[Samba] Printing notification

Martyn Ranyard ranyardm at lineone.net
Fri Feb 1 09:38:37 GMT 2002

ooh, another thought,

you could use a preexec command to write the machine name to a file before 
the job prints.


At 08:46 AM 2/1/02 -0500, you 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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Martyn Ranyard

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