[Samba] some simple samba problems

Shawn D. Kelly sdkelly at twcny.rr.com
Sat May 17 03:11:04 GMT 2003

OMFG you just made my night.  I have been grueling over the issue where my
printer connected to RH9 would not show up to my WXP box.  I just checked
the line you have 'printcap name = cups' and it immediately showed up.

I am a bit annoyed at the Red Hat 9 documentation which basically states
that once you run the Samba graphical configuration program, you are golden
for sharing to Windows.  Bah.

I put too much faith in documentation :)

-----Original Message-----
From: samba-bounces+sdkelly=twcny.rr.com at lists.samba.org
[mailto:samba-bounces+sdkelly=twcny.rr.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of
Wolfram Quester
Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2003 4:55 AM
To: Samba List
Cc: christopher j bottaro
Subject: Re: [Samba] some simple samba problems

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



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