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 rlpdaemon(1M)						       rlpdaemon(1M)




 NAME
      rlpdaemon - remote spooling line printer daemon, message write daemon

 SYNOPSIS
      /usr/sbin/rlpdaemon [-i] [-l] [-L logfile]

 DESCRIPTION
      rlpdaemon is a line printer daemon (spool area handler) for remote
      spool requests.  rlpdaemon is normally invoked at boot time from the
      /sbin/rc file or started by inetd(1M), when necessary.  rlpdaemon runs
      on a system that receives requests to be printed.	 rlpdaemon transfers
      files to the spooling area, displays the queue, or removes jobs from
      the queue.

      rlpdaemon is also used as a server process to write a message on the
      user's terminal, upon receiving a request from a remote system.

    Options
      -i	  Prevent rlpdaemon from remaining after a request is
		  processed.  This is required if rlpdaemon is started from
		  inetd(1M).

      -l	  Cause rlpdaemon to log error messages and valid requests
		  received from the network to the file /var/adm/lp/lpd.log.
		  This can be useful for debugging.

      -L logfile  Change the file used for writing error conditions from the
		  file /var/adm/lp/lpd.log to logfile.

      When rlpdaemon is started by inetd(1M), access control is provided via
      the file /var/adm/inetd.sec to allow or prevent a host from making
      requests.	 When rlpdaemon is not started by inetd(1M), all requests
      must come from one of the machines listed in the file /etc/hosts.equiv
      or /var/spool/lp/.rhosts.	 When /var/spool/lp/.rhosts is used for
      access, the user name should be lp.

      The following entry should exist in /etc/services for remote spooling:

	   printer	   515/tcp	   spooler

 EXAMPLES
      To start rlpdaemon from /sbin/rc, invoke the command:

	   /usr/sbin/rlpdaemon

      To start rlpdaemon from inetd, the following line should be included
      in the file /etc/inetd.conf:

	   printer stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/rlpdaemon rlpdaemon -i





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 rlpdaemon(1M)						       rlpdaemon(1M)




 WARNINGS
      If the remote system is the same as the local system and rlpdaemon was
      not started by inetd(1M), the local system name must be included in
      file /etc/hosts.equiv.

 AUTHOR
      rlpdaemon was developed by the University of California, Berkeley and
      HP.

 FILES
      /etc/hosts.equiv
      /etc/services
      /var/spool/lp/*
      /var/adm/lp/*
      /etc/lp/*
      /usr/lib/lp/*
      /var/adm/inetd.sec

 SEE ALSO
      accept(1M), enable(1), lp(1), inetd(1M), lpadmin(1M), lpsched(1M),
      lpstat(1), rcancel(1M), rlp(1M), rlpdaemon(1M), rlpstat(1M).
      hosts.equiv(4), inetd.conf(4), inetd.sec(4), services(4).

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