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Cannot cancel a print

Hi Everyone,
I am trying to cancel a print. I am logged on as the user of the print and when I use the command 'cancel print_job' I get the message 'print_job: not authorized'

I have cancelled other prints in the queue, but this particular job in the queue cannot delete. I even logged on as root and it failed.

Thank you for your assistance.

Regards,
Scarlet
# 2  
The active (currently printed) Job cannot be removed.
Details are OS-specific. Please give output of
Code:
uname -a
...
lpstat -o
...
lpstat -v
...

# 3  
Hi,
The information requested is as follows:

Code:
uname -a 
SunOS banner-02 5.10 Generic_127127-11 sun4v sparc SUNW,SPARC-Enterprise-T5120

lpstat -o
fin_lj_1-919        prod            1778   Feb 25 12:39

lpstat-v
system for fin_lj_1: 10.2.0.20 (as lpd://10.2.0.20/printers/fin_lj_1#Solaris)

Regards,
Scarlet

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 02-25-2013 at 12:51 PM.. Reason: code tags
# 4  
You must examine the destination system 10.2.0.20
Try to resolve its name with
Code:
host 10.2.0.20
getent hosts 10.2.0.20

If this is your printer, you can power-cycle it to clear the job. (Otherwise it's a print server.)
# 5  
Hi,
I restarted the print server and I still get "fin_lj_1-919: not-authorized" error.

Thanks once again.

Regards,
Scarlet
# 6  
This can happen when the print server is used also by other environments in which case unless configured for even root cannot cancel a job since its not from his host... This occurs frequetly with Windows... You are left with the task of cancelling directly from the printer...
 

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Hi all In Aix system Someone know i want to cancel the massage. if some user print something and user root deleting the job i got brodcast message " message from queueing system job number XXX has been deleteing from queue. <EOT> " I use the cancel command (1 Reply)
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