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Re: Ledgersmb Receipt printing over WAN

When I need to print locally, I print to "Screen" with PDF type, then it
opens in Acrobat/<your preferred pdf viewer> where you can print from
wherever you are...

On 01/20/2012 02:37 PM, Chris Travers wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 2:01 PM, Steven Marshall
> <..hidden..> wrote:
>> Is it possible to direct a print job (i.e. receipt) to a locally attached
>> printer instead of sending the print job to CUPS on the Ledgersmb server and
>> then redirect back to the local printer at the client site?  I have a
>> situation where I am concerned that that the ISP of my customers block
>> incoming ports (i.e. CUPS communications) such that the print job will never
>> get through the required port where the local printer is located.  I am
>> pretty sure I can use SSH via Putty and tunneling since they do allow that
>> port open, but setting this up at each client would not be ideal.  Looking
>> for suggestions on how I can set up printing (mostly POS receipt printing)
>> for a number of dispersed clients using one Ledgersmb installation on my
>> server in the most simplistic way in terms of my clients installation
>> requirements.
> If it were me, I'd set up a VPN of some sort or a single channel to a
> CUPS server on each sub-network of the WAN.  I wouldn't do that for
> each client as that would be a mess.
> Best Wishes,
> Chris Travers
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