LPRng Lore

All of the printer handling, including format conversions, are handled by the ifhp filter.  THIS FILTER IS NOT DOCUMENTED in the LPRng package!

Instead, see


Samba printing for Windows workstations

Traditionally, Windows clients were hosted from seperate print servers running Novell's NDPS and the third party Pcounter software.  This required that the logs and quotas be syncronized.  Starting in 2009, we moved to use Samba to convert the native Microsoft SMB/RPC print requests into a form that WolfPrint can use.

Print system, aka "WolfPrint"

This information was originally written by Daniel in the Tiki-Wiki:


The WolfPrint? system consists of a number of pieces pulled together to form a somewhat complex system.
Diagram of the WolfPrint system


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