System Administration Guide
Chapter 4, Managing printers and print jobs

Servicing printers and print services

Servicing printers and print services

Once you add your printer to the print service, the printer and print service are ready to accept jobs. 

Occasionally, you may need to service the printer. For example, you might need to perform maintenance on or fix the printer, or change the printer configuration.


NOTE: You can perform maintenance remotely using the Open Host selection of the Host menu. This requires user equivalence on the machine you plan to administer, as described in ``Adding user equivalence'' in the Networking Guide. As on the local machine, non-root accounts require the lp authorization to run the Printer Manager. See ``Assigning subsystem authorizations'' for more information.

Here are some tasks you might need to perform periodically: