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printmgr


NAME
     printmgr - Solaris Print Manager is a graphical user  inter-
     face for managing printers in a network

SYNOPSIS
     /usr/sadm/admin/bin/printmgr


DESCRIPTION
     Solaris Print Manager is a Java-based graphical user  inter-
     face  that  enables  you  to manage local and remote printer
     access. This tool can be used in the following name  service
     environments: LDAP, NIS, NIS+, and files. You must be logged
     in as superuser to use this tool.


     Using Solaris Printer Manager is the  preferred  method  for
     managing  printer  access because Solaris Print Manager cen-
     tralizes printer information when it is used in a name  ser-
     vice environment.


     Adding printer information to a name service makes access to
     printers  available  to  all systems on the network and gen-
     erally makes printer administration easier because  all  the
     information about printers is centralized.


     Solaris Print Manager may be run on a remote system with the
     display sent to the local system. See the System Administra-
     tion Guide: Solaris Printing for instructions on setting the
     DISPLAY environment variable.


     Using Solaris Print Manager to perform printer-related tasks
     automatically  updates  the  appropriate  printer databases.
     Solaris Print Manager also includes a  command-line  console
     that  displays  the lp command line for the add, modify, and
     delete printer operations. Errors and warnings may  also  be
     displayed when Printer Manager operations are performed.


     Help is available by clicking the Help button.

USAGE
     Solaris Print Manager enables you to do the following tasks:

     Select a Name Service        Select  a  name   service   for
                                  retrieving  or changing printer
                                  information.


     Add Access to a Printer      Add printer access on a printer
                                  client   using   Solaris  Print
                                  Manager.


     Add an Attached Printer      After physically attaching  the
                                  printer   to   a   system,  use
                                  Solaris   Print   Manager    to
                                  install  a  local  printer  and
                                  make it available for printing.


     Add a Network Printer        After physically attaching  the
                                  printer   to   a   system,  use
                                  Solaris   Print   Manager    to
                                  install  a  local  printer  and
                                  make it available for printing.


     Modify Printer Properties    After  adding   access   to   a
                                  printer  or  adding an attached
                                  or  network  printer,  you  can
                                  modify  certain  printer attri-
                                  butes.


     Delete a Printer             Delete access to a printer from
                                  the  print  client  or delete a
                                  printer from the  print  server
                                  or   from   the   name  service
                                  environment.


ATTRIBUTES
     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the  following  attri-
     butes:



     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWppm                     |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     ldap(1), lpget(1M), lpset(1M), attributes(5)


     System Administration Guide: Solaris Printing  for  informa-
     tion on LDAP server replication.
     Although users can  use  the  LDAP  command  line  utilities
     ldapadd(1) and ldapmodify(1)to update printer entries in the
     directory, the preferred method is to use lpset.  Otherwise,
     if  the  lpadd and lpmodify utilities are used, the adminis-
     trator must ensure that the printer-name attribute value  is
     unique  within the ou=printers container on the LDAP server.
     If the value is not unique, the result of modifications done
     using  lpset  or  the Solaris Print Manager, printmgr may be
     unpredictable.










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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