[Samba] Replacing a Samba+CUPS Print Server

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Dec 26 21:33:11 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-12-26 at 07:57 -0500, Collins, Kevin wrote:

> > Have you transferred all the drivers etc?  (Printer drivers 
> > uploaded to the print server)
> My print server is used to supply RAW print queues...I've 
> recreated all of those in CUPS and I can see them from a Workstation.

I mean client printer drivers, for 'point and print' operation.
Typically you upload these drivers to the server when you setup a
printer.  These need to be migrated.

> > Are you also upgrading Samba at the same time?
> Yes.  From 3.0.9 something (Red Hat Enterprise 3.0) to Samba 3.0.14 something (Ubuntu).

My suggestion is to copy across all the configuration, tdbs and the
contents of the print$ share.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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