Re: printer with static ip address inaccessible from lan
- Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 21:47:43 -0500
- From: Thomas George <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: printer with static ip address inaccessible from lan
On 02/27/2018 08:04 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
The printer has no physical control panel. I can only change the
settings if I can reach it through its IP address.
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:
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
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