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Hi,

I would like to change the IP address of one of our networked printers so that I can use the address it currently has for something else.

It is an HP LaserJet IIID, installed as a networked printer onto our file/print server, which is Windows Server 2000.

How would I go about changing its IP address without disrupting people being able to print to it?

Thanks!
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If the printer is attached to the LPT port of the Server, change the address of the server or potentially multi-home the server. Does the priner have a network card or a print server device(JetDirect??) attached to it?
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laserjet IIID printers do not have an an internal network port as far as i know so your usiers are not printing to an ip address at all.

If they are all shared off a print server then you cna change the ip of the server with impunity as the printers are setup to print to the share which is based onm the unc nmae of the server. As long as you have proper name resolution and do not change the name of the server there should not be a problem.



any further questions just ask


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Hi,

I've been asked not to change the IP of the server so need to do this another way.

The printer is connected to the network via a 3-port HP JetDirect X Plus 3. It is the only printer connected to this 3-port device.

I have created a new port in the printer settings for the new IP address, and it accepted this. I powered off the printer and the JetDirect box and switched them back on, but the old IP address was still pinging and the new one is not.

How do I force the JetDirect box/printer to take the new IP address I have created in the ports?

Thanks...

 
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