Establish a persistent connection using NET.EXE. To do so, use the following syntax at a command prompt:
net use lptx: \\printserver\sharename /persistent:yes
Print directly to the printer share by using the following syntax at a command prompt:
Because Novell NetWare's CAPTURE command is not supported in Windows NT 4.0, use the following command to map the LPT port to a Novell NetWare printer queue:
net use lptx \\server\queue
If the LPT port is redirected successfully, the following message should appear:
The command completed successfully.
To disconnect persistent LPTx connections, use the following syntax:
net use lptx /deleteNOTE
: When attempting to use the CAPTURE command, the may receive the following error message (The error message may vary depending on the version of NetWare):
CAPTURE-4.01-923: An unexpected error has occurred: 255 (00FF).
For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Supported 16-bit Utilities and NetWare-Aware Applications
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