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Contents Introducing the HP Embedded Web Server ..........3 Overview....................3 Features ....................4 Additional Features with a Permanent Storage Device ....5 Introducing ChaiVM (Embedded Virtual Machine)......6 Accessing the HP Embedded Web Server ........... 7 System Requirements ..............7 Viewing the HP Embedded Web Server..........
Appendix A – HP Web JetAdmin and the HP Embedded Web Server..43 Appendix B – How Do I? ................45 Sharing Printer Information ..............45 Setting Up the Printer to Send E-mail Messages........ 46 Setting Up the Printer to Receive and Respond to E-mail Messages . 52 Index ......................
Introducing the Introducing the Introducing the Introducing the HP Embedded Web Server Embedded Web Server Embedded Web Server Embedded Web Server Overview A web server provides an environment in which web programs may run, much in the same way that an operating system, such as Windows, provides an environment for programs to run on your PC.
Features The HP Embedded Web Server allows you to view printer and network card status and manage printing functions from your PC. With the HP Embedded Web Server, you can do the following: • View printer control panel messages and status lights. •...
Additional Features with a Permanent Storage Device If you have a permanent storage device installed in your printer (such as a hard disk), you can view, set up, and retain additional information. • Usage Page—With a hard disk, you can view the Usage Page, which gives a page count for each size of media that has passed through the printer and shows the average percentage of toner coverage per page for each color;...
Introducing ChaiVM (Embedded Virtual Machine) The printer also includes an embedded virtual machine for running Java ™ applications, called ChaiVM. This infrastructure inside the printer allows for development of extended solutions, helps solve problems, and makes printer management easier. The embedded virtual machine has been specifically designed to make communication over the network or Internet easy.
Accessing the HP Embedded Web Server System Requirements To use the HP Embedded Web Server, you must have the following: • a TCP/IP-based network • a web browser installed on your computer, preferably either Netscape Navigator 4.7X or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0X and above Note The embedded web server can be accessed from any operating system that supports the TCP/IP protocol and a web browser.
Navigating the HP Embedded Web Server The HP Embedded Web Server has three sets of internal web pages for viewing printer information and for changing configuration options. You can access these pages by clicking one of the following three tabs: Home, Device, and Networking.
Viewing Printer Status Viewing Printer Status Viewing Printer Status Viewing Printer Status with the Home Pages with the Home Pages with with the Home Pages the Home Pages Overview The Home pages are the informational pages for the printer. You cannot configure the printer from these pages.
Printer Status Under Control Panel, the messages and status lights that currently appear on the printer control panel are displayed. Click Control Panel Help to view any help that is currently available on the printer control panel. (This appears at the bottom of the screen.) You can click the printer’s Go button to continue printing or to begin a print job.
Configuration Page Use the Configuration Page to view current printer settings, to help troubleshoot printer problems, or to verify installation of optional accessories, such as memory (DIMMs) or paper handling devices. Note You can send the Configuration Page to anyone you like via e-mail. See page 45 for more information.
Supplies Status The Supplies Status page shows the levels remaining for all consumables and the HP Part Numbers for each consumable. (It is helpful to have the part numbers available when it is time to order supplies.) To order supplies over the Internet, click the Order Supplies link.
Event Log The Event Log displays the most recent printer events, including printer jams, service errors, and other printer errors. For quick access to more information regarding error messages, click the Solve A Problem link, then select Error Messages. (This link takes you to hp.com on the World Wide Web;...
Usage Page The Usage Page displays the printer’s name and serial number, gives a page count for each size of media that has passed through the printer, and shows the average percentage of toner coverage per page for each color. Note The Usage Page is only available if your printer has a permanent storage device (such as a hard disk) installed.
Device Information The Device Information page displays the device description, asset number, company name, contact person, and the printer’s IP address, model, number, and serial number. Note The device description, asset number, company name, and contact person must be entered from the Device pages. (From the top of the screen, click Device, then on the left navigational bar, click Device Information.
Viewing Printer Status with the Home Pages...
Configuring the Printer Configuring the Printer Configuring the Printer Configuring the Printer with the Device Pages with the Device Pages with the Device Pages with the Device Pages Overview The Device pages allow you to configure the printer from your PC. The table below lists each of the Device pages and describes its features.
Configure Printer The Configure Printer page provides the capability to remotely print internal printer pages and configure the printer. From the internal printer pages, you can configure the paper trays and change other printer settings. Click the menu name to display a menu and remotely manage the printer. These menus are similar to the menus that are available from your printer's control panel.
The table below describes each of the menus. Menu Name Description Information Menu This menu contains printer information pages that give details about the printer and its configuration. Paper Handling Using this menu, you can set the type of paper in Menu each tray.
