telnet printer

Posted on 2009-04-23
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I telent printer using: telnet ipaddress

who can i check ip address and Mac address of printer, any command i type it say "Please type "?" for HELP, "/" for current settings or "quit" to save-and-exit.
 Or type "exit" to exit without saving parameters"

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omarfarid earned 1200 total points
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if you ping the printer ip then run from command line

arp -a

you will get mac address if on the same network
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You can use an Auto-Discovery tool to get IP and MAC address of Printer.

Kaboodle can do it for you;

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by:Kamran Arshad
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Another option is Angry IP Scanner;


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thanks for your knot, now i can my Mac address using arp -1.  
how about telneting? Can i telnet printer, how can i change printer IP address through telnet, is it posible?

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lanboyo earned 400 total points
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It may be possible depending on how the printer is configured. That is why it has telnet running after all.

You need to know the password and such though.

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