Configure CUPS Printing Server on CentOS

Configure CUPS Printing on CentOS

when you need to setup a CentOS Linux print server, CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System)to the rescue!

login to your server, and su to root.

1- Install CUPS

yum install cups

2- Install dependency

yum install ghostscript.x86_64 hplip-common.x86_64

3-start the cups service, and then set to to run on startup

service cups start
chkconfig cups on

to best administer CUPS we need to configure the web GUI

vim /etc/cups/cupsd.conf

add the following line to the top (this allows easy administration)

DefaultEncryption Never

safelist your network to allow access


–obviously you want to enter the IP of the server here, rather than what i have,

now allow your local subnet to have access to the web GUI

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that’s just for the web access, but for the ADMIN pages, you may want to lock it down further:

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save + quit after all configured

also make sure to allow the port through IPtables (if enabled)

restart the cups service once completed

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browse to https://serverip:631

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That is all

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Install and configure an FTP server in CentOS 7.

With the open end we will follow the steps. First baixaremos the required packages . For this type :

# yum update vsf*

We’ll be getting new updates packages only FTP service, which in Linux is known as vsftpd .
Made the update will go to the next step , which is the installation of the FTP service. For this type :

# yum install vsftpd

To appear like the screen below , press the Y button to accept and continue the installation.
After installation we will have to start the FTP service. For this type :

Centos 6:

# service vsftpd start

Centos 7 :

#systemctl start vsftpd

Ready , installed and started the FTP service. Now we can perform tests to see the operation of the service. It’s time to create a username and password to connect to your FTP server , for this type :



# useradd test

Let’s create the password for the user. which in my case is test :

# passwd test

You will be asked for you to enter a password and click on you are asked to repeat the password. After that, we have created the username and password released to access the FTP server.

Now we switch to the user created . For this type primarily the following command to log in as user test :

# su - test

Create a folder within this user :

# mkdir Softwares

Remember that Linux is case sensitive, so if you type the first letter capitalized , remember to type correctly later.
Okay, now we need to know the number of IP address that is on your computer in order to make the FTP connection.

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