CUPS Server by ip rather than name

Helge Blischke h.blischke at
Tue Apr 12 08:07:18 PDT 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> This is a small home network.  The cups server is a suse 9.0 box.
> The workstations are portables that operate in this and other networks. They are running cups server as well to pick up the broadcasts form the network server.
> Here is the problem.  The server broadcasts its availability by name rather than ip number.  For reasons too complicated to go into, I need the broadcast to be by ip number in order for the laptops to work in different locations (no -- I cannot change their hosts file to handle this).
> How can I configure cups to advertise its availability by ip number?

Ever thought of DHCP ?


Helge Blischke
SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom

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