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Re: Always need authentication to print?



On Tue, 2009-12-15 at 13:34 -0800, Alan Evans wrote: 
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net> wrote:
> > print using this magic phrase:
> > smb://domain/sweerver/printername
> > as in:
> > smb://WORKGROUP/patrica/HPLaswerJ2
> > No passwds needed. system-config-pinter will indicate this form of
> > printer access.
> 
> Thanks for replying!
> 
> I don't exactly understand. Under "Properties" for the printer in
> question, "Device URI" indicates: "smb://EXTRATECH/SIRIUS/HP", which
> would be the domain, server, and printer that I'm trying to use.
> Still, I'm queried for User/Password every time I print.
> 
> -Alan
> 

In that screen in system-config-printer did you fill in the:
user-name and passwd boxes. Evidently that is sometimes needed,, and
filling those boxes should solve your problem.
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