[Samba] rpcclient and setdriver

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Jul 19 05:39:02 GMT 2002

On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, David Morel wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to use rpcclient 'setdriver'  as an unprivileged user; a 
> special lpadmin user with very limited rights has been created, and 
> ownership of the location of driver files (/home/PrintDrivers) given to him.
> when executing the smbclient and rpc commands like cupsaddsmb does, 
> nearly everything works fine, except the last command:
> when i issue an rpcclient localhost -U "lpadmin%password" -c "setdriver 
> printer printerdriver" , it fails with an NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL
> if i issue the same command using root%rootpassword (after setting the 
> proper options in smb.conf!)  it succeeds.
> I tried changing ownership of some .tdb files, but no way.

See the "printer admin" parameter in smb.conf(5).  Also check out the 
details listed in the Printing HOWTO (in Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf).

cheers, jerry
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