[Samba] Advanced printers shares

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Mar 10 14:17:58 GMT 2003

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On Sat, 8 Mar 2003, Sean Woodlock wrote:

> When ours users log into a samba server they are confronted with a 100
> printers that just make it confusing for them.  The plan is to only make
> local printers viewable to that specific site, But and this is a big but
> still allow them to make explicit mapping statements to remote printers
> if they really need to print to another office.
> I no it would be quite easy to restrict users of one site to a specific
> local server, which is fine, but I just need to make the other printers
> not viewable but still operational.

Check out the "preload" parameter in smb.conf(5).  That will probably get 
you what you want.

cheers, jerry
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