SAMBA 2.2.8a, FBSD 4.8 Release Win2K Remote Print Issues
roy2098 at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 17 18:37:27 PDT 2003
Hello, list --
I trust this is the correct list for this post. I have been
wrestling literally for days with SAMBA/Win2K remote printing.
Here is the architecture:
qty 1- FBSD SAMBA Server PDC
qty 2- Network printers (an HP LJ2100 with Built-in net card,
and a Canon 6500 printer/copier also with built-in nic.
qty 50+ - Win2K Clients
SAMBA file sharing works great, and after much trial and error,
so does the printing but only to ONE printer -- the one
identified as 'lp'. I can successfully print from the FBSD box
to each remote printer in the printcap with:
lpr -Pprinter testfile.name .
This tells me the printcap is working as are my print queues.
But when trying to print from the Win2K clients, I only get
output to one of the printers (the one I define as lp). I think
what is happening is that the lp: definition in the printcap
defaults to /dev/lp which then goes to the aforementioned
Can someone please set me straight? I am about to lose my mind,
my wife, and probably some other important things in my life!
Here is my smb.conf:
# - don't delete start label for apsfilter printer1
# - no other printer defines between BEGIN and END LABEL
# APS1_END - don't delete this
# BEGIN PRINTER2
# PRINTER2 END
Thank you in advance for your help!
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