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.LPD File Extension

File Type 1LPD Daemon Print Permissions File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.0 (4 Votes)
CategorySystem Files
FormatText

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 LPD files
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Updated 7/1/2011

File Type 2Lookout Protocol Driver File

DeveloperNational Instruments
Popularity
2.5 (4 Votes)
CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

.LPD File Association 2

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 LPD files
Updated 7/1/2011

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