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Unable to connect to SAMBA host
Authored by: buchlohc on Nov 21, '02 08:04:19AM

I've used this hint and have the following Problem

When i try to print to the samba printer i"ve got the following message:
SMB session setup failed: NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE
Unable to connect to SAMBA host, will retry in 60 seconds...:Undefined error: 0
When I resart my Mac the queued job are printed. If I want to print an aditional doc I've got the same message as above.

reinstalling the Printer with the cups Interface and printing a testpage sometimes works!?

Any idea how to fix this

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Unable to connect to SAMBA host
Authored by: logo on Nov 26, '02 03:59:10AM

In my case this problem appears whenever my password on the windows print server changes (once a month).
However I will not be able to print after a restart.
I always have to recreate the printer with the new password. I still have not figured out where it can be changed or where it is stored...

Anyone a better idea? The month is over again! So I'm waiting for a better solution before I recreate the printer from scratch!!!

Thanks!



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Unable to connect to SAMBA host
Authored by: buchlohc on Nov 29, '02 04:45:24AM

please have a look into /etc/cups/printers.conf
In that ascii file the password apears in the line

DeviceURI smb://printuser:prints@workstation1/HP2100

You can edit the file with a normal editor, but you have to restart cups after
that.

May be that helps to fix your problem.



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Unable to connect to SAMBA host
Authored by: logo on Nov 29, '02 11:42:53AM

Brilliant!!!

Thank you!



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