[Samba] printer admin option replacement on stand alone (not
domain) print server running version 3.0.25
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Thu Dec 27 21:00:13 GMT 2007
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Since 3.0.11, privileges have been the way to assign print operator
abilities. You need enable privileges = yes in your smb.conf (a funny
anecdote -- this one bit me about a week ago and I went searching on
Google; I found myself providing this very answer to someone two years
At any rate, I don't know that those work on workgroups and domains
alike. You could probably find out in the manual, though.
Vickie L. Kidder wrote:
> I'm trying to upload print drivers to a stand-alone samba server running
> version 3.0.25.
> The server is part of a workgroup (not domain).
> My log files show messages that it cannot update the driver.
> Before I had the printer admin option set in my smb.conf file to allow a
> non-root user to do the printer admin and everything worked fine.
> I have read the Samba How To Notes section on important changes since 3.x,
> it says the following.
> "Group mappings are essential only if the Samba server is running as a
> PDC/BDC. Stand-alone servers do not require these group mappings.".
> Can anyone help me to understand what I need to do to allow a non-root
> user to perform printer admin functions on a stand-alone server?
---- _ _ _ _ ___ _ _ _
|Y#| | | |\/| | \ |\ | | |Ryan Novosielski - Systems Programmer II
|$&| |__| | | |__/ | \| _| |novosirj at umdnj.edu - 973/972.0922 (2-0922)
\__/ Univ. of Med. and Dent.|IST/AST - NJMS Medical Science Bldg - C630
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the samba