Embedded Web server (available for the HP Color LaserJet 3700 series printer)


Embedded Web server (available for the HP Color LaserJet 3700 series printer)

This printer is equipped with an embedded Web server, which allows access to information about printer and network activities. A Web server provides an environment in which web programs may run, much in the same way that an operating system, such as Windows, provides an environment for programs to run on your PC. The output from these programs can then be displayed by a Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.

An “embedded” Web server resides on a hardware device (such as a printer) or in firmware, rather than as software that is loaded on a network server.

The advantage of an embedded Web server is that it provides an interface to the printer that anyone with a network-connected PC and a standard Web browser can access. There is no special software to install or configure, but you must have a supported Web browser on your computer. To access the embedded Web server, type the IP address for the printer in the address line of the browser. (To find the IP address, print a configuration page. For more information about printing a configuration page, see Printer information pages.)

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HP 3550 3700 Embedded Web server (available for the HP Color LaserJet 3700 series printer)