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Old 08-11-2007, 01:27 PM   #1
Jeebizz
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Admin cups


Well I just got another computer, a PIII 533MHz system. I am not running xorg on it, I am just planning to turn it into a samba and a cups server, to play with it. I can connect to the cups @localhost, but I want to connect from another computer. I am already able to connect to swat from my other computer on my lan, but when I try to connect to cups via http://192.168.1.4:631 , I get a 403 forbidden error. This is the portion of cupsd.conf for allow/deny. Perhaps I didn't set it up correctly? Any clues?
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<Location /admin>
  Encryption Required
  Order allow,deny
  Allow localhost slacker
</Location>
. This is what I got on my cupsd.conf for allow and deny.

slacker is the computer I am posting right now. It is my desktop 192.168.1.2, I also made sure to edit the hosts file on the PIII machine and added all the other hosts on my lan accordingly. What now?

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Oh yea this machine is also running Slackware 12.

Last edited by Jeebizz; 08-11-2007 at 01:41 PM.
 
Old 08-11-2007, 01:51 PM   #2
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Well, I got it. I changed Allow localhost slacker to allow all. Perhaps not the best way, but I'm behind a router not forwarding anything so. I guess that works. Oh well.
 
Old 08-11-2007, 02:03 PM   #3
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Maybe @LOCAL would have been better. According to the docs at the cups website, it will allow access only from local interfaces.
 
  


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