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Old 04-11-2007, 08:25 AM   #1
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about lpr command and source ip of lpr command

hi all,

I use lpr command on redhat-9 system. There is a CUPS system on LAN network. How can I know the IP address of the computer-system that issued the lpr command?

please reply.

Thanks in Advance.
Old 04-11-2007, 08:35 AM   #2
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You can look into the log files for this /var/log/cups/access.log(use grep). And i think lpr can be executed only by the root or the user ,who set the print job using lp.


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