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Old 06-23-2008, 03:22 PM   #1
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Question manage multiple printers in a terminal server env

I'm planning on setting up a terminal server for about 50 remote users. All these users are on different locations. They will be connected with a thinclient to a linux terminal server (running debian). I've done some tests with NX and it seems very promising. All users have a laserprinter connected to their thinclient (using LPD printing). So I need to define all the printers in CUPS on the server, no problem there. But my concern is this: I don't want a user to 'see' all the printers of every location in his openoffice print dialog - or any other application. I just want them to be able to see the printer at their location.
Is this possible? How do I handle this?
Old 06-24-2008, 10:46 AM   #2
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Your on the right track. The cups daemon is very versatile, you can set up classes, ACLs etc... Which I would think should work. I don't know your environment, but you say "different locations." Can you define that a bit more?

If I remember correctly you can also permit users on a group or by user basis as well.


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