Setting up cupsd for PAM and Basic Auth


Here is a working cupsd.conf that we use to get CUPS 1.3.3 to work with Basic Auth.  We have not included any information on actually setting up PAM.  For most U*NIX servers, including Mac OS X, /etc/pam.d folder should contain a usable PAM configuration file named cups … if not then start at to lean about PAM.

Working cupsd.conf for CUPS 1.3.3 and Basic Auth using PAM


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