[Samba] Windows 7 Point and Print

Brian May brian at vpac.org
Wed Nov 18 22:30:40 MST 2009

Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> I'm migrating from Samba 3.0.24 to 3.4.3 to add support for Windows 7 on  
>> my print server.  I've kept the smb.conf essentially the same, changing  
>> only the directives corresponding to Kerberos authentication as changed  
>> in the 3.4 series.  Please see http://pastebin.com/m9c0409  Note that  
>> the LPRng backend isn't installed on this server...I am only testing 
>> samba.
>> When I go to add a printer in Windows 7 (after configuring appropriate  
>> drivers, permissions, etc), I get an error: "Windows cannot connect to  
>> the printer.  Operation failed with error 0x000006f7"
>> The operation succeeds when I try the same procedure on Windows XP.
>> What setting am I missing?  Thanks for any insight you can provide.
> Can you open a bug with our bugzilla and attach a debug level 10
> log from the client.

Was a bugzilla report filed? Was anything worked out?

I seem to be suffering the same issue. Only seems to have happened after
joining a Samba domain, and affects non-domain accounts as well as
domain accounts.

Brian May

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