Troubleshooting iPrint Driver Store Errors



Getting the following errors when trying to create an iPrint driver store:

Authorization Required
IPP Error: 0xF0191
HTTP Error: 401

Error: "HTTP 401 - Unauthorized." when uploading drivers to the Broker.

Unable to access secure page https://ipaddress/ipps


The default Apache iPrint configuration is set up to do an anonymous bind LDAP search to verify the user credentials. This will obviously fail when you have restricted public access to your tree. So to solve this problem we added two lines to the iPrint SSL apache configuration to make it use an authenicated bind to lookup user details and authenticate the user.

In /etc/opt/novell/iprint/httpd/conf/iprint_ssl.conf we added the following lines just below the AuthName line:

AuthName "your tree name"
AuthLDAPBindDN cn=username,o=novell
AuthLDAPBindPassword userpassword

The user used in the AuthLDAPBindDN needs to have browse privileges and read rights on the uniqueID attribute of user objects in your tree.


The complete configuration file should look like this:

<IfModule mod_ipp.c>
<LocationMatch ^/(ipps|idss|[Pp][Ss][Mm][Ss][Tt][Aa][Tt][Uu][Ss])($|/)>
Require valid-user
Order deny,allow
Allow from all
AuthType Basic
AuthName "HR_TREE"
AuthLDAPBindDN cn=<LDAPUSER>,o=novell
AuthLDAPBindPassword <PASSWORD>
AuthLDAPURL "ldaps://localhost/o=hr???(objectClass=user)"
AuthLDAPRemoteUserIsDN on
<IfModule mod_auth_ldap.c>
AuthLDAPEnabled Off
AuthLDAPDNAuthoritative On
AuthLDAPAllowDNAuth On


Novell OES/Linux SP2

Novell iPrint 5.1


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