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 From:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  FW: [m0n0wall] Printing over pptp VPN
 Date:  Fri, 17 Jun 2005 12:04:20 -0400
Jonathan De Graeve wrote:
> Make sure that your printer has a route back.
> 
> Printing over VPN works ( I do it all the time ;) )
> 
> Kind Regards
> 
> 
>> Eric Gregory wrote:
>>> I'm trying to print to my HP 8550N printer over the VPN.  I
install
>>> the driver and the TCP/IP port for the printer and it knows the
>>> device is there but when I try to print it says the printer is
>>> unavailable.  I have only one firewall rule for my PPTP and that's
>>> allow any from any to any.  Is it possible to print this way?
anyone
>>> got it working?  on client side I'm just using the native win XP
>>> pptp client.
>> 
>> I ASSUME that this is on a laptop...
>> Does it work when you are on the LAN? Make sure it works before you
>> go off the LAN and try the VPN. 
>> 
>> Make sure the pptp VPN is connected before you try to print - I
don't
>> think it will "dial-on-demand". Check to see if the printer is
marked
>> as "offline". If you have the private IP as the IP for the TCP/IP
>> printing port, the pptp is connected, you should be able to print.
>> 
>> _________________________________
>> James W. McKeand
>> 
>> 
>>
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