[Samba] Installing Drivers into [print$]

John Baker johnnyb at marlboro.edu
Thu Aug 28 14:46:25 GMT 2008

Ah, thanks I guess the print document I was reading has not been updated 
for this.

This kind of seems more complicated than it needs to be. I'm using user 
level security and we use ldap for all of our account information. There 
are no local accounts or user groups. Can I get this to work with that?
Dale Schroeder wrote:
> John,
> This message usually means that the user trying to add the driver does 
> not have the SePrintOperatorPrivilege.  See the following:
> http://us6.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/rights.html
> If this does not work for you, you will probably need to post your 
> smb.conf and state which version of Samba you're running.
> Good luck,
> Dale
> John Baker wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was looking though the easy Add Printer Wizard Driver Installation 
>> instructions here 
>> http://us6.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/classicalprinting.html#id2620623 
>> but found that it did not work.
>> After saying no to "Do you want to install the driver now" when 
>> properties comes up nothing is editable so one can't connect to 
>> advanced or new driver to install drivers and one never finds a place 
>> where the copy to server option comes up. I assume this must be due to 
>> changes in Windows. (The smb.conf file is right and the right 
>> directories exist and can be written to.)
>> Does anybody know of a work around or new way to accomplish this?

John Baker
Network Systems Administrator
Marlboro College
Phone: 451-7551 off campus; 551 on campus

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