lpd refuses to print from a machine with a DHCP assigned IP address...

Amarendra Godbole amarendra.godbole at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 07:16:26 UTC 2007

On 4/6/07, Derek Ragona <derek at computinginnovations.com> wrote:
> You don't say if your DHCP IP is a private LAN IP or a public IP.

Oops...my mistake. It is a private LAN IP, and not a public IP. And
since the box is a laptop, I cannot really have a static IP assigned
to it (though I am allowed to), as I keep on moving between offices
with different network configurations.


> If the IP is public and you don't require direct access to this IP from the
> internet, put a router in place between your modem and the server and give
> your server a static private IP.
> If you do need a public IP on your server, ask your provider for a static IP
> instead of a DHCP one.

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