Printer Access Control

Helge Blischke h.blischke at
Tue Aug 9 09:05:53 PDT 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to setup user printer access control with Sun JDS release 2. So far I have been able to limit access by using the AllowUser directive in the printer.conf file. This does prevent them from printiing to an unauthorized printer. My problem is that the users can see all the printers that are created on the system. Any suggestions on how to only display the printers that each user has been granted access.
> Thanks in advance for your advice,
> Tim

IIRC, CUPS 1.2 will provide a configureable printer shareing policy, but I don't know
details yet.


Helge Blischke
SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom

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