NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | EXAMPLES | KNOWN ISSUES | SEE ALSO | COPYRIGHT | COLOPHON

cupsctl(8)                       Apple Inc.                       cupsctl(8)

NAME         top

       cupsctl - configure cupsd.conf options

SYNOPSIS         top

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

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       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 (disables) debug logging to the error_log file.

       --[no-]remote-admin
            Enables (disables) remote administration.

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

       --[no-]share-printers
            Enables (disables) sharing of local printers with other
            computers.

       --[no-]user-cancel-any
            Allows (prevents) users to cancel jobs owned by others.

EXAMPLES         top

       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

KNOWN ISSUES         top

       You cannot set the Listen or Port directives using cupsctl.

SEE ALSO         top

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

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2007-2017 by Apple Inc.

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the CUPS (a standards-based, open source
       printing system) project.  Information about the project can be found
       at ⟨http://www.cups.org/⟩.  If you have a bug report for this manual
       page, see ⟨http://www.cups.org/⟩.  This page was obtained from the
       project's upstream Git repository ⟨https://github.com/apple/cups⟩ on
       2017-04-25.  If you discover any rendering problems in this HTML ver‐
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       information in this COLOPHON (which is not part of the original man‐
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30 May 2016                         CUPS                          cupsctl(8)

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