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Old 09-24-2008, 05:49 AM   #1
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Can't access network printer through UFW

I just installed Ubuntu server 8.04, set up a print server using cups, then tried out UFW but can't access my printer from other machines on my network. I am lost when it comes to iptables so that's why I tried UFW.

I allowed port 631 and even tried to allow ipp. I have to disable UFW in order to print.
Old 09-25-2008, 08:58 PM   #2
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Make sure port 631 is open. I'm pretty sure that's the CUPS port.
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I've never used UFW but can't you just enable logging to see what is going on?
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Try firestarter!
This is the easiest way to configure your firewall.
it will tell you when you have blocked something and give you the option to allow the traffic.


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