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Old 06-14-2007, 11:28 AM   #1
gigaloo15801
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trying to get access to my printer config


I can access my printer configuration with
127.0.0.1:631
I would like to know how to set it up so it can be accessed remotely
(myip:631)
 
Old 06-15-2007, 03:08 AM   #2
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I'm probably not giving you the best answer, but since computerip:631 didn't work out for me remotely, I found two solutions.

1) Ssh to the computer and run
Code:
lynx 127.0.0.1:631
2) Enable X forwarding in ssh and run a web browser from the remote machine, then proceed to 127.0.0.1:631

Better then nothing, maybe someone can give you better answers.
 
Old 06-15-2007, 11:25 AM   #3
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Quote:
I would like to know how to set it up so it can be accessed remotely
(myip:631)
If you think about it for a few moments, you will realise that doing this will open a BIG security hole.

kummiliim's suggestion is better. You could also ssh -X your.ip.add.ress and then just start firefox like this: firefox localhost:631
Firefox will run on the remote computer, but display on yours.
 
  


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