[Samba] some simple samba problems

Wolfram Quester wquester at mittelerde.physik.uni-konstanz.de
Thu May 15 08:54:48 GMT 2003

Hello Christopher!

> 1)  my printer is shared via samba and i'm using the cups print system.  i can 
> see the printer from my win2k and winxp machines, but it says "unable to 
> connect, access denied".  how do i remedy this problem?

If you are using cups, why not tell samba about it?
In smb.conf, try

printing = cups
printcap name = cups
load printers = yes

instead of

> # if you want to automatically load your printer list rather
> # than setting them up individually then you'll need this
>    printcap name = /etc/printcap
>    load printers = yes
> # It should not be necessary to spell out the print system type unless
> # yours is non-standard. Currently supported print systems include:
> # bsd, sysv, plp, lprng, aix, hpux, qnx
>    printing = lprng




More information about the samba mailing list