HP Distributed Print Service
User's Guide
HP 9000 Computers
B2355-90156
E1097
Printed in: U.S.A.
© Copyright 1997, Hewlett-Packard Company.

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    HP Distributed Print Service User’s Guide HP 9000 Computers B2355-90156 E1097 Printed in: U.S.A. © Copyright 1997, Hewlett-Packard Company.

  • Page 2: Legal Notices

    Legal Notices The information in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this manual, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be held liable for errors contained herein or direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

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    This software is based in part on the Fourth Berkeley Software Distribution under license from the Regents of the University of California. ©copyright 1980, 1984, 1986 Novell, Inc. ©copyright 1986-1992 Sun Microsystems, Inc. ©copyright 1985, 1986, 1988 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ©copyright 1989-93 The Open Software Foundation, Inc.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1. What Is HP Distributed Print Service? What Are the Advantages of Using HPDPS?..... .14 You Will Not Have to Start from Scratch to Learn How to Print Jobs .

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    Contents Determining the Status of Your Job ......30 Requesting Status Information When Submitting a Job ..30 Requesting Status Information after Submitting the Job .

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    Contents Time Attribute Values........59 Attribute Values for Range and Dimensions .

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    Contents...

  • Page 9: Conventions Used In This Manual

    Conventions Used in this Manual This manual uses the following typographic conventions: Text that must be entered at the command line exactly User input as shown, such as pdpr -x “page-count=50” File3 Indicates commands or command segments, flags, Computer attributes, files, directories, and other items whose names are predefined by the system, such as pdls and notification-delivery-method.

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    • Brackets, [ ], around values indicate that they are optional. Here, they mean that you do not have to enter any of the available pdmod flags with the pdmod command. • Braces, { }, around values indicate required items that you must supply with the command.

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    • Double quotation marks, " ", surround text strings that contain spaces, such as: -m "Down for maintenance" • Single quotation marks, ' ' , surround a text string that contains spaces when the text string is imbedded in a statement already enclosed in double quotation marks.

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    What Is HP Distributed Print Service? What Is HP Distributed Print Service? HP Distributed Print Service (HPDPS or DPS) is a product that facilitates and simplifies printing in a network environment. It allows you to use systems, printers, and applications from a variety of vendors and gives your print administrator the tools to serve your needs effectively.

  • Page 14: What Are The Advantages Of Using Hpdps

    What Is HP Distributed Print Service? What Are the Advantages of Using HPDPS? What Are the Advantages of Using HPDPS? You Will Not Have to Start from Scratch to Learn How to Print Jobs You may not even be aware that you are using HPDPS-managed printers.

  • Page 15: You Receive Notification Of Job Progress Or Problems

    What Is HP Distributed Print Service? What Are the Advantages of Using HPDPS? You Receive Notification of Job Progress or Problems After your job is accepted by HPDPS, it waits in a queue until a physical printer becomes available to print the job. While the job is waiting in the queue and then while it is printing, you can receive messages that indicate its progress or any problems that occur.

  • Page 16: What Functionality Does Hpdps Provide

    What Is HP Distributed Print Service? What Functionality Does HPDPS Provide? What Functionality Does HPDPS Provide? You can query a job’s status and receive messages telling you how your job is progressing. HPDPS will validate your job, ensuring that there are printers capable of printing it.

  • Page 17: Hpdps Terminology

    DCE Extended Environment; if DCE services are not used, then HPDPS operates in a Basic Environment. This has implications for how your print system is set up. See the HP Distributed Print Service Administration Guide for more information.

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    What Is HP Distributed Print Service? HPDPS Terminology Chapter 1...

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    Basic Printing Tasks Basic Printing Tasks This chapter contains information to help you do the following tasks: • use LP spooler commands • get help for HPDPS commands • set up a default logical printer • submit a print job •...

  • Page 20: Using Lp Spooler Commands

    Basic Printing Tasks Using LP Spooler Commands Using LP Spooler Commands With HPDPS, you can continue to submit your usual HP-UX Line Printer Spooler (LP spooler) commands. HPDPS translates these commands as needed and provides, as closely as possible, the same functionality.

