cupsaccept(8) Apple Inc. cupsaccept(8)NAME
cupsaccept/cupsreject - accept/reject jobs sent to a destination
cupsaccept [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h hostname[:port] ] destination(s)cupsreject [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h hostname[:port] ] [ -r reason ]
cupsaccept instructs the printing system to accept print jobs to the
cupsreject 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 "Reason Unknown".
The following options are supported by both cupsaccept and cupsreject:
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 reject‐
Unlike the System V printing system, CUPS allows printer names to con‐
tain any printable character except SPACE, TAB, "/", or "#". Also,
printer and class names are not case-sensitive.
The CUPS versions of accept and reject may ask the user for an access
password depending on the printing system configuration. This differs
from the System V versions which require the root user to execute these
SEE ALSOcancel(1), cupsenable(8), lp(1), lpadmin(8), lpstat(1),
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12 February 2006 CUPS cupsaccept(8)