[Samba] excessive lpstat calls

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Mon Oct 10 22:52:44 GMT 2005

I run a fairly busy samba server that only serves up users' home 
directory.  I am running Samba v3.0.20 under Solaris 10 on a Sun v440. 
I'm seeing a large number of calls to '/usr/bin/lpstat -v'.  These are 
probably occuring everytime a new client connects, but I'm not positive.

The server does not have any printers attached to it, has no entries in 
/etc/printers.conf, and is not running lp services at all.  I am unable to 
remove the lp packages from the system due to dependencies.  I have no 
intention of using Samba as a print server on this machine, so I'd like to 
disable printing entirely and prevent Samba from calling lpstat 

I've attached my smb.conf file.  Any suggestions?

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	netbios name = ONID-FS
	security = domain
	password server = *
	encrypt passwords = true
	interfaces = ce0
	guest account = nobody
	domain master = no
	local master = no
	preferred master = no
	os level = 0
	log level = 1
	syslog = 6
	syslog only = yes
	name resolve order = wins host
	wide links = false
	wins server =
	workgroup = ONID
	server string = ONID File Server
	allow trusted domains = no
	load printers = no

	comment = Home Directories
	browseable = false
	read only = no
	create mode = 0700
	hide files = /public_html/

	comment = Web page
	read only = no
	path = %H/public_html
	create mode = 0755

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