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       lpadmin - configure cups printers and classes


       lpadmin [ -E ] [-U username ] [ -h server[:port] ] -d destination
       lpadmin  [  -E  ]  [-U  username ] [ -h server[:port] ] -p destination [ -R name-default ]
       lpadmin [ -E ] [-U username ] [ -h server[:port] ] -x destination


       lpadmin configures printer and class queues provided by CUPS. It can also be used  to  set
       the server default printer or class.

       When  specified  before  the  -d,  -p, or -x options, the -E option forces encryption when
       connecting to the server.

       The first form of the command (-d) sets the  default  printer  or  class  to  destination.
       Subsequent print jobs submitted via the lp(1) or lpr(1) commands will use this destination
       unless the user specifies otherwise with the lpoptions(1) command.

       The second form of the command (-p) configures the named printer or class.  The additional
       options are described below.

       The third form of the command (-x) deletes the printer or class destination. Any jobs that
       are pending for the destination will be removed and any job that is currently printed will
       be aborted.


       The following options are recognized when configuring a printer queue:

       -c class
            Adds   the  named  printer  to  class.   If  class  does  not  exist  it  is  created

       -i interface
            Sets a System V style interface  script  for  the  printer.  This  option  cannot  be
            specified  with  the  -P  option (PPD file) and is intended for providing support for
            legacy printer drivers.

       -m model
            Sets a standard System V interface script or PPD file for the printer from the  model
            directory or using one of the driver interfaces. Use the -m option with the lpinfo(8)
            command to get a list of supported models.

       -o cupsIPPSupplies=true

       -o cupsIPPSupplies=false
            Specifies whether IPP supply level values should be reported.

       -o cupsSNMPSupplies=true

       -o cupsSNMPSupplies=false
            Specifies whether SNMP supply level (RFC 3805) values should be reported.

       -o job-k-limit=value
            Sets the kilobyte limit for per-user quotas.  The  value  is  an  integer  number  of
            kilobytes; one kilobyte is 1024 bytes.

       -o job-page-limit=value
            Sets  the  page  limit  for per-user quotas. The value is the integer number of pages
            that can be printed; double-sided pages are counted as two pages.

       -o job-quota-period=value
            Sets the accounting period for per-user quotas. The value is  an  integer  number  of
            seconds; 86,400 seconds are in one day.

       -o job-sheets-default=banner

       -o job-sheets-default=banner,banner
            Sets the default banner page(s) to use for print jobs.

       -o name=value
            Sets a PPD option for the printer. PPD options can be listed using the -l option with
            the lpoptions(1) command.

       -o name-default=value
            Sets a default server-side option for the destination. Any print-time option  can  be
            defaulted, e.g. "-o cpi-default=17" to set the default "cpi" option value to 17.

       -o port-monitor=name
            Sets  the  binary  communications  program  to  use  when printing, "none", "bcp", or
            "tbcp". The default program is "none". The specified port monitor must be  listed  in
            the printer's PPD file.

       -o printer-error-policy=name
            Sets  the  error policy to be used when the printer backend is unable to send the job
            to the printer. The name must be one  of  "abort-job",  "retry-job",  "retry-current-
            job",  or "stop-printer". The default error policy is "stop-printer" for printers and
            "retry-current-job" for classes.

       -o printer-is-shared=true/false
            Sets the destination to shared/published or  unshared/unpublished.   Shared/published
            destinations  are  publicly  announced by the server on the LAN based on the browsing
            configuration  in  cupsd.conf,  while  unshared/unpublished  destinations   are   not
            announced. The default value is "true".

       -o printer-op-policy=name
            Sets  the  IPP  operation  policy  associated  with the destination. The name must be
            defined in the cupsd.conf in a Policy  section.   The  default  operation  policy  is

       -R name-default
            Deletes the named option from printer.

       -r class
            Removes  the  named  printer  from class.  If the resulting class becomes empty it is

       -u allow:user,user,@group

       -u deny:user,user,@group

       -u allow:all

       -u deny:none
            Sets user-level access  control  on  a  destination.  Names  starting  with  "@"  are
            interpreted as UNIX groups. The latter two forms turn user-level access control off.

       -v "device-uri"
            Sets  the  device-uri attribute of the printer queue.  If device-uri is a filename it
            is automatically converted to the form file:///file/name. Use the -v option with  the
            lpinfo(8) command to get a list of supported device URIs and schemes.

       -D "info"
            Provides a textual description of the destination.

            Enables  the  destination  and  accepts  jobs;  this  is  the  same  as  running  the
            cupsaccept(8) and cupsenable(8) programs on the destination.

       -L "location"
            Provides a textual location of the destination.

       -P ppd-file
            Specifies a  PostScript  Printer  Description  file  to  use  with  the  printer.  If
            specified, this option overrides the -i option (interface script).


       Unlike  the  System  V printing system, CUPS allows printer names to contain any printable
       character except SPACE, TAB, "/", or "#".  Also, printer and class  names  are  not  case-
       sensitive.   Finally,  the CUPS version of lpadmin may ask the user for an access password
       depending on the printing system configuration. This differs from  the  System  V  version
       which requires the root user to execute this command.


       The  CUPS  version  of  lpadmin  does  not support all of the System V or Solaris printing
       system configuration options.


       cupsaccept(8), cupsenable(8), lpinfo(8), lpoptions(1),


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