[Samba] user nobody can print on a non-public printer?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue May 28 20:24:02 GMT 2002

On Thu, 9 May 2002, Danie Roux wrote:

> My printing system is working beautifully thanks to SAMBA. Thanks!
> Except that 5 times now, user nobody connected to the printer
> successfully and printed! User nobody can not log onto the domain.
> It seems to happen if you print immediately after you log on. I logged
> on as my test user and printed immidiately. The job went through as user
> nobody. 5 minutes later I printed again, and that time I was connected
> to the printer as the user.

Please apply the open_printer_ex.patch located at
ftp://samba.org/pub/jerry/samba-2.2.4-patches and retest.
This should fix your problem (the default security descriptor
created for printers is "everyone - print")

> [printers]
>         comment = Printer running on Debian GNU/Linux
>         valid users = @printing
>         printable = yes

cheers, jerry
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