[Samba] allowing users to install printers
samba at zestysoft.com
Thu Jan 12 22:52:10 GMT 2006
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> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>> You have to write your own adm file. You can set any registry
>>> setting via an NT4 policy file.
>> The problem is, I don't really know which registry setting
>> I have to set to allow users to set up printers.
> Hence my original suggestion about tweaking it using
> gpedit.msc. Watch what happens (with regmon.exe) when you
> change the setting.
> cheers, jerry
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Are you talking about the:
"Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local
Policies\Security Options\Devices: Prevent users from installing printer
According to this, it's disabled by default for workstations, which means
that users should already be able to install drivers:
I think that security option should read: "Prevent power users" from
installing printer drivers... Restricted users still cannot install stuff.
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