IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> Stick to job submission and job mgmt, not printer mgmt

IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> Stick to job submission and job mgmt, not printer mgmt

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

kugler@us.ibm.com
Thu, 24 Jun 1999 11:08:12 -0600

>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