System Administration Guide: Printing

ProcedureHow to Add Printer Access by Using Solaris Print Manager

The following procedure describes how to use the Solaris Print Manager to add access to a printer on a print client. The example that follows describes how to add printer access by using the lp print commands.

  1. Start Solaris Print Manager on the system where you want to add access to a remote printer.

    For instructions, see How to Start Solaris Print Manager.

  2. Select Add Access to Printer from the Printer menu.

    The Add Access to Printer window is displayed.

  3. Type the appropriate data in the entry fields.

    If you need information to complete a field, click the Help button.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Verify that access to the printer is added by checking for the new printer entry in the Solaris Print Manager main window.

  6. Verify that the printer can print requests.

    $ lp -d printer-name filename