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Old 07-13-2001
Question Samba Printer question

While running Samba on a linux box on my network I have discovered that when I try to add a printer to a windows host my samba box apears as a print server. This has caused a slow down on the generation of the print server list.

What I would like to do is set up samba so that it does not apear as a print server to windows clients. They should not even see my samba box as an option in the add printer dialog.

anyone know what I need to change in my smb.conf file?Smilie
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Old 07-20-2002
Just a guess, but try setting the [printers] section in your smb.conf file to browseable = no. It won't appear in the Windows list that way. You'll have to explicity type in the \\computer\printer name in Windows to attach to that printer.
 

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