[cups.general] print to samba printer without specifying password

Toby Blake toby at inf.ed.ac.uk
Tue Sep 6 01:39:54 PDT 2005


Hi Matt,

Thanks for your reply.

> i assume the printer is shared from windows?  i would try to share with
> ipp and not samba. or dont have the printer password protected if its on a
> secure subnet.  then just pass nothing or garbage for the password in the
> smb path

The printers (50+ of them) are shared from a Linux box running samba. 
I'm not keen on weakening the security (i.e. allowing non-authenticated 
access) of this just to allow CUPS clients to print.

Toby




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