[Samba] WinY2k Access Denied on Printing
adam at morrison-ind.com
Fri May 17 08:56:02 GMT 2002
>>>I assume this sentence:
>>>re-add they can't print for a little while before
>>>really should be: re-add they can print for a little while before
>>>This sounds like authentication (how would I know).
>>This identical config worked without this problem under Samba
>>2.2.1a. If it was authenitcation how would they be able to print at all?
>>It does work, but only for awhile.
>>>Have you tried easing up on the security, making the print
>>share guest ok =yes.
>>Every printer queue stanza looks like this:
>> comment = Traverse City Optra Laser Printer
>> path = /tmp
>> create mask = 0700
>> guest ok = Yes
>> printable = Yes
>1. I'd get rid of the create mask =
>2. Create /var/spool/samba/traps
>3. chmod -R 01777 /var/spool/samba
>4. chown -R root.wheel /var/spool/samba
>5. set your [traps] path = /var/spool/samba/traps
>6. create /var/spool/lpd/traps
>7. in /etc/printcap, set traps' :sd=/var/spool/lpd/traps:
Ok, i modified one of my queues -
comment = Grand Rapids Optra Laser Printer
path = /var/spool/samba/grdps
guest ok = Yes
printable = Yes
ls -l /var/spool/samba
drwxrwxrwt 2 root wheel 6 May 17 11:42 grdps
Restarted smbd, and it does the same thing.
I really appreciate the help, but i think your missing some important
1. UNIX printing works flawlessly (this box is an lpd server for lots of
2. Samba printing from both Win9x and WinY2k worked flawlessly under
2.2.1a, for a long time.
3. Printing does work, but only for awhile. And ONLY WinY2k clients are
effected, Win9x clients continue to print just fine
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