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Printing to Windows shared printers in 10.2
Authored by: Ministry on Mar 05, '05 03:35:29PM

Hi,

I've tried also a lot of device uri's but this one worked for me:
smb://user_id:password@domain/sever_name/printer_name

But I this figure out that the uri is CASE SENSITIVE!!!
So all entries in this uri should be the same as on your win pc.
The server name is all capitals also your network name.



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Printing to Windows shared printers in 10.2+
Authored by: tobyblake on Aug 24, '05 08:40:23AM

Hi all,

I've been printing to samba printers from my Mac in this way for a while, but there's one issue that I'm really not happy about - that you have to put the password for the samba server, in plain text, in the device URI - has anyone found a way around this?

I know that CUPS subsequently hides the password, but it's in /etc/cups/printers.conf, which means that anyone with admin privileges on your mac will be able to see your password for your samba server, which is very very unpleasant.

Cheers
Toby Blake
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh



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Printing to Windows shared printers in 10.2
Authored by: ego2gogo on Apr 13, '06 12:19:10AM

After hours on various board, the uri form that worked for me (XP SP3 ad OX x 10.4.4) is as follows:

smb://username%password@domain/machine/print_share

I also had to put the MAC in the same domain as the PC; cross domain access simply did not work.



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