[windows2000] Re: Printers- OT

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2004 08:29:57 +0200

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004 11:16:00 -0400, Bill Beckett wrote:

>Tried that but not finding the host name. There is an IPX name but that does
>not match up with the host name from the config page off the printer.

If you open up the "device webpage" or some such, isn't the
hostname changeable under the configuration submeny? I remember
changing the names on a handful of printers a few months back. I
think I managed on them all, except for a really old  laserjet 4 or

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sorin Srbu [mailto:Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
>Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 11:01 AM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: Printers- OT
>Use HP Web Jetadmin, assuming your printers have a jetdirect card installed.
>I manage all our networked laserjets from my portable computer (it's my
>backup admin computer).
>--Original Message Text---
>From: Bill Beckett
>Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 10:52:46 -0400
>Message We have mostly HP printers (laser). Does anyone know of an easy way
>to change the HOST NAME without having to reconfigure the printer? Our
>printers change location sometimes and when printing a config page, the host
>name doesn't always jive with the printer name or printer location. It's
>simple enough to change the share name but I want the host name to match the
>share name. Any easy way to do this?



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