Bug 80740 - hosts.lpd doesn't work as described
hosts.lpd doesn't work as described
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-sap (Show other bugs)
8.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ed Bailey
Tammy Fox
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/li...
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Reported: 2002-12-30 13:23 EST by Brock Sides
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-13 14:03:34 EST
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Description Brock Sides 2002-12-30 13:23:52 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130

Description of problem:
According to the SAP, you should add remote hosts that you wish to have printing
privileges to /etc/hosts.lpd. But this does not work. It can be made to work by
adding the line

ACCEPT SERVICE=X REMOTEHOST=</etc/hosts.lpd

to /etc/lpd.perms, before the line

REJECT SERVICE=X NOT SERVER

The documentation should be changed to note this.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rhl-sap(EN)-8.0-HTML-RHI (2002-10-01T17:12-0400)


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try adding hostname or IP to /etc/hosts.lpd.
2. Try printing from that host. It doesn't work.
3. Add the line referred to above to /etc/lpd.perms, and restart lpd.
4. You can now print from the remote host.
    

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ed Bailey 2003-01-13 14:03:34 EST
Good catch.  It has been fixed in the manual's sources, and the version on our
website has been updated.

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