Network printing via Ultra 60

Posted on 2005-04-11
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
How do I attach a HP 2500cm to an Ultra 60 (via network) and get it to print?


Question by:Traverse-61
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    Accepted Solution

    Which version of Solaris?  And will it be a true network printer, or are you using another server as a print server?

    Network printer setup from the command line:

    Sun printing basics:

    Or get the HP Jetdirect print installer for Solaris (The advantage being that you get printer drivers that support most of the printers functionality; There are also FAQs on the download page):
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Hanno Schröder
    # lpadmin -p <printername> -v /dev/null -o protocol=bsd,dest=<printer-address> -T PS -I postscript -i /usr/lib/lp/model/netstandard
    # accept <printername>
    # enable <printername>
    If you don't have a postscript printer use "-T unknown -I any" instead. <printer-address> is the
    printer's IP address or a resolvable name.

    To disable the banner page you may also want to
    - In /etc/lp/interfaces/<printername>, set
      and add the option
      to definition of NETPR=...



    Author Comment

    tfewster & JustUnix:

    Thanks for the leads... I'll get on it.  by the way... it's solaris 9.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Hanno Schröder
    That's OK. What I've posted is valid from Solaris 2.6 up (and still for Solaris 9)


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