[Samba] Samba 2.2.4 and Printing with W2K

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Jun 10 12:25:02 GMT 2002

On Mon, 10 Jun 2002, Paul Mitchell wrote:

> We've setup samba(2.2.4, no patches) and installed the printer drivers using 
> the methods decribed in the printer_driver2.html.  The drivers have appeared 
> to have install correctly, we you right click on the printer share and select 
> properties the relevent tabs for the printer driver appear.  However, once 
> the printer is installed on the workstation the properties are no longer 
> accessible.  The following enter are reported in the log under a debugging 
> level of 1:
> [2002/06/10 11:26:57, 0] 
> rpc_client/cli_spoolss_notify.c:spoolss_connect_to_client(98)
>   connect_to_client: machine STATION1W2K rejected the NetBIOS session request.

This is printer change notification stuff.  Pay it no attention
for now.

> I've seen mention of this problem being fix in 2.2.5, is it a known
> issue with 2.2.4 or just a problem with my setup.  I understand that
> *SMBSERVER is what the NetBIOS name is when an IP address is used to
> connect and not a NetBIOS name.  All the workstation name are set via
> ISC DHCP 3 and BIND 9 using the interim update method, the DNS/DHCP also
> live on this box.

Known bug in 2.2.4 relating to viewing printer properties from 2k client.

cheers, jerry
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