O'Reilly logo

Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Introducing Solaris Print Manager

In the Solaris 8 release, the Solaris Print Manager is the preferred method for managing printers. This Java-based graphical user interface centralizes printing information when used in conjunction with a nameservice. Using a nameservice to store printer configuration information centralizes printer information and makes printer information available to all systems on the network.

You can use Print Manager in the following nameservice environments.

  • files.

  • NIS.

  • NIS+.

  • NIS+ with Federated Naming Service (xfn).

See “The Nameservice Switch” and “Enhanced Network Printer Support” for additional information about the /etc/nsswitch.conf ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required