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Use the embedded Web server
NOTEWhen the device is directly connected to a computer, use the HP Easy Printer Care
software to view the device status.
●View device control status information
●Set the type of paper loaded in each tray
●Determine the remaining life on all supplies and order new ones
●View and change tray configurations
●View and change the device control panel menu configuration
●View and print internal pages
●Receive notification of device and supplies events
●View and change network configuration
●View support content that is specific to the current state of the device
When the device is connected to the network, the embedded Web server is automatically available. You
can open the embedded Web server from Windows 95 and later.
To use the embedded Web server, you must have Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 and later or Netscape
Navigator 4 and later. The embedded Web server works when the device is connected to an IP-based
network. The embedded Web server does not support IPX-based or AppleTalk printer connections. You
do not need Internet access to open and use the embedded Web server.
Open the embedded Web server by using a network connection
1.In a supported Web browser on your computer, type the device IP address or host name in the
address/URL field. To find the IP address or host name, print a configuration page. See
NOTEAfter you open the URL, you can bookmark it so that you can return to it quickly in
2.The embedded Web server has three tabs that contain settings and information about the device:
the Information tab, the Settings tab, and the Networking tab. Click the tab that you want to view.
Embedded Web server sections for more information about each tab.
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Embedded Web server sections
Tab or sectionOptions
Provides device, status, and
configuration information●Device Status: Shows the device status and shows the life remaining of HP supplies,
with 0% indicating that a supply is empty. The page also shows the type and size of
print paper set for each tray. To change the default settings, click Change
●Configuration Page: Shows the information found on the configuration page.
●Supplies Status: Shows the life remaining of HP supplies, with 0 percent indicating
that a supply is empty. This page also provides supplies part numbers. To order new
supplies, click Order Supplies in the Other Links area on the left side of the window.
●Event log: Shows a list of all device events and errors.
●Usage page: Shows a summary of the number of pages the device has printed,
grouped by size and type.
●Device Information: Shows the device network name, address, and model
information. To change these entries, click Device Information on the Settings tab.
●Control Panel: Shows messages from the device control panel, such as Ready
or Sleep mode on.
●Print: Allows you to send print jobs to the device.
Provides the ability to configure the
device from your computer●Configure Device: Allows you to configure device settings. This page contains the
traditional menus found on devices using a control-panel display.
●E-mail Server: Network only. Used in conjunction with the Alerts page to set up
incoming and outgoing e-mail, as well as to set e-mail alerts.
●Alerts: Network only. Allows you to set up to receive e-mail alerts for various device
and supplies events.
●AutoSend: Allows you to configure the device to send automated e-mails regarding
device configuration and supplies to specific e-mail addresses.
●Security: Allows you to set a password that must be entered to gain access to the
Settings and Networking tabs. Enable and disable certain features of the
embedded Web server.
●Edit Other Links: Allows you to add or customize a link to another Web site. This
link is displayed in the Other Links area on all embedded Web server pages.
●Device Information: Allows you to name the device and assign an asset number to
it. Enter the name and e-mail address for the primary contact who will receive
information about the device.
●Language: Allows you to determine the language in which to display the embedded
Web server information.
●Date & Time: Allows time synchronization with a network time server.
●Wake Time: Allows you to set or edit a wake time for the device.
NOTEThe Settings tab can be password-protected. If this device is on a
network, always consult with the system administrator before changing settings
on this tab.
Networking tab Network administrators can use this tab to control network-related settings for the device
when it is connected to an IP-based network. This tab does not appear if the device is
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Tab or sectionOptions
Provides the ability to change
network settings from your
computerdirectly connected to a computer, or if the device is connected to a network using anything
other than an HP Jetdirect print server.
NOTEThe Networking tab can be password-protected.
Contains links that connect you to
the Internet●HP Instant Support™: Connects you to the HP Web site to help you find solutions.
This service analyzes your device error log and configuration information to provide
diagnostic and support information specific to your device.
●Order Supplies: Connects to the HP SureSupply Web site, where you will receive
information on options for purchasing original HP supplies, such as print cartridges
●Product Support: Connects to the support site for the device, from which you can
search for help regarding general topics.
NOTEYou must have Internet access in order to use any of these links. If you
use a dial-up connection and did not connect when you first opened the
embedded Web server, you must connect before you can visit these Web sites.
Connecting might require that you close the embedded Web server and reopen
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Use HP Web Jetadmin software
HP Web Jetadmin is a Web-based software solution for remotely installing, monitoring, and
troubleshooting network-connected peripherals. The intuitive browser interface simplifies cross-platform
management of a wide range of devices, including HP and non-HP devices. Management is proactive,
allowing network administrators the ability to resolve issues before users are affected. Download this
free, enhanced-management software at
To obtain plug-ins to HP Web Jetadmin, click plug-ins, and then click the download link that is next to
the name of the plug-in that you want. The HP Web Jetadmin software can automatically notify you
when new plug-ins are available. On the Product Update page, follow the directions to automatically
connect to the HP Web site.
If installed on a host server, HP Web Jetadmin is available to any client through a supported Web
browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 for Windows or Netscape Navigator 7.1 for Linux.
Browse to the HP Web Jetadmin host.
NOTEBrowsers must be Java-enabled. Browsing from an Apple PC is not supported.
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Use the HP Printer Utility for Macintosh
Use the HP Printer Utility to configure and maintain a printer from a Mac OS X computer.
Open the HP Printer Utility
Open the HP Printer Utility in Mac OS X V10.2.8
1.Open the Finder, and then click Applications.
2.Click Library, and then click Printers.
3.Click hp, and then click Utilities.
4.Double-click HP Printer Selector to open the HP Printer Selector.
5.Select the device that you want to configure, and then click Utility.
Open the HP Printer Utility in Mac OS X V10.3, V10.4 and later
1.In the Dock, click the Printer Setup Utility icon.
NOTEIf the Printer Setup Utility icon does not appear in the Dock, open the Finder,
click Applications, click Utilities, and then double-click Printer Setup Utility.
2.Select the device that you want to configure, and then click Utility.
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