Re: Settings to allow ethernet connection from printer to Linksys router to work

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Apr 26, 2008.

  1. Hi
    Set the printer to a static IP that is out of the DHCP range, and install
    the printer's software on all Networked computers.
    Jack (MS, MVP-Networking)

    "Bud H" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >I am trying to connect a new Samsung CLX-3160FN all-in-one color laser
    >printer into my home network.
    >
    > I have a Linksys WRT54GS router which is hard wired via ethernet cable to
    > (1) a desktop computer and (2) the new Samsung CLX-3160FN. Also, two
    > notebook computers use this network.
    >
    > The Linksys router is set for DHCP. The samsung can be set to (1) DHCP or
    > (2) static IP address. Presently, it is set to "DHCP".
    >
    > I can ping the IP address but cannot get a connection to work correctly.
    >
    > What settings does one need to include in the Linksys router settings and
    > also the printer settings to allow the new printer hardwired to the router
    > to work on the network properly?
    >
    > If it matters, I am using Zone Alarm with Antivirus. I disabled it at
    > some points of testing and the printer failed to network properly then,
    > also.
    >
    > Some information from the Linksys WRT54GS router below. Supplementary
    > information only.
    >
    > Bud H
    >
    >
    > ================================================================
    >
    >
    > DHCP Server IP Address : 192.168.1.1
    >
    > Client Host Name IP Address
    >
    > 192.168.1.100
    > inspiron6400 192.168.1.104
    > SEC0015993E8875 192.168.1.105 (this one is the new Samsung printer
    > connected via ethernet to the Linksys WRT54GS)
    > latituded820 192.168.1.106
    >
    >
    > Router Name: WRT54GS
    > Host Name:
    > Domain Name: hsd1.in.comcast.net.
    >
    > Login Type: Automatic Configuration - DHCP
    > IP Address: 67.177.181.186
    > Subnet Mask: 255.255.254.0
    > Default Gateway: 67.177.180.1
    > DNS 1: 68.87.72.130
    > DNS 2: 68.87.77.130
    > DNS 3:
    > MTU: 1500
    >
    >
    >
    > Auto Configuration - DHCP
    >
    > Local IP Address: 192.168.1.1
    > Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
    >
    > Starting IP Address: 192.168.1.100
    >
    > ================================
    >
    > Firewall Protection: Enabled
    >
    > Block WAN Requests
    >
    > Block Anonymous Internet Requests: YES
    > Filter Multicast: YES
    > Filter Internet NAT Redirection: NO
    > Filter IDENT(Port 113): YES
    >
    > ============================
    >
    > Access Server: HTTP (YES), HTTPS (NO)
    >
    > UPnP: Enabled
    >
    > ============================
    >
    > Ping
    >
    > PING 192.168.1.105 (192.168.1.105): 56 data bytes
    > 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=1.9 ms
    > 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=1.0 ms
    > 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=2 ttl=255 time=1.0 ms
    > 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=3 ttl=255 time=1.0 ms
    > 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=4 ttl=255 time=1.0 ms
    > --- 192.168.1.105 ping statistics ---
    > 5 packets transmitted, 5 packets received, 0% packet loss
    > round-trip min/avg/max = 1.0/1.1/1.9 ms
    >
    > ===========================
    >
    > Traceroute
    >
    > traceroute to 192.168.1.105 (192.168.1.105), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets
    > 1 192.168.1.105 (192.168.1.105) 1.474 ms 1.099 ms 1.011 ms
    > Trace complete
    >
    > ============================
    >
    > Login Type: Automatic Configuration - DHCP
    > IP Address: 67.177.181.186
    > Subnet Mask: 255.255.254.0
    > Default Gateway: 67.177.180.1
    > DNS 1: 68.87.72.130
    > DNS 2: 68.87.77.130
    > DNS 3:
    > MTU: 1500
    >
    > ===============================
    >
    > IP Address: 192.168.1.1
    > Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
    > DHCP Server: Enabled
    > Start IP Address: 192.168.1.100
    > End IP Address: 192.168.1.149
    >
    > ===============================
    >
     
    Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Apr 26, 2008
    #1
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  2. Hi
    You do not need to do any thing in the Router.
    In most case AIO need the specific software. Some would not work without the
    software, others (with drivers only) will provide basic printing and None of
    the advanced capacities of the AIO.
    Jack (MVP-Networking).

