[Samba] 2.2.8a, printer driver download: need to use setdriver

Kurt Pfeifle kpfeifle at danka.de
Fri Jun 27 22:14:35 GMT 2003

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Brandon Lederer brandonl at hms4emc.com

  Thu Jun 26 09:27:32 GMT 2003
> This is the EXACT problem I had.  Haven't fixed it either.... if I have 10
> printers.... upload all the drivers.. for all the OS's... how do I tell
> which drivers go with which printer?

By using "setdriver drivername printername"...

This is in the new 3.0 HOWTO very explicitely.


Most of the printing chapter applies to 2.2.x too....

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas [mailto:andreas at conectiva.com.br]
> Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2003 9:24 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] 2.2.8a, printer driver download: need to use setdriver
> Hello
> I'm setting up the automatic printer driver download feature, and it works
> nicelly except for one little thing: I have to use, on the samba machine,
> rpcclient's setdriver command to associate a printer with its driver.
> I didn't see this requirement in the Samba howto, it only mentions setdriver
> as a way to speed up large installations. Am I missing something? Should
> windows make this association automatically when it uploads the driver to
> the samba [print$] share?

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