lpstat Reports 'unknown printer'. (Doc ID 1002569.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
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Symptoms

 After configuring a Solaris[TM]10 printer. When checking its status with /usr/bin/lpstat(1) or trying to print with /usr/bin/lp(1) the printer is reported as 'unknown' but the printer is listed in local /etc/printers.conf.

 

Cause

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