[Samba] Can't print duplex
jerry at samba.org
Mon Apr 1 06:28:05 GMT 2002
On Tue, 26 Mar 2002, Gary Algier wrote:
> I have two servers. The old one (spike) is setup as a file server, etc.
> and the print services date back to the early 2.0 days. It is currently
> running 2.2.2 with the original printer setup. The printing works ok
> with this server. People can print using features of the printers, like
> duplexing, just fine, but each printer setup on each client must be done
> by hand. Once we say that the print has a duplexer, the users can print
> double sided.
> workgroup = MtLaurel
> netbios name = PRINT
> server string = PRINT [Print Server on Chuckie]
> encrypt passwords = yes
> log level = 0
> preferred master = False
> local master = No
> domain master = False
> utmp = Yes
> guest account = ftp
> printer admin = @it,gaa
> show add printer wizard = no
> wins server = mtlpdc
> ldap admin dn = XXXX
> ldap server = YYYY
> ldap suffix = ZZZZ
> use client driver = yes
If you are serving printer drivers vi point-and-print, set this parameter
> path = /var/samba/printers
> write list = @it,root
> create mask = 0774
> force create mode = 0770
> directory mask = 0775
> force directory mode = 0770
> guest ok = yes
> browsable = yes
> printer admin = @it
> path = /var/spool/samba
> printable = Yes
> browseable = No
> I uploaded the drivers from a Win2k system. I uploaded the drivers for
> Win2k, WinNT and Win9x.
> If I select a duplex capable printer (as "gaa") in the "Printers" folder,
Is "gaa" a member of the "it" group?
> I can setup "Duplex Installed". From a client I can double click the
> printer's icon and install the drivers, etc. When I select the newly
> installed printer in the client's "Settings/Printers" folder I can see
> that it has a duplexer installed. However, when I try to print and go
> to the "Layout" tab, two sided printing is not available.
> Any ideas?
I spent some time on Friday and a little bit this morning. Using the
latest SAMBA_2_2 cvs code, I am unable to reproduce your problem.
I tested using both windows NT 4.0 and 2k clients with the HP 8000 PS
> Where are "Device Options" stored on the samba server, anyway? Where is
> the printer to driver map stored? All I see in /var/samba/printers are
> the drivers themselves.
All printer and driver information is stored in the nt*tdb files in
> Oh, as to the drivers used: The ones I uploaded to the server were
> recently downloaded from HP. The Win2k Server CDROM did not have
> drivers for HP 8100s. After the "use client driver = yes", the client
> used had stock Win2k Pro installed drivers. I assume the "yes" causes
> it to use those rather than downloading from the server.
Are you starting with new printers? It sounds like the client is used
previous configuration information. I would delete these printers on the
clients and reinstall.....
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