[Samba] Samba and Cups interaction

John H Terpstra jht at Samba.Org
Wed Jan 5 20:13:31 GMT 2005

On Wednesday 05 January 2005 12:32, Misty Stanley-Jones wrote:
> While trying to solve my printer problem, I have come up with another
> question that Google is not helping me with.  What happens to a print job
> after Samba submits it to Cups?  Is it 'finished' even though Cups is still
> printing it? Is that why my users aren't seeing their print jobs, because
> Cups has already snatched them and Samba assumes they are done?  I would
> much rather if the user could see the print job through its whole life, and
> could cancel it if they wanted to (if it was 1000 pages long and they
> realized that someone had put stationery in the printer for instance)? 
> This level of things is not covered in the docs to the best that I can
> find.  :(


What is the source of your Samba binaries? What version are you using?

Did you build them yourself?
If so, when they were built was the cups-devel package installed?

Please send me your smb.conf file (off-line).
Please include the output of: "smbd -b"

John T.
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