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Re: cups relaying remote broadcasts to a local subnet (SOLVED)



On Thursday 25 May 2006 07:29, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 08:11 -0500, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 00:12 -0700, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 24 May 2006 09:35, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> > > >>>>> snip <<<<<
> Tom,
>
> I finally figured out the solution.  The previous note you gave me was
> very helpful, and it caused me to integrate some information gleaned
> from a call to cups 'guys' of a week ago.
>
> All I had to do to solve the problem was to 'add' the desired remote
> printers to the gateway machines that pointed to the the printers inside
> the local network.  ie ipp://machine.domain.com:631/printers/lpt0 should
> be used to point to the name of the printer that is on the subnet inside
> the gateway.
>
> In summary for cups to work through a two ethernet card machine:
>

Doesn't matter how many ethernet cards there are, if it goes over the internet 
it has to have the remote gateways domain (domain.com) or IP address to get 
to the remote network.  That was what I was trying to explain but having a 
hard time of it.

I haven't used ipp before to get to a remote site, never had a need for it.  
So, I learned about something I hadn't known before.  

Thanks,
Tom

> 1. If a printer is attached to one of the desktop machines inside the
> local network the desired printer has to be set up not only on the local
> machine, but also on the gateway machine.
>
> 2. If a printer is directly attached to the network using a JetDirect
> port 9100 it only has to be set up on the gateway machine.
>
> The gateway machine can then broadcast each kind of printer information
> remotely as well as locally.
>
> I hope this post saves some time for others trying to do the same thing.
>
> Greg

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