[Samba] Samba 2.2.5: denying access to printer...

Ullrich Groh groh at physik.uni-wuerzburg.de
Thu Jun 27 05:23:03 GMT 2002

Hy there,

I have a problem with Samba 2.2.5 (on AIX 4.3) concerning a printer 

I set up a few printer share which work well. Now I want to restrict 
the access to one of them. In order to achieve this I put in a

hosts deny=all
hosts allow=<IP-Adresses of hosts, which should be allowed to print>

in the corresponding printer-share-section.

What happens is this:

non allowed-Win9x-clients don't have access to the share (as desired), 
but all Win2000-Client can happily print on the printer (ignoring the 

Can anybody tell me what's happening there? Is this due to the fact 
that the Win2000-Clients print via the SPOOLSS?

Thanks and greetings,


PS: when answering, please send me an cc:, because I don't have 
subscribed to the mailing list yet. Thanks.

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