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Hi.

I have a public address that I can (would like to anyway) setup with a publi address so that it can be printed to by clients out on the web. I know that this could pose a problem by leaving the machine exposed, but thats a risk I'm prepared to take right now for the sake of testing.

If I were to put this machine behind a firewall, what ports would I need to have opened to allow the print jobs through?

Are there any other points that I should be aware of that you would consider important.

Please advise.
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There are different ports used for printing. HP printers use port 9100, other manufacturers may use other ports. An overview can be found at http://members.cruzio.com/~jeffl/sco/lp/printservers.htm

What printer do you want to share?
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