[cups.development] Remote IP

Michael R Sweet msweet at apple.com
Thu Oct 11 11:28:46 PDT 2007

Matthias Jansen wrote:
> ...
> So, parsing the cxxxx file will be the only way to retrieve the IP at the moment?

The format may change at any time; the only supported method is
to issue an IPP request to the local server to get it.

> Maybe that would be a feature for one of the next CUPS versions, to provide the remote ip in an env variable.

You'll have a much better chance of seeing it if you file a feature
request at:


Michael R Sweet                        Senior Printing System Engineer

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