  • Page 21: Getting Help For Hpdps Commands

    -h flag. For example, for information on the pdpr command used to print jobs, enter: pdpr -h You can also use the HP-UX man command to display help information about HPDPS commands. For example: man pdpr The manpages contain examples of all the HPDPS commands.

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    Basic Printing Tasks Getting Help for HPDPS Commands The following HPDPS attribute manpages are available. These list valid attributes for a given object: pd_att(5) pd_att_document(5) pd_att_ivdocument(5) pd_att_ivjob(5) pd_att_job(5) pd_att_log(5) pd_att_log_ptr(5) pd_att_phy_ptr(5) pd_att_queue(5) pd_att_spooler(5) pd_att_supervisor(5) Chapter 2...

  • Page 23: Defining A Default Logical Printer

    Basic Printing Tasks Defining a Default Logical Printer Defining a Default Logical Printer Every job in HPDPS is submitted to a logical printer. If you submit all or most of your jobs to the same logical printer, defining a default logical printer allows you to issue HPDPS printing commands without overtly specifying the logical printer.

  • Page 24: Submitting Jobs To An Hpdps Printer

    When you or your print administrator have configured one or more HPDPS logical printers, you can submit jobs to them: • Using “drag and drop” printing from CDE or HP VUE • By entering commands at the command line, such as pdpr •...

  • Page 25: Specifying Attributes For Hpdps Print Jobs

    Basic Printing Tasks Specifying Attributes for HPDPS Print Jobs Specifying Attributes for HPDPS Print Jobs Quite often, the characteristics, or attributes, of print jobs differ from job to job. You may have a particularly large job that requires printing on two sides.

  • Page 26: Specifying The Number Of Copies

    Basic Printing Tasks Specifying Attributes for HPDPS Print Jobs Some attributes have additional flags that can be used to substitute for the attribute name. For example, to print three copies of File1 you can also use -n CopyCount flag and its value: pdpr -n 3 File1 Refer to Chapter 3, “Command Reference”...

  • Page 27: Specifying The Document Format For A Job

    Basic Printing Tasks Specifying Attributes for HPDPS Print Jobs you do not specify the content-orientation attribute, HPDPS prints your job in portrait orientation. To submit the file File1 to the default logical printer and specify landscape orientation, enter: pdpr -x "content-orientation=landscape" File1 Specifying the Document Format for a Job Use -x document-format=Format with the pdpr command to specify the document format of your job.

  • Page 28: Using The Pdpr Command

    In the example above, the components are separated by colons. See “Complex Attributes Using Colons” in Chapter 3 for rules on colon syntax. See HP Distributed Print Service Administration Guide or the manpage pd_att_job(5) for details on results-profile. Using a Reference File You can use a reference file that contains a list of the documents you...

  • Page 29: Specifying A Medium For A Job

    Basic Printing Tasks Specifying Attributes for HPDPS Print Jobs pdpr -x “document-type=file-reference” myref submits the reference file, myref, and prints each document listed within it. Each document within myref must be on a separate line. Specifying a Medium for a Job To specify a particular medium to print, you can specify a value for input-tray-select, such as top or middle.

  • Page 30: Determining The Status Of Your Job

    Basic Printing Tasks Determining the Status of Your Job Determining the Status of Your Job You can request status information about your job when you submit the job or after you submit the job. Requesting Status Information When Submitting a Job Use the optional -r flag with the pdpr command to have HPDPS display status information about your job when it is accepted.

  • Page 31: Requesting Status Information After Submitting The Job

    Basic Printing Tasks Determining the Status of Your Job Shows the status of your job. The Current State information in this example shows that the job is pending (in the queue). Shows the name of the logical printer Printer Requested to which the job has been submitted.

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    Basic Printing Tasks Determining the Status of Your Job NOTE Your administrator may have set up your system with multiple logical printers sending jobs to the same queue. If you have submitted jobs to more than one of the logical printers supporting the same queue, HPDPS displays status information for all of your jobs in the queue (as shown in the preceding example) regardless of which logical printer the job was submitted to.

  • Page 33: Determining Which Printer Device Printed The Job

    Basic Printing Tasks Determining Which Printer Device Printed the Job Determining Which Printer Device Printed the Job When you submit a job to a logical printer, any of the logical printer's associated physical printers that support all of the job and document attributes may print the job.

