[Samba] Printer Issue with Access XP
mz at seh.de
Fri Dec 9 14:38:13 GMT 2005
The trick is : you need the registry settings of the driver on the
remote samba machine.
This can be done by this way:
1st Create a printer with this driver on your local machine
2nd Create a printer with this driver on your samba server.
3rd: (needs some M$ programming) Copy the registry settings:
use EnumPrinterDataEx calls followed by GetPrinterDataEx (Using a handle
to your new local printer) and SetPrinterDataEx on the remote samba
server (Using a handle to your new *remote* printer).
4th Add registry value "_p_f_a_n_t_0_m_" to your samba server.
After that, you can use every samba printer using this driver even with
If wanted, I could try to write a little reg-copy programm next week.
Cyrille Bollu wrote:
> We are more thinking about removing Acces XP :-)
> "Joe Cipale" <joec at aracnet.com> a écrit sur 07/12/2005 17:07:31 :
>>Personally.. I would say scrap Samba printing as a printing solution
>>between linux/unix and XP and install a dedicated print server. HP,
>>Linksys and D-Link all make very good, reliable solutions that are
>>very easy to setup and configure.
>>This will save you a great deal of time, energy and headaches. Just
>>my opinion, mind you.
>>Cyrille Bollu wrote:
>>>I'm having an issue with printing on a samba shared printer from
> Access XP
>>>This issue has already been reported twice on this list but never
>>>We are experiencing a strange problem using Microsoft Access XP 2002
>>>create a report when the default printer is set to a network Samba
>>>We have already tried setting 'default devmode = yes' on the printer
>>>within smb.conf, but without luck.
>>>We have found that we can set the default printer on the workstation
> to a
>>>locally stored printer definition and then start the Access Report
>>>Designer, and print to the Samba printer by changing the printer at
>>>time of print, but this is a rather long way around.
>>>Does anybody went further in the resolution of this problem?
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Martin Zielinski mz at seh.de
SEH Computertechnik GmbH www.seh.de
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