[Samba] CUPS permissions issues

Tom Hallewell hallewellt at rfa.org
Fri Dec 27 16:04:00 GMT 2002

I am running Debian Woody, Samba 2.2.7, and Cups 1.1.14-3.
I can print as any local Linux client, but there is a permissions issue when
I try to print from Windows 2000.
My spool directory is /var/spool/cups, the permissions are set 700 to user
lp and group sys.  If I chmod the directory to 777, printing works fine, but
when I restart cupsd, the permissions revert back to 700.
I am running Domain-level security, as well as ACLs and winbindd, not sure
if this matters.
It seems like I am missing something really simple, so am giving a simple
description now, but I can supply much more detail if needed.

Here is the relevant stuff from smb.conf:
 load printers = yes
 printcap name = cups
 printing = cups

   comment = All Printers
   path = /var/spool/cups
   writable = no
   printable = yes
   create mode = 0777
   use client driver = yes

Any help would be much appreciated.
Tom Hallewell

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