.LPD File Extension

.LPD File Extension

File Type 1

LPD Daemon Print Permissions File

Developer N/A
Popularity
3.0  |  4 Votes
Category System Files
Format Text

What is an LPD file?

File used by IBM AIX systems and other UNIX systems; has the filename hosts.lpd and specifies print permissions for individual computers or groups of computers; allows system administrators to create fine-grained access control policies for networked printers.

More Information

LPD files are used by the lpd daemon, a service that processes print requests. When a print request arrives, the lpd daemon creates a process that checks both the hosts.lpd file and the hosts.equiv file in the /​etc/​ directory. Using these files, the daemon determines whether the print request is allowed.

NOTE: LPD files can be edited with any text editor.

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Programs that open or reference LPD files

Linux
Free
Updated July 1, 2011
File Type 2

Lookout Protocol Driver File

Developer National Instruments
Popularity
2.5  |  4 Votes
Category System Files
Format Binary

What is an LPD file?

Configuration file used by LabVIEW, an engineering software used for interfacing measurement and control hardware devices with software; saves an OPC (OLE for Process Control) server configuration and provides the setup data for interfacing with a PLC, RTU, or a HMI/SCADA application.

Programs that open or reference LPD files

Updated July 1, 2011

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