This allows printing directly from your workstation to the print server and can bypass spooling through the file server to increase network printing performance. This concept is known as peer-to-peer printing and is sometimes referred to as serverless printing, because it can bypass the network file server.
From a Windows operating system, using TCP/IP, IPX Direct or DLC protocols, the OkiNet Connect utility routes the print job to the appropriate printer without passing through a file server or print queue. This cuts down on network printing traffic. For more information, see the Windows Printing section for Windows NT 4.0/2000 or Windows 95/98/Me in this User's Guide.