Encrypted Printing from Solaris to Windows

Andreas Pape anonymous at easysw.com
Tue Jul 13 02:26:39 PDT 2004

> > 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
> destination.
> Starting with CUPS 1.1.21, you can also use the encryption option
> with the IPP backend, for example:
>      ipp://server/printers/queue/.printer?encryption=always

Thanks. Since Windows 2000/IIS/IPP-Printers require Windows authentication: How do I configure CUPS to authenticate? (I did not find anything in the docs.)


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