[Samba] Updated 2.2.8a to 3.0.7-1 and Cups went South

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Wed Sep 22 05:24:16 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 21 September 2004 23:13, David Rankin wrote:
> Mates,
>     On my Suse 9.0 pro installation, I updated Samba from 2.2.8a to 3.0.7.
> The upgrade went flawlessly, Samba is happily sharing all the files it was
> before. However, I can no longer print via cups. I have a HP LJ4 attached
> to the Linux box that worked great before the upgrade. I have 2 XP clients.
> Now from the Windows side, I get the printer status showing 'access denied,
> unable to connect' I can browse all the shares without problems.


> Any ideas what I need to set the permissions or ownership to?

Sure! The permission on /var/spool/samba needs to be:

	chmod 01777 /var/spool/samba

- John T.
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