[CentOS] [Q] how to copy printer definition to other server?
Stephen C. Rigler
srigler at marathonoil.com
Wed Mar 7 15:57:55 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-03-07 at 16:36 +0100, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Stephen C. Rigler wrote:
> > On the server you want to copy the printers from, do this:
> > printconf-tui --Xexport > printers.xml
> > copy printers.xml to the server where you want to add the printers and
> > do this:
> > printconf-tui --Ximport < printers.xml
> > Then restart cups (or lprng if you're still running it).
> Wow. Cool. One never stops to learn. Mind if I put that tip on the wiki?
Go for it. Hopefully it will save somebody the days of frustration we
went through with duplicating printer configs across multiple machines.
It also saved us from re-creating 300 print queues on our print server
when somebody accidentally wiped them out (alchemist saves the 5 most
recent configurations in compressed xml files
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