Printing may not work with Samba 4.9.1 in RHEL 7.7

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After upgrading to Samba 4.9.1 in RHEL 7.7, an smbspool command like the following works:

/usr/bin/smbspool smb://user:password@domain/winserver/print_share 1 user test 1 "" /etc/fstab

but creating a CUPS print queue with the same Device URI results in print failures:

lpadmin -p cups-queue -v smb://user:password@domain/winserver/print_share -E


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.7
  • Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) 1.6.3
  • Samba 4.9.1-6.el7

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