[Samba] Prints ok, but says "Access denied, unable to connect". win2k and samba 2.2.1a

Stefan-Michael. Günther (in-put GbR) S.Guenther at in-put.de
Sat Feb 12 12:25:12 GMT 2005


I had the same problem and solved it by adding 

use client driver = yes

to the [printers] section.
I'm not quite sure whether this option is available in Samba 2.2.1a

Am Freitag, 11. Februar 2005 16:22 schrieb Ainsworth, Joshua B.:
> I have a small Samba 2.2.1a plus Win2k workgroup. Samba is running on
> Redhat
> 7.2.
> There is a networked laserjet 5000 using a static IP which I can print
> to
> successfuly from the linux box, and from the win2k workstations via the
> queue
> on the linux box.
> The weird thing is that, on the win2k worksations, if I double click on
> the
> printer icon the status of the printer is reported as
> "Access denied, unable to connect". Yet it works???


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