tod at madtoon.net
Thu Dec 8 16:33:42 UTC 2005
Tod Thomas wrote:
> I am trying to print from FC4 client to WinXP workstation with a share
> defined to an Epson Stylus Photo RX600 printer. I am trying to connect
> with a user account defined on the XP box.
> In the CUPs web GUI when it comes time to configure the Device URI I'm
> specifying smb://user:password/ipaddress/sharename. This should work,
> in fact I have validated the connectivity to the XP box with smbclient.
> The problem is I have special characters in the password, particularly
> the '@' symbol. I have a feeling that is throwing CUPs off. I tried
> making the change directly to printers.conf but that didn't make a
Make that: smb://user:password@ipaddress/sharename
> Can anybody provide a sample, maybe I am typing it wrong in the
> printers.conf file? Any hints would be appreciated. I'm using cups
> v1.1.23 which came with my initial FC4 installation.
> Thanks - Tod
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