  • Page 34: Deleting Hpdps Print Jobs

    Basic Printing Tasks Deleting HPDPS Print Jobs Deleting HPDPS Print Jobs Use the pdrm command to delete a job you have submitted. You identify the job that you want to delete by its local job identifier. To obtain your local job identifier when you submit a job, type: pdpr -r brief FileName To delete the job whose local job identifier is 15, enter: pdrm 15...

  • Page 35: Command Reference

    Command Reference Command Reference HP Distributed Print Service enables you to send a file to print on a physical printer device. HPDPS performs the management and printing of documents by means of objects, such as a printers, jobs, or print queues.

  • Page 36: Hpdps Object Classes Vs. Objects

    Command Reference HPDPS Object Classes vs. Objects HPDPS Object Classes vs. Objects Objects have associated attributes that provide information about them. Objects are grouped into classes. An object class contains objects that share a common definition and common properties, operations, and behavior.

  • Page 37: Naming Of Hpdps Objects

    Command Reference HPDPS Object Classes vs. Objects Object Class Name Purpose Manages a collection of jobs that are waiting to be queue printed. A print queue receives jobs from one or more logical printers and schedules and sends the jobs to physical printers.

  • Page 38: Hpdps Commands

    You may need to be authorized to use HPDPS commands. For more information on authorization, see “Authorization” in this chapter as well as the HP Distributed Print Service Administration Guide. For a complete description of each HPDPS command, see the appropriate NOTE manpage.

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    Command Reference HPDPS Commands Command Description Queries the status of one or more jobs in a queue. Resubmits a previously submitted job (that is pending, timed-out, pdresubmit retained, or held) to a specified logical printer on the same or different spooler. Cancels (removes) one or more previously submitted print jobs.

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    Command Reference HPDPS Commands Command Description Used to start the HPDPS client daemon. pdstartclient Used to create or restart an HPDPS spooler. pdstartspl Used to create or restart an HPDPS supervisor. pdstartsuv Used to stop the HPDPS client daemon. pdstopd Chapter 3...

  • Page 41: Command Syntax

    Command Reference Command Syntax Command Syntax You can enter HPDPS commands using an attribute value pair, a command-attribute or an object-attribute and its value, with the -x flag, other command flags, or a combination of the two. More information on each of these options follows.

  • Page 42: Using Command Flags

    Command Reference Command Syntax Using Command Flags Command flags either substitute for command- or object-attributes or modify the way a command is processed. For example, the -c command flag can be used instead of the class command-attribute. Many flags have values associated with them. See Appendix A, “Command Summary,”...

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Table 3-4 Command Flags Flag Value Purpose Defines the object class that the document command is to operate on. initial-value-document Equivalent to specifying the command-attribute class. initial-value-job printer queue server “FileName” With pdpr, optionally specifies the name of the file you want to print.

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Flag Value Purpose With pdls, displays job attributes. With pdpause, pauses the currently printing job on a specified physical printer. Create a symbolic link from the spool area to the data files rather than copying them. "MessageText"...

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Flag Value Purpose Specifies the group of attributes that you want displayed for a archive specified object class. Equivalent to specifying the brief command-attribute none requested-attributes. If you specify more than one verbose attribute for the -r flag, “AttributesList"...

  • Page 46: Rules For Command Flags

    Command Reference Command Syntax Flag Value Purpose Specifies when you want the after-current server to be shut down. after-all Equivalent to specifying the command-attribute when. "AttributeValuePairs" Applies one or more attributes and their values on the command line. If there are any spaces within the attribute value or between the attribute value pairs, the string must be...

  • Page 47: Examples Using Command Flags

    Command Reference Command Syntax • The first -r flag from Table 3-4 can accept multiple values for the "AttributesList" and for another value (e.g. brief) shown for the flag. You use a comma-delineated listing with the -r flag to achieve an additive AttributesList, meaning all values are used.

  • Page 48: Command-attributes

    Command Reference Command Syntax The end result is that the only value returned is the value for physical-printers-ready. • To request all three values shown in the previous example to be used additively, employ the += operator within the -x attribute value pair: pdls -c server \ -r logical-printers-supported,queues-supported \ -x "requested-attributes+=physical-printers-ready"...

