[Samba] Printer name changed in samba 3.0.7

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Oct 12 17:50:00 GMT 2004

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Andrew Gaffney wrote:
| Cavanaugh, Mike F wrote:
|> We have a strange problem when using samba 3.0.7 where a printer's name
|> is changed to the name of the printer driver. We use samba to share out
|> printers from a fedora core 1 system. On a windows client they initially
|> show up accurately. When adding the windows driver from a windows client
|> for a new shared printer the driver files get transferred just fine.
|> However, the printer name in the Printer and Faxes folder suddenly gets
|> changed to the name of the printer driver just uploaded after clicking
|> the final OK in the windows dialog box. The name can be changed back to
|> its original name and the printer works fine and the properties can be
|> set. This did not happen in previous versions of samba. Would anyone
|> know the cause of this?
| This isn't just a 3.0.7 thing. I noticed the same thing last night with
| 3.0.6 when adding print drivers to the samba PDC from an XP box.

This is the Windows client renaming the printer.  not Samba.
Just rename it back after uploading the new driver.

cheers, jerry
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