job-discard-time (Job Only)

Specifies the time or time and calendar date when InfoPrint discards the job. If the job is scheduled for printing when the discard expires, the job is discarded after it finishes printing.

GUI label

Discard time




Resettable, single-valued

Input Synonym

You can use the synonym discard-time.

Allowed Values

You can enter a value using the local time and date format. The USA format is HH:MM:SS, "HH:MM:SS mm/dd/yy" on AIX and Windows, or HH:MM:SS AM/PM mm/dd/YYYY on Linux. On Linux, use the formats specified by the PD_TIME_FORMAT and PD_DATE_FORMAT InfoPrint Manager environment variables. For more information on how to use these environment variables, go to InfoPrint Manager environment variables. You must delimit the string with quotation marks if you specify a date. If you specify a time but no date, the date defaults to today.

Default Value

No default value

Usage Guidelines

  • If the job-discard-time and one of the job-retain-until or job-retention-period attributes are set, InfoPrint Manager discards the job at the earliest time specified by one of these attributes.

  • If the job-discard-time and the retain-forever attributes are set, InfoPrint Manager discards the job at the time specified by the job-discard-time.