accept

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NAME

accept/reject - accept/reject jobs sent to a destination  

SYNOPSIS

accept [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h hostname[:port] ] destination(s)
reject [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h hostname[:port] ] [ -r reason ] destination(s)  

DESCRIPTION

accept instructs the printing system to accept print jobs to the specified destinations.

reject 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".  

OPTIONS

The following options are supported by both accept and reject:
-E

Forces encryption when connecting to the server.
-U username

Sets the username that is sent when connecting to the server.
-h hostname[:port]

Chooses an alternate server.
-r "reason"

Sets the reason string that is shown for a printer that is rejecting jobs.
 

COMPATIBILITY

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.

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 commands.  

SEE ALSO

cancel(1), cupsenable(8), lp(1), lpadmin(8), lpstat(1),
http://localhost:631/help  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 1997-2006 by Easy Software Products, All Rights Reserved.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
COMPATIBILITY
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT

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