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Table 3-5 Command-Attributes Attribute Value Purpose AttributesFileName To read in command and attributes object attributes from a file. When this attribute is encountered, the designated attributes file is read and the contents are inserted at the current point in the command.

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Attribute Value Purpose To specify the method notification-delivery- email that you or another method message person is to be notified of given events related to none the object. PrinterName To specify a logical printer-name-requested printer as the target of a print request.

  • Page 51: Object-attributes

    Command Reference Command Syntax Otherwise, any pre-existing values for the command-attribute are no longer available. • If multiple values are specified for the command attribute class and the object class of the command argument does not agree with the last value specified, the command is rejected. Object-Attributes The manpages contain a list of attributes for each object.

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Table 3-6 Frequently Used Object-Attributes Attribute Value Purpose CopyCount An integer used to specify the copy-count number of copies that are to be printed. A value of 0 is not valid. Format Specifies the format of the document-format document, as for example, postscript or ascii.

  • Page 53: Using Arguments

    Command Reference Command Syntax • If you specify more than one value for a single-value attribute in one command using either the -x flag or an attributes file specified by the -X flag, or a combination, the last value specified for the attribute is the one assigned.

  • Page 54: Setting Object-attributes

    Command Reference Command Syntax The server name is optional for: • Commands using local job IDs as the argument. • Commands using the printer name or the queue name; these names must be unique within the namespace. An exception to this is the pdcreate command where the server name is always required.

  • Page 55: Setting Attributes When An Object Is Created

    Command Reference Command Syntax Setting Attributes When an Object is Created A specifiable attribute can be set only when you create the object.You can specify an attribute with the pdcreate or the pdpr command. The pdpr command creates a job object. NOTE For example, the following command creates a logical printer called LogPrt1 in the server (spooler) called SPOOL1, setting the logical printer...

  • Page 56: Default Values For Attributes

    Command Reference Command Syntax There are likewise other attributes such as total-job-octets, current-job-state, or job-copies-completed that are determined and set by HPDPS. Default Values for Attributes For some attributes, the default value is "no value". • When you create an object, HPDPS assigns a default value (or values, for some multi-value attributes) to each attribute.

  • Page 57: Multiple-value Attributes

    Command Reference Command Syntax NOTE If you specify more than one value for a single-value attribute in one command using either the -x flag or an attribute file specified by the -X flag, or a combination, only the last value specified for the attribute is assigned.

  • Page 58: Complex Attributes Using Colons

    Command Reference Command Syntax pdset -c queue \ -x "notification-profile= \ {event-identifiers=job-modified queue-state-changed \ delivery-method=email \ event-comment="This is a job modification or status event" \ delivery-address=dave@cowboy locale=C}" SPOOL1:QUEUE1 If you change one component within the notification profile, the rest of the components will be set to their default values.

  • Page 59: Time Attribute Values

    An example of setting the results-profile attribute for a job are: pdset -c job -x \ "results-profile=‘pickup:Please staple:dave@cowboy:2:’" 2 See the HP Distributed Print Service Administration Guide for information on the results-profile attribute. Time Attribute Values For time attribute values, use the local time format as defined in the LC_TIME environment variable.

  • Page 60: Attribute Values For Range And Dimensions

    Command Reference Command Syntax This format specifies hours and minutes; hours are optional. If hours are used, separate the two values with a colon, with no spaces. This example shows a time interval of 1 hour and 15 minutes: pdset -c printer -x "printer-register-threshold=1:15" PhysPrt4 This can also be expressed as: pdset -c printer -x "printer-register-threshold=75"...

  • Page 61: Values For Requested-attributes

    Command Reference Command Syntax Specifies the attributes for which values are to be returned. This flag is equivalent to using the command-attribute requested-attributes. Refer to “Values for requested-attributes” in the next section for a description of the use of this command-attribute and flag.

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    Command Reference Command Syntax The attribute values for requested-attributes are listed here along with the commands involved: Values Available on… the pdls and pdq commands. the pdls and pdq commands, only displaying the archive specifiable and settable attributes. Refer to “Setting Object-Attributes”...

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Table 3-7 HPDPS Object-Attributes Object Attributes Document Brief: document-file-name document-format document-sequence-number Verbose: copy-count document-type octet-count sides Initial-Value-Document Brief: associated-server copy-count document-format initial-value-document-identifier logical-printers-ready sides Note: No Verbose attributes. Chapter 3...

