Thanks for all the responses, especially Tim Evans and Malahat Qureshi.
I actually made my Solaris 8 server as the print server and used the name of
the printer and port # 9100 as the NETWORK PRINTER ACCESS NAME
lpadmin -p "printer-name" -o dest="printer-portname":9100 -o protocol=tcp -o
>From: "Ashwin Yadav" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: printer question
>Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2000 12:48:15 -0600
>We have a network printer attached to HP-UX and Windows NT servers ( DNS is
>used to get the IP/name resolution ). Now, I'm trying to configure this
>network printer to a Solaris 8 server ( Intel Arch ) server.
>=> Can I use the HP-UX or NT as the "Print Server" and configure the
>8 as a "Print Client"? If yes, then the value of "Print Server" in the
>admintool would be fully qualified name of HP-UX/NT server. Is this
>=> If I make this Solaris 8 server as a "Print Server" and "Print Client",
>then, how would I find out the value of "NETWORK PRINTER ACCESS NAME" (
>value is a combination of printer port access name and printer port number
>), which needs to be provided to the "lpadmin command" by using the "-o
>dest=access-name:port" option. I don't have the printer manuals to find out
>Any help would be appreciated.
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