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snmp.conf - snmp configuration file for cups
The snmp.conf file configures how the standard CUPS network backends
(http, https, ipp, ipps, lpd, snmp, and socket) access printer informa‐
tion using SNMPv1 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. Comment lines start with the # character.
The Community and DebugLevel directives are used by all backends. The
remainder apply only to the SNMP backend (cups-snmp(8)).
The following directives are understood by the CUPS network backends.
Consult the on-line help for detailed descriptions:
Sends SNMP broadcast queries to the specified address(es). There
is no default for the broadcast address.
Specifies the community name to use. Only a single community name
may be specified. The default community name is "public".
Specifies the logging level from 0 (none) to 3 (everything). Typi‐
cally only used for debugging (thus the name). The default debug
level is 0.
DeviceURI "regular expression" device-uri [... device-uri]
Specifies one or more device URIs that should be used for a given
make and model string. The regular expression is used to match the
detected make and model, and the device URI strings must be of the
form "scheme://%s[:port]/[path]", where "%s" represents the
detected address or hostname. There are no default device URI
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. The default is 120 seconds (2 min‐
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