Local Printing Does Not Work in a Solaris 8 or Solaris 9 Branded Zone (Doc ID 1375453.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/09 U8 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14-Mar-2016***

Goal

Printer defined in the branded zone does not print and lpstat returns errors.

root# lpstat -t
scheduler is running
no system default destination
system for solarishost: solarishost (as printer ricoh4500_2)
UX:lpstat: ERROR: The LP print service isn't running or can't be
reached.
TO FIX: Your request can't be completely handled
without the LP print service. If this
problem continues, get help from your
system administrator.
solarishost accepting requests since Thu Oct 27 12:45:45 2011
printer solarishost faulted printing solarishost-113. enabled since Thu Oct 27 12:46:17 2011. available.
server solarishost not responding
solarishost-717 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-727 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-728 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-729 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-730 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-740 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-741 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-742 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-743 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-753 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-754 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-755 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-756 oper@v-db52 138 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-365 root@zvdb5 58 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-366 root@zvdb5 70 Oct 27 12:46
solarishost-367 root@zvdb5 70 Oct 27 12:46
UX:lpstat: ERROR: The LP print service isn't running or can't be
reached.
TO FIX: Your request can't be completely handled without the LP print service. If this problem continues, get help from your system administrator.

Solution

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