[Samba] how do you manage printers on workstations?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Oct 3 21:49:00 GMT 2005

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Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> How do you manage printers on Windows workstations?
> What I mean, suppose you have many classrooms, different printers (which
> sometimes change) in these classroms - how do you manage which
> workstation (or a group of them) will use which printer?
> So far I've been using WPKG for that - as I described here:
> http://wpkg.org/wiki/index.php/Printer_configuration
> But somehow I feel it isn't the easiest and most intuitive way - it is
> basically running:
> rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /q /y /ga /in /n \\server\kyocera
> as a domain administrator when machine is booted, and then in a netlogon
> script when a user logs in.
> In other ways, I'm looking for an easier way to do it :)

Doh!  I should read the entrie message first.  Sorry.  Ignore
my previous mail.  I just saw wpkg.  What exactly about this
don't you like ?  Managing printer connections in a logon script
is pretty simple.  What are you looking to simplify?

cheers, jerry
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