[Samba] slow printing vista

Bill Szkotnicki bszk at uoguelph.ca
Wed Mar 11 20:03:36 GMT 2009


We are running samba Version 3.0.28-1.el5_2.1

The directory shares are working well.

But we are experiencing slowness when connecting and talking to the 
Has anyone any ideas about why this could be happening and how to fix it?

For windows XP we solved this problem by deleting registry entrys in



But that doesn't work for vista?

Our config file:

# Global parameters
        workgroup = APSS
        netbios name = APSS
        server string = APSS Samba
        passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
        passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *new*password* %n\n *successfully*
        unix password sync = Yes
        log level = 1
#       log level = 5 passdb:15 auth:15 winbind:2 idmap:15
        logon script = netlogon.bat
        logon drive = H:
        logon path =
#       logon home =
        domain logons = Yes
        domain master = Yes
        preferred master = Yes
        os level = 255
        wins support = Yes
        name resolve order = wins lmhosts
        ldap ssl = no
        printing = cups
        load printers = yes
        cups options = raw
        printcap = cups
        smb ports = 139 445
        valid users = %S
        write list = @admins.apsadmin
        read only = No
        browseable = No
        comment = APSS Printers
        path = /var/spool/samba
        printable = Yes
        browseable = Yes
        guest ok = no
        writable = no
        use client driver = yes

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