[Samba] Re: Unstable printing w/3.2.0

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Aug 5 16:58:25 GMT 2008

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Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
>> 3.) After working perfectly for awhile a specific queue will stop
>> working and users will get an "Access Denied" messgaes while other
>> queues using the same driver will work perfectly.   Then switching the
>> driver on the server around will sometimes make it work.  Othertimes the
>> driver needs to be deleted, re-added, and reassigned to the printer to
>> make the "Access Denied" message disappear.
> Found a seemingly reliable work around for #3.
> # Stop SMB services
> [root at crew var]# rm ./lib/samba/printing/cenps.tdb
> rm: remove regular file `./lib/samba/printing/cenps.tdb'? y
> # Restart SMB services
> [root at crew var]# rcsmb start
> Starting SMB services:                                     [  OK  ]
> Starting NMB services:                                     [  OK  ]
> Users can now print to the queue again, no "Access Denied" message.

Are there any messages in the log files about a corrupted tdb ?
The only change I could think of is a change in the way the security
access check for a job  is done.  Jeremy might remember more.

cheers, jerry
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