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Object Attributes Initial-Value-Job Brief: associated-server initial-value-job-identifier logical-printers-ready printer-locations-requested printer-models-requested Verbose: job-retention-period Chapter 3...

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Object Attributes Brief: current-job-state intervening-jobs (See Note 1) job-client-id (local ID) job-identifier (global ID) job-name printers-assigned (See Note 2) printer-name-requested (See Note 3) Verbose: job-owner job-state-reasons total-job-octets (See Note 4) Notes: 1. Only returned on the pdls and pdq commands.

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    Command Reference Command Syntax Object Attributes Brief: associated-server enabled log-identifier log-type Verbose: log-size log-wrap Printer Brief: associated-queue availability enabled printer-name printer-realization printer-state Verbose: associated-server printer-associated-printers (logical printers) printer-locations scheduler-ready Chapter 3...

  • Page 67: Formatting The Display Of Attribute Values

    Command Reference Command Syntax Object Attributes Queue Brief: associated-server queue-name queue-state scheduler-ready Verbose: logical-printer-assigned physical-printer-assigned Server Brief: server-name server-state server-type Verbose: logical-printers-supported (spooler) physical-printers-supported queues-supported Formatting the Display of Attribute Values Use the headings and style command-attributes to format the display of requested-attributes.

  • Page 68: Style

    Command Reference Command Syntax Specifying headings=true or using the default, causes the following depending on the style selected, as described in the next section: The output is displayed with column headings. column The object name precedes the attribute name. line See “Style”...

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    Command Reference Command Syntax This will display the requested attributes, with headings, for all of the logical printers in the server (spooler) SPOOL2. Here "headings" means that each attribute name is preceded by the object name. The output looks like: LogPrt1: maximum-copies-supported LogPrt1: printer-name = LogPrt1...

  • Page 70: Using Initial Value Objects (ivos) To Specify Attribute Values

    Command Reference Command Syntax Using Initial Value Objects (IVOs) to Specify Attribute Values An initial value object (IVO) represents a collection of default values for job or document attributes. There are two types of initial value objects: initial-value-document Specifies values for document attributes.

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    Command Reference Command Syntax 3. Re-enable the printer: pdenable logptr Chapter 3...

  • Page 72: Using An Attributes File

    Command Reference Using an Attributes File Using an Attributes File You may want to pre-define specific attribute value pairs in permanent files and access them when you need those specific values within a command. When creating a file containing attribute and value pairings, you may want to use space between the end of each attribute name and the equal sign so the equal signs and values are aligned.

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    Command Reference Using an Attributes File Both of the previous examples referenced the following sample attributes file: # Physical Printer Attributes File # AttrFilePP1 document-formats-supported =ascii pcl maximum-copies-supported document-types-supported =printable printer-memory This attributes file is equivalent to the following command: pdset -c printer -x "document-formats-supported=ascii pcl \ maximum-copies-supported=3 document-types-supported=printable \ printer-memory=32"...

  • Page 74: Job And Document Identifiers

    Command Reference Job and Document Identifiers Job and Document Identifiers Many commands accept job identifiers as input. Job identifiers (LocalJobID and GlobalJobID) are specific arguments for some commands. Local IDs are generated for each user, on each host, for each job.

  • Page 75: Authorization

    Another person cannot change the condition of your jobs unless that person has the proper authorization to do so. See HP Distributed Print Service Administration Guide for information on security and how authorization is set and controlled.

  • Page 76: Environment Variables

    Table 3-8, “Environment Variables,” describes the environment variables that affect how HPDPS commands are processed. For more detailed information on those environment variables used primarily by the administrator, see the HP Distributed Print Service Administration Guide. Table 3-8 Environment Variables...

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    Command Reference Environment Variables Variable Description Defines the maximum amount of memory (in kilobytes) the PD_MEMLIMIT spooler or supervisor can use on the host system. The value for the socket number provided by your HPDPS PD_SOCKET administrator. The socket number you specify should be for a HPDPS client and compatible with the value you specify for your LANG environment variable.

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    Command Reference Environment Variables Variable Description The name of the locale to use for local categories when neither LANG LC_ALL nor the corresponding environment variable beginning with LC_ specifies a locale. Used to determine the language, territory, or character set of messages and other information that are sent to a person.

