[Samba] Admin Printers and Faxes from Windows XP

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Dec 14 13:12:15 GMT 2005

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On Mon, 5 Dec 2005, Will Wheatley wrote:

> I have been stuffing around with thsi problem for a couple of weeks now, 
> without much success :) I am sure i am missing something simple.
> I have a Samba server setup as a member server in a 2000 domain. (samba 
> 3.0.10) Samba is printing through CUPS and the printing works fine. when 
> i click on "Printers and Faxes" froma windows xp machine, it takes about 
> 30-60 seconds to show the list and the samba logs show:
> rpc_server/srv_spoolss_nt.c:spoolss_connect_to_client(2583)
>   spoolss_connect_to_client: unable to connect to SMB server on machine
> MALAZ. Error was : SUCCESS - 0.
> From what i understand the Samba machine trys to connect back to the 
> spooler service on my client machine but fails. (well times out) If i do 
> it from a windows 2000 server, it works fine, I can find people with the 
> same symptons, but no solutions :(

It's the XP firewall.

cheers, jerry
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