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Departmental Printing - Securing Your Network Printer

ITS recommends that you secure your network printers by implementing these best practices.

The first step is to request a permanent network address for the printer: Departmental Printing - Request Printer Network Address 

Once you have the address, you will need to set the following settings:

  • Device Password:
  • Administrator Password:
  • Supervisor Password:
  • PJL Password:
  • File System Password:
  • System Contact System Location - Set to Building/Room (eg QBB 236)
  • Telnet. Disable
  • IPX/SPX . Disable
  • AppleTalk . Disable
  • DLC/LLC . Disable
  • SNMP . Set the “Set Community Name” & the “Get Community Name” to something other than "Public"
  • SLP Config . Disable
  • Bonjour . Disable
  • FTP Printing . Disable
  • IPP Printing . Disable
  • HP XML Services . Disable
  • Multicast IPv4 . Disable
  • Web Services Print . Disable
  • WS-Discovery . Disable
  • RCFG . Disable
  • Privacy Settings . Disable “Allow product information to be sent to HP”
  • Encryption Strength . Set to High & Encrypt all Web communication




Keywords:print, secure, security, device,   Doc ID:105523
Owner:Michael R.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2020-09-02 09:26 CDTUpdated:2020-09-23 08:18 CDT
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