[Samba] insufficient permissions to open spool file ........

iyke Adibe iykeadibe at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 29 09:24:38 GMT 2003

Hello Linux/Samba folks,

am new on Linux/Samba and in dying need of help. From the error message:

insufficient permissions to open spool file /var/spool/samba/smbprn.000016.jp8nNO.

Here is a copy of my smb.conf: In most cases, i have edited my smb.conf using the root console screen and added/edited printers thru YaST2. 


workgroup = ARBEITSGRP 

netbios name = SAMBA 

interfaces = 

security = SHARE 

encrypt passwords = Yes 

password server = 

username map = /etc/samba/smbusers 

log level = 1 

log file = /var/log/samba/%m 


os level = 12

preferred master = False 

domain master = False
wins server = 


comment = All Printers 

path = /var/spool/samba 

printer admin = root 

guest ok = Yes 

printable = Yes 

browseable = No 


path = /tmp 


path = /var/spool/samba 

read only = No 

guest ok = Yes 

printable = Yes 

printer name = HpLaserjet8100 

guest account = nobody 

printer driver file = //etc/samba/printers.def 

printer driver location = 

my windows version is 2000NT and my Samba version is 2.2.3a Meanwhile I have created same user and password accounts on both Servers. 

I `ll appreaciate all the helps. 



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