Adding Admin Users

Helge Blischke h.blischke at
Fri Apr 8 08:08:53 PDT 2005

Felicity wrote:
> Hello guys
> We have cups configured and are currently our admin username and password to access cups.  I would like to add other users and give them administrator privelidges to the cups web interface but do not want to share our admin password.  What steps do i need to go through to add users with admin privelidges?
> I am new to cups and config files and a little dubious of playing around with a live system.
> Thank you in advance

Look into your cupsd.conf for the SystemGroup keyword. Tha value of this
keyword is the name of the UNIX group the members of which are printer
You only need to add additional users to this group.


Helge Blischke
SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom

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