HP IP/IPX Printer Gateway for NDPS
NDPS (Novell Distributed Print Services) is a printing architecture
developed by Novell in partnership with Hewlett-Packard. NDPS
simplifies and streamlines the administration of network printing.
It eliminates the need to set up and link print queues, printer
objects, and print servers. Administrators can use NDPS to manage
networked printers within supported NetWare environments.
The HP IP/IPX Printer Gateway is a NetWare Loadable Module
(NLM) developed by HP to provide functionality and compatibility
with Novell's NDPS for full-featured HP Jetdirect print servers.
Value-based print servers, such as 175x and 200m, are not
The HP Gateway seamlessly integrates HP Jetdirect-attached
printers into the NDPS environment. Using the HP Gateway, an
administrator can view statistics, configure gateway settings, and
configure printing for HP Jetdirect-connected printers.
Features and benefits provided by the HP Gateway and NDPS
Smart detection of printers in NetWare 5.x, 6.0 environments
Automatic installation of printers using IP/IPX
Tight integration with Novell's NDS and NWAdmin
Status updates from printers
Simplified Automatic Driver Download
Reduced SAP Traffic
Reduced number of required NetWare User Licenses
Native TCP/IP printing with NetWare 5.x, 6.0
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