The /etc/cups/client.conf and ~/.cups/client.conf files contain up to two directives that determine how the client behaves. Each directive is listed on a line by itself followed by its value. Comments are introduced using the number sign ("#") character at the beginning of a line.
Encryption Never Encryption IfRequested Encryption Required Encryption Always
Encryption directive specifies the default
encryption settings for the client.
The default setting is IfRequested.
GSSServiceName http GSSServiceName ipp
GSSServiceName directive sets the Kerberos service name to use. The default is
http for compatibility with Microsoft Windows.
ServerName foo.bar.com ServerName 18.104.22.168 ServerName foo.bar.com:8631
ServerName directive specifies sets the remote server that is to be used for all client operations. That is, it redirects all client requests to the remote server.
The default port number is 631 but can be overridden by adding a colon followed by the desired port number to the value.
The default is to use the local server ("localhost") or domain socket, if so configured.
ServerNamedirective may appear. If multiple names are present, only the last one is used. This directive is not supported on OS X 10.7 or later.
User joe User bob
User directive sets the user name to use. The default is the username associated with the current login.