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edc-label

Print labels from for clinic/edc projects

To add print servers update settings.CUPS_SERVERS:

# settings.py
...

CUPS_SERVERS = ["localhost", "prn.sample.org"]

...

If not set, the default print server is “localhost”.

Note: it is fine to just configure the local CUPS server (localhost) with remote printers as per below.

CUPS and printer Installation

Install CUPS Print Server:

sudo apt-get install cups

sudo cp /etc/cups/cupsd.conf /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.original

sudo chmod a-w /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.original

Edit /etc/cups/cupsd.conf to listen on your public IP:

sudo  nano /etc/cups/cupsd.conf

Add the last line with your public IP:

    Listen 127.0.0.1:631           # existing loopback Listen
    Listen /var/run/cups/cups.sock # existing socket Listen
--> Listen PUBLIC_IP:631      # Listen on the LAN interface, Port 631 (IPP)

Restart CUPS:

sudo systemctl restart cups.service

Add a remote printer by name to your CUPS server

LOCAL_PRINTER_NAME: printer as named on the EDC, your server

REMOTE_CUPS_IP_ADDRESS: IP of remote CUPS server

REMOTE_PRINTER_NAME: printer name installed on remote CUPS server

lpadmin -p LOCAL_PRINTER_NAME -E -v ipp://REMOTE_CUPS_IP_ADDRESS/printers/REMOTE_PRINTER_NAME

For example:

lpadmin -p ambition_clinic_label_printer -E -v ipp://154.70.150.42/printers/ambition_clinic_label_printer
lpadmin -p ambition_lab_label_printer -E -v ipp://154.70.150.42/printers/ambition_lab_label_printer
lpadmin -p specimen_reception_label_printer -E -v ipp://154.70.150.42/printers/specimen_reception_label_printer

Add an IP addressable remote printer

REMOTE_CUPS_IP_ADDRESS: printer IP installed on remote CUPS server

lpadmin -p LOCAL_PRINTER_NAME -E -v ipp://REMOTE_CUPS_IP_ADDRESS/ipp/print -m everywhere

For example:

lpadmin -p PRINTER_NAME -E -v ipp://REMOTE_IP_ADDRESS/ipp/print -m everywhere

See also http://labelary.com/viewer.html

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