  • Page 79: Additional Tips

    Command Reference Additional Tips Additional Tips The following tips can make your use of commands easier. Global Character (Wildcard) Support You can use the global asterisk character (*) to facilitate broadcasting commands to all servers. For example, STU*: sends the command to all servers whose names begin with the letters STU.

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    Command Reference Additional Tips Chapter 3...

  • Page 81: Command Summary

    Command Summary Command Summary This appendix presents HPDPS commands alphabetically and the flags, command-attributes, and arguments that each command supports. Default values are shown in bold. See Table 3-2, “HPDPS User Commands,” and Table 3-3, “HPDPS Administrator Commands,” in Chapter 3 for a description of each command. Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands HPDPS Commands Table A-1 Command Summary Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdclean -c {printer | queue | server} -m "MessageText" -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={printer | queue | server} message="MessageText" Arguments: [ServerName:]PrinterName [ServerName:]QueueName ServerName Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdcreate -c {printer | queue| initial-value-job | initial-value-document} -m "MessageText" -r {none, brief, verbose} -s column | line -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={printer | queue | initial-value-job | initial-value-document } force={true | false} headings={true |false}...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pddelete -c {printer | job |queue | initial-value-job | initial-value-document | server} -m "MessageText" -r JobRetentionPeriod -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={printer |job | queue | initial-value-job | initial-value-document | server} message="MessageText"...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pddisable -c {printer |log|queue | server} -m "MessageText" -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={printer |log| queue | server} message="MessageText" Arguments: ServerName:LogName [ServerName:]PrinterName [ServerName:]QueueName ServerName Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdenable -c {printer | log | queue |server} -m "MessageText" -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={printer | log | queue |server} message="MessageText" Arguments: ServerName:LogName [ServerName:]PrinterName [ServerName:]QueueName ServerName Flags: pdgwcfg -{a | -m}} Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdls {job | queue | log | printer |initial-value-job | initial-value-document | document |server} "FilterCriteria" {brief, all, verbose, archive, "AttributesList" | none} {column | line} column for -r brief and -r verbose, line for -r all, -r "AttributesList"...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments pdls (cont.) Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={job | queue | document | initial-value-job | initial-value-document | log | printer | server} filter="FilterCriteria" headings={true | false} requested-attributes={brief, none, verbose, archive, "AttributesList" | all} style={column | line} column for requested-attributes=brief and requested-attributes=verbose, line for requested-attributes=all,...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdmod -m "MessageText" -n CopyCount -r {none, brief, verbose} -s {column | line} -t JobName -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName headings={true | false} message="MessageText" requested-attributes={none, verbose, brief} style={column | line} Object-Attributes: copy-count=CopyCount job-hold={true | false}...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdpause -c {printer | queue | job |server} -m "MessageText" -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes attributes=AttributesFileName class={printer | job | queue | server} message="MessageText" Arguments: [ServerName:]PrinterName [ServerName:]QueueName ServerName Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdpr -f FileName -n{1 | CopyCount} -N {email | message | none} -p PrinterName -r {none, brief, verbose} -s {column | line} -t JobName -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments pdpr (cont.) Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName headings={true | false} notification-delivery-method={email, message, none} requested-attributes={none, verbose, brief} style={column| line} Object-Attributes, per document: copy-count={1 | CopyCount} document-format={ascii | pcl | PostScript | passthru} Object-Attributes, per job: printer-name-requested=[ServerName:]PrinterName job-name=JobName Arguments:...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdpromote -m "MessageText" -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName message="MessageText" Arguments: LocalJobID GlobalJobID Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: -f "FilterCriteria" -p PrinterName -r {brief, none, verbose, "AttributesList" | all} -s {column | line} -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName filter="FilterCriteria" headings={true | false} printer-name-requested=PrinterName requested-attributes={brief, all, none, verbose, "AttributesList"} style={column | line} Arguments:...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdresubmit -c {job | queue | printer} -r {none| brief, verbose} -s {column | line} -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={job | queue | printer} headings={true | false} requested-attributes={none, brief, verbose} style={column | line} Arguments: [ServerName:]TargetPrinterName...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdresume -c {printer | queue | job | server} -m "MessageText" -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={printer | queue | job | server} message="MessageText" Arguments: LocalJobID GlobalJobID [ServerName:]PrinterName [ServerName:]QueueName ServerName Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdrm -m "MessageText" -r JobRetentionPeriod -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName message="MessageText" Object-Attributes: job-retention-period=JobRetentionPeriod Arguments: LocalJobID GlobalJobID Appendix A...

