[pfSense] network printer on LAN
ugob at lubik.ca
Wed Mar 7 07:41:54 EST 2012
On 2012-03-07 03:12, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 1:05 AM, Joseph Rotan<joseph.rotan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I would like to seek any assistance on how could i add a network printer
>>> my pfsense LAN.
>>> I install pfsense 2.0 machine for a High school computer Lab with 20
>>> computers connected to a centralised switch, now the school has bought a
>>> network printer and would like to use it.
>>> I went to this link http://www.freebsddiary.org/apsfilter.php however
>>> seeking your assistance before I proceed.
>>> My pfsense LAN setup as follows :
>>> An ADSL connection to the WAN port of my pfsense machine and the LAN port
>>> of my pfsense to a centralised switch, on the same switch all 20 PC's are
>>> connected plus a network printer.
> I would just install it on each machine with a TCP/IP port. You're
> going to have to manually install it on each machine anyway in such a
> network, no need for the firewall to have any involvement as that
> really complicates things unnecessarily.
I agree, don't use the FW to share a printer. Don't you have a server
in your lab to share this printer anyway?
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