[Samba] windows print migrator + "add printer command"
geoffs at guestshire.com
Tue Jan 31 00:54:54 GMT 2006
Aarti Varshney (asadhnan) wrote:
> hi Geoff,
> Looks like you have figured out how to use the printmig.exe.
No I didn't. :-( I had no issues at all using the add/remove printer
scripts that are in the example docs. So I could add and remove printers
from a windows workstation without problems. Make sure that you read
through the scripts before use. You can figure out from them where spaces
in names are allowed and where they aren't.
> Can you please give me some pointers:
> I am trying to migrate print queues from a windows server to a samba
> this is what I did:
> 1. I ran printmig.exe on the windows server.
> 2. Backed up the printers on the windows servers to a cab file.
> 3. Tries to restore the printers to the sambashare by specifying the
> target as //sambaShare. But I get the following error:
> 2006:01:25 15:35:38 Access Granted to: \\sambaShare
> 2006:01:25 15:35:38 Couldn't start the target spooler
> 2006:01:25 15:35:38 Remote Tree View Failed
> How do I starter the target spooler?
Well no such spooler exist AFAIK. I was hoping jerry could spread some
enlightenment but he never came back to this thread. I haven't had time to
do an ethereal trace on this lately due to server crashes (bad hardware)
> Do I need some config in smb.conf?
> In smb.conf I have a addprinter command.
Jerry reckons that you only need a working add printer command. Have you
tested adding a printer by itself, and not using the print migrator? I just
assumed that I must be doing something wrong. So I gave up and did each
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