[Samba] samba printing problems

D Parker drp at iest.hampshire.edu
Thu Jan 15 02:21:04 GMT 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 06:30:33PM -0500, Lois Bennett wrote:

> After struggling with this for a couple of days it's time to ask for help.
> We have two samba servers one is on Solaris 8 running Version 2.2.8a
> and one on Solaris 10 running Version 3.0.28
> I am having a problem with samba printing from the Solaris 10 samba
> server.  I can print from the machine itself using lpr directly.  I
> can print from a windows machine using lpr printing to that server but
> I can't get it to print using samba printing.  The files seem to just
> disappear.  There is nothing queued.

Perhaps the default print command isn't appropriate for Solaris 10?
Check out the 'print command' setting in the smb.conf man page.  It
looks like the individual pieces are working correctly, they just aren't
talking to each other.


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