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HP LaserJet Pro 300/400 Color M351/M451, HP LaserJet Pro 300/400 Color MFP M375/M475, and HP LaserJet Pro MFP M435 - Advanced configuration with HP