[Samba] Printer Settings

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri May 3 11:58:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 3 May 2002, Jacob J. Lee wrote:

> Hello,
> Situation:
> Red Hat 7.2 & Samba 2.2.3a
> NT domain, NT Clients, using samba as print server.  Successfully shared out
> printers on samba server and able to automatically push down drivers to
> windows clients when they add the printer.
> Problem:
> As root, I uploaded the printer drivers using Windows Add Printer Wizard.  I
> am able to configure the HP printers, using PS drivers, including device
> settings and printing preferences.  When I add the printer on the NT
> clients, the drivers load automatically, but the printer settings are not
> there.  I double checked the printers as root... but when I check as users,
> the settings are not pushed down to the clients.
> Could someone tell me if there is anything I can do about this problem?
> Also, I noticed that when I installed PCL drivers, the device settings
> would be saved, but the printing preferences would not (only when logged
> in as root).  When installing printer as user, the settings would not be
> pushed down.

Upgrade to 2.2.4.  There are no bugs in 2.2.3a that affect saving 
printing settings.

cheers, jerry
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