[Samba] Restricting Access to Samba Shared Printers?

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Jul 15 11:37:51 GMT 2002

On Fri, 12 Jul 2002 Tom.Klopf at mms.gov wrote:

> [aprinter]
> path = /usr/spool/public
> writeable = false
> printable = true
> guest ok = false
> valid users = you, me, @their_group, @our_group
> You'll have to test that, though - I don't have the time myself :).  This
> example assumes, of course, that all of your users/groups are set up
> properly..  

You'll need 2.2.5 for this (or else just use the security tab in Windows 
explorer to set the permissions).  There was a bug in releases prior to 
2.2.5 that only used the security descriptor for access checks on 

cheers, jerry
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