[CentOS] Do i have to open port 631 for LAN printing
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Sun Mar 5 15:20:28 UTC 2006
On Sun, 2006-03-05 at 08:05 -0600, John Pierce wrote:
> I am probably going to open another "can of worms" here, there is a
> thread on the fedora user list archive that I started and have been
> adding to lately.
> Here is the bottom line, the defaults that would exist in cupsd.conf
> if you built it from tarball that you obtained from www.cups.org are
> not the compile time defaults that the redhat/fedora developers used
> when building the rpms. The changed several default values at compile
> time to lock down security.
> You have to add, at a minimum, two lines in the network section of
> cupsd.conf, and they are:
> Listen localhost
> Listen 192.168.x.x:631
> Change the x.x to whatever your host ip is.
> Under browsing options you may also have to add the following line:
> BrowseAddress @LOCAL
> Also, you should use chkconfig --list cups-config-daemon and if it is
> enabled then use chkconfig cups-config-daemon off and stop this
> process as the halutils package will rewrite you cupsd.conf file often
> and printing will mysteriously stop working.
> Registered Linux User 263680, get counted at
No can of worms here ... we will continue to clone the settings that are
done upstream ... regardless of whether we agree with them or not.
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