[Samba] trouble printing to samba share
JRizzo at ea.com
Fri Aug 23 14:26:00 GMT 2002
I can print to the printer with lpr.
I upgraded to samba-2.2.5-1.
My linux box has 2 nics.
Now when I browse and try to access the printer,
\\<external_address>\printer_share is referenced, rather than the internal
From: Bradley W. Langhorst [mailto:brad at langhorst.com]
Sent: Friday, August 23, 2002 6:25 AM
To: Rizzo, Joe
Cc: 'samba at samba.org'
Subject: Re: [Samba] trouble printing to samba share
are you able to print the linux test pages?
what printing backend does redhat 7.3 use?
On Thu, 2002-08-22 at 12:26, Rizzo, Joe wrote:
> I am in need of some assistance with setting up samba as print server.
> I am using samba 2.2.3a-6 on a standard RedHat 7.3 install.
> >From a windows xp system I can browse and see the printer share, however
> when I try to access it I get the following message:
> "Printer \\_smbserv\HPLaserJet6P does not exist on the computer. Either
> printer name was typed incorrectly, or the specified printer has lost its
> connection to the server."
> The same happens even when I try to access the printer with
> I think the problem is that _smbserv is being referenced. But I can not
> figure out why.
> Any help is appreciated,
> Here is my smb.conf:
> workgroup = workgroup
> server string = gw
> ;hosts allow = 192.168.2. 127.
> printcap name = /etc/printcap
> load printers = yes
> printing = lprng
> log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
> max log size = 0
> security = share
> encrypt passwords = no
> guest account = nobody
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> interfaces = 192.168.2.1/27 192.168.2.33/27 192.168.2.254/32
> dns proxy = no
> comment = All Printers
> path = /var/spool/samba
> browseable = no
> public = yes
> guest ok = yes
> writable = no
> printable = yes
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