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Change the network interface that PaperCut NG/MF listens on

PaperCut NG/MF listens on all available network interfaces by default. If your server has multiple IP addresses (i.e. is multi-homed), PaperCut NG/MF accepts connections to all these addresses. Alternatively, you can configure it to listen on a single, defined interface. To configure PaperCut NG/MF to listen on a single network interface:

  1. Open [app-path]/server/ in a text editor.

  2. Add a new line:


    where is the (static) IP address of the network interface for PaperCut NG/MF to listen on.
  3. Restart the service PaperCut NG/MF Application ServerAn Application Server is the primary server program responsible for providing the PaperCut user interface, storing data, and providing services to users. PaperCut uses the Application Server to manage user and account information, manage printers, calculate print costs, provide a web browser interface to administrators and end users, and much more.


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