(#5) Tech Tip: Making HP JetDirect print servers secure on the network

Mike Marney

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Consumers of HP software and hardware products regularly approach HP support providers for information regarding security issues. This tip attempts to address security issues related to HP JetDirect print servers, which are among the wide range of communication products that fall within the data security scope.

Here, I describe how to restrict the unauthorized use of HP JetDirect configuration utilities and the unauthorized access of JetDirect connected printers through a network, so that not all users can print to them, configure them, or have access to them.

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