Become superuser or assume an equivalent role.
Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services.
Determine the request IDs of the print requests whose priority you want to change.
For more information, see How to Check the Status of Print Requests.
Change the priority of a print request.
# lp -i request-id -H change-priority
You can specify multiple request IDs with this command. Use a space or a comma to separate request IDs. If you use spaces, enclose the list of request IDs in quotation marks.
Specifies one of the three ways to change the priority of a print request: hold, resume, immediate.
For detailed information about valid values for change-priority, see Table 8–1.
You can also use the lp -q command to change the priority level of a specified print request. You can change the priority level from 0, the highest priority, to 39, the lowest priority.
The following example shows how to change a print request with the request ID asteroid-79, to priority level 1.
# lp -i asteroid-79 -q 1