Access Denied error when Adding printers using the APW...

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Jun 7 13:49:42 GMT 2001

On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Paul Huff wrote:

> Hi! I'm running 2.2.0 on HP-UX 11.0...  Everytime I add a printer
> share using the Add Printer Wizard, I get an "Access Denied" box that
> pops up.  I find this quite odd because my "addprinter command" script
> runs just fine, adds the share's just fine, and I can even see the new
> share being parsed in the logfile at Debug Level 3.... I was wondering
> if there are other conditions under which the "ACCESS_DENIED" message
> is returned to the client besides the share name being invalid...
> (That's the only condition listed in the smb.conf(5) man page...)...
> Thanks, -Paul

Are you connected as root (or a 'printer admin'?)  Do you have
permissions to copy the driver files to [print$]?

Cheers, jerry
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