[Samba] solution for counting pages a client prints.

Christopher Odenbach odenbach at hni.uni-paderborn.de
Thu Feb 21 01:48:02 GMT 2002


> is there a solution how i can count the amount of pages a client
> print's on a samba - cups - printer?
> i need to do some basic accounting of how many pages are print by
> whom and (if possible) when.

Wrap a script around the print command, that gets the number of printed 
pages from the printer before and after the job. This way you always 
get the correct number of really printed pages.

It requires of course a printer which is able to tell you its page 



    Dipl.-Ing. Christopher Odenbach
    HNI Rechnerbetrieb
    odenbach at uni-paderborn.de
    Tel.: +49 5251 60 6215

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