Selecting Paper Size This procedure is provided as an example. Other menu items can be set in a similar manner. Note Printer drivers and software applications frequently override selections made in the Printing menu and the Paper Handling menu. For more information, see the user guide that came with your printer.
Alerts From the Alerts page, the system administrator can set up the printer to send problem and status alerts to anyone through e-mail. More than one individual can receive alerts, with each person receiving only specific alerts. For example, an administrative assistant might be responsible for keeping toner loaded in a printer or fixing paper jams, while major consumables are handled by an external service provider.
Without a hard disk, there is room for only two e-mail addresses. Since there are no lists to edit, you add e-mail recipients directly on the Alerts page. The screen below shows the Alerts page without a hard disk. For more information, see page 23.
Configuring Alert Notification Configuring Alert Notification Without a Permanent Storage Device Note These steps apply to printers without a permanent storage device (such as a hard disk). To configure alert notification, follow the steps below: 1. Under Notification Recipients, enter e-mail addresses for two recipients.
Configuring Alert Notification With a Permanent Storage Device Note These steps apply to printers with a permanent storage device (such as a hard disk). To configure alert notification, follow the steps below: 1. Under Notification Recipients, click Edit List1. Configuring the Printer with the Device Pages...
2. Under Change List Name, enter a name, such as Service or Supplies. (See the screen below.) 3. Under Add Recipient Address, enter e-mail addresses for anyone you would like to receive notification. In large environments, system administrators can route e-mail addresses to list servers or URLs for expanded notification.
5. From the Alerts page, click the checkbox next to Supplies, Service, Media Path, and Advisory for each list you would like to receive notification. (For more information, see the table on page 22 or “Refining Event Notification” on page 27.) 6.
Refining Event Notification After you have set up your lists, you can further refine event notification by selecting specific details and options within each event. (See the table on page 22 for a description of each event category.) 1. Under Select Events, click an event category (Supplies, Service, Media Path, Advisory) to view the events that are available.
2. For each event, select the lists (List 1 - 4) that you would like to be notified. (The screen below shows the Supplies events.) Note Those events that are hyperlinked (underlined with blue) have additional detail available. Configuring the Printer with the Device Pages...
3. After you have refined your events, click Email Contents to enter the information you want to include with your e-mail alert. This information may include Device Information, Contact Information, Supplies Status, Usage Page, Help Resources, Configuration Page, and an Event Log. Click the checkbox next to the information you would like to include.
Email The Email page lets you configure e-mail settings for outgoing and incoming mail. This enables you to use the printer's “send and receive” capabilities. Note For step-by-step instructions on setting up the printer to send an outgoing e-mail message, see page 46. For instructions on setting up the printer to receive an incoming e-mail message and respond with an outgoing e-mail message, see page 52.
Configuring Outgoing Mail Note It is only necessary to configure Outgoing Mail if you intend to use Alerts and/or Email Command and Response. If you intend to use Email Command and Response, you must also configure Incoming Mail (see page 32). To configure Outgoing Mail you will need the following: •...
Configuring Incoming Mail Note It is only necessary to configure Incoming Mail if you intend to use Email Command and Response. You must also configure Outgoing Mail for the Email Command and Response feature to work properly (see page 31). 1.
Using Email Command and Response When outgoing and incoming mail are configured, you can send an e-mail message to the printer requesting a configuration page or a supplies status page, and the printer will respond with an e-mail message. You can use this capability to solve a problem or check the status of printer consumables.
The screen below shows an e-mail message to the printer requesting that a configuration page be returned in HTML format: The printer will check for new e-mail messages once every three minutes. When the printer receives the e-mail message, it will generate a reply and send the requested information back to the sender's e-mail address (as specified in the From: field of the original e-mail message).
Security From the Security page, you can set a password to control who can cancel jobs remotely or access the Device pages. The username is already set as “laserjet”. Once the password has been set, users will be prompted to enter a password when they access either the Device pages or the Order Supplies link.
(Detailed information including serial number, error conditions, and status will be forwarded to Hewlett-Packard’s Customer Care. Hewlett-Packard will treat this information as confidential.) •...
Adding a Link 1. Under Add Link, enter the URL and the Name as you would like it to appear in the embedded web server pages. 2. Click Add Link. The screen below shows the Other Links page with one user-defined URL. Removing a Link 1.
Device Information The Device Information page lets you name the printer and assign an asset number to it. You can add the name of the primary contact for information about the printer. This page also shows the printer’s IP address, printer model, printer number, and serial number. Note If you make any changes on the Device Information page, click Apply to save those changes.
Language The Language page lets you select which language is used to display the embedded web server pages. Note The default language is the language currently in use by the web browser. If your browser and printer control panel both use a language that is not available for the embedded web server, English will be selected as the default.
