Win2k NOT print to SAMBA
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Wed Oct 10 13:02:17 GMT 2001
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On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, Ji Tao wrote:
> Hello, Experts!
> Problem Description:
> I'm building a small home office networks using samba 2.2.1a on the file server named "SAMBA"
> SAMBA is based on RH7.1 linux.
> SAMBA has a Cannon BJ 200ex printer and a 30G HD.
> SAMBA has 2 normal user accounts "yangyang" and "jitao".
> I configured the samba to share user's home folder, and a public folder. They works fine.
> Then I want to share the printer, I setup the Cannon printer by the RH's printconf. It create
> a directory "/var/spool/lpd/cannon200ex", and a proper "/etc/printcap" file.
> The printer work good under RH Linux. Postscript and ASCII
> test passed.
> Then I add an entry [200ex] in the "/etc/samba/smb.conf" file. (Please read the attached
> full configuration)
> While I can browse the folders and the printer (it shows a correct name)
> through my win2000 professional. And I can add the 200ex as an network printer in the normal way.
> But the printing test is always wrong. and I can never print a page from notepad.
> The status of that network printer is always connetions failed in red.
> I can do anything with the home and public folder as I planed
> I have pass all tests of DIAGNOSING.txt.
> I can even use Win2000 UNIX printing service to print to the Cannon 200 ex on SAMBA.( It create
> a local printer at an LPR port)
> "net use lpt3: \\samba\200ex" works fine on the win2000 client.
> What's the trick to get my win2000 print to SAMBA printer?
> Thank you all!
> Ji Tao
> jitao at touch-info.com
> My configurations below:
> # Samba config file created using SWAT
> # from SOFTROCK (192.168.0.5)
> # Date: 2001/10/09 19:59:42
> # Global parameters
> workgroup = LINUXPACK
> netbios name = SAMBA
> server string = Samba File Server
> interfaces = 192.168.0.1/24
> security = user
> bind interfaces only = yes
> log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
> max log size = 100
> debug level = 4
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> load printers = No
> dns proxy = No
> printing = bsd
> code page = 936
> #remote announce = 192.168.0.255
> hosts allow = 192.168.0. 127.0.0.
> comment = Home Directories
> read only = No
> browseable = No
> comment = Public Files Storage
> path = /home/public
> guest account = public
> guest ok = yes
> browseable = yes
> writeable = yes
> create mask = 0777
> comment = Cannon 200ex
> path = /var/spool/lpd/cannon200ex
> guest account = root
> printer admin = root
> read only = no
> guest ok = yes
> printable = yes
> printer name = cannon200ex
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