[unisog] QMS printer sending data to Internet sites?

Marion Hakanson hakanson at cse.ogi.edu
Tue Sep 17 00:01:25 GMT 2002


E. Larry Lidz wrote:

> . . .
> I'll say that, in general, printers worry me quite a bit. Right now
> . . .
> of garbage to be printer out. As far as I can tell there is no way to
> disable any of the services that the thing provides (of which I only
> really want to have the lpd port open).
> 
> They're a nightmare waiting to happen. I'm thinking that I might need
> to firewall it off, which'll be more of a pain than I think a printer
> should be.


We put all our printers onto a particular VLAN, which makes it easy to
restrict access based on subnet.  That may or may not be possible for you....

Regards,

-- 
Marion Hakanson <hakanson at cse.ogi.edu>
CSE Computing Facilities




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