Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5240i B2 Printing Duplex


Recently we started rolling out some new printers, this has been done using the script i’ve detailed here.

Normally we just create the printer on the macs & point the queue to the right PPD. This doesn’t enforce any default settings, & in doing so things have been going smoothly.

However, when deploying a Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5240i B2 we noticed that the Mac’s were defaulting to duplex.

After checking the on board B2 Fiery, we saw this setting was enabled.. so we disabled it & hoped that would apply to the Mac clients.. sadly it didn’t.

Below is how we overcome this

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