samba client error message for samba printer

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Error message “Access denied, unable to connect” on the Windows PC printer status using samba printer.


Insert 2 lines in /etc/samba/smb.conf at Samba server [printer] section:

guest ok = yes

use client driver = yes


  • Samba server – Fedora Core 5
  • Samba client – Windows XP Professional SP1

Even though the captioned error message shown, the printer still can be access n worked for test page printing,
but seems that some client apps could not print using that shared samba printer.