Oracle Linux : Cannot Add/Delete Or Modify Printers in CUPS
(Doc ID 2349937.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 7.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kerne [4.1.12] [Release OL5 to OL7U4]
When opening the Firefox web browser to http://localhost:631 and try to manage the printers, a password prompt comes up. When we enter the root password and it does not take. Eventually it says "forbidden" on the web page.
CUPS Authorization has returning this message "cupsdAuthorize:pam authenticate() return 7 (Authentication failure)!"
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