[Samba] Error 0x000003e6 when trying to connect to a printer from w2k8 (x64)

Thorsten Leiser t.leiser at synchron-is.de
Tue Jul 13 01:07:02 MDT 2010

Hi Rob,

thanks for your tip. I tried it, but it didn't help. The error still



Am 12.07.2010 17:46, schrieb Rob Moser:
> Hi Thorsten,
> I can't be sure that its exactly the same error, but I had a very
> similar problem that I solved like this:
> In the policy editor, for the group policy that you're using to control
> your print servers, explicitly disable the policy:
> Computer Configuration:Policies:Administrative Templates:Printers:Always
> render print jobs on the server
> Windows documentation says this defaults to disabled, but we have found
> this to be (at least partially) untrue for W2k8 - if you need it
> disabled then disable it explicitly.
> Hopefully that works for you...
>      - rob.
> On 07/12/2010 08:09 AM, Thorsten Leiser wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm trying to connect my W2k8 (x64) Server farm to our new installed
>> printserver based on debian lenny with sernet samba 3.5.4 installed.
>> Everytime i try to connect to a printer share via point and print, it
>> fails with error 0x000003e6.
>> When i do the same from Windows XP or from our old w2k3 (x64) server
>> farm everything works excellent.
>> Does anybody know a workaround. I installed nearly 80 printers on the
>> samba server and i don't want to do this again.
>> Regards
>> Thorsten


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