[Samba] Printer Share Not Shown by smbclient on 3.0.7

David Rankin drankin at cox-internet.com
Sat Sep 25 15:50:51 GMT 2004


    What would cause smbclient not to list my printer share?? (mandrake 7.2, 
2.2.19 kernel)

[david at Nemesis david]$ smbclient -U% -L localhost
Domain=[RB_LAW] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.7]

        Sharename       Type      Comment
        ---------       ----      -------
        guillory        Disk      David Guillory
        Bertin          Disk      Darren Bertin
        Rankin          Disk      Rankin Law Firm PLLC
        config          Disk      Admin Config Share
        Applications    Disk      Windows Applications
        IPC$            IPC       IPC Service (RB_LAW Samba Server 3.0.7)
        ADMIN$          IPC       IPC Service (RB_LAW Samba Server 3.0.7)
Domain=[RB_LAW] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.7]

        Server               Comment
        ---------            -------
        DARREN               Darren's Dell
        NEMESIS              RB_LAW Samba Server 3.0.7
        SECRETARY            PIII 866 20G

        Workgroup            Master
        ---------            -------
        RB_LAW               NEMESIS

The smb.conf is (in relevant part):

        load printers = yes
        printcap name = cups
        printing = cups

        comment = Rankin*Bertin Printers
        path = /var/spool/samba
        browseable = no
        public = yes
        guest ok = Yes
        writable = no
        printer admin = root, sys
        printable = Yes

[root at Nemesis david]# cat /etc/cups/printers.conf
# Printer configuration file for CUPS v1.1.18
# Written by cupsd on Fri 24 Sep 2004 08:46:38 PM GMT
<DefaultPrinter laserjet4200>
Info HP Laserjet 4200
Location Front Office
DeviceURI smb://secretary/lj4200
State Idle
Accepting Yes
JobSheets none none
QuotaPeriod 0
PageLimit 0
KLimit 0

David C. Rankin, J.D., P.E.
Rankin * Bertin, PLLC
510 Ochiltree Street
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
(936) 715-9333
(936) 715-9339 fax

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