[cups.general] Accessing Cups Web Interface

Anonymous anonymous at easysw.com
Thu Jul 1 20:19:04 PDT 2004

running suse9.1 on intel. I had this web access password problem. I read somewhere to use the following commnad. It worked.

lppasswd -g sys -a root  >> repeat for -a admin
        creates /etc/cups/passwd.md5
Recycle cupsd if required..

v.sudeep wrote:
> Hi Chris.
> I have been able to get CUPS via web interface via the network.
> In the cupsd.conf file for location admin (<Location /admin>) changed:
> 	AuthType to None,
> 	Restrict from None and
> 	Allow from All.
> Now restart your cupsd.
> And from a remote browser use http://ipadress:631/admin
> - S u d e e p    V
> Unless you jump from the frying pan to the fire, all you get is a raw deal.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: chris at krc.org.uk [mailto:chris at krc.org.uk]
> Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 10:20 PM
> To: cups at easysw.com
> Subject: [cups.general] Accessing Cups Web Interface
> Hi
> I do not have web browser on localhost.  How can I access the Cups web
> interface via the network?  I have had this problem on RedHat and now I am
> on Debian.  I have looked through the cupsd.conf file but I do not seem to
> be able to achieve this?
> Regards
> Chris
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