OSX Lion, Printers not working due to Authentication CUPS Fix

  1. Delete the problematic printers using your preferred method
  2. Open CUPS on the local machine (http://localhost:631)
  3. Click on the “Administration” tab on the top of the page
  4. Click the “Add Printer” button
  5. Select, “Windows printer via spoolss”, click continue
  6. In the connection box enter
    smb://DOMAIN;USERNAME:PASSWORD@PRINTER HOST/PRINTER QUEUE
  7. Click Continue
  8. On the Next Screen enter details for the printer (Name, Location etc), Cick Continue
  9. Select Brand and Model of Printer, Click Add Printer
  10. Print Test Page