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Manually installing printer in OS X Leopard

My school does not provide macintosh drivers on iprint. So what I used to do was open up Printer Setup and hold down the option key while selecting "more printers". Then I had an option to print with iprint. I would type in the printer URL here and was good to go.

Now I have the latest version of OS X Leopard and the latest iprint client installed and can't figure out how to manually install a printer. Please help.
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hambling wrote:
> My school does not provide macintosh drivers on iprint. So what I used
> to do was open up Printer Setup and hold down the option key while
> selecting "more printers". Then I had an option to print with iprint. I
> would type in the printer URL here and was good to go.
>
> Now I have the latest version of OS X Leopard and the latest iprint
> client installed and can't figure out how to manually install a
> printer. Please help.
> Thanks.
>
>

Go to the Print & Fax control panel and click "+" at the bottom of the
printer list. Click "IP" at the top of the dialog box and select IPP
from the Protocol menu.

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I had tried that and then I put in what I used to put in for the URI which was
iprint://10.15.0.100/ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000

For some reason that does not seem to work. Do you know if I need to type something different rather than iprint://
Thanks
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You could always set up an IP printer on your mac so you didnt have to do that all the time.

In the url you have specified, "iprint" should probably be replaced with "ipp" as "iprint" isn't a protocol
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hambling wrote:
> I had tried that and then I put in what I used to put in for the URI
> which was
> iprint://10.15.0.100/ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000
>
> For some reason that does not seem to work. Do you know if I need to
> type something different rather than iprint://
> Thanks
>
>


I put in just the dns name of our print manager and "/ipp": something
like "printserver.domain.com/ipp", and then the name of the printer
agent. OS X automatically prepends "ipp:" so the URL listed in the
control panel looks like "ipp://printserver.domain.com/ipp/yourprinter".

Just tried it again and it worked (here).

ajs
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Tony Skalski;1609463 wrote:
hambling wrote:
> I had tried that and then I put in what I used to put in for the URI
> which was
> iprint://10.15.0.100/ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000
>
> For some reason that does not seem to work. Do you know if I need to
> type something different rather than iprint://
> Thanks
>
>


I put in just the dns name of our print manager and "/ipp": something
like "printserver.domain.com/ipp", and then the name of the printer
agent. OS X automatically prepends "ipp:" so the URL listed in the
control panel looks like "ipp://printserver.domain.com/ipp/yourprinter".

Just tried it again and it worked (here).

ajs


Thanks for all the suggestions.
I tried typing in
ipp://10.15.0.100/ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000
but I get a message saying:
Invalid port number. Port number must be between 1-65535.

I also printed an info sheet straight from the printer. It has a URL for the printer on it that is different from the one I put in above. When I put that in OS X finds the printer and then even selects the correct driver for me but it will never print. I send a print job and it never goes.
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hambling wrote:
> I tried typing in
> ipp://10.15.0.100/ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000
> but I get a message saying:
> Invalid port number. Port number must be between 1-65535.


Try entering "10.15.0.100/ipp" for the "Address:" and
"EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000" for the "Queue:".

The invalid port number error maybe OS X interpreting everything after
the colon (in "ipp://10.15.0.100/ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000") as a port number.

ajs
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It might be that you may have to download the drivers from the manufacturers website and install it that way for it to work properly If they're not willing to supply you with an iPrint client for Mac.

Unless you can successfully set up ip printing to these printers I don't think you will be able to get it working
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Tony Skalski;1610683 wrote:
hambling wrote:
> I tried typing in
> ipp://10.15.0.100/ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000
> but I get a message saying:
> Invalid port number. Port number must be between 1-65535.


Try entering "10.15.0.100/ipp" for the "Address:" and
"EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000" for the "Queue:".

The invalid port number error maybe OS X interpreting everything after
the colon (in "ipp://10.15.0.100/ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000") as a port number.

ajs


Thanks so much for the help. You are a genius. I went in to work today and tried it and now I'm printing!

I had to enter 10.15.0.100 for the address and then ipp/EHS_RC_SCI_LJ4000 for the Queue.

So if I understand how this is working — I suppose I do not actually need iprint client installed on my machine, or do I?

I found something else out that was kind of interesting: I printed a printer configuration straight from the menu on the printer and it lists a totally different address called an HP JetSend Address: ip:10.15.200.7
I checked other printers and they all have a unique one with only the last digit different. I plugged that address into the IPP address when adding a printer and OS X finds the right printer and installs the correct driver. However, when I try to print - nothing. I just get the job paused dialog. I'm wondering if there is some what to configure things with that address.
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