[Samba] Printing notification
paul at pinheiro.tcimet.net
Fri Feb 1 08:16:35 GMT 2002
How about making a wrapper for the lpr command in smb.conf? Pass the
client's name and ip with the other print parameters. It could run in
the background and check the queue until the job has been completed,
then run smbclient to send a popup message.
From: samba-admin at lists.samba.org [mailto:samba-admin at lists.samba.org]
On Behalf Of Joel Hammer
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 9:09 AM
To: David Brodbeck; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Printing notification
What values to you see with set > shellvalues in your print filter.
Would using email an OK way to notify them? Joel
Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 08:46:49AM -0500, David Brodbeck wrote:
> I feel like this must be in the documentation somewhere, but I can't
> seem to find it.
> Is there any way to make Samba send WinPopUp notification when a
> document finishes printing, like Windows NT does? I'm doing some
> custom work with a print filter where this would be really handy.
> Alternatively, is there any way to make smbclient send a message to a
> username instead of to a machine name? If so I could incorporate the
> notification into my filter script. The problem is that the print
> filter knows the username of the person doing the printing, but
> doesn't have any way of finding out the machine name.
> David Brodbeck, System Administrator
> InterClean Equipment, Inc.
> Ann Arbor, Michigan
> davidb at mail.interclean.com
> (734) 975-2967 x221
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