[cups] How to prevent excessive print queue jobs

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Tue Feb 7 06:54:04 PST 2017


The MaxJobsPerUser directive in cupsd.conf can prevent excessive pending jobs.

Also see the (very basic) print accounting support in CUPS ("man lpadmin", and look at the quota options) and the many third-party accounting options (free and otherwise) that go well beyond it.

> On Feb 7, 2017, at 8:20 AM, Elias Pereira <empbilly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Many times we have users without any patience who sends an impression and
> if it does not print the moment it sent, continues sending impressions
> again and again. Have any policy on cups to prevent it? How to prevent
> excessive print queue jobs?
> -- 
> Elias Pereira
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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer

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