AllowUser @group doesn't work with LDAP groups

Michael Sweet mike at
Wed Aug 10 05:07:15 PDT 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> Hi All,
> I tried restricting a printer with the AllowUser @group entry in /etc/printers.conf and it doesn't appear to work.  The AllowUser userid works fine for LDAP users.  I am using the latter method as a workaround.  Can somebody else using LDAP please confirm this possible bug.

Edit /etc/nsswitch.conf, add "ldap" to the "groups" line.

If that doesn't work, let us know what operating system you are

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software

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