Guide to Printer Configuration using TCP/IP

Macintosh OS X 10.8+

1. Open "System Preferences"and click on "Print & FAX"

2. Click on the "+" sign to add a new printer

3. Click on the "IP" protocol icon and select "Line Printer Daemon _LD" from the Protocol drop-down
Enter the IP address of the printer you wish to use (obtain address from your lab head).
Leave the "Queue:" field empty .
Enter a name of your choosing in the "Name:" field.
Ender a location for the printer (optional)
Select the correct driver for your printer from the "Print Using" drop down.
Note: if your chosen printer does not appear in the list, you'll need to cancel and download the correct driver for your OS from the printer manufacturer.

4. Select the appropriate options for your printer and click on "Continue" and you're done.

Windows 7

1. Go to the Start menu and select "Devices and Printers"

2. Click "Add a printer"

3. Select "Add a local printer". Click on "Next"

4. Select "Create a new port" and select "Standard TCP/IP Port" from the "Type of Port" dropdown. Click on "Next"

5. Enter the IP address of the printer you wish to use (obtain address from your lab head).
Leave the port name identical to the IP address. Click on "Next"

6 Select the correct driver for your printer.
Note: if your chosen printer does not appear in the list, you'll need to cancel and download the correct driver for your OS from the printer manufacturer.

7. If presented with the option to select a driver version, make your selection and click on "Next".

8. Enter a name of your choosing for your printer. Click on "Next".

9. Circle on "Finish" and you're done.

For printer configuration questions, contact David Brown (brown@uga.edu).