[Samba] WinY2k Access Denied on Printing

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Sat May 18 06:03:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 17 May 2002, Fabiano Mucillo - func wrote:

> > I understand (pretty much) what "disable spoolss" and "use client driver"
> > does but what is the behaviour of the no/yes configuration.  It seems that
> > "use client driver=yes" implies "disable spoolss=no"
> I don't think so. I understood that if you use "use client driver=yes"
> you'll continue using spoolss, but with PRINTER_ACCESS_ADMINISTER right is
> mapped to PRINTER_ACCESS_USE instead. Thus allowing the OpenPrinterEx()
> call to succeed.

Correct.  This broken behavior was observed on NT clients when using 
SPOOLSS calls for printing but having the driver installed locally.
Remember that NT/2k considers a Printer Connection as a different thing
that a local printer.

cheers, jerry
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