Printing problems with 2.2.5 - can't see printed document names
olaf at cbk.poznan.pl
Tue Jul 9 02:10:02 GMT 2002
I have Win2k-PL and WinNT-PL users. Samba (print server) is on linux
Security is set to server (another samba set as PDC).
Client login into domain (samba PDC - the same server from which print
server gets passwords). Users are ordinary users - no admins, etc.
Win2k - SP2, WinNT SP6a.
Printer drivers are local.
It is very strange, because to get repeatable results I have to restart
samba processes (reread with SIGHUP doesn't always work), and to restart
windows clients (login/logout is not enough).
a)samba started with spoolss enabled.
Users can print both from WinNT and from Win2K, but they are unable to
see jobs submitted to printer.
In Win2k in printer properties window they see (translated from polish)
"Access refused, connection impossible".
In WinNT in printer properties:
If no document is printed - OK - no errors.
If a document is printed I get (translated) "Unsuccessful open,
After document is printed - OK - no errors
b)now I change disable spoolss to yes. Restart of samba (I don't restart
clients, no logout/login)
In Win2k - OK - no errors
If I print test page I see in jobs: "RemoteDownlevelDocument".
If I print a document I get the same message.
In WinNT - OK - no errors
If I print test page I see in jobs "Strona testowa" - OK (it means "Test
If I print document - OK - I get correct document name.
The names are consistent between clients:
If I print from Win2k - the I see this document in NT as
If I print from WinNT - I see correct document name in Win2K.
c)now I enable spoolss. Restart of samba (I don't restart clients, no
No change - as in point 1b).
d)Now I logout/login clients I don't restart clients
No change - as in point 1b)
e)Now I restart clients
Now it looks like in point 1a).
2. Fresh start of samba with disabled spoolss, restart of clients.
Now it looks like in point 1b).
Does anyone has any idea how to get it working correctly?
Olaf Fraczyk, <olaf at cbk.poznan.pl>
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