SunOS man pages : disable (1)
Easy Software Products enable(8)
disable, enable - stop/start printers and classes
disable [ -E ] [ -c ] [ -h server ] [ -r reason ]
enable [ -E ] destination(s)
enable starts the named printers or classes.
disable stops the named printers or classes. The following
options may be used:
Cancels all jobs on the named destination.
-r [ reason ]
Sets the message associated with the stopped state. If
no reason is specified then the message is set to "Rea-
The -E option forces encryption when connecting to the
The CUPS versions of disable and enable may ask the user for
an access password depending on the printing system confi-
guration. This differs from the System V versions which
require the root user to execute these commands.
accept(8), cancel(1), lp(1), lpadmin(8), lpstat(1),
reject(8), CUPS Software Administrators Manual,
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