[Samba] cups printing and user names from trusted domains

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Mar 7 19:51:06 GMT 2003

On Sat, 2003-03-08 at 04:12, Wolfgang Ratzka wrote:
> Im currently running some tests for a samba/CUPS based print server.
> The print server is a member of an NT domain and uses winbind to import
> NT domain users. Users accessing the print server will be not from the
> same domain but from trusted domains.
> Everything basically seems to work, once you use sufficiently new
> versions of cups and samba. (I'm on Debian woody, so I needed to get
> the 2.2.7a debs from samba.org, and cupsys-* 1.1.18-2 from Debian
> unstable to get a version of cupsaddsmb that actually works.)
> One remaining problem is that the print jobs show up in the CUPS queue as
> owned by "user" instead of "domain\user". Moreover, print jobs submitted by
> "domain1\user1" can be deleted by another user "domain2\user1" who has the same
> user name in a different trusted domain.
> Am I doing something wrong? I remember vaguely, that during the first stage
> of my experiments (maybe with an older version of the cupsys packages), some
> printjobs showed up with a qualified name "domain\user".

I'll see what I can do to make them show up as the unix username used
for login.  This will be in HEAD, and will mean that they use the name
in the form 'domain\username' if you used winbind or 'username' if you
didn't.  (Effectively).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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