For quite some time I had my home printer connected to a USB port on one of my ESXi hosts. To save a bit of memory I doubled up my home lab’s AD domain controller as a print server. I did this because the only other non-virtual computer at home capable of printer sharing was running Windows 7 and for some reason I could not get my Mac to work properly with the printer when it was shared from that. (Authentication would fail when trying to connect to it via SMB.) The downside of this arrangement though was that…

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