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

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

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

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.

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.

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

0

Successful completion.

non-zero

An error occurred.

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability Obsolete

Intro(1), attributes(5)

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 OmniOS