sharing a printer to windows clients

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sun Nov 30 21:01:04 PST 2003

"Ian Todd" <isa at> writes:

> Ive installed a printer and shared it on my bsd box.I can
> see and install the printer from my windows pc.But when i
> want to print i get access denied.Where do you set the
> permissions for the printer?

That depends on how you're "sharing" it.
For a Samba installation, I have:

            comment = Lowell's printer
            guest ok = Yes
            max print jobs = 1
            printable = Yes

in smb.conf.

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