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NAMEcancel - cancel jobs
SYNOPSIScancel [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -a ] [ -h hostname[:port] ] [ -u username ] [ id ] [ destination ] [ destination-id ]
DESCRIPTIONcancel cancels existing print jobs. The -a option will remove all jobs from the specified destination.
OPTIONSThe following options are recognized by cancel:
Forces encryption when connecting to the server.
- -U username
Specifies the username to use when connecting to the server.
Cancel all jobs on the named destination, or all jobs on all destinations if none is provided.
- -h hostname[:port]
Chooses an alternate server.
- -u username
Cancels jobs owned by username.
COMPATIBILITYUnlike the System V printing system, CUPS allows printer names to contain any printable character except SPACE, TAB, "/", or "#". Also, printer and class names are not case-sensitive.
NOTESAdministrators wishing to prevent unauthorized cancellation of jobs via the -u option should require authentication for Cancel-Jobs operations in cupsd.conf(5).
SEE ALSOlp(1), lpmove(8), lpstat(1),
COPYRIGHTCopyright 2007 by Apple Inc.