[cups] IPP-over-USB

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Wed Sep 19 13:03:53 PDT 2018


Almost all AirPrint printers sold today with a USB port support IPP over USB - the few holdouts are some "big iron" multifunction printers that are typically used over a network connection (where the USB port is used for maintenance/servicing).

> On Sep 19, 2018, at 3:24 PM, Brian Potkin <claremont102 at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is a general a general question about IPP-over-USB. If I were to be
> asked  how a user went about purchasing a driverless printer, I would
> say - look at the box or in the vendor's literature for "AirPrint". That
> seems a reasonable rule-of-thumb.
> How about IPP-over-USB? Are there more criteria to search out or does
> AirPrint guarantee IPP-over-USB as well as IPP-over-network?  Is there
> anything special about such printers other than they do IPP?
> -- 
> Brian.
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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer

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