[Samba] custom print processing

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Jan 28 15:53:43 GMT 2005

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Ian Taylor wrote:
| Hi all,
| I've got a printserver working using cups/samba,ADS.  I'm
| want to pass  any jobs through a custom script which will
| do various things, including  checking user quotas from
| a custom database
| I've tried adding a line like 'print command = /path-to-script.pl`,
| to a  test perl script which just logs some things to a
| file (with the  intention of douing what I need with the user
| data then sending the job to lpr), but any print jobs are just sent
| to the printer without going through my script.
| Can anyone give me any clues on what I need to do to
| acheive this?

set 'printing = bsd' in the printer service in question.
The 'print command', et. al. is ignored when 'printing = cups'

cheers, jerry
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