How to configure CUPS to print to a Windows print server

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  • Add a Samba printer queue to print to in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Configure system to print to a Samba printer that is shared on the network
  • I have a user in a remote office that connect to our LAN via VPN. How can I use lpadmin to create a printer on RHEL7 that is connected to the users remote Windows workstation?
  • We would like to know how to setup a print queue using a Windows Print server without using Samba


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 & 7
  • Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) 1.4.2 & 1.6.3
  • Printer connected to a Windows system

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