A Question on printer sharing

Steve Moccio svm at lucent.com
Thu Mar 29 19:20:15 GMT 2001


Thanks for the quick response. It is indeed the instructions I was looking


-----Original Message-----
From: samba-admin at us5.samba.org [mailto:samba-admin at us5.samba.org]On
Behalf Of Gerald Carter
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 2:13 PM
To: Steve Moccio
Cc: samba at us5.samba.org
Subject: Re: A Question on printer sharing

On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Steve Moccio wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am new to the Samba arena. I am using samba release 2.2.0-alpha3. I am
> only using Samba for printer services on a Mandrake 7.2 Linux box.
> I was able to create the printer share (PRINT$) and it answers to
> \\printfarm but what I haven't been able to figure out is how do I
> install the print drivers on the samba server so that when someone
> connects to the share it installs the driver for them. This worked in
> 2.0.6 release of samba. Am I missing something?

See docs/Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf and read the chapter on Printing
under Samba 2.2.x

Cheers, jerry

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