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What is WSD print port?

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Posted 29 September 2016 - 09:13 AM

Hey guys, 


Can someone please explain the use of WSD port and why some printers (especially on W10), assigned to this port automatically, without going into deep details and history of it. 

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Posted 29 September 2016 - 09:22 AM

These two links should give you additional information and answer your question: http://superuser.com/questions/721485/how-is-a-wsd-printer-different-from-a-non-wsd-printer and https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askperf/2008/02/11/ws2008-the-wsd-port-monitor/

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