Cancels a print job.
qcan [-X ] [ -x JobNumber ] [ -P Printer ]
The qcan command cancels either a particular job number or all jobs in a print queue.
You can use the Web-based System Manager Printer Queues application (wsm printers fast path) to run this command. You could also use the System Management Interface Tool (SMIT) smit qcan fast path to run this command.
|-P Printer||Specifies the Printer where either all jobs or the selected job number will be canceled.|
|-x JobNumber||Specifies that only the job number specified by the JobNumber variable be canceled.|
|-X||Cancels all jobs or all jobs for the specified printer. If you have root user authority, all jobs on that queue are deleted. If you do not have root user authority, only jobs you submitted will be canceled. This flag is only valid for local print jobs.|
qcan -X -P lp0
qcan -x 123
|/usr/sbin/qdaemon||Contains the qdaemon daemon.|
|/var/spool/lpd/qdir/*||Contains the job description files.|
|/var/spool/lpd/stat/*||Contains information on the status of the devices.|
|/var/spool/qdaemon/*||Contains the temporary copies of enqueued files.|
|/etc/qconfig||Contains the configuration file.|
|/etc/qconfig.bin||Contains the digested, binary version of the /etc/qconfig file.|
The enq command, qadm command, qchk command, qpri command, qprt command.
The /etc/qconfig file.
Canceling a Print Job (qcan Command) in AIX Version 4.3 System User's Guide: Operating System and Devices.
Spooler Overview for System Management in the AIX Version 4.3 Guide to Printers and Printing.
Setting up and running Web-based System Management in AIX Version 4.3 System Management Guide: Operating System and Devices.