Problem printing from NT to printer attached to LInux box
cdavis at netprudent.com
Tue Nov 20 20:36:02 GMT 2001
Thanks for your response Joel. The problem I am encountering though
is not related to the permision of lpr because it is already suid
as indicated below.
-r-sr-sr-x 1 root lp 16224 Mar 11 2000 /usr/bin/lpr
Any other suggestions?
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Joel Hammer wrote:
> A juicy permissions problem.
> Try running checkpc -f and see if that fixes up permissions for you.
> Below are the permissions on lpr, I assume your print command.
> It needs to be suid.
> rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 235672 Feb 17 2000 /usr/bin/lpr
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 05:50:41PM -0500, Carlton Davis wrote:
> > I installed Samba 2.2.2 on my Linux box. The smb.conf file is as shown
> > below. The permission on /var/spool/lpd/lp is set to 755; ie, it is
> > writable only by the owner, which is lp. With the setup as is, when I
> > try to print from the NT machine, the smb log on the Linux box
> > indicates the following error: " print_job_start: insufficient
> > permissions to open spool file /var/spool/lpd/lp".
> > If I set the permission on /var/spool/lpd/lp to 777, I can
> > print; however, for obvious security concerns, this solution is
> > undesirable.
> > Could someone inform me as to what is the correct way to set things up
> > to allow printing from my NT machine without making /var/spool/lpd/lp
> > writable by all. My smb.conf file is shown below.
> > [global]
> > netbios name = bert
> > workgroup = WORKGROUP
> > hosts allow = 10.10.10. 127.
> > load printers = yes
> > max log size = 50
> > security = server
> > password server = 10.10.10.8
> > socket options = TCP_NODELAY
> > [printers]
> > comment = All Printers
> > path = /var/spool/lpd/lp
> > browseable = yes
> > guest ok = yes
> > writable = no
> > printable = yes
> > public = yes
> > write list = @administrators,root
> > Thanks in advance.
> > -Carlton
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