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ipptool python wrapper

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Convenient IPP request generator for python to interrogate CUPS or IPP devices, with the help of ipptool.


python install


python test


Add the following content in ~/.pyipptool.cfg or /etc/pyipptool/pyipptol.cfg.

ipptool_path = /usr/bin/ipptool
cups_uri = http://localhost:631/
;If authentication is required
login = admin
password = secret
graceful_shutdown_time = 2
timeout = 10

Where ipptool_path points to the absolute path of your installed ipptool


Create an infinite time subscription for printer-XYZ class for the rss notifier

>>> from pyipptool import create_printer_subscription
>>> create_printer_subscription(
{'Name': 'Create Printer Subscription',
 'Operation': 'Create-Printer-Subscription',
 'RequestAttributes': [{'attributes-charset': 'utf-8',
                        'attributes-natural-language': 'en',
                        'printer-uri': 'http://localhost:631/classes/printer-XYZ',
                        'requesting-user-name': 'admin'},
                       {'notify-events': 'all',
                        'notify-lease-duration': 0,
                        'notify-recipient-uri': 'rss://'}],
 'ResponseAttributes': [{'attributes-charset': 'utf-8',
                         'attributes-natural-language': 'en'},
                        {'notify-subscription-id': 23}],
 'StatusCode': 'successful-ok',
 'Successful': True,
 'notify-subscription-id': 23}

Copyright 2013 ezeep GmbH

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