HP Officejet 7610 - Understand the network configuration page

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Understand the network configuration page

If the printer is connected to a network, you can print a network configuration page to view the

network settings for the printer and a list of networks detected by your printer. You can use the

network configuration page to help troubleshoot network connectivity problems. If you need to call

HP, it is often useful to print this page before calling.

To print the network configuration page from the printer control panel

From the printer control panel, touch (Right arrow), and then touch Setup. Touch Reports, and

then touch Network Configuration Page.


General Information: Shows information about the current status and active connection type of

the network, and other information, such as the URL of the embedded web server.


802.3 Wired: Shows information about the active Ethernet network connection, such as the IP

address, subnet mask, default gateway, as well as the hardware address of the printer.


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802.11 Wireless: Shows information about your wireless network connection, such as the host

name, IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and server. It also indicates the network name

(SSID), the relative signal strengths and the channels being used. You can check the network

list to view if your own network signal strength is good and change the wireless communication

setup using Wireless Setup Wizard. For more information, see Set up the printer using the

Wireless Setup Wizard on page 233.


Wireless Direct: Shows information about your Wireless Direct Printing connection, such as the

network name (SSID), IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and server.


Miscellaneous: Shows information about more advanced network settings.

Port 9100: The printer supports raw IP printing through TCP Port 9100. This HP-proprietary

TCP/IP port on the printer is the default port for printing. It is accessed by HP software (for

example, the HP Standard Port).

Bonjour: Bonjour services (which use mDNS, or Multicast Domain Name System) are

typically used on small networks for IP address and name resolution (through UDP port

5353), where a conventional DNS server is not used.

SLP: Service Location Protocol (SLP) is an Internet standard network protocol that provides

a framework to allow networking applications to discover the existence, location, and

configuration of networked services in enterprise networks. This protocol simplifies

discovery and use of network resources such as printers, web servers, fax machines, video

cameras, files systems, backup devices (tape drives), databases, directories, mail servers,


Microsoft Web Services: Enable or disable the Microsoft Web Services Dynamic Discovery

(WS Discovery) protocols or Microsoft Web Services for Devices (WSD) Print services

supported on the printer. Disable unused print services to prevent access through those


NOTE: For more information about WS Discovery and WSD Print, visit


IPP: Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) is a standard network protocol for remote printing.

Unlike other remote IP-based protocols, IPP supports access control, authentication, and

encryption, allowing for more secure printing.

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