Encrypted Printing from Solaris to Windows

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Mon Jul 12 07:24:01 PDT 2004

Andreas Pape wrote:
> Hi,
> we need to print from a Solaris machine to a Windows 2000 print
> server through an untrusted network.
> Is it possible to configure CUPS on Solaris to access the
> IPP/HTTPS-enabled Windows print queue?

Yes.  For htt6s, just make a symlink from /usr/lib/cups/backend/ipp
to https in the same directory, and use https: URIs for the

Starting with CUPS 1.1.21, you can also use the encryption option
with the IPP backend, for example:


Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com

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