cupsctl

configure cupsd.conf options

SYNOPSIS

cupsctl [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h server [ : port ] ] [ -- [ no- ] debug-logging ] [ -- [ 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:

5 -E Enables encryption on the connection to the scheduler.

5 -U username Specifies an alternate username to use when authenticating with the scheduler.

5 -h server [ : port ] Specifies the server address.

5 -- [ no- ] debug-logging Enables (disables) debug logging to the error_log file.

5 -- [ no- ] remote-admin Enables (disables) remote administration.

5 -- [ no- ] remote-any Enables (disables) printing from any address, e.g., the Internet.

5 -- [ no- ] share-printers Enables (disables) sharing of local printers with other computers.

5 -- [ 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 .

COPYRIGHT

Copyright co] 2007-2019 by Apple Inc.

SEE ALSO

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

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