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    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdset -c {printer | job | server | queue | document | initial-value-job | initial-value-document | log } -m "MessageText" -r {none, brief,verbose} -s {column | line} -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Appendix A...

  • Page 99

    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments pdset (cont.) Command-Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class={printer| job | server |queue | document | initial-value-job | initial-value-document | log } headings= {true | false} message="MessageText" requested attributes={none, brief, verbose} style={column | line} Arguments: [ServerName:]InitialValueJobName [ServerName:]InitialValueDocumentName ServerName:LogName...

  • Page 100

    Command Summary HPDPS Commands Command Flags, Attributes, and Arguments Flags: pdshutdown -c server -m "MessageText" -w {after-current | now | after-all} -x "AttributeValuePairs" -X AttributesFileName Command Attributes: attributes=AttributesFileName class=server message="MessageText" when={after-current | now | after-all} Argument: ServerName Appendix A...

  • Page 101

    LP Spooler Commands Translated to HPDPS Commands LP Spooler Commands Translated to HPDPS Commands Appendix B...

  • Page 102: Lp Spooler Commands

    LP Spooler Commands Translated to HPDPS Commands LP Spooler Commands LP Spooler Commands Table B-1 HPDPS Command, Flag and Com- LP Flag Action Value mand HPDPS default behavior for the Makes a copy pdpr command. of the file to be printed.

  • Page 103

    LP Spooler Commands Translated to HPDPS Commands LP Spooler Commands HPDPS Command, Flag and Com- LP Flag Action Value mand Specifies a -ttitle pdpr -x job-name=JobName" " value for the job-name attribute, when sent to an HPDPS logical printer. Notifies pdpr -x job-originator notification-profile=...

  • Page 104

    LP Spooler Commands Translated to HPDPS Commands LP Spooler Commands HPDPS Command, Flag and Com- LP Flag Action Value mand Lists lpstat pdls -U -c printer -f acceptance printer-realization== " state of all logical -r enabled " printers. Lists lpstat -aPrinterName pdls -U -c printer -f acceptance...

  • Page 105

    LP Spooler Commands Translated to HPDPS Commands LP Spooler Commands HPDPS Command, Flag and Com- LP Flag Action Value mand Lists status of lpstat -uUserName1, pdls -U -c job -f UserName2, ... print jobs for job-owner==UserName1 || " each UserName job-owner==UserName2 || …"...

  • Page 106

    LP Spooler Commands Translated to HPDPS Commands LP Spooler Commands HPDPS Command, Flag and Com- LP Flag Action Value mand Lists status of lpstat -pPrinterName pdls -U -c printer -f PrinterName. printer-name== " PrinterName && printer-realization== logical" -r printer-name printer-ready enabled No equivalent HPDPS command.

  • Page 107

    Index Symbols syntax document-format command flags specifying .login command-attributes document-format object- .profile default values attribute description of documents commands printing in a single job abbreviations description of arguments duplex for attributes and values summary of definitions and specifying arguments user type description complex attribute attribute manpages...

  • Page 108

    Index global ID list of attributes lp command printing multiple documents translated to HPDPS commands specifying attributes LP spooler -h flag specifying copy count commands translated to headings command-attribute specifying document format HPDPS commands specifying commands help specifying duplex lpadmin command for HPDPS commands specifying orientation value translated to HPDPS...

  • Page 109

    Index number-up attribute description description summary of summary of pdcreate command pdresubmit command description description object summary of summary of object classes pddcesetup command pdresume command object-attributes description description default values pddelete command summary of description of description pdrm command setting summary of description...

  • Page 110

    Index to a specific logical printer style command-attribute style of output submitting jobs queue supervisor purpose purpose queues supervisors list of attributes syntax quotation marks commands for attribute values notation -r flag range of values range and dimensions requested-attributes redirecting data using abbreviations reference file requested-attributes...

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