Hi, thanks a lot knowledgeful article. For information about how to move print requests to another printer, see How to Move Print Requests to Another Printer. A network-attached printer is a hardware device that is directly connected to the network. This restriction enables the server to manage access to the printer and keep jobs coherent. Add access to the printer.

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Printer name and port device Network printer access name Protocol Timeout File content type PPD file To determine the PPD file, first define the printer make, model, and driver that the printer will use. Get an IP address and select a name for the printer node. Printing directly to a network-attached printer results xhange a printer misconfiguration that is likely to cause a number of problems.

linux – Modify existing printer settings in CUPS on RHEL4 – Server Fault

To remove a CUPS printer from the printer configuration file, you can use the -x option as shown below:. Email Required, but never shown. On repeated failures, this count is increased.

Log in as superuser, lpor assume an equivalent role on a print client with access to the printer that you want to delete. There are two examples that follow this procedure.



If class does not exist it is created automatically. Port designation varies across printer vendors. How to Delete a Printer and Remove Printer Access by Using LP Print Commands Log in as superuser, lpor assume an equivalent role on ppadmin print client with access to the printer that you want to delete.

On the system that is the printer server, stop accepting print requests for the printer.

This name must be unique, as with any node on the network. It can also be used to set the server default printer or class.

Add a new network-attached printer by using the printer vendor-supplied software. On the system that is the print server, delete the printer. However, the easiest and fastest method is to make the changes by using the lpadmin command with the -o option. This procedure describes how to add a new network-attached printer with the expanded printer support that enables you to associate a PPD file with a printer during its configuration.

CUPS provides various commands to set up printers and make those printers accessible to systems on the network. The printer URI form is the preferred replacement. Subsequent print jobs submitted via lpqdmin lp or lpr commands will use this destination unless the user specifies otherwise with the lpoptions command. Is there any alternative?

For more information, see the ppdmgr 1M man page. Managing Disk Use Tasks All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The printer vendor documentation provides information about which chahge to use.


To set up a remote printer, choose one of the following methods: Because these backends use a system-specific identifier, you should only use the reported device URIs.

Command-Line Printer Administration

Note – You can also use the lpr command with the -p option to submit a print request to a specific printer. Lpadmmin I change just the IP address without having to make choices about what lpaddmin of printer it is n is not an option through modify printer?

To do so, edit the per-printer copy of the standard interface script to call the vendor-supplied printing program. For me, nothing matched. This printer can be accessed from a print server without physically connecting the printer to the print server with a cable.

The -m option to lpadmin specifies the driver “model” to use for the printer. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.