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Re: FC3 Print Sharing



On Wednesday 06 July 2005 10:20 am, Bob Chiodini wrote:
> 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...

Bob,
Should I change 631:udp to 631:tcp in Security level?

Steve


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