[Samba] Re: printer admin deprecated: please explain

Franz Pfoertsch franz.pfoertsch at brose.net
Fri May 12 07:33:23 GMT 2006

Ryan Novosielski wrote:

> Franz Pfoertsch wrote:
>> I am Running a printserver using SLES9 SP3 with Samba 3.0.20b and
>> cups 1.1.20
I filled in a windows group, I haven't a special user, I have a special

        winbind separator = +
        printer admin = @BROSE+COB_CUPS_Printer_Admin 


>> Since the update to Samba 3.0.20 every start of a client program tells me
>> WARNING: The "printer admin" option is deprecated
>> Ok, I understood I should use
>>  net rpc rights grant "<User or Group>" SePrintOperatorPrivilege -U ..
>> But I haven't any adminuser to grant this rights.
>> In my environment I put the machine into the AD by
>>  kinit <UserWithPermissionsToJoinIntoTheDomain>@<DOMAIN>
>>  net ads join -> joined
>> and all permission granted by the "printer admin" option.
>> Is there any other way to get SePrintOperator without a other strong
>> user?
>> regards
>> Franz
> How can you not have an admin user -- who do you have defined under
> "printer admin"? Or were you not using this definition at all and that
> is a spurious error message? If you ARE using printer admin = someone,
> then you'd just grant the rights to that same user.

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