[Samba] Can print when logged in as domain user

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Oct 22 14:50:10 MDT 2010

On 10/22/2010 04:17 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 10/22/2010 04:03 PM, Lukasz Zalewski wrote:
>> On 22/10/2010 20:38, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> On 10/22/2010 03:22 PM, Chris Smith wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Robert Moskowitz<rgm at htt-consult.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> This is an OEM installed XP from a resaler. I would NOT be supprised
>>>>> that
>>>>> there are some serious limitations on the XP installed.
>>>> No functional limitations on OEM versions, except that some were tied
>>>> to specific manufacturers (they wouldn't install if the BIOS string
>>>> did not identify the device as that manufacturers).
>>> The license is an OEM license (per system properties) registered to the
>>> E-Waste Recycler I bought it from. It is an IBM SFF.
>>> But why no policies for allowing printing when attacked to a domain? 
>>> Why
>>> not connect when domain logged in.
>> Robert,
>> Are you using AD for group policy, samba (system policy) or local 
>> group policy. I have noticed, that on my XP client machines not all 
>> of the policies are present until you add appropriate templates 
>> (don't know if its SP3 "feature"). If you right-click on 
>> Administrative templates, there will be an option to Add/Remove 
>> templates. The required policy is part of system.adm
> I don't know what policy I am using. I suppose whatever is installed 
> on the system?
> Oh, NOW I see what I was doing wrong. Now I have added system.adm 
> policy and I see printers. Here goes!

Well I enabled a couple of things.

I disabled: Disallow install of printers using ker-mode drv
I enabled: Allow print spooler to accept clients
Web-based printing

I could not figure out what really to do.

This has not made any change to the system behaviour :(

I am off now until Saturday night. I will look for help again then!

>>> I tried connecting to the server printer share from a local login, and
>>> that got past the policy block and was asking for the printer 
>>> driver. So
>>> it is REALLY something tied into how a domain user acts on this system.

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