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

Luke Barone lukebarone at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 19:03:21 UTC 2022

I'm not thinking so:

# rpcclient localhost -U administrator -c "enumprinters"
Password for [HARW\administrator]:
No printers returned.

There are Windows 10 PCs on 21H2, not Windows 11 with 22H2.

On Thu, Oct 20, 2022 at 12:00 PM Rowland Penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> 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.
> Rowland
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