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Re: FC3 Print Sharing



On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 10:04 -0700, Steve Croteau wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 July 2005 3:42 am, Bob Chiodini wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 16:37 -0700, Steve Croteau wrote:
> 
> > > Greetings All,
> 
> > > I still can't figure out what in my mind should be a simple task.
> I'm
> 
> > > still struggling to share an HP 5550 deskjet with another FC3 box,
> both
> 
> > > connected to a Netgear router/firewall.
> 
> > >
> 
> > > I tried tweaking just about everything I could find under the
> gnome print
> 
> > > configuration window. I've tried disabling SELinux, and the FC3
> firewall
> 
> > > in order to detect a cups queue but no luck.
> 
> > >
> 
> > > The local USB printer was automatically detected by box #1, the
> only
> 
> > > thing I had to adjust was the sharing. I set it to share to
> network
> 
> > > address 192.168.0.3/255.255.255.0. Nothing! I can't get box #2 to
> see a
> 
> > > browsed queue.
> 
> > >
> 
> > > Do I need to have 631:udp listed in 'other ports' under the
> firewall
> 
> > > setting in 'security level'? I even tried opening port 631 on the
> 
> > > router. I previously used SuSE 9.1 before I came back to Fedora.
> It was
> 
> > > super easy in SuSE but I really want to stay with FC3. This is the
> only
> 
> > > configuration problem I'm having.
> 
> > >
> 
> > > Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Remember, type slowly
> and
> 
> > > clearly because even though I've been using this for a while I
> still
> 
> > > consider myself a newbie. Thanks!!!
> 
> > >
> 
> > > Steve Croteau
> 
> >
> 
> > Steve,
> 
> >
> 
> > I'm running FC3, no firewall, connected to a Cisco switch, not that
> much
> 
> > different than yours. I have two remote printers configured on my
> local
> 
> > host as shared to all. If I go to another linux box (running
> rawhide),
> 
> > I can open a browser to localhost:631 and see the printers shared
> from
> 
> > the first box. I printed a test page to test their availability
> without
> 
> > problems.
> 
> >
> 
> > What do you see on Box #2 if you run firefox localhost:631? cupsd
> must
> 
> > be running on Box #2 and port 631 should be open through its
> firewall as
> 
> > in Box #1.
> 
> >
> 
> > Bob...
> 
> Bob,
> 
> Thank you for jumping in! On both computers I've opened up port
> "631:udp" in 'other ports' under 'Security Level' in the Gnome
> application menu. Firewall is active on both boxes, so is SE Linux.
> 
> When I open up http://localhost:631 on box #1, I see the locally
> connected HP as device URI: usb:/dev/usb/lp0. Test page worked fine.
> 
> When I open up http://localhost:631 on box #2, I see "No printers".
> 
> I have not specifically opened up port 631 on the Netgear FVS 318
> router at this time. I guess because I didn't need to do that when I
> played with SuSE 9.1.
> 
> Steve

Steve,

I noticed that in /etc/services ipp is also associated with TCP port
631.  Possibly one of the access control options in /etc/cups/cupsd.conf
is not getting set correctly from the GUI tool.

I would not imagine that you would need to open any ports in the router
for this.

Bob...


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