SAMBA digest 1495

Jesse Book Jr jesse at
Tue Nov 18 14:17:57 GMT 1997

>Date: Mon, 17 Nov 1997 17:03:58 +0000
>From: Ralf Brinkmann <R.Brinkmann at>
>To: Samba-Mailing-Liste <samba at>
>Subject: Printer redirection of old DOS Software
>Message-ID: <347078FE.784CBB62 at>
>On our old Novell-2.2 server  we had a program called CAPTURE
>to redirekt the printer output of DOS programs to the
>network printer. (Some old DOS programs only know LPT1:)
>Now i am locking for a CAPTURE replacement for our new Samba server.
>I tested PRINDIR Version 9.0 and LPTTOFL Version 1.0 out of a 
>DOS-Box within WIN 3.11 and WIN 95.
>Both programs work fine with pure DOS but have timing problems
>running in a DOS Box.
>Has anyone an idea to solve my problem redirecting the printer
>output ?
>best regards
>Ralf Brinkmann

        I to have some old DOS apps that people on my network still run.
Have you tried the "net" command that comes with windows.

ex:  net use lpt1 \\sambaserver\printer

replace your capture statements with it.  Works for me.

-= Jess =-

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