[Samba] User has no privileges to add printer or even change his wallpaper

Lucas Correia Villa Real lucasvr at terra.com.br
Fri Jul 26 21:48:02 GMT 2002


I have a question related to Samba + Win2k Workstations.
I have replaced a Win2k server by Samba (2.2.4). Everything was fine: the
users could login and access shares, but they could not connect to
printers shared on another Win2k workstations and even could not change
their wallpapers.

Since I needed to do that work fast, the solution I could find to this
situation was to give to all users admin privileges in their own Win2k 
workstations (it was a small network, so this could be done with no

Although that worked, I really think there´s another way of solving that
problem, so I ask if someone knows how.

Below is my smb.conf file, if this can help somehow.


    workgroup = WorkgroupName
    netbios name = Server
    server string = Server

    client code page = 850
    character set = ISO8859-1

    admin users = admin
    load printers = yes
    nt acl support = no
    log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
    log level = 3
    max log size = 500
    security = user
    smb passwd file = /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd
    passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
    encrypt passwords = yes
    unix password sync = yes
    passwd chat debug = yes
    update encrypted = yes
    null passwords = yes
    guest ok = yes

    socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=2048 SO_SNDBUF=2048
    hosts allow = 192.168.0. 127.
    interfaces =
    bind interfaces only = yes

    local master = yes
    os level = 65
    domain master = yes
    preferred master = yes

    domain logons = yes
    wins support = yes
    logon home = \\%L\%U
    logon path = \\%L\%U\profile

   comment = Netlogon Service
   path = /var/samba-logon
   guest ok = yes
   public = yes
   writable = yes

    comment = Caneta
    path = /mnt/caneta
    available = yes
    browseable = yes
    read only = no
    public = yes
    guest only = no
    guest ok = yes
    writable = yes
    only user = no
    create mask = 777
    directory mask = 777
    delete readonly = yes

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