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cupsctl


NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
KNOWN ISSUES
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT

NAME

cupsctl − configure cupsd.conf options

SYNOPSIS

cupsctl [ −E ] [ −U username ] [ −h server[:port] ] [ −−[no−]debug−logging ] [ −−[no−]remote−admin ] [ −−[no−]remote−any ] [ −−[no−]share−printers ] [ −−[no−]user−cancel−any ] [ name=value ]

DESCRIPTION

cupsctl updates or queries the cupsd.conf file for a server. When no changes are requested, the current configuration values are written to the standard output in the format "name=value", one per line.

OPTIONS

The following options are recognized:

−E

Enables encryption on the connection to the scheduler.

−U username

Specifies an alternate username to use when authenticating with the scheduler.

−h server[:port]

Specifies the server address.

−−[no−]debug−logging

Enables (disables) debug logging to the error_log file.

−−[no−]remote−admin

Enables (disables) remote administration.

−−[no−]remote−any

Enables (disables) printing from any address, e.g., the Internet.

−−[no−]share−printers

Enables (disables) sharing of local printers with other computers.

−−[no−]user−cancel−any

Allows (prevents) users to cancel jobs owned by others.

EXAMPLES

Display the current settings:

cupsctl

Enable debug logging:

cupsctl −-debug-logging

Get the current debug logging state:

cupsctl | grep ’^_debug_logging’ | awk −F= ’{print $2}’

Disable printer sharing:

cupsctl −-no-share-printers

KNOWN ISSUES

You cannot set the Listen or Port directives using cupsctl.

SEE ALSO

cupsd.conf(5), cupsd(8),
CUPS Online Help (http://localhost:631/help)

COPYRIGHT

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