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cupsctl (8)

Name

cupsctl - configure cupsd.conf options

Synopsis

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

Description

cupsctl(8)                        Apple Inc.                        cupsctl(8)



NAME
       cupsctl - configure cupsd.conf options

SYNOPSIS
       cupsctl [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ --[no-]debug-log-
       ging   ]   [   --[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.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | print/cups       |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+

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

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2007-2019 by Apple Inc.



NOTES
       Source code for open source software components in Oracle  Solaris  can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-
       code-downloads.html.

       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source   was   downloaded    from     https://github.com/apple/cups/ar-
       chive/v2.3.3.zip.

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.cups.org/.



26 April 2019                        CUPS                           cupsctl(8)