IPP> Stick to job submission and job mgmt, not printer mgmt

IPP> Stick to job submission and job mgmt, not printer mgmt

IPP> Stick to job submission and job mgmt, not printer mgmt

kugler at us.ibm.com kugler at us.ibm.com
Thu Jun 24 13:08:12 EDT 1999



>William A. Wagner (Bill Wagner) wrote:
>
>I cast a vote with Peter. These new functions seem clearly device
>management and should not confuse and clutter up IPP.

How can we do operations like Pause-Printer, Resume-Printer, Purge-Jobs,
Shutdown-Printer, Enable-Printer, Disable-Printer, Space-Printer, etc., with
SNMP?  I don't see the functionality there in the Printer MIB.

> Among other considerations, the
>administrative authority/security to manage the device would most probably
>be different than that to submit/manage jobs.

That's what TLS is for.  Or Digest Authentication.

     -Carl






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