System Administration Guide: Printing

ProcedureHow to Turn Off Banner Pages by Using LP Print Commands

  1. Log in as superuser, lp, or assume an equivalent role on the print server.

  2. Turn off banner printing.

    # lpadmin -p printer-name -o banner=never
    -p printer-name

    Specifies the name of the printer for which you are turning off banner pages.

    -o banner=never

    Disables banner page printing under all circumstances.

  3. Verify that banner printing is turned off.

    # lpstat -p printer-name -l

    The command output contains the line Banner not printed.

  4. Submit a print request to the printer to ensure that a banner page does not print.

Example 6–4 Turning Off Printing Banner Pages

The following example shows how to disable the printing of banner pages on the printer luna.

# lpadmin -p luna -o banner=never