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Re: How to delete a printer if cups server is down?



On Thu, 2009-04-02 at 02:43 +1030, Tim wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 08:04 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > I suspect what you say is true since network printers would be picked
> > up through cups browsing from the printer server.
> 
> You'd hope unavailable remote printers would eventually be automatically
> culled.  You'd want some threshold, so that printers that went down for
> half an hour, didn't disappear.  Or the office printers you've specially
> set options for, but aren't available at home, stay on the system,
> albeit in a "currently unavailable" status.  But anything that hadn't
> been seen for days or weeks, and/or had no non-default options, could be
> erased and left to be rediscovered, later on, if they ever became
> available again.
> 
In my experience if the print server is not distributing browsing
packets the printers on that server disappear immediately.  If the
server is not there at all likewise.
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