1. NAME

cupsctl - configure cupsd.conf options

2. SYNOPSIS

cupsctl [ -E ] [-U username ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ --[no-]debug-logging ] [ --[no-]remote-admin ] [ --[no-]remote-any ] [ --[no-]remote-printers ] [ --[no-]share-printers ] [ --[no-]user-cancel-any ] [ name=value ]

3. 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.

4. 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 computers.
  • --[no-]user-cancel-any
         
    Allows or prevents users from canceling jobs owned by others.

5. EXAMPLES

Display the current settings:

 
Sélectionnez
   cupsctl

Enable debug logging:

 
Sélectionnez
   cupsctl --debug-logging

Get the current debug logging state:

 
Sélectionnez
   cupsctl | grep '^_debug_logging' | awk -F= '{print $2}'

Disable printer sharing:

 
Sélectionnez
   cupsctl --no-shared-printers

6. SEE ALSO

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

7. COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.