Re: printer with static ip address inaccessible from lan
- Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:04:34 -0500
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: printer with static ip address inaccessible from lan
On Tuesday 27 February 2018 16:21:59 Thomas George wrote:
> I tried dnsmasq --dhcp-host=00:15:99:86:11:1F,CLP,192.168.2.13
> and the response was "failed to create listening socket for port 53:
> Address already in use." Tried several other final two digits with the
> same result. I even tried 192.168.1.139, the address the printer
> prints out on its Network Configuration Report and got the same
If you can see that on the printers own display, go read the printers
docs as I expect that can be changed to the correct subnet via the
printers own control panel. That is the only way I have ever configured
the higher end Brother I have other than cups but cups can't change
> Perhaps I don't understand or am using the wrong dnsmasq option?
> On 02/27/2018 01:29 PM, Reco wrote:
> > Hi.
> > On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 01:07:17PM -0500, Thomas George wrote:
> >> apt-cache search dhcpd finds udhcpd. My pc's system is Debian
> >> Stretch. There is a file /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf but no file
> >> /etc/dhcpd.
> > There's something wrong with your repository selection.
> > What you probably need is called "isc-dhcp-server". Or "dnsmasq".
> > Both can do "bind the lease to the MAC" trick.
> >> Is it possible to access the printer and change its address to one
> >> in 192.168.2.x or to reset it to use dhcp?
> > The printer manual here - , page 36, talks about talks about some
> > obscure trickery involving the browser and html files in
> > /opt/Samsung/mfp/share/utils/.
> >  http://uglyduck.ath.cx/PDF/printers/Samsung_CLP-320.pdf
> > Reco.
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