[Samba] Proper way to configure smbspool_krb5_wrapper backend

Yvan Masson yvan at masson-informatique.fr
Fri Jan 24 08:52:17 UTC 2020

Le 21/01/2020 à 15:27, Yvan Masson via samba a écrit :
> Hi list,
> I need to configure printing from Debian desktops joined in an Active 
> Directory environment. The print server is a Windows domain controller.
> I understood I have to use 
> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/samba/smbspool_krb5_wrapper instead of the 
> usual /usr/lib/cups/backend/smb (the former seems broken in Buster but I 
> hope a fix will come, see 
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=948900).
> However, I can't figure out the proper way to add this backend to CUPS:
> - if I replace /usr/lib/cups/backend/smb with a link to 
> smbspool_krb5_wrapper, it will be overridden by a future smbclient 
> upgrade (and I can't use "normal" smb backend anymore),
> - if I try to add a new backend by creating a link, say 
> /usr/lib/cups/backend/smbkrb5, that points at smbspool_krb5_wrapper, it 
> is not recognized by "lpinfo -v", even after restarting CUPS.
> In your opinion, what is the proper way to use smbspool_krb5_wrapper?

For the record, I submitted a bug in the Debian BTS, see
> Regards,
> Yvan

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