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Using HP-UX 11.i, I would like to print remotely to a IBM 4247 impact printer on another network.  I already have a HP printer working on the same network using HP jetdirect.  The problem is how should I go about adding the IBM  printer?  The IBM has an integrated nic but I'm not able to communicate to it using HP Jetdirect.  Any ideas would be appreciated!  
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Hi myker, here're what you need to do:

1) Find out the IP of your IBM 4247 impact printer (NIC), and type to telnet/ping
    to  the  printer from your HP box to verify your HP box can see the network
    priinter first.

2) Login to your HP-UX box as root (or su as root), edit /etc/hosts file, to add the
printer infor to the file, just treat it as an UNIX box in your network ( you can give
the printer server a good name, eg photocopy-rm, as long as you put the correct
IP in the file).

3) Use your adm tools available on your system (eg sam) to access to a remote
    printer.
 

   Good luck


 
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