    "Bud H" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >
    > "Jack (MVP-Networking)." <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> Hi
    >> Set the printer to a static IP that is out of the DHCP range, and install
    >> the printer's software on all Networked computers.
    >> Jack (MS, MVP-Networking)

    >
    > Thanks! I have set the printer's IP address to a static value above the
    > DHCP range.
    >
    > So what do I then need to do (1) in the Linksys router settings, and (2)
    > in Windows XP on computers on the home network? Any way to avoid
    > installing the printer software and just installing a printer driver,
    > instead?
    >
    > Bud H
    >
    >
    >>
    >> "Bud H" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >>>I am trying to connect a new Samsung CLX-3160FN all-in-one color laser
    >>>printer into my home network.
    >>>
    >>> I have a Linksys WRT54GS router which is hard wired via ethernet cable
    >>> to (1) a desktop computer and (2) the new Samsung CLX-3160FN. Also, two
    >>> notebook computers use this network.
    >>>
    >>> The Linksys router is set for DHCP. The samsung can be set to (1) DHCP
    >>> or (2) static IP address. Presently, it is set to "DHCP".
    >>>
    >>> I can ping the IP address but cannot get a connection to work correctly.
    >>>
    >>> What settings does one need to include in the Linksys router settings
    >>> and also the printer settings to allow the new printer hardwired to the
    >>> router to work on the network properly?
    >>>
    >>> If it matters, I am using Zone Alarm with Antivirus. I disabled it at
    >>> some points of testing and the printer failed to network properly then,
    >>> also.
    >>>
    >>> Some information from the Linksys WRT54GS router below. Supplementary
    >>> information only.
    >>>
    >>> Bud H
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> ================================================================
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> DHCP Server IP Address : 192.168.1.1
    >>>
    >>> Client Host Name IP Address
    >>>
    >>> 192.168.1.100
    >>> inspiron6400 192.168.1.104
    >>> SEC0015993E8875 192.168.1.105 (this one is the new Samsung printer
    >>> connected via ethernet to the Linksys WRT54GS)
    >>> latituded820 192.168.1.106
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> Router Name: WRT54GS
    >>> Host Name:
    >>> Domain Name: hsd1.in.comcast.net.
    >>>
    >>> Login Type: Automatic Configuration - DHCP
    >>> IP Address: 67.177.181.186
    >>> Subnet Mask: 255.255.254.0
    >>> Default Gateway: 67.177.180.1
    >>> DNS 1: 68.87.72.130
    >>> DNS 2: 68.87.77.130
    >>> DNS 3:
    >>> MTU: 1500
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> Auto Configuration - DHCP
    >>>
    >>> Local IP Address: 192.168.1.1
    >>> Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
    >>>
    >>> Starting IP Address: 192.168.1.100
    >>>
    >>> ================================
    >>>
    >>> Firewall Protection: Enabled
    >>>
    >>> Block WAN Requests
    >>>
    >>> Block Anonymous Internet Requests: YES
    >>> Filter Multicast: YES
    >>> Filter Internet NAT Redirection: NO
    >>> Filter IDENT(Port 113): YES
    >>>
    >>> ============================
    >>>
    >>> Access Server: HTTP (YES), HTTPS (NO)
    >>>
    >>> UPnP: Enabled
    >>>
    >>> ============================
    >>>
    >>> Ping
    >>>
    >>> PING 192.168.1.105 (192.168.1.105): 56 data bytes
    >>> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=1.9 ms
    >>> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=1.0 ms
    >>> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=2 ttl=255 time=1.0 ms
    >>> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=3 ttl=255 time=1.0 ms
    >>> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.105: icmp_seq=4 ttl=255 time=1.0 ms
    >>> --- 192.168.1.105 ping statistics ---
    >>> 5 packets transmitted, 5 packets received, 0% packet loss
    >>> round-trip min/avg/max = 1.0/1.1/1.9 ms
    >>>
    >>> ===========================
    >>>
    >>> Traceroute
    >>>
    >>> traceroute to 192.168.1.105 (192.168.1.105), 30 hops max, 40 byte
    >>> packets
    >>> 1 192.168.1.105 (192.168.1.105) 1.474 ms 1.099 ms 1.011 ms
    >>> Trace complete
    >>>
    >>> ============================
    >>>
    >>> Login Type: Automatic Configuration - DHCP
    >>> IP Address: 67.177.181.186
    >>> Subnet Mask: 255.255.254.0
    >>> Default Gateway: 67.177.180.1
    >>> DNS 1: 68.87.72.130
    >>> DNS 2: 68.87.77.130
    >>> DNS 3:
    >>> MTU: 1500
    >>>
    >>> ===============================
    >>>
    >>> IP Address: 192.168.1.1
    >>> Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
    >>> DHCP Server: Enabled
    >>> Start IP Address: 192.168.1.100
    >>> End IP Address: 192.168.1.149
    >>>
    >>> ===============================
    >>>

    >>

    >
    >
     
    Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Apr 26, 2008
    #2
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