[Samba] Win2k and Printing

daniel.jarboe at custserv.com daniel.jarboe at custserv.com
Sat Mar 15 02:57:00 GMT 2003

man smb.conf /Access Denied (or /Unable to connect)
Turns up the "use client driver" parameter.  Best way to deal with this
problem, which occurs when you have w2k and XP users who install drivers
locally and are local admins, is to not have them install the drivers
locally (use the print$ share).  Second best is to use client driver =
yes, which has some side-affects but gets the job done.

~ Daniel

>We have one Win98 and two Win2k machines, the first one has no
>problems. With the Win2k I can print but I canot access the printing
>queue: I get always the message "Unable to connect: Access denied."
>message when I try to open the queue window. This hapened with the
>LPRNG system I have tried and now also with the CUPS printing

>I tried to do look in the web for an answer, and it seems that this
>issue is not uncommon, but somehow I didn't find the right hint


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