remote printing question

Derek Ragona derek at
Wed Apr 4 23:04:18 UTC 2007

At 05:30 PM 4/4/2007, David Banning wrote:
> > Well, if your printer has its own Ethernet card and an IP address
> > you can just set things up to go directly to it with no server.
> >
> > Or, what is that router?   If it is something like a FreeBSD box or
> > other more full service system, it can probably handle the task of
> > serving the printer as well.
>Thanks Jerry.
>I don't want to use a server. So the router would have to do NAT.
>Is it possible that way for the outside world to address the
>printer directly since it has a network address, and not a
>www IP?

You can probably setup the router to forward the ports used by that 
printer.  The ports you'd need to forward are dependent on the printer driver.


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