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NAME

cupsctl - configure cupsd.conf options  

SYNOPSIS

cupsctl [ -E ] [-U username ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ --[no-]debug-logging ] [ --[no-]remote-admin ] [ --[no-]remote-any ] [ --[no-]remote-printers ] [ --[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 or disables debug logging in the error_log file.
--[no-]remote-admin

Enables or disables remote administration.
--[no-]remote-any

Enables or disables printing from any address, e.g. the Internet.
--[no-]remote-printers

Enables or disables the display of remote printers shared via the CUPS, LDAP, or SLP protocols.
--[no-]share-printers

Enables or disables sharing of local printers with other computers.
--[no-]user-cancel-any

Allows or prevents users from canceling 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-shared-printers

Enable printing using the file: pseudo-device:

    cupsctl FileDevice=Yes
 

SEE ALSO

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
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