Subject: Re: lpd and filter programs
To: Todd Whitesel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 07/24/1998 17:54:58
On Thu, 23 Jul 1998 05:25:58 -0700 (PDT) Todd Whitesel wrote:
> [ Stuff about the "Right Way" to set up a printing environment deleted ]
> Printers managed by
> the IT department can be exposed to the entire network via NIS-style pushing.
I did something similar here ages ago using Hesiod instead of NIS
(we were a wholly Ultrix shop at the time). Right now, there's
364 printers in the Hesiod database - not something we wanted to
manage by hand!
>From memory, there wasn't that much too it - I can dig up patches
if anybody is interested.