Determining server attributes?

Alan Somers soNmOers_soSfPtAwMare at
Fri Jan 21 13:21:00 PST 2005

> Alan Somers wrote:
> > Is there any way to query attributes of a remote CUPS server?  I
> > would like a client application I'm developing to be able to
> > determine whether a server retains print jobs so that it can
> > allow/disallow user attempts to restart completed jobs.
> Look at the ipp-operations-supported attribute - if IPP_RESTART_JOB
> is there, then print job files are retained.

Thanks for the direction.  Finding documentation about it took me awhile, mainly because the attribute name isn't prepended with "ipp-" in RFC 2911 (it's simply "operations-supported").

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