[CentOS] Creating a CentOS Print Server for Windows Clients

Joseph L. Casale JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Thu Mar 26 19:32:31 UTC 2009


>It just needs a working cups and samba install to get it working. I run
>several linux print servers for windows clients, including driver installs.

What/How do you handle authentication/perms for the printers?

>The only real problem I had was right before service pack 3 came out for XP.
>Some security update broke ALL my HP print drivers on the XP boxes. I fought
>with it for 3 weeks, and had to create cups print driver based packages for
>all the HP printers until SP3 magically fixed it. I never found out what
>caused it.

Huh, that was my next question. It's trivial to add drivers for various windows
platforms to my windows servers, and it appears you have done this as well. I
will check out Samba's doc site to see what's involved in making a cups print
driver based package.

Thanks!
jlc


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