LpstatPrinters - command lpstat -p

Parses the output of lpstat -p, to get locally configured printers.

Current available printer states are:

  • IDLE (PRINTER_STATUS_IDLE)

  • PROCESSING (PRINTER_STATUS_PROCESSING) -- printing

  • DISABLED (PRINTER_STATUS_DISABLED)

  • UNKNOWN (PRINTER_STATUS_UNKNOWN)

Examples

>>> from insights.parsers.lpstat import LpstatPrinters, PRINTER_STATUS_DISABLED
>>> from insights.tests import context_wrap
>>> LPSTAT_P_OUTPUT = '''
... printer idle_printer is idle.  enabled since Fri 20 Jan 2017 09:55:50 PM CET
... printer disabled_printer disabled since Wed 15 Feb 2017 12:01:11 PM EST -
...     reason unknown
... '''
>>> lpstat = LpstatPrinters(context_wrap(LPSTAT_P_OUTPUT))
>>> lpstat.printers
[{'status': 'IDLE', 'name': 'idle_printer'}, {'status': 'DISABLED', 'name': 'disabled_printer'}]
>>> lpstat.printer_names_by_status(PRINTER_STATUS_DISABLED)
['disabled_printer']
class insights.parsers.lpstat.LpstatPrinters(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: insights.core.CommandParser

Class to parse lpstat -p command output.

Raises

ValueError -- Raised if any error occurs parsing the content.

parse_content(content)[source]

This method must be implemented by classes based on this class.

printer_names_by_status(status)[source]

Gives names of configured printers for a given status

Parameters

status (string) --

printers

Dictionary of locally configured printers, with keys ‘name’ and ‘status’

Type

dict