[Samba] Can print when logged in as domain user

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Oct 22 12:12:29 MDT 2010

On 10/22/2010 02:02 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 10/22/2010 01:33 PM, Lukasz Zalewski wrote:
>> On 22/10/2010 18:13, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> This is on an XP Pro workstation.
>>> Now I am trying to print.
>>> I can print from a local user. I added domain\user to the permisssions
>>> for the printer. I try a test print from the printer properties and get
>>> an error.
>>> Then I think, well I can print to the printer from the Samba PDC
>>> directly, and I have a print share, so lets attach it.
>>> So I go to the run dialog and enter \\server
>>> I get a windows browser window of all of my shares including the 
>>> printer
>>> share. So I right click on it and check connect and I get the error:
>>> A policy is in effect on your computer which prevents you from
>>> connecting to this print queue. Please contact your system 
>>> administrator
>>> (which of course is me :( ).
>>> So what policy might this be that is blocking printing and how can I 
>>> fix
>>> this for printing either way...
>> Check Point and Print Restrictions
>> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc781985%28WS.10%29.aspx
> I have and can't figure out what to do with this :(

I got group editor running, but in Computer Configuration > 
Administrative Templates There is no Printer option at all....

Nor can I figure out how to add it. It is not in the list of allowable 
templates to add.

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