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Remote printing over internet

want to print from WinXP PC with internet connection to a HP-P2050DN network printer directly connected to a different LAN.

PC-LAN-INTERNET   -->>   INTERNET-LAN-PC

connection should be directly to printer (not PC-printer).

Don't want to set up vpn.  

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axelsb
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hdhondtCommented:
In most cases, without either a VPN or a PC running IIS/IPP there is no way of talking to the printer. Even if the printer supports IPP directly, if it has a NAT address behind a firewall (e.g 192.168.x.x or 10.x.x.x), it is not visible from the other network. If the printer is visible from the internet, you can print to something like:

http://172.123.0.84/ipp
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Anthony RussoCommented:
I personally have not tried this software, but it looks like it does what you are looking for:

http://www.printeranywhere.com/

Good luck,

Anthony
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axelsbAuthor Commented:
I have unsucessfully tried with http://IP_ADDRESS/ipp.  We do have Kyocera printer set up over a IPP connection and address it like this:  http://IP_ADDRESS:631/printers/lp1 and it works.

However doesnt work with our HP printer (P2050)

Thanks AnthonyRusso, but printeranywhere seems to ask for two PC's, one on each side.  We would like to have the printer directly addressed from the LAN w/o a PC in between.
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hdhondtCommented:
I am not familiar with the P2050. If it supports IPP it should work. It's possible that IPP is disabled. Have a look through the front panel menu, or point your browser at it's IP address and see if IPP shows up anywhere.
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compfixer101Commented:
This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program.  See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
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