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NAME

       papd.conf - Configuration file used by papd(8) to determine the
       configuration of printers used by the Netatalk printing daemon

DESCRIPTION

       /etc/netatalk/papd.conf is the configuration file used by papd to
       configure the printing services offered by netatalk. Please note that
       papd must be enabled in /etc/netatalk/netatalk.conf for this to take
       any effect.  papd shares the same defaults as lpd on many systems, but
       not Solaris.

       Any line not prefixed with # is interpreted. The configuration lines
       are composed like:

       printername:[options]

       On systems running a System V printing system the simplest case is to
       have either no papd.conf, or to have one that has no active lines. In
       this case, atalkd should auto-discover the local printers on the
       machine. Please note that you can split lines by using \\fR.

       printername may be just a name (Printer 1), or it may be a full name in
       nbp_name format (Printer 1:LaserWriter@My Zone).

       Systems using a BSD printing system should make use of a pipe to the
       printing command in question within the pr option (eg.
       pr=|/usr/bin/lpr).

       When CUPS support is compiled in, then cupsautoadd as the first entry
       in papd.conf will automagically share all CUPS printers by papd
       utilizing the PPDs assigned in CUPS (customizable -- see below). This
       can be overwritten for individal printers by subsequently adding
       individual entries using the CUPS queue name as pr entry. Note: CUPS
       support is mutually exclusive with System V support described above.

       The possible options are colon delimited (:), and lines must be
       terminated with colons. The possible options and flags are:

       am=(uams list)
           The am option allows specific UAMs to be specified for a particular
           printer. It has no effect if the au flag is not present or if papd
           authentication was not built into netatalk. Note: possible values
           are uams_guest.so and
            uams_clrtxt.so only. The first method requires a valid username,
           but no password. The second requires both a valid username and the
           correct password.

       au
           If present, this flag enables authentication for the printer.
           Please note that papd authentication must be built into netatalk
           for this to take effect.

       co=(CUPS options)
           The co option allows options to be passed through to CUPS (eg.
           co="protocol=TBCP" or co="raw").

       cupsautoadd[:type][@zone]
           If used as the first entry in papd.conf this will share all CUPS
           printers via papd. type/zone settings as well as other parameters
           assigned to this special printer share will apply to all CUPS
           printers. Unless the pd option is set, the CUPS PPDs will be used.
           To overwrite these global settings for individual printers simply
           add them subsequently to papd.conf and assign different settings.

       fo
           If present, this flag enables a hack to translate line endings
           originating from pre Mac OS X LaserWriter drivers to let
           foomatic-rip recognize foomatic PPD options set in the printer
           dialog. Attention: Use with caution since this might corrupt binary
           print jobs!

       op=(operator)
           This specifies the operator name, for lpd spooling.

       pa=(appletalk address)
           Allows specification of Appletalk addresses. Usually not needed.

       pd=(path to ppd file)
           Specifies a particular PPD (printer description file) to associate
           with the selected printer.

       pr=(lpd/CUPS printer name or pipe command)
           Sets the lpd or CUPS printer that this is spooled to.

EXAMPLES

       Unless CUPS support has been compiled in (which is default from
       Netatalk 2.0 on) one simply defines the lpd queue in question by
       setting the pr parameter to the queue name, in the following example
       "ps". If no pr parameter is set, the default printer will be used.

       Example. papd.conf System V printing system examples

       The first spooler is known by the AppleTalk name Mac Printer Spooler,
       and uses a PPD file located in /usr/share/lib/ppd. In addition, the
       user mcs will be the owner of all jobs that are spooled. The second
       spooler is known as HP Printer and all options are the default.

           Mac Printer Spooler:\
              :pr=ps:\
              :pd=/usr/share/lib/ppd/HPLJ_4M.PPD:\
              :op=mcs:

           HP Printer:\
              :

       An alternative to the technique outlined above is to direct papd's
       output via a pipe into another program. Using this mechanism almost all
       printing systems can be driven.

       Example. papd.conf examples using pipes

       The first spooler is known as HP 8100. It pipes the print job to
       /usr/bin/lpr for printing. PSSP authenticated printing is enabled, as
       is CAP-style authenticated printing. Both methods support guest and
       cleartext authentication as specified by the 'am' option. The PPD used
       is /etc/atalk/ppds/hp8100.ppd.

           HP 8100:\
              :pr=|/usr/bin/lpr -Plp:\
              :sp:\
              :ca=/tmp/print:\
              :am=uams_guest.so,uams_pam.so:\
              :pd=/etc/atalk/ppds/hp8100.ppd:

       Starting with Netatalk 2.0 direct CUPS integration is available. In
       this case, defining only a queue name as pr parameter won't invoke the
       SysV lpd daemon but uses CUPS instead. Unless a specific PPD has been
       assigned using the pd switch, the PPD configured in CUPS will be used
       by papd, too.

       There exists one special share named "cupsautoadd". If this is present
       as the first entry then all available CUPS queues will be served
       automagically using the parameters assigned to this global share. But
       subsequent printer definitions can be used to override these global
       settings for individual spoolers.

       Example. papd.conf CUPS examples

       The first entry sets up automatic sharing of all CUPS printers. All
       those shares appear in the zone "1st floor" and since no additional
       settings have been made, they use the CUPS printer name as NBP name and
       use the PPD configured in CUPS. The second entry defines different
       settings for one single CUPS printer. It's NBP name is differing from
       the printer's name and the registration happens in another zone.

           cupsautoadd@1st floor:op=root:

           Boss' LaserWriter@2nd floor:\
              :pr=laserwriter-chief:

SEE ALSO

       papd(8), atalkd.conf(5), lpd(8), lpoptions(8)