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snmp.conf - snmp configuration file for cups
The snmp.conf file configures the CUPS SNMP printer discovery backend
and is normally located in the /etc/cups directory. Each line in the
file can be a configuration directive, a blank line, or a comment. Com-
ment lines start with the # character.
The SNMP backend uses the SNMPv1 protocol to discover network printers,
collecting information from the Host MIB along with intelligent port
probes to determine the correct device URI and make and model for each
printer. Future versions of CUPS will likely support the new Port Moni-
tor MIB as well.
The following directives are understood by the SNMP backend. Consult
the on-line help for detailed descriptions:
Sends SNMP broadcast queries to the specified address(es). The
default address is "@LOCAL" which broadcasts to all LAN inter-
Specifies a SNMP community to query. The default community is
Sets the debug logging level to N; 0 disables debug logging, 1
enables basic logging, 2 displays SNMP values, and 3 displays raw
Specifies whether the addresses of printers should be converted to
hostnames or left as numeric IP addresses. The default is "off".
Specifies the maximum number of seconds that the SNMP backend will
scan the network for printers.
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