit 2: paper trays
bit 3: print quality
bit 4: print on both sides
bit 5: color
bit 8: punch holes
bit 9: staple
bit 10: bind
bit 11: pages per sheet
ProtocolTransfer protocolProtocol for connections to ThinPrint Clients (use: TCPIP, VC, AUTO)reg_szAuto
StoreUserSes­sionSettingsEnable storing printer properties in User Settings database (bit mask)
bit 0 = default printer information
bit 1 = printer properties (dev­mode)
bit 2 = if bit 0 and/or 1 is enabled, printer properties and/or default printer information is stored to the database
bit 3 = AutoConnect will be started in user's session/s when database was changed (will be polled every 30 seconds)
(bits 0, 1 and 2 set)
UserDriven­DefaultPrinterDefault printer – give priority to the user’s choiceSet to 1 if the selection of the default printer will be user driven, so AutoConnect will not interfere itreg_dword0

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