IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

Richard Shockey rshockey at ix.netcom.com
Thu Apr 22 16:42:09 EDT 1999



>so although the printer will be required to implement either digest
>or basic-over-TLS, nothing stops the owner of the printer from 
>accepting print jobs from any user regardless of the credentials
>presented.  maybe we need to define an "anonymous ipp" convention,
>similar to "anonymous ftp" to make it clear how to do unauthenticated 
>printing.  (though I do suspect that printer owners will want to impose 
>some rate- or page- limits on unauthenticated print jobs  to prevent
>attackers from consuming all of their paper/toner/ink)
>

This is exactly the kind of issue we could address in a QUALDOCS draft if
there is interest.


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