[Samba] [Fwd: printer device settings not saved for normal domain users on ubuntu 9.10]
ryan.suarez at sheridanc.on.ca
Fri Apr 9 14:56:55 MDT 2010
I'm not sure what your problem is. But we are using printer specific
drivers installed using the APW from a windows client instead of your
Users that map these printers shows the driver options we set.
Ming Yan wrote:
> Hi Ryan,
> Sorry about my post. I have a samba 3.4.0 server running on ubuntu
> 9.10 with cups. I set up the printer sharing in smb.conf with
> following details
> printing = cups
> printcap name = cups
> cups options = raw
> comment = All Printers
> browseable = no
> path = /var/spool/samba
> printable = yes
> guest ok = no
> read only = yes
> create mask = 0700
> use client driver = no
> # Windows clients look for this share name as a source of downloadable
> # printer drivers
> comment = Printer Drivers
> path = /var/lib/samba/printers
> browseable = yes
> read only = yes
> guest ok = no
> write list = root, @Systems, "@Domain Admins"
> |Then I download CUPS drivers from |http://www.cups.org/software.php
> and copy these files |to /usr/share/cups/drivers|
> Then I copy Windows postscript drivers from
> |%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\SPOOL\DRIVERS\W32X86\3 |to the same directory
> Then I add a printer from CUPS web interface with correct socket
> address and PPD file.
> After that, I publish this printer to Samba with
> cupsaddsmb -U Administrator -v printer_name
> and grant printer admin rights to Administrator
> net -U Administrator rpc rights grant Systems SePrintOperatorPrivilege
> Then I login from a Windows client machine as Administrator and go to
> * click on Printers and Faxes(printers on the samba server)
> * right click the printer and select Properties
> * select Advance and select install driver for the printer.
> The driver is properly uploaded to the server and I can change the
> Device settings and enable duplex unit and specify memory size.
> It all went very well except that if I login as a normal user and add
> the network printer I just set up. I only see default Device settings
> with no duplex unit and default memory size. However, if I login as
> Administrator, I can the Device settings are saved as I set up.
> Normal domain users only have print permission. But they should also
> get the default device settings and printing settings after the
> administrator set them up. Now I have to give all domain users Manage
> Printer rights to allow them to get the proper device setting
> information. I think that is an issue. You have any idea? Any tips
> will be much appreciated. Thanks.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Samba] [Fwd: printer device settings not saved for
> normal domain users on ubuntu 9.10]
> From: Ryan Novosielski <novosirj at umdnj.edu>
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Date: 19/03/10 01:37
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>> Ming Yan wrote:
>>> Does anyone know how to fix this issue to make default printer settings
>>> available to every domain user?? Thanks in advance.
>> Your e-mail is not at all detailed. If you're asking what I think you
>> might be asking, you need to make sure you're changing the printer
>> settings on the server (eg. \\SERVER\Printers and Faxes\printer), not
>> the client (eg. Printers and Faxes folder on the Start Menu).
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