Verify the IP settings
Press and release the Continue button on the operator panel to print another network
Look under the "TCP/IP" heading on the network setup page to make sure the IP
address, netmask, and gateway are what you expected.
Ping the printer and verify that it responds. For example, at a command prompt on a
network computer, type ping followed by the new printer IP address (for example,
If the printer is active on the network, you will receive a reply.
Install printer drivers
Insert the Drivers and Utilities CD.
Click Install the printer on the Network.
Click One or more Client computers that will use this printer.
Enter your Administrator user name and password.
Specify which client computers are allowed to print to the new Dell Laser Printer
Browse or type each client's computer name or IP address. You can specify as many
clients as you wish. If you wish to print to this printer, enter your computer's IP
address as well.
When you are finished adding clients, click Next.
Select the software and documentation you want your users to have access to.
Select TCP/IP, and then click Next.
If your network also uses NetWare, select NetWare Systems as well.
Set the Port Type to Network TCP/IP Port.
Specify a port name that is meaningful in your environment. The port name
establishes a logical link between the printer and each client.
Enter the printer IP address, for example, 192.168.0.11.
Print a test page to verify the driver is installed correctly.
Sett ing up f o r net work printi ng