spoolname smbprn.XXXXXX.aaaaaa

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Thu Nov 28 19:32:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 09:27:08AM +0100, Schmieg Friedemann wrote:
> Hello There,
> since a samba update from 2.0.5. to 2.2.5 (AIX)  we have new spooling names
> like smbprn.XXXXXX.aaaaaa instead of the previous NT file name. We are
> printing in a shell for creating pdf - files and after that we are searching
> for the master document in our PDM system to check in the pdf as a scondary
> file format. But of course with the new spool file name we lost all
> information about the file and can't identify it any more in the database.
> Is there a way to get the old filename back? We kept the smb.conf unchanged.

The NT filename is still being stored in the printing tdb, but
isn't exposed to the filesystem I'm afraid. You'd need to hack
the printing/printing.c source to do this, sorry.


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