An IPP printer is a printer attached to a different system on the same TCP/IP network. The system this printer is attached to may either be running CUPS or simply configured to use IPP.
If a firewall is enabled on the printer server, then the firewall should be configured to allow send / receive connections on the incoming UDP port 631. If a firewall is enabled on the client (the system sending the print request) then the firewall should be configured to allow accept and create connections through port 631.
You can add a networked IPP printer by clicking the Printer Configuration Tool
window to display the window in Figure 38.2, “Adding a Printer”
. Enter the Printer Name
(printer names cannot contain spaces and may contain letters, numbers, dashes (-), and underscores (_)), Description
, and Location
to distinguish this printer from others that you may configure on your system. Click to proceed.
button in the main
In the window shown in Figure 38.4, “Adding an IPP Printer”
, enter the hostname of the IPP printer in the Hostname
field as well as a unique name for the printer in the Printername
Figure 38.4. Adding an IPP Printer