[Samba] Printing problems

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Feb 2 16:13:38 GMT 2005

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On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Josh Kelley wrote:

> A couple of questions, keeping in mind that I know little about the SMB 
> protocol or Samba's internals:  If I'm reading the source code and the 
> log messages correctly, these are policy handles (policy handles on 
> pipes?).  Are those the same thing as printer handles?  The limit on 
> policy handles in 3.0.9 is apparently 1024, not 256.

Yes a policy handle is basically the same thing as a printer handle.
It's a different limit for printer handles:

	rpc_server/srv_pipe_hnd.c:#define MAX_OPEN_SPOOLSS_PIPES 256

> Another oddity:  We'd been getting hundreds or thousands of these error 
> messages each day, then our server crashed yesterday morning for 
> as-yet-undetermined reasons.  Since the reboot, I've been seeing neither 
> the "old print jobs aren't cleared" bug nor the "too many handles" 
> messages.

hmm...bad tdb somewhere ?  ANy error messages about that ?

cheers, jerry
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