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Just moved IBM 6400 dot matrix. Need new IP address.

We just moved an IBM 6400 dot matrix printer to a new locaiton in the bldg. It now will be getting a new ip address. I have enabled DHCP. How do I get the printer to pull a new ip address automatically with DHCP. I have tried putting the ip address to 0.0.0.0 in the network setup hoping it would pull a new ip address. The previous ip address was hardcoded into the network setup via printer menu. Any clues?

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  • ssgardne Jan 19, 2009

    No--we have 8 different bldgs in one complex....the ip address will have to change.... So I need the printer to pull in a new ip address via DHCP automatically....



    Thanks though....



    We currently use HP network printers(approx 300 network printers) that pull in a new ip when moved to another bldg.... this is the only IBM dot matrix printer we have on the complex.....

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It should have kept the same address

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