Note: "workgroup" is the name of the Microsoft Windows workgroup
or domain that the computer sharing the printer belongs to. "server"
is the name of the computer sharing the printer or its IP address.
"sharename" is the shared Windows printer's share name. If the share
name contains spaces, replace each space with
smb://Server1/HP%205000 if the share name for the printer
You don't need a "workgroup" when specifying the IP address of the computer (such as when the printer is on a different subnet), or if your Mac belongs to the same Windows (SMB) workgroup.
If you see a document given a status of "On Hold (Authentication required)" when you try printing to the printer, then you will need to provide the appropriate Windows authentication credentials, i.e., a Windows userid and password that will grant access to the printer.
To provide the needed credentials, click on Resume, which
you will find between the Delete and Job Info icons.
You should then be prompted for a name and password to use. Put in an
appropriate name and password and check the box next to "Remember
this password in my keychain" to avoid having to go through this process
each time you print to the printer. Note: you may need to provide the
name in the form
workgroup\username, substituting the actual
workgroup or domain name for
Created: Monday January 6, 7, 2013