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cupsenable (8)

Name

cupsenable - stop/start printers and classes

Synopsis

cupsdisable  [  -E  ]  [ -U username ] [ -c ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ -r
reason ] [ --hold ] destination(s)
cupsenable [ -E ] [ -U username ]  [  -c  ]  [  -h  server[:port]  ]  [
--release ] destination(s)

Description

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NAME
       cupsdisable, cupsenable - stop/start printers and classes

SYNOPSIS
       cupsdisable  [  -E  ]  [ -U username ] [ -c ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ -r
       reason ] [ --hold ] destination(s)
       cupsenable [ -E ] [ -U username ]  [  -c  ]  [  -h  server[:port]  ]  [
       --release ] destination(s)

DESCRIPTION
       cupsenable starts the named printers or classes while cupsdisable stops
       the named printers or classes.

OPTIONS
       The following options may be used:

       -E   Forces encryption of the connection to the server.

       -U username
            Uses the specified username when connecting to the server.

       -c   Cancels all jobs on the named destination.

       -h server[:port]
            Uses the specified server and port.

       --hold
            Holds remaining jobs on the named printer.   Useful  for  allowing
            the current job to complete before performing maintenance.

       -r "reason"
            Sets  the message associated with the stopped state.  If no reason
            is specified then the message is set to "Reason Unknown".

       --release
            Releases pending jobs for printing.  Use after running cupsdisable
            with the --hold option to resume printing.

CONFORMING TO
       Unlike  the System V printing system, CUPS allows printer names to con-
       tain any printable character except SPACE, TAB,  "/",  or  "#".   Also,
       printer and class names are not case-sensitive.

       The System V versions of these commands are disable and enable, respec-
       tively.  They have been renamed to avoid  conflicts  with  the  bash(1)
       build-in commands of the same names.

       The  CUPS versions of disable and enable may ask the user for an access
       password depending on the printing system configuration.  This  differs
       from the System V versions which require the root user to execute these
       commands.


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


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

SEE ALSO
       cupsaccept(8), cupsreject(8), cancel(1), lp(1), lpadmin(8),  lpstat(1),
       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                        cupsenable(8)