New Printer Setup Checklist

  • Physical Installation
    • Remove protective plastic and tape from inside and outside
    • Connect power and Ethernet cables
  • IP Setup
    • Find a free IP address in printer subnet
    • Set IP address, netmask, and gateway
    • Ping device to test
  • Check firmware version and update if needed
  • Via web interface:
    • Fill out device information
      • Device description, location, asset number (check inventory list for next available asset ID), etc.
    • Set admin password (Passpack)
    • Set host name under the Network settings
    • Disable unnecessary network features
    • Disable SNMPv1/v2 and enable SNMPv3 with the credentials from Passpack
    • Enable HTTPS Enforcement
    • Set Bonjour Service Name
    • Disable PJL device access commands
  • Add the printer and its information to the Hardware Inventory Google Sheets file

Add the printer to the print server, Everyoneprint, and Pcounter. See adding_a_printer for instructions.

  • printers/new_printer_setup_checklist.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/03/15 17:37
  • by ericclaus