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Posted · Starting a Printjob from Bash Shell



I use an Ultimaker S5 and want to start a print job from my Bash shell. 


Did somebody do something like this?


As to my Knowledge, the S5 has no  Serial UART exposed over USB.


I am currently looking into CuraEngine

I am also looking into the Swagger API 




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    Posted · Starting a Printjob from Bash Shell

    I started with the API


    I created a set of authorization keys. 

    A request to /auth/check/ returned authorized 

    Now I wanted to try a post on /print_job 

    I supplied a job name and a  ufp file

    the request returned a 403 authorization required 


    How do i supply my id to the request 

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    Posted · Starting a Printjob from Bash Shell

    You have to send authorization on every POST.  Right?  That's how authorization usually works.  So you need to send the same authorization header line that you sent to /auth/check/.  Something like this:


    Authorization: Digest username="2af8417b8501e0422e191d5fbe64209e", realm="Jedi-API", nonce="76684432bdb9a1a386a877e41468a681", uri="/api/v1/system/name", response="50da68df53c0eeb9906212560b0077aa", qop="auth", nc=00000003, cnonce="b2316951bb03e010""MyUltimaker3"

    I've never done this.  I'm not an expert on the UM API.  I've done other REST interfaces though with Authorization headers.


    Did you go to your printer's documentation? 


    But replace with your printer's ip


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