[Samba] Printing

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Mar 4 14:32:02 GMT 2003

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On Mon, 3 Mar 2003, Kristyan Osborne wrote:

> Our printer server has been up for the past 2 years and we haven't had
> one problem.
> I'm running samba 2.2.7 with lprng.
> I wanted to make the printer installation on windoz 2000 boxes easier by
> putting the printer drivers on the server and using the [print$] share.
> I had it all working nicely and u could just click on a printer on the
> print sever and it would install along with the drivers. However when
> another user logs on to the same machine they do not see the printer. We
> are using profiles here, and my first thought was it could be saving it
> in my profile. However if I or another one of my collegues logon (Domain
> Admins) they can see the printer but no one else can (normal users).

Printer connections are stored in user profiles.  The is by design in 
Windows.  You can connect to printers in logon scripts using con2prt.exe
(included with the Windows RK).

cheers, jerry
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