[Samba] how do you manage printers on workstations?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Oct 4 09:23:22 GMT 2005

Gerald (Jerry) Carter schrieb:
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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:
>>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?

well for me it's fine, it's just some Windows guys here complaining that 
"it's soooo complicated to do it with Samba".

I guess it's just different for them, that's why.


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