[conspire] puzzled about printing port 9100 and guarddog

Breen Mullins bpm at idiom.com
Sun Feb 12 13:10:11 PST 2006

On Sun, Feb 12, 2006 at 12:45:19PM -0800, Peter Knaggs wrote:
>    But when I look in /etc/services, there's
>    no mention of what 9100 is for. I know I
>    got the number from somewhere, but my memory
>    isn't what it used to be. Googling for 9100
>    shows it's indeed a very popular port for
>    printing to, but doesn't explain why it isn't
>    listedn in /etc/services, or have a nice
>    user-friendly checkbox in guarddog.

You can get a greatly expanded services file from nmap.
That file tells me that 9100 is for HP JetDirect cards.

Breen Mullins
Menlo Park, California

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