cupsd.conf

cupsd.conf – server configuration file for cups 

 

/etc/cups/cupds.conf

  • – sever configuration
  • – control access and options

The cupsd.conf file configures the CUPS scheduler,  It is normally located in the/etc/cups directory.

Each line in the file can be a configuration directive, a blank line, or a comment. Comment lines start with the # character. The configuration directives are intentionally similar to those used by the popular Apache web server software and are described below. 

The following directives are understood by cupsd. Consult the CUPS Software Administrators Manual for a detailed description:

AccessLog
Defines the access log filename.
Allow
Allows access from the named hosts or addresses.
AuthClass
Specifies the authentication class (User, Group, System)
AuthType
Specifies the authentication type (None, Basic, Digest)
AutoPurgeJobs
Specifies whether to purge job history data automatically when it is no longer required for quotas.
BrowseAddress
Specifies a broadcast address for outgoing printer information packets.
BrowseAllow
Allows incoming printer information packets from the named host or address.
BrowseDeny
Denies incoming printer information packets from the named host or address.
BrowseInterval
Specifies the maximum interval between printer information broadcasts.
BrowseOrder
Specifies the order of printer information access control (allow,deny or deny,allow)
BrowsePoll
Specifies a server to poll for printer information.
BrowsePort
Specifies the port to listen to for printer information packets.
BrowseProtocols
Specifies the protocols to use for printer browsing.
BrowseRelay
Specifies that printer information packets should be relayed from one host or network to another.
BrowseShortNames
Specifies whether remote printers will use short names (“printer”) or not (“printer@server“). This option is ignored if more than one remote printer exists with the same name.
BrowseTimeout
Specifies the maximum interval between printer information updates before remote printers will be removed from the list of available printers.
Browsing
Specifies whether or not remote printer browsing should be enabled.
Classification
Specifies the security classification of the server.
ClassifyOverride
Specifies whether to allow users to override the classification of individual print jobs.
ConfigFilePerm
Specifies the permissions for all configuration files that the scheduler writes.
DataDir
Specified the directory where data files can be found.
DefaultCharset
Specifies the default character set to use for text.
DefaultLanguage
Specifies the default language to use for text and web content.
Deny
Denies access to the named host or address.
DocumentRoot
Specifies the root directory for the internal web server documents.
Encryption
Specifies the level of encryption that is required for a particular location.
ErrorLog
Specifies the error log filename.
FilterLimit
Specifies the maximum cost of filters that are run concurrently.
FilterNice
Specifies the scheduling priority (“nice” value) of filters that are run to print a job.
FontPath
Specifies the search path for fonts.
Group
Specifies the group name or ID that will be used when executing external programs.
HideImplicitMembers
Specifies whether to hide members of implicit classes.
HostNameLookups
Specifies whether or not to do reverse lookups on client addresses.
ImplicitAnyClasses
Specifies whether or not to create implicit classes for local and remote printers, e.g. “AnyPrinter” from “Printer”,
ImplicitClasses
Specifies whether or not to create implicit classes from identical remote printers.
KeepAlive
Specifies whether or not to support HTTP Keep-Alive.
KeepAliveTimeout
Specifies the connection timeout for HTTP Keep-Alive.
<Limit methods> … </Limit>
<LimitExcept methods> … </LimitExcept>
Specifies the HTTP methods that are being limited inside a location.
LimitRequestBody
Specifies the maximum size of any print job request.
<Location /path> … </Location>
Specifies access control for the named location.
LogFilePerm
Specifies the permissions for all log files that the scheduler writes.
LogLevel
Specifies the logging level (none, warn, error, info, debug, or debug2)
MaxClients
Specifies the maximum number of simultaneous clients to support.
MaxCopies
Specifies the maximum number of copies that a user can print of each job.
MaxJobs
Specifies the maximum number of simultaneous jobs to support.
MaxJobsPerPrinter
Specifies the maximum number of simultaneous jobs per printer to support.
MaxJobsPerUser
Specifies the maximum number of simultaneous jobs per user to support.
MaxLogSize
Specifies the maximum size of the log files before they are rotated (0 to disable rotation)
MaxRequestSize
Specifies the maximum request/file size in bytes (0 for no limit)
Order
Specifies the order of HTTP access control (allow,deny or deny,allow)
PageLog
Specifies the page log filename.
Port
Specifies a port number to listen to for HTTP requests.
PreserveJobFiles
Specifies whether or not to preserve job files after they are printed.
PreserveJobHistory
Specifies whether or not to preserve the job history after they are printed.
Printcap
Specifies the filename for a printcap file that is updated automatically with a list of available printers (needed for legacy applications)
PrintcapGUI
Specifies whether to generate option panel definition files on some operating systems.
RemoteRoot
Specifies the username that is associated with unauthenticated root accesses.
RequestRoot
Specifies the directory to store print jobs and other HTTP request data.
Require
Specifies that user or group authentication is required.
RIPCache
Specifies the maximum amount of memory to use when converting images and PostScript files to bitmaps for a printer.
RunAsUser
Specifies that the scheduler should run as the unpriviledged user set with the User directive.
Satisfy
Specifies whether all or any limits set for a Location must be satisfied to allow access.
ServerAdmin
Specifies the email address of the server administrator.
ServerBin
Specifies the directory where backends, CGIs, daemons, and filters may be found.
ServerCertificate
Specifies the encryption certificate to use.
ServerKey
Specifies the encryption key to use.
ServerName
Specifies the fully-qualified hostname of the server.
ServerRoot
Specifies the directory where the server configuration files can be found.
SystemGroup
Specifies the group to use for System class authentication.
TempDir
Specifies the directory where temporary files are stored.
Timeout
Specifies the HTTP request timeout in seconds.
User
Specifies the user name or ID that is used when running external programs.