lpstat(1) reports 'waiting for auto-retry' and Users Can't Print (Doc ID 1008968.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

This document only applies to network printers configured using Solaris commands with the "netstandard" or "netstandard_foomatic" interface script. Serial, parallel, usb, or printers configured using third party software are not affected by the following information.

Symptoms

Users are unable to print to a networked printer and "lpstat -lp <queuename>" reports the status of the printer as "waiting for auto-retry", similar to the following:

 

 

Changes

 

Cause

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