[CentOS] PDF Print Server

Joseph L. Casale JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Mon Sep 15 18:35:42 UTC 2008


>I remember once using samba+ghostscript to setup a pdf printer plus the point-n-print drivers
>in the PRINT$ share for it, I then had the outputed PDF dumped to a share with rights just
>for the user who sent it, had it email the user with the URL of file, and had a cron job
>run once a day that deleted all PDFs older then X days.
>
>I wish I had the exact recipe, but I remember modifying the samba print commands to send
>the job to ghostscript with the output path defined and then set the rights on it, then
>send the email to the user with the URL. Monitoring it is necessary as jobs can hang in
>the queue.

Sounds good, I was hoping the installed Windows Printer would return the file back to them
As if the port was set to a file.

I'll read into this...

Thanks Ross,
jlc


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