IN.LPD(8) Maintenance Procedures IN.LPD(8)
in.lpd - BSD print protocol adaptor
implements the network listening service for the BSD
protocol specified in RFC
1179. The BSD
print protocol provides a remote
interface for systems to interact with a local spooling system. The
protocol defines five standard requests from the client to the server:
starting queue processing, transferring print jobs, retrieving terse
status, retrieving verbose status, and canceling print jobs.
service is managed by the service management facility, smf(7)
under the service identifier:
Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling, disabling, or
requesting restart, can be performed using svcadm(8)
. Responsibility for
initiating and restarting this service is delegated to inetd(8)
. Use inetadm(8)
to make configuration changes and to view configuration
information for this service. The service's status can be queried using
uses the config/log_from_remote
property to allow or disallow
remote access. The default value of this property, localhost
remote access. inetd
waits for connections on TCP
port 515. Upon receipt of a connect
is started to service the connection. Once the request
has been filled, in.lpd
closes the connection and exits.
Example 1: Allowing Remote Access
The following command allows remote access to in.lpd
# inetadm -m svc:/application/print/rfc1179:default bind_addr=""
The following exit values are returned: 0
Successful completion. non-zero
An error occurred.
System printer configuration database. printers.conf.byname NIS
version of /etc/printers.conf
Spooler translation modules.
SEE ALSO svcs(1)
February 25, 2017 IN.LPD(8)