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Re: system-config-printer and two networks without a bridge



On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 04:50:21PM +0100, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 08:37:29AM -0700, George Garvey wrote:
> 
> >    Thanks for the response.
> >    I know that I can give access to the queues. I did. I included the
> > sample for Lexmark4039L of this. Lexmark4039L is attached to a computer at
> > 192.168.1.1. There is another server with a printer at 192.168.2.3. These 2
> > servers tell everyone else on the network what printers are on the network.
> >    But they don't know about each other's printers, because they can't hear
> > the broadcasts that tell the cups servers about such things. I tried making
> > them poll the other server. That didn't work, because they're not allowed
> > to talk to each other, according to cupsd.conf. If I add the line allowing
> > their polling, then everything is fine. But I don't know how to use
> > system-config-printer to do this. So any time it is run, this setup is
> > destroyed.
> >    I hope that makes sense.
> 
> Ah, I see.  Well, the Browsing On and BrowseAllow lines are controlled
> by the 'Automatically find remote shared queues' check-box in the
> Sharing dialog.  For network configurations in which broadcast browse
> packets are no good, you can try using the BrowsePoll/BrowseInterval
> directives -- see /usr/share/doc/cups-*/sam.*.
> 
> Tim.
> */

   I did use them. But the polling does not work, because it is not allowed
by the code automatically generated by s-c-p. I need the Allow From line in
the first mail on the subject, but can't find a way to get it to stay there
since it is hand edited in. BrowsePoll does not work if the connection is
not allowed.



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