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Re: [SLE] TCP / IP Printing
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 07:35:16 -0500
  • Message-id: <1072874116.16438.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2003-12-31 at 00:08, John Andersen wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 December 2003 07:37, Kenneth Schneider wrote:
> > You will also need to install and configure samba in order to be able to
> > use the printers on a linux machine. www.samba.org has a lot of
> > documentation as well as www.cups.org.
> >
> > Ken
> >
>
> I'm sorry Ken but that it just not true.
> And it hasn't been true for a long long time.
>
> All Win2k and later come with IPP print capability built in. You
> just configure it as a network printer and give
> http://yourlogin:password@your-linux-box:631/printers/printer-name
> as the printer url.

Now that looks real secure, include your user name/password in a
configuration setting.

I think I will stick with using samba as it appears more secure.

--
Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)


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