[Samba] Can not access linux printer from windows
Joel at HammersHome.com
Sat Aug 10 05:14:22 GMT 2002
use client driver = yes
in your printer share definition.
This worked for XP.
On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 11:43:16PM -0500, Nishikant Kapoor wrote:
> I have a linux machine running Mandrake 8.2 and a windows machine
> running Windows 2000. The printer (aprinter) is installed on the linux
> machine and I am trying to access it from windows. I can access all the
> linux directories and files from my windows machine and even setting
> up 'Network Printer' on windows also went through fine but when I
> try to print a test page, I get this message 'Access denied, unable
> to connect'
> Can anyone help me with this ? It looks like a user permission
> issue. I am logged in as 'Administrator' on windows and 'nkapoor' on
> linux machine but the user 'Administrator' exists on linux machine
> as well.
> Here is partial smb.conf:
> #================= Global Settings =========================
> workgroup = Workgroup
> server string = MandrakeLinux Samba Server %v
> # 2. Printing Options:
> # CHANGES TO ENABLE PRINTING ON ALL CUPS PRINTERS IN THE NETWORK
> # (as cups is now used in linux-mandrake 7.2 by default)
> # if you want to automatically load your printer list rather
> # than setting them up individually then you'll need this
> printcap name = lpstat
> load printers = yes
> # It should not be necessary to spell out the print system type unless
> # yours is non-standard. Currently supported print systems include:
> # bsd, sysv, plp, lprng, aix, hpux, qnx, cups
> printing = cups
> # Samba 2.2 supports the Windows NT-style point-and-print feature. To
> # use this, you need to be able to upload print drivers to the samba
> # server. The printer admins (or root) may install drivers onto samba.
> # Note that this feature uses the print$ share, so you will need to
> # enable it below.
> # This parameter works like domain admin group:
> # printer admin = @<group> <user>
> printer admin = @adm
> # Security mode. Most people will want user level security. See
> # security_level.txt for details.
> security = share
> encrypt passwords = yes
> smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> dns proxy = no
> log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
> max log size = 50
> hosts allow = 192.168.1. 127.
> #=============== Share Definitions ==========================
> path = /tmp
> writeable = false
> printable = true
> guest ok = true
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