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HowTo Setup Printing from Solaris to a Linux Printserver (Doc ID 2211311.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document provides hints and guidelines to setup printing from Solaris to a Linux printserver

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Setup of Oracle Linux print server
 Check available package for CUPS
 Install package 'cups-lpd'
 Consider to install required PostScript Printer Description (PPD) packages
 Ensure cups has been started
 Test whether the port 631 (IPP) and  port 515 (LPD) are open
 Check the installed printers and scheduler
 You might consider to enable debug_logging to see some more debug messages
 Check logfile  /var/log/cups/error_log
 Check logfile  /var/log/messages
 Turn sharing on
 Setup queues on Solaris
 Commandline examples to setup queue on Solaris 11
 Commandline example to setup queue on Solaris 10
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