[Samba] Problems printing to remote windows shared printer with 3.0.20

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Sep 21 23:09:24 GMT 2005

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Michael Keightley wrote:

> Have just upgraded from 3.0.13 to 3.0.20 on our Solaris domain controller.
> Machine is also print server running CUPS-1.1.23.
> We have a RICOH network printer that we print to via Samba (the printer 
> seems to have a builtin Windows PC).
> smbspool is linked to /usr/lib/cups/backend/smb and the appropriate 
> DeviceURI is in /etc/cups/printers.conf.
> This works fine with 3.0.13, but with 3.0.20 I get this error 
> in /var/log/cups/error_log when printing from either the Solaris
> machine or XP (after adding the Samba printer).
> E [29/Aug/2005:17:09:15 +0500] [Job 7004] Unable to connect to SAMBA host, 
>    will retry in 60 seconds...ERROR: No ticket cache found
>    for userid=2149
> E [29/Aug/2005:17:09:15 +0500] [Job 7004] Can not get the ticket cache for mk
> E [29/Aug/2005:17:09:15 +0500] [Job 7004] Tree connect failed
> I had to swap /usr/lib/cups/backend/smb back to the 3.0.13 binary 
> to get it working again.
> Anyone got any ideas?
> The printer is not in the same workgroup as the domain controller, but adding this to 
> printers.conf got it working before:
> DeviceURI smb://administrator:@workgroup/e-710/print


I'm trying to clear things up for the 3.0.20a release and
need some help on this one.  What was the original URI that
caused problems?

cheers, jerry
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