[CentOS] printers... (HP)

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Thu Oct 29 20:53:56 UTC 2009

someone wrote:
> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> I can't remember if I asked here - I've got more than one printer, HP,
>> laser, builtin JetDirect. When I go there in a browser, I see the basic
>> thing, but I can't get to the networking page. It says that it wants a
>> password, no user name. It doesn't accept anything. Last week, a
>> co-worker
>> reset one to factory defaults... and it comes up with the same thing.
>> Looking around on the Web, I don't see anything about a default
>> password.
>> Clues for the poor?
> You might find something at
> http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10878_11-1054861.html
> or even at
> http://www.irongeek.com/i.php?page=security/networkprinterhacking
Could get there - security blocks it.

However, one of the other links folks mentioned worked: I did a cold reset
(power off, press and hold the "go" button, power on, till you see the
"cold reset" come on the panel.

Thanks, all!

> No guarantee!  I use Brother.
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