System Administration Guide
Chapter 4, Managing printers and print jobs

Setting up a BOOTP server

Setting up a BOOTP server

The BOOTP server must be on the same subnet as the HP network printer and no other host should be used to configure BOOTP for the printer. Follow these steps:

  1. Start the HP Network Print Services Manager.

  2. Enter i to install the network printing.

  3. Enter y to install the startup configuration utilities.

  4. Enter y to install the spooler utilities.

  5. The HP Network Printer Manager is then invoked automatically. Enter 2 at the main menu to configure BOOTP/TFTP.

  6. You are prompted to provide several pieces of information, including:

    NOTE: Do not use the Verify BOOTP/TFTP configuration option of the main menu; it is not supported.

  7. Enter 6 to add the printer to the spooler.

  8. Enter the name of the printer.

  9. Enter the network name of the printer.

  10. Enter the model interface script to use (generally laserjethpnp).

  11. Enter the spooler class (optional).

  12. Enter y if you want this to be the default printer.

  13. Press <Enter> to continue and the is added to the system.

  14. Reboot the system. The printer will be active upon startup.