HP Photosmart 8450 Photo Printer support
Understanding the HP Network Configuration Page
The HP Network Configuration page supplies useful information about the printer's wired and PictBridge connections.
Understanding the HP Network Configuration page
The HP Network Configuration page lists the following information that you might frequently need to know:
General information applies to Ethernet networks.
|Network status||The printer's network status.|
|Active Connection type||The type of network the
printer is connected to.|
|URL||The address to use in order to open the printer's embedded Web server.|
|Hardware address (MAC)||The printer's Media Access Control (MAC) address.|
|Firmware revision||Revision number of the printer's internal software. This item may be requested by HP Service and Support.|
|Host name||The printer's host name on the network.|
|IP address||The printer's current IP address on the network.|
|Subnet mask||The printer's subnet mask.|
|Default gateway||The printer's gateway address.|
|Configuration source||How the printer obtained its
|DNS server||The IP address of the printer's domain name server. Not Specified means that no IP address has been set. This setting does not apply to the printer.|
|Admin password||Indicates whether the
printer's embedded Web
server is password protected.
|Link config||The network link
|mDNS||The printer's mDNS service name on the network. This name is used by Apple Rendezvous to identify the printer on Mac OS X v10.2.3 and higher.|
The Miscellaneous section contains information that applies to both Ethernet networks and PictBridge connections.
|Total packets transmitted||Transmitted number of packets sent without error. This item may be requested by HP Service and Support.|
|Total packets received||Number of packets received without error. This item may be requested by HP Service and Support.|
|PictBridge last error||The last known error to occur in the printer PictBridge function since the printer was last turned on.|
|Instant Share Server URL||The URL of the server the printer uses for Instant Share.|