smbclient and win2000

Patrick slu at
Wed Jan 24 13:49:43 GMT 2001

You do have a username setup on the win2k machine don't you?

Graeme.Vetterlein at wrote:

> I'll apologise in advance that this question MUST have
> come up already but I can't find any reference to it in my archives
> or on the web. I suspect that's because of the nine billions names of
> windows:
>         W2K, WIN2k, WIN2000, 2000 NT/2000 ...
> I've recently moved to a little cubby hole (small office) and have
> a small laser jet printer (oh lucky me)
> However I want to do all my printing from various SOLARIS boxes. Now I'm
> pretty
> familiar with setting up the smbprint stuff with sysV printing ... that's
> not
> my problem.
> The problem is the printer is DIRECTLY attached to the LPT port of a WIN2000
> PC. I've shared it out and other WIN2000 PCs can access it fine.
> If I do smclient -L (many different choices of options) I get one of two
> possible results:
> If I get the passwd wrong I get:
>         session setup failed: ERRDOS - ERRnoaccess (Access denied.)
> If I get it right or use -U% I get: (BTW I've used many userid/passwd
> combinations
> NT ones, WIN2000 ones and local ones)
> Domain=[UKI] OS=[Windows 5.0] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]
>         Sharename      Type      Comment
>         ---------      ----      -------
>         Server               Comment
>         ---------            -------
>         Workgroup            Master
>         ---------            -------
> That is I see no ships (shares). If I do the same thing and point it at NT4
> boxes
> all looks dandy and I've got a number of printers working this way.
> I not convinced this is SAMBA problem per-se as I also can't use the WIN2000
> printer from an NT box.
> Has this already come up?
> --
> Graeme

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