You can use the printer in a DHCP environment. You can also register the printer NetBIOS name on a WINS server when it is running.
Printers that register the printer NetBIOS name on a WINS server must be configured for the WINS server.
Supported DHCP servers are Microsoft DHCP Server included with Windows 2000 Server, and Windows Server 2003/2003 R2, and Windows Server 2008, and the DHCP server included with NetWare and UNIX.
If you do not use the WINS server, reserve the printer's IP address in the DHCP server so the same IP address is assigned every time.
To use the WINS server, change the WINS server setting to “active” using the control panel.
Using the WINS server, you can configure the host name via the remote network printer port.
DHCP relay-agent is not supported. If you use DHCP relay-agent on a network via ISDN, it will result in increased line charges. This is because your computer connects to the ISDN line whenever a packet is transferred from the printer.
If there is more than one DHCP server, use the same setting for all servers. The machine operates using data from the DHCP server that responds first.
DHCP servers can operate in an IPv6 environment, but they cannot be configured to allocate IPv6 addresses or obtain host names.
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