[Samba] Print Cost Capture
brcowan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 15:38:51 GMT 2006
Well, if you're truly a glutton for punishment, you could have
billing-code-specific print queues.
David Sonenberg wrote:
> Thanks, but that really won't help. We need to be able to link each
> printing job to a specific billing code, and user. Each user needs to
> be able to work on multiple billing codes.
> simo wrote:
>> On Wed, 2006-07-05 at 10:42 -0400, David Sonenberg wrote:
>>> My company would like to start capturing printing costs. Is there a way
>>> to configure the printing interface to prompt users for a billing code?
>> The best thing is to assign a username/password that identify a user and
>> then use a system like pykota+cups to bill per user.
>> Prompting a user requires some binary running on the client plus some
>> way to communicate to this binary from the server when it receives a
>> print request (another method is an authorization system through a web
>> interface that you must go through before any print). This makes up a
>> complex system to maintain and cumbersome to use.
>> : http://www.pykota.com/
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