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OSX + iPrint + Printer Authentication Help

Hi all,

Need someone to give me the skinny on iPrint + Mac OSX (snow leopard) + Secure printing.

Basically we have been Windows only, running Client32 and the iPrint client. This is all easy and worked well for many years. Now I need to get OSX printing to the iPrint system.

So far I am just creating a new test Printer Agent with secure printing enabled. I can't get the authentication to work, when installing the printer from a Windows XP machine or from OSX. It prompts for credentials when installing but does not accept anything. On Windows XP, the username field is pre-populated with a full distinguised eDir username (.user.ou.ou.o), and on OSX I have tried just username and full DN combos. In either OS, it just bounces back with "Printer authenticaion failed, do you want to try again?"

If I use a non-secure iPrint printer, the printer installs and prints just fine on OSX. I got the PPD file from the files included within OSX and uploaded it to the broker.

So basically I think I need to work out the authentication/secure printing issues because that does not even work from Windows. Where can I start with this??

TIA for any advice.
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Oh, forgot to mention MAC OSX iPrint client is v05.00.00. Server is NW65SP8 with the post-SP8 iPrint updates.
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do all your user accounts have the uniqueID attribute?
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Hi,
Yes they do.

I have done some DSTRACE work and can see that I am issues with certificates. I will report back with screen dumps of that tomorrow.

Thanks
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hi, attached is a screen grab from DS Trace output.

Where should I start looking? I was thinking certificates initially because earlier in the year I had moved the CA to a different server.. but after repairing at the time and now a PKIDiag is showing all good?
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make sure your certificates on that server are ok.
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obrieg;1984182 wrote:
make sure your certificates on that server are ok.


Yep, well PKIdiag reports that all things are OK.

Where else?
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On the access control tab, do you have the users defined properly?
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