[Samba] Samba (+ NAV?) and bad printer names?
cbarry at silverstorm.com
Thu Jan 26 20:11:19 GMT 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Snyder [mailto:swsnyder at insightbb.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 10:46 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Samba (+ NAV?) and bad printer names?
> At 4:00 every morning the 2 WinXP machines on my network
> generate a slew
> of queries to bad printer names. These names are variations
> on the name
> of a valid printer exported by Samba.
> Samba v3.0.10 is running on a RHEL4 system. It exports
> several shared
> drives and a single printer. The printer is named "lj4500",
> is managed by
> CUPS v1.1.22, and works correctly via Samba from both WinXP boxes.
> Here's a snippet of my smb.conf file:
> load printers = yes
> printing = cups
> printcap name = cups
> So what is going on with those WinXP machines at 4:00AM? The
> only thing I
> can think of is the daily system-wide scan done by Norton
> Antivirus (NAV).
> Can anyone shed some light on what is going on here and how I
> can stop
> these queries to bogus printer names?
run a manual scan now while tailing the logs. that will show if it's
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