How to keep RHEL printers from being permanently disabled due to printing errors
- Print jobs are stopped if network printer is not reachable
- Some print jobs are not printing as expected
- Printer host is unreachable causing issues
- Printing jobs in the printing queue disabled randomly.
- How to reprint jobs that fail due to lost connection?
Printer disabled with the following messages:
W [07/Jan/2012:17:19:04 +0900] [Job 2564] Remote host did not respond with command status byte after 300 seconds! D [07/Jan/2012:17:19:04 +0900] [Job 2564] lpd_command returning 98 E [07/Jan/2012:17:19:04 +0900] PID 16592 stopped with status 1!
A network printer is configured on the server. Some times the printer switches from "Enable" to "Disable". The printer must be re-enabled manually to be able to use it.
Sometimes we are having issues with printing and users will complain that invoices or delivery notes are not printing. When I run "lpq -P Q7PRINTER" the output shows:
lpq -P Q7PRINTER Q7PRINTER not ready
Is there a configuration item that makes CUPS retry if the client connection times-out to a CUPS server?
- We are using the CUPS utility to print jobs in RHEL servers. For some reason the printers are going to paused state.
One of the printers gets disabled frequently with the following status:
# lpstat -p IT1 printer IT1 disabled since Fri 15 Nov 2013 03:50:04 PM EST - /usr/lib/cups/backend/lpd failed
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), all versions
- Common Unix Printing System (CUPS), all versions
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