How do I crerate a batch file that creates a printer port then a shared printer?

I need to create a batch file that creates a printer port of C:\WINNT\TEMP\999.prn (prints to a local file).  Then I need to created a shared printer in the batch after the port is created.  Here is what I currently have, this will create the printer to LPT1, but won't share it.  So it needs to be edited to do as I described above.


@ECHO OFF
REM Run inf install:
rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /if /b "9999" /f %windir%\inf\ntprint.inf /r "lpt1:" /m "Generic / Text Only"
Max10137Asked:
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dr_binksCommented:
do you  have an Active Directory network? If so there should be a setting in group policy to publish all printers in Active Directory. As long as all users are able to 'run' that policy, all printers added to the computer should be shared.
Max10137Author Commented:
no active directory.
ns_germanyCommented:
Hi Max10137,

no AD needed. Just use following command line(s) in your batch:

sharing:
rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n "Your PrinterName" sharename "YourShare" attributes +Shared
'Your PrinterName' is the name as displayed in Start - Settings - Faxes and Printers (in your case it's "9999" I think),
'YourShare' is the name of the new share on this computer

unsharing it again:
rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n "Your PrinterName" attributes -Shared

if you like renaming the printer's name:
rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n "old printer name" printername "new printer name"


Mind you'll have to look at security, who's able to print on/manage this printer via remote.

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