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Old 04-24-2007, 06:09 AM   #1
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Question LPD Printer Server forward printing jobs to local SMB printers


Hello @all,

I have following scenario:
1x Unix Server (HP-UX 11.11)
1x Linux Server (CentOS5) and
1x Windows Printing Server

The Unix Server runs several apps which have printing support and print on the printers published on it. Some of the printers are directly connected and some are network printers. I also have some remote printers which forward their printing jobs to a lpd windows printing server, which again forwards the printing jobs to specified shared windows printers.

Now what i want is to remove the windows printing server and replace it with a CentOS/RedHat linux server. The linux server has cups installed + the cups-lpd package, so the Unix server is able to send the printing jobs to it (the unix server sends the printing jobs via tcp on the default lpd port 515). Also the windows printers are installed as smb printers and work correctly.

Now my problem is, that I don't know how to forward all incoming lpd printing jobs to the installed smb printer. For example, a printing job is sent from the unix server to my linux printer LPD_QUEUE. After the printing job has been received, it should be forwarded from printer LPD_QUEUE to the smb printer SMB_PRINTER1 (which is also on my linux server). Does anyone have an idea how I can forward the printing jobs?


Thanks in advance,

simplyA
 
Old 04-26-2007, 04:30 AM   #2
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Doesn't anybody have an idea?

Just a small hint, or another way?

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Old 04-26-2007, 05:16 AM   #3
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Perhaps you should try smbprint.
 
Old 04-26-2007, 12:25 PM   #4
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Thanks for the reply but I think you have understood something wrong. I know how to share a printer with Windows machines and vise versa.

My problem is that I need to forward the received printing jobs from one local printer to another local printer (which is my case is a windows printer). I want to know how I can forward the printing jobs locally!


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