[cups.development] Quota/Restriction Problems

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Tue Jun 5 06:45:33 PDT 2007

Brian Weinstein wrote:
> Devs,
> I have been following this guide: 
> http://www.cups.org/doc-1.1/sam.html#4_3_6
> and have tried using the command: sudo lpadmin -p PRINTER_NAME -o 
> job-quota-period=86400 -o job-page-limit=x
> where x is a non-zero value - however, this doesn't seem to be working, 
> as when I set x to 1, I am able to print out multiple (10+) jobs, which 
> clearly shows the command isn't working.
> Is this command still supported? Is there a new syntax? Any input or 
> assistance on this matter would be great.

What version of CUPS are you using?

What driver are you using?

The quota support depends on the driver to generate a page count.

(Note that the current quota code will allow a single job to go over
the quota, and then prevent additional jobs from printing...)

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software          http://www.easysw.com

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