[Samba] Print Server issues (when will it stop)

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 20 18:59:59 UTC 2022

On 20/10/2022 19:48, Luke Barone via samba wrote:
> Hi List,
> I had Samba running as a dedicated print server with CUPS joined to an AD
> domain (also hosted on Samba). Print server was working fine until a user
> got a new computer, and tried to print to one of the printers. It failed,
> so I looked at the Print Management window while logged in as the domain
> Administrator account. It is using the same driver as the other Lexmarks,
> but not loading the driver.
> Strange... I double-click the printer, and it acts like it's a new printer!
> It wants me to point to the new driver (which I do), but the Properties
> dialog does not include the driver. The other printers did.
> Unfortunately, I think I have completely buggered it, as I do not see any
> printers listed when I browse to the server, or when using Print
> Management. I see the drivers and the single Samba port. CUPS can print to
> the printer just fine, and spits out a test page.

You are looking in the wrong place, this is a Windows problem, try an 
internet search, but I think you need to remove the driver and then 
re-install it.


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