Re: networkprinting in Suse 9.1
From: schipnet (no.mail_at_adress.invalid)
Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2004 11:16:25 +0200
Sean Wheller wrote:
> schipnet wrote:
>>How can i share a printer hp deskjet 930C in a network. De printer is
>>attached to a suse 9.1 server. Printing in SuSe is ok, but everytime in
>>a windowz env i get the message unable to connect access denied. Has
>>anybody got a solution ?
> The answer you will get depends on the print server you are using. I assume
> you are using CUPS since this is the default in SuSE. I also assume that
> you have enabled Samba and that File and Printer sharing is enabled.
> In which case you should check the "CUPS Server Configuration" permissions
> using YaST. Pay particular attention to the "Advanced" settings.
> YaST2 > Hardware > Printer > Change > Advanced
> You should have a "CUPS full server installation".
> Assuming the the printer is connected to the parallel port click CUPS server
> You need browsing = ON
> Add an IP broadcast that is for your subnet e.g. 192.168.255.255
> Under "Access Settings" configure access permissions for /printers
> and /classes using the "Change permissions".
> When you have CUPS you do not need to install the driver on the remote
> machine. But your Windows Clients may have a problem. The CUPS server
> should enable you to export the driver for windows. Other wise just install
> the windows driver supplied with the printer and point it at the queue. It
> should work.
> On the print server you can also admin the CUPS server using
> Hope this helps.
I followed your advice still under windows the same message. Could it be
a firewall issue, samba shares are there still message unable to connect.