[Samba] root can print, users not

Kurt Weiss input.maillists at kwnet.at
Thu Mar 13 07:59:59 GMT 2003

check the rights of your spooler directory of samba (path =)

Tim Thaler schrieb:
> Hi,
> I have a Win2k client that should be able to print to a printer 
> connected to a SuSE 8.1 Linux box.
> The situation:
> - 'root' is able to print from Win2k to the Linux, user 'tim' is not.
> - Both, 'root' and 'tim' have their home directories visible and 
> accessible on the Win2k.
> - User acounts on Win2k and Linux are the same: 'root', 'tim'  with 
> identical passwords on both machines.
> - Both, 'root' and 'tim' have been added to the smbpasswd file.
> - The smb.log file (level 10) has been filled with a load of messages I 
> simply don't know how to interpret, but there is something like "access 
> denied". I just can't figure why?
> - The printer has been made browsable = yes and guest ok = yes
> - The printer is visible to Win2k users; 'root' and 'tim'.
> Does anyone have a good idea what else could be wrong that only 'root' 
> is allowed to print but 'tim' is not?
> Cheers
> Tim

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