Configuring the Printer with the Device Pages...
Managing the Network Managing the Network Managing the Network Managing the Network with the Networking Pages with the Networking Pages with with the Networking Pages the Networking Pages Overview The Networking pages allow you to view network status and configure the printer's network card from your PC.
Below are some of the tasks you may be able to perform from the Networking pages: • Change network configuration settings for various types of network connections. • Enable or disable printing protocols. • Set up a support contact and support URLs. •...
Appendix A – Appendix A – Appendix A – Appendix A – HP Web JetAdmin and the HP Web JetAdmin and the HP Web JetAdmin and the HP Web JetAdmin and the HP Embedded Web Server HP Embedded Web Server HP Embedded Web Server HP Embedded Web Server How does HP Web JetAdmin work together with the HP Embedded...
Appendix A – HP Web JetAdmin and the HP Embedded Web Server...
Appendix B – Appendix B – Appendix B – Appendix B – How Do I? How Do I? How Do I? How Do I? Sharing Printer Information How can I share my printer information without setting up e-mail alerts? Your web browser has a feature that is useful for sharing printer information.
Setting Up the Printer to Send E-mail Messages How do I set up the embedded web server so that the printer can send an outgoing e-mail message? The following example shows how to configure the HP Color LaserJet 4550 printer to send you an e-mail alert anytime a printer door or cover has been left open.
4. Add your e-mail address (follow the appropriate instructions below). If the Printer has a Permanent Storage Device Note These steps apply to printers with a permanent storage device (such as a hard disk). a. Under Notification Recipients, click Edit List1. b.
If the Printer DOES NOT have a Permanent Storage Device Note These steps apply to printers without a permanent storage device (such as a hard disk). a. Under Notification Recipients, enter your e-mail address. (For example: “email@example.com”.) b. Click Apply. 5.
6. Select the List1 checkbox next to CLOSE DRAWERS/DOORS/ COVERS. 7. Click Apply. The following screen should appear. Click OK. Appendix B – How Do I?
8. On the left navigational bar, click Email. Note Your organization’s network or e-mail administrator typically provides the information required to configure outgoing mail. See page 31 for more information. 9. Under Outgoing Mail, enter the SMTP Server IP address. 10.
15. To test the configuration, open the top cover of the printer, then go to your computer and verify that you have received an e-mail message from the printer. (See the example below.) Appendix B – How Do I?
Setting Up the Printer to Receive and Respond to E-mail Messages How do I set up the embedded web server so that the printer can receive an incoming e-mail message and respond with an outgoing e-mail message? The following example shows how to configure the HP Color LaserJet 4550 printer so that you can send an e-mail message to the printer, requesting a configuration page, and the printer will respond with an e-mail message.
Note Your organization’s network or e-mail administrator typically provides the information required to configure outgoing and incoming mail. See pages 31-32 for more information. 4. Under Outgoing Mail, enter the SMTP Server IP address. 5. Under Outgoing Mail, enter the Domain Name. 6.
10.Under Security, select the Outgoing Mail and Incoming Mail checkboxes. 11. Click Apply. 12. From your e-mail application, compose a message to the printer, following the steps below: a. In the To: field, enter the printer’s e-mail address. (To find the printer’s e-mail address, from the top of the screen, click Device, then on the left navigational bar, click Email.
14. You should receive an e-mail from the printer in your e-mail application’s Inbox. (See the screen below.) Note Depending on delays in the network and your organization’s mail server, a response may take from one minute to several hours to arrive back in your e-mail application’s Inbox.
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Index Index Index Index accessories, status, 10, 11 duplex print jobs, 14 Alerts, 21 DWS, 11 configure notification, 23, 24 EIO card refine notification, 27 ordering, 36 setting up, 46 status, 11, 41–42 asset number, 15 e-mail alerts, 21 browser, required, 7 embedded web server page, 45 Calibration Menu, 18...
Go button, 10, 35 model number, 11 group printer mopier configuration, 11 management, 43 network hard disk, 6, 10 address, 11, 15 capabilites with, 22 required, 7 ordering, 6, 36 status, 41–42 help, 10, 36 Networking pages, 8, 41– network, 42 Home pages, 8, 9–15 host name, 7, 46, 52 one-sided print jobs, 14...
Private/Stored Jobs Menu, supplies ordering, 36 problem status, 10, 12 alerts, 21 Supplies Status page, 12 solving, 36 system requirements, 7 PS, 11 toner cartridge Quick Copy Jobs Menu, alerts, 21 recycling, 12 status, 10, 12 RAM DISK storage, 10, 11 toner coverage, 14 recycle toner cartridge, 12 total pages printed, 14...