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-]remote- printers ] [ --[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 or disables debug logging in the error_log file.

--[no-]remote-admin Enables or disables remote administration.

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

--[no-]remote-printers Enables or disables the display of remote printers shared via the CUPS, LDAP, or SLP protocols.

--[no-]share-printers Enables or disables sharing of local printers with other comput- ers.

--[no-]user-cancel-any Allows or prevents users from canceling 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

Enable printing using the file: pseudo-device (note that this is for- bidden by default): cupsctl FileDevice=Yes

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

COPYRIGHT Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.

5 July 2007 CUPS cupsctl(8)