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Re: Not Authorized error adding printer



On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 14:06 +1000, Michael D. Setzer II wrote:
> I've tried using system-config-printer and I can connect to the IPP server, 
> and see the queues and select the printer, but at the end to add printer it 
> fails with an not authorized message. Tried running it via a regular user 
> command line and from a root command line. Same error.
It is not clear to me are you running system-config-printer on a machine
other than the server. If so you have to authorize remote configuration
through localhost:631/admin on the server.
> 
> This is what the command line shows, thou the gui shows no error other than 
> the not authorized.
> 
> Caught non-fatal exception.  Traceback:
> File "/usr/share/system-config-printer/system-config-printer.py", line 4137, in 
> nextNPTab
>     encryption=encryption)
> RuntimeError: httpConnectionEncrypt failed
> Continuing anyway..
> 
> Tried adding the printer by using the jetdirect option, but it also ends with a 
> not authorized message, but nothing shows on the command line.
> 
> I was finally able to get the printer added but using the browser on the 
> machine to connect to 127.0.0.1:631 and go thru the process to add the 
> same IPP printer. It then showed up in the system-config-printer list. So, not 
> sure what is going on??
> 
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