make_printerdef & automatically setting up printer drivers

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at
Fri Apr 20 21:19:50 GMT 2001

Greetings, Sambists.

I'm in the home stretch (I hope) of achieving Samba 2.2 PDC happiness with
W2K clients.  Last, but by far not least I'm trying to set it up so that
the clients can automatically set up printer drivers and printers.

Quoted from the Samba-HOWTO-Collection:

"The additional functionality provided by the new SPOOLSS support

Support for downloading printer driver files to Windows 95/98/NT/2000
clients upon demand."

Does anyone know how to go about setting this up or where this might be
documented?  There doesn't seem to be anything in the
Samba-HOWTO-Collection or the samba/docs/textdocs directories, and the
instructions given in "Using Samba" by Eckstein, et. al. are both woefully
out of date and incorrect.

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