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.\"   client.conf man page for CUPS.
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.TH client.conf 5 "CUPS" "23 April 2012" "Apple Inc."
client.conf \- client configuration file for cups
The \fIclient.conf\fR file configures the CUPS client and is
normally located in the \fI@CUPS_SERVERROOT@\fR or \fI~/.cups\fR
directory. Each line in the file can be a configuration
directive, a blank line, or a comment. Comment lines start with
the # character.
The following directives are understood by the client. Consult the
on-line help for detailed descriptions:
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Encryption IfRequested
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Encryption Never
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Encryption Required
Specifies the level of encryption that is required for a particular
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GSSServiceName name
Specifies the Kerberos service name that is used for authentication, typically
"host", "http", or "ipp". CUPS adds the remote hostname
("") for you. The default name is
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ServerName hostname-or-ip-address[:port]
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ServerName /domain/socket
Specifies the address and optionally the port to use when connecting to the
server. \fBNote: Not supported on OS X 10.7 or later.\fR
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User name
Specifies the default user name to use for requests.
Copyright 2007-2012 by Apple Inc.
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