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HP Color LaserJet CP2020 Series Printer - Supported network protocols

Supported network protocols

The product supports the TCP/IP network protocol. It is the most widely used and accepted networking protocol. Many networking services utilize this protocol. This product also supports IPv4 and IPv6. The following tables list the networking services/protocols that are supported on the product.

Printing
Service name
Description
port9100 (Direct Mode)
Printing service
Line printer daemon (LPD)
Printing service
ws-print
Microsoft plug-and-play printing solution
Network product discovery
Service name
Description
SLP (Service Location Protocol)
Device Discovery Protocol, used to help find and configure network devices. Used primarily by Microsoft-based software programs.
mDNS (multicast Domain Name Service - also known as “Rendezvous” or “Bonjour”)
Device Discovery Protocol, used to help find and configure network devices. Used primarily by Apple Macintosh-based software programs.
ws-discover
Used by Microsoft-based software programs
Messaging and management
Service name
Description
HTTP (hypertext transfer protocol)
Allows Web browsers to communicate with embedded Web server.
EWS (embedded Web server)
Allows a user to manage the product through a Web browser.
SNMP (simple network management protocol)
Used by network programs for product management. SNMP V1 and standard MIB-II (Management Information Base) objects are supported.
IP addressing
Service name
Description
DHCP (dynamic host configuration protocol), IPv4, and IPv6
For Automatic IP address assignment. DHCP server provides the product with an IP address. Generally requires no user intervention for product to obtain IP address from a DHCP server.
BOOTP (bootstrap protocol)
For Automatic IP address assignment. BOOTP server provides the product with an IP address. Requires administrator to input the product MAC hardware address on BOOTP server in order for product to obtain an IP address from that server.
Auto IP
For Automatic IP address assignment. If neither a DHCP server nor a BOOTP server is present, this service allows the product to generate a unique IP address.

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