qlmanage -- Quick Look Server debug and management tool


     qlmanage -r

     qlmanage -m [name ...]

     qlmanage -t [-d debugLevel] [-x] [-i] [-s size] [-f factor] [-c contentTypeUTI [-g generator]] [file ...]

     qlmanage -p [-d debugLevel] [-x] [-c contentTypeUTI [-g generator]] [file ...]

     qlmanage -h
test Quick Look generators and manage the Look Server.

-m information on server
plugins           Show the generators list plugins:
org.openxmlformats.presentationml.slideshow --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.adobe.pdf --> /System/Library/QuickLook/PDF.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.localized-pdf-bundle --> /System/Library/QuickLook/LocPDF.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.iwork.keynote.key --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.application --> /System/Library/QuickLook/StandardBundles.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.ical.bookmark --> /System/Library/QuickLook/iCal.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.microsoft.word.doc --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.microsoft.powerpoint.pot --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
org.openxmlformats.wordprocessingml.template.macroenabled --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.iwork.keynote.sffkey --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.ichat.ichat --> /System/Library/QuickLook/iChat.qlgenerator (4226)
com.apple.notes.externalrecord --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Notes.qlgenerator (284)
com.microsoft.word.dot --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.iwork.keynote.sffkth --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
org.openxmlformats.presentationml.template.macroenabled --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.keynote.key --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.mail.email --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Mail.qlgenerator (1878.6)
com.apple.iwork.pages.sfftemplate --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
public.movie --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Movie.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.iwork.keynote.kth --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.iwork.numbers.sffnumbers --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.package --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Package.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.openxmlformats.wordprocessingml.document.macroenabled --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.iwork.pages.sffpages --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.ical.ics --> /System/Library/QuickLook/iCal.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.oasis-open.opendocument.text --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Text.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.openxmlformats.wordprocessingml.template --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.ical.ics.event --> /System/Library/QuickLook/iCal.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.microsoft.excel.xlt --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.iwork.numbers.sfftemplate --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.iwork.keynote.key-tef --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.ibooksauthor.book --> /Library/QuickLook/iBooksAuthor.qlgenerator (1.0)
com.apple.internet-location --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Clippings.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.rsa.pkcs-12 --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Security.qlgenerator (55047)
org.openxmlformats.presentationml.slideshow.macroenabled --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.microsoft.word.stationery --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
public.x509-printable-encoded-archive --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Security.qlgenerator (55047)
public.xml --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Text.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.openxmlformats.wordprocessingml.document --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.rtfd --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Text.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.systempreference.prefpane --> /System/Library/QuickLook/StandardBundles.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.openxmlformats.spreadsheetml.template --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.keychain --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Security.qlgenerator (55047)
public.font --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Font.qlgenerator (622.7)
public.x509-certificate --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Security.qlgenerator (55047)
com.apple.iwork.pages.template --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.adobe.illustrator.ai-image --> /System/Library/QuickLook/EPS.qlgenerator (622.7)
public.vcard --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Contact.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.finder.textclipping --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Clippings.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.openxmlformats.presentationml.template --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
org.openxmlformats.spreadsheetml.template.macroenabled --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.iwork.numbers.numbers --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.iwork.pages.pages --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.ichat.transcript --> /System/Library/QuickLook/iChat.qlgenerator (4226)
com.apple.mail.emlx --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Mail.qlgenerator (1878.6)
com.apple.iconset --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Icon.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.addressbook.group --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Contact.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.property-list --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Text.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.addressbook.person --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Contact.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.safari.history --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Bookmark.qlgenerator (622.7)
public.html --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Web.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.iwork.numbers.template --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.microsoft.powerpoint.pps --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
public.plain-text --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Text.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.safari.bookmark --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Bookmark.qlgenerator (622.7)
public.audio --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Audio.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.khronos.collada.digital-asset-exchange --> /System/Library/QuickLook/SceneKit.qlgenerator (197.5)
com.apple.pict --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Clippings.qlgenerator (622.7)
public.xhtml --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Web.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.openxmlformats.presentationml.presentation.macroenabled --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.finder.pictclipping --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Clippings.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.ical.bookmark.todo --> /System/Library/QuickLook/iCal.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.iwork.numbers.numbers-tef --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.apple.webarchive --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Web.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.openxmlformats.presentationml.presentation --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
public.svg-image --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Web.qlgenerator (622.7)
public.image --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Image.qlgenerator (622.7)
org.openxmlformats.spreadsheetml.sheet --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.microsoft.excel.xls --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
org.openxmlformats.spreadsheetml.sheet.macroenabled --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
public.rtf --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Text.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.apple.iwork.pages.pages-tef --> /Library/QuickLook/iWork.qlgenerator (86)
com.microsoft.powerpoint.ppt --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
public.comma-separated-values-text --> /System/Library/QuickLook/Office.qlgenerator (32)
com.apple.ical.ics.todo --> /System/Library/QuickLook/iCal.qlgenerator (622.7)
com.adobe.encapsulated-postscript --> /System/Library/QuickLook/EPS.qlgenerator (622.7)
server life information
     server: living for 0s (0 requests handled) - instant off: yes - arch: X86_64 - user id: 501
memory memory consumption
     memory used: 0 MB (563984 bytes) - used descriptors: 20/256
burst statistics about the last burst
     last burst: none
threads concurrent accesses stats
     max concurrent requests: 0 threads (0 threads current)
other
     -none-
-t displays generated thumbnails (if available) for the specified files.
sudo qlmanage -t server
Testing Quick Look thumbnails with files:
    server
[ERROR] Can't access file:///Volumes/DATA/dgerman/server: The file “server” couldn’t be opened because there is no such file.

2016-01-23 10:22:49.833 qlmanage[47127:507] *** CFMessagePort: bootstrap_register(): failed 1100 (0x44c) 'Permission denied', port = 0x7327, name = 'com.apple.tsm.portname'
See /usr/include/servers/bootstrap_defs.h for the error codes.

2016-01-23 10:22:49.837 qlmanage[47127:507] *** CFMessagePort: bootstrap_register(): failed 1100 (0x44c) 'Permission denied', port = 0x3d27, name = 'com.apple.CFPasteboardClient'
See /usr/include/servers/bootstrap_defs.h for the error codes.

2016-01-23 10:22:49.837 qlmanage[47127:507] Failed to allocate communication port for com.apple.CFPasteboardClient; this is likely due to sandbox restrictions

* No thumbnail created for /Volumes/DATA/dgerman/server

Done producing thumbnails
-p displays generated previews for the specified files.
-r resets Server and all client's generator cache.
-h
    -d debugLevel   Integer between 1-4
    -p          Compute previews of the documents
    -t          Compute thumbnails of the documents
    -x          Use quicklookd (remote computation)
    -i          Compute thumbnail in icon mode
    -s size     Size for the thumbnail
    -f factor   Scale factor for the thumbnail
    -F factor   Scale factor for the thumbnail, draw downscaled and compare to 1x
    -z          Display generation performance info (don't display thumbnails)
    -o dir      Output result in dir (don't display thumbnails or previews)
    -r          Force reloading Generators list
    -r cache    Reset thumbnail disk cache
    -c contentType  Force the content type used for the documents
    -g generator    Force the generator to use