Update a Linux DNS server with iPrint information to print from AirPrint capable devices
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This TID lists the steps to import iPrint printers to a SLES DNS server (see TID 7012895 for MS DNS and OES DNS) to be made known to iOS devices.
- Copy the iPrint Appliance padbtxt.xml file from the iPrint Appliance to the SLES DNS server's /tmp directory.
- Paste the following command to a terminal session at the SLES DNS server
- scp <iPrintAppliance IP or DNS>:/var/opt/novell/iprint/print_manager.iPrintAppliance.psm/padbtxt.xml /tmp
- scp myiprint.companyname.com:/var/opt/novell/iprint/print_manager.iPrintAppliance.psm/padbtxt.xml /tmp
- yast2 dns-server
- Highlight "TSIG Keys"
- Populate the "Key ID" and "Filename" fields.
- The name and filename can any of your chosing.
- Click the "Generate" button
- Highlight "DNS Zones"
- Highlight the zone which the mobile devices will use and click the Edit button.
- Check the box for "Allow Dynamic Updates"
- Ensure the key file created earlier is selected in the drop down list.
- Click OK
- rcnamed restart
- The default key location is /etc/named.d/
- note: replace the text within each <> to the information applicable to your environment.
- nsupdate -k /etc/named.d/<keyname>.+<somenumbers>.key
- server <IP of the SLES DNS server>
- zone <zone>.com
- update add iprinttest.<zone>.com 86400 A 188.8.131.52
- If this successfully updates, proceed to the next step.
- wget -P /tmp ftp://ftp.novell.com/outgoing/PaDNSConverter-0.6.sh;chmod 775 /tmp/PaDNSConverter-0.6.sh
- cd /tmp
- ./PaDNSConverter-0.6.sh -z <zone>.com -s <IP of the SLES DNS server> -k /<path and name of the TSIG key>
- ./PaDNSConverter-0.6.sh -z myorganization.com -s 184.108.40.206 -k /etc/named.d/KmyKeyName.+157+16347.key
- rcnamed restart
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- Document ID:7014948
- Creation Date:22-APR-14
- Modified Date:25-APR-14
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