CUPS and printer with dynamic DNS - possible?

Jason Crain jason at
Fri Jan 23 17:10:53 UTC 2009

On Fri, January 23, 2009 10:52 am, Chris G wrote:
> Is it possible to use DHCP with a CUPS printer?
> I have an HP7310 and would like it to acquire its IP address using
> DHCP but then how to I configure CUPS to access the printer?  It seems
> that CUPS needs a fixed IP address to be able to specify the Device URI.

What is assigning IP addresses?  A router?  It may be possible to always
assign the same ip address based on mac address.  Or you can go to your
printer's configuration webpage and set it to use a static ip address.

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