[Bug 967410] Re: Windows clients cannot connect to shared printers

James Page james.page at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 3 13:20:50 UTC 2012

It would be also useful to see the output from:

  net rpc rights list -S <server> -U<username>

for anyone seeing this issue as well.


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  Windows clients cannot connect to shared printers

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Bug description:
  Since installing 12.04 I can no longer connect my windows XP clients to my laser printers on the Ubuntu system using samba. 
  It works on 11.10 using the exact same smb.conf file.  
  I can see the printers from the windows clients, I can select it, I install the drivers locally from the windows pc.  When I click next I get the message "Windows cannot connect to the printer. Either the printer name was typed incorrectly or the specified printer has lost its connection to the sever". 

  This is a deal breaker for me.

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