setting up samba server for remote printer driver download

Simo Sorce idra at
Mon Mar 25 02:43:04 GMT 2002

I think it would be really nice to have that functionality in swat!
It is used by many people and http-upload (to get drivers) is not
difficult to add I think.

On Mon, 2002-03-25 at 05:43, Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Mar 2002, Steven French wrote:
> > I think Tim had recently mentioned that setting up a Samba print server for
> > remote driver download via imprints was broken due to the error mapping
> > problem in rpcclient spoolss stuff.    I haven't had much success doing the
> > equivalent (installing the drivers remotely to the Samba server download
> > area and configuring the driver properties for the spooler) via the Windows
> > 2000 Add Printer Wizard or printui utility.     Do most people setup
> > printer download via imprints? but if so I am surprised more people haven't
> > mentioned the problem in 2.2.x that Tim was mentioning.   Looks like the
> > merge of the 3.0 fixes to 2.2.x in the spoolss rpcclient code is
> > non-trivial.
> Steve,
> I thought I responded to this.  Maybe that was on the samba list.
> Imprints as a project is currently unmaintained and not working.
> The only way to successfully upload drivers is via the NT/2k
> native tools.
> We do need to cooble together a tools for executing the required RPCs
> and one that developers won;t muck with :-)
> cheers, jerry
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