[Samba] Strange problem - print_job_start: job start denied by time check

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jan 13 11:33:13 MST 2011

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 02:07:12AM +0000, Jules wrote:
> Hi,
> Having a very odd problem with a printer that I've had up and
> running for over a year now with no previous issues.  There have
> been no software or hardware updates recently that should have
> affected it.  The printer is managed via CUPS and its details are
> loaded from the CUPS printcap.  At some point late on the afternoon
> of the 11th, samba started rejecting print jobs sent to it. Turning
> up logging details showed the following for a typical request:
> [2011/01/12 01:29:19,  4] printing/nt_printing.c:print_access_check(5832)
>   access check was SUCCESS
> [2011/01/12 01:29:19,  3] printing/printing.c:print_job_start(2381)
>   print_job_start: job start denied by time check

This is caused by print_time_access_check() returning false.
That happens if the printer info stored in the printer tdb's
specifies a restricted print time range.

Take a look at this using the print manager on the client
I think.


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