The cupsaccept command instructs the printing system to accept print
jobs to the specified destinations.
The cupsreject command instructs the printing system to reject print
jobs to the specified destinations. The -r option sets the reason
for rejecting print jobs. If not specified, the reason defaults to
The following options are supported by both cupsaccept and
-E Forces encryption when connecting to the server.
Sets the username that is sent when connecting to the server.
Chooses an alternate server.
Sets the reason string that is shown for a printer that is
The cupsaccept and cupsreject commands correspond to the System V
printing system commands "accept" and "reject", respectively. 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 versions may ask the user for an access password
depending on the printing system configuration.
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printing system) project. Information about the project can be found
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10 June 2014 CUPS cupsaccept(8)