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

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Jun 7 14:06:26 GMT 2001

On Thu, 7 Jun 2001, Paul Huff wrote:

> > Are you connected as root (or a 'printer admin'?)  Do you have
> > permissions to copy the driver files to [print$]?
> >
> Yes... And yes... Even stranger is the fact that once I hit ok on the
> "Access denied" box it sends me back to the Add Printer Wizard, and I
> click "finish" again and it goes right through...  No error at all... I've
> written my "addprinter command" script to be smart enough to check for a
> share as already being there... so I know it's not adding it a second
> time...  It almost seems as if it has to do with not reading the config
> file fast enough... I tried sending a HUP to the daemons from within the
> script, too, just to make sure they re-read them correctly, but that
> didn't seem to work either...
> -Paul

Is this from a Windows 2000 client or a Windows NT 4?

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