[Techtalk] Cups Web administration acting weird...

Conor Daly conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Thu Nov 7 18:21:18 EST 2002

On Wed, Nov 06, 2002 at 03:51:44PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts, 
E. Sterling Wall thought:
> I have a problem with this one server where the Cups Web administration
> doesn't work, and I don't know WHY. It's driving me batty. 
> If I got to server.domain:631 I can see all the menu pages and things,
> but when I click "start printer" it says I'm not authorized. Normally,
> and on all other servers I have running, clicking "start server" brings
> up a dialog to put in login and password at that point. Only this one
> server doesn't ask for a login and locks me out without any option.
> So, that doesn't work and I try a different route...  Webmin, right? I
> get to the printer management stuff on Webmin, click "start printer" and
> Webmin claims that the printer is now started, but guess what? It isn't.
> It still won't print and a quick poke into a console window to see lpq
> shows that the printer is stopped. WHY??!!!  Grrrr...
> Anyone have any ideas?  Thanks...

Browser refusing cookies?  Or is this the same browser that you use for
other servers where it all works?

Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>

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