NTDOM: Connecting to a printer - name invalid ?

Paul Ashton paul at argo.demon.co.uk
Tue Feb 3 21:14:12 GMT 1998

At 15:47 03/02/98 , Andre Gerhard wrote:
>When I select the printer and click OK (after doing Add Printer,
>selecting Network Printer Server and clicking on the name of the printer) the
>following message appears:
>"Could not connect to the printer. The printer name is invalid"

Andre, do you have 18p2 compiled that doesn't contain NTDOMAIN support?
I'm sure the attempt to connect to the spoolss named pipe falls
back to SMBs if it can't be opened. To confirm this, you need to
know whether the exact same config file works without ntdom
support compiled in.


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