[Samba] Access denied, unable to connect to my printer
neil at JAMMConsulting.com
Tue Dec 30 22:42:41 GMT 2003
I did what you suggested (Fedora definitely is using cups).
The printer no longer says that it is unable to connect, but now
when I try to print a test page, I see this message in
I [30/Dec/2003:16:35:16 -0600] Adding start banner page "none" to job 3.
I [30/Dec/2003:16:35:16 -0600] Adding end banner page "none" to job 3.
I [30/Dec/2003:16:35:16 -0600] Job 3 queued on 'printer' by 'neil'.
E [30/Dec/2003:16:35:16 -0600] Unable to convert file 0 to printable
format for job 3!
I [30/Dec/2003:16:35:16 -0600] Hint: Do you have ESP Ghostscript
I [30/Dec/2003:16:35:16 -0600] Hint: Try setting the LogLevel to
Any ideas on this one?
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Balicki [mailto:kodak at frontierhomemortgage.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 4:13 PM
> To: 'Neil Aggarwal'
> Subject: RE: [Samba] Access denied, unable to connect to my printer
> You have two unrelated issues.
> 1) Your XP box is not authenticating correctly and
> 2) CUPS is incorrectly configured.
> To fix 1:
> Make sure there is a machine account for the XP box on the samba
> server. Do:
> adduser machine$
> smbpasswd -a -m machine
> Also, you may want to add "guest ok=no" and make sure the
> user you're logging in to the XP box as exists as a samba
> To fix 2:
> Even though you've got "printcap name = /etc/printcap" I'm
> pretty sure that Fedora uses cups. If not, then I'm giving
> you incorrect advice, but that error exists only under cups,
> uncomment the line (or add it if it's not there)
> in your mime.types in your cups config directory (usually
> JSYK: If you fix the second problem, the XP box will print fine, even
> with the "access denied" message. But you still want to fix it.
> You may also want to add a "printing=" section to your [global].
> Add "printing=cups" if it is in fact cups, or printing=bsd or
> printing=lpr-ng or whatever.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >samba-bounces+kodak=frontierhomemortgage.com at lists.samba.org
> >[mailto:samba-bounces+kodak=frontierhomemortgage.com at lists.samb
> >a.org] On Behalf Of Neil Aggarwal
> >Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 4:00 PM
> >To: Samba mailing list
> >Subject: [Samba] Access denied, unable to connect to my printer
> >I have a printer set-up and working correctly on my Linux machine
> >running Fedora Core 1. It is set up as a local printer
> called printer.
> >I set it up thru the graphical printer configuration utility.
> >I am trying to set it up as a network printer from my Windows
> >XP machine
> >using Samba. Here are the lines in my smb.conf file:
> > encrypt passwords = yes
> > socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> > workgroup = WORKGROUP
> > server string = Samba Server
> > printcap name = /etc/printcap
> > dns proxy = no
> > load printers = yes
> > max log size = 50
> > security = user
> > os level = 20
> > log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
> > path = /var/spool/samba
> > printable = yes
> > public = yes
> > printer = printer
> > comment = Epson Stylus Color 860
> >On my windows machine, I was able to add the printer as a network
> >printer and then
> >it asked me to locate the driver, which I did. Everything
> seemed fine
> >up until
> >that point, but when it shows the printer, it shows access denied,
> >unable to connect.
> >When I try to print a test page to it, nothing happens and
> the Windows
> >box is completely
> >There is this line in /var/log/dell5100.log:
> >lpr: unable to print file: client-error-document-format-not-supported
> >My Windows mahcine is named dell5100, so they are talking.
> >Any ideas what this means?
> > Neil
> >Neil Aggarwal, JAMM Consulting, (972)612-6056, www.JAMMConsulting.com
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