Changing A Printer In Unix

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Old 09-14-2001
Network Changing A Printer In Unix

We recently changed the ip address of one of our network printers. The unix box which connects to this printer no longer will print to it.

Please can someone guide me as to how to use the unix system to either change the ip address that the box has for the printer or Re - add the printer with the new ip address..

I have not had a great deal of unix experience so as simple as possible would be very helpfull.

Please email any help to me on ::email removed::


Last edited by oombera; 02-13-2004 at 01:33 PM..
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Old 09-14-2001

You can start by checking whether your printer was set up with an IP alias in /etc/hosts or not. If so it's just a matter of changing the entry in /etc/hosts.
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