PRINT-SERVICE(1M) Maintenance Commands PRINT-SERVICE(1M)


NAME


print-service - select, report, import, export active print service on a
system

SYNOPSIS


print-service [-s service [-m] | -q | -e file | -i file]


DESCRIPTION


The print-service utility manages print service selection, as well as
export and import of basic print queue configuration.


Only a user root privileges or with the Printer Management profile can
change the active print service or import print queue configuration.

OPTIONS


The following options are supported:

-s service

Select the active print service for on a host. service can be one of
lp or cups.


-m

Migrate print queue configuration during print service selection.


-q

Report the active print service on a host.


-e file

Export basic print queue configuration to a file.


-i file

Import basic print queue configuration from a file.


EXAMPLES


Example 1: Selecting a Print Service




The following command selects the CUPS print service as the active print
service on a host.


# print-service -s cups


Example 2: Reporting the Active Print Service




The following command reports the active print service on a host.


# print-service -q


Example 3: Exporting a Print Queue Configuration




The following command exports the print queue configuration from the
active print service.


# print-service -e /tmp/queues


Example 4: Importing a Print Queue Configuration




The following command imports the print queue configuration to the active
print service.


# print-service -i /tmp/queues


EXIT STATUS


0

Successful completion.


non-zero

An error occurred.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+--------------------+-----------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|Interface Stability | Obsolete |
+--------------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


Intro(1), attributes(5)

NOTES


The print queue configuration saved and restored during export, import,
and migration is limited to queue name and device name. It is likely that
further configuration changes will be required before imported or
migrated print queues become usable.


March 18, 2008 PRINT-SERVICE(1M)