How to access CUPS Web interface from remote systems in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Not able to access CUPS web interface from remote system in the same subnet.
  • Browser shows "403 Forbidden" or "403 Autnentication Denied" error.
  • The following errors are showing up in /var/log/cups/error_log:

    cupsdReadClient: 9 GET /admin/ HTTP/1.1
    cupsdSendError: 9 code=403 (Forbidden)


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In