[CentOS] Cannot open port 631 for Cups printer sharing

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 17:46:21 UTC 2009


On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 12:21 -0500, b.j. mcclure wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 11:37 -0500, JohnS wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 11:20 -0500, b.j. mcclure wrote:
> > > I have been trying to set up printer sharing on the LAN.All machines are
> > > CentOS 5.2 fully updated. The problem server is a fresh build.  The box
> > > it is replacing worked fine for many months.
> > > The problem appears to be a closed port 631 on the new box.  iptables
> > > and ip6tables are stopped as shown by the output below.  To confirm I
> > > was using nmap correctly I ran it against the old server first which
> > > shows 631 open.  No matter what I do to the new box (192.168.2.205) 631
> > > remains closed.  I was running it on the new box via ssh which I think
> > > eleminates any swithc/router issues.
> > > 
> > > Any thoughts gladly accepted.  This must be something simple/stupid I
> > > have overlooked.  Not much hair left to pull out. ;-/
> > 
> > Do you have the Cups Service running? service cups status and service
> > hplip status.
> > 
> > JohnStanley
> Yes.  See output in original post.  Thanks.
I'm blind sometimes. Did you check the configuration file?:
http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2009-March/072868.html

JohnStanley




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