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CHANGING AN IP ADDRESS OF A PRINTER ON THE HP - II

Stephane Zummo
Occasional Contributor

CHANGING AN IP ADDRESS OF A PRINTER ON THE HP - II

We have edited the NPCONFIG file and did a stopspool and a startspool, but it still doesn't work. Do we have to validate something somewhere?

How can we know if we're using a 3rd party package such as ESPUL or SPOOLMATE?

Thanks!
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Ian Warner
Trusted Contributor

Re: CHANGING AN IP ADDRESS OF A PRINTER ON THE HP - II

If you are running a third party spool package, then there will be a permanent job running. If there a no extranous jobs running, then it will be the HP spooler.
Can you display a copy of your nmconfig file and the device info from sysgen for this printer.
Thanks
Why did anyone invent unix?
Rick Garland
Honored Contributor

Re: CHANGING AN IP ADDRESS OF A PRINTER ON THE HP - II

Based on the posted question of changing the IP address of an HP printer. Assuming this is a network printer, can telnet to the printer and in the JetDirect settings will be the IP and subnet mask and...
paul courry
Honored Contributor

Re: CHANGING AN IP ADDRESS OF A PRINTER ON THE HP - II

I'm sure Ian meant your NPconfig file. Also, can you ping the printer using the IP address you assigned it?
Ian Warner
Trusted Contributor

Re: CHANGING AN IP ADDRESS OF A PRINTER ON THE HP - II

whoops...fingers and brain not in synch
Why did anyone invent unix?