CUPS - from second FC box

Thomas Taylor linxt at
Sat Dec 24 22:06:54 UTC 2005

On Saturday 24 December 2005 01:24, Tim wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-23 at 21:15 -0600, Bob Hartung wrote:
> > I have FC4 up and running with cupsd running.  A printer is installed
> > and I have added the line 'Allow From 192.168.14.*' just in front of
> > the <location /> section marker of the cupsd.conf file in /etc/cups
> > and restarted cups successfully.
> I'm not sure if you can do IP wildcarding in that style, the example
> template in the configuration file is a bit vague (using nnn.* etc.),
> although one example (nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn/nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn) does look like
> they're talking about numerical IP addresses rather than named addresses
> (DNS), it doesn't explicitly detail what they mean.  There are other
> ways of mentioning address ranges, or interfaces, as shown in the
> example configuration file, that may be more practical.
> The other thing that springs to mind is that you've said you've done it
> just in front of the <Location /> marker.  Do you really mean inside of
> it?
> Mine looks like:
> <Location />
> Order Deny,Allow
> Deny From All
> Allow From
> Allow From @LOCAL
> </Location>
> You also need to do something similar with the Listen directive.
> There's no point allowing connections from your LAN if CUPS isn't
> listening for connections from it.
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You should probably try using instead of the wildcard also.


Tom Taylor
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