Unable to open printcap file /etc/printcap for read!

(Doc ID 2263676.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 The messages below is displayed when samba Service starts.

May 9 03:37:38 XXX smbd[NNNNN]: Unable to open printcap file /etc/printcap for read!

 

Changes

 The issue occurs when Samba version is 4.4.8 or greater.

# smbd -V
Version 4.4.8

Cause

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