[Samba] samba3 print server : ghost printer problem

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Nov 4 22:38:08 GMT 2005

On Friday 04 November 2005 14:26, FM wrote:
> Hello,
> I configure my PDc as print server.
> With cups, I configure 3 printers (names : print1 print2 and prinnt3).
> After that I saw the error in the last printer's name. So I delete
> prinnt3 and create print3).
> But if I connect to my print server (using Windows), I have 4 printers :
> print1 -3 and prinnt3
> I restart cups and reload smb daemon several times but the ghost is
> still there.
> I have the prob for 2 days now so I supposed that it's not a network
> neighborhood prob anymore ?

In the directory /var/lib/samba/printing _OR_ /var/cache/samba/printing 
(depending on your Linux flavor) delete the file prinnt3.tdb, then restart 

Also, make sure that there is no entry in smb.conf for this printer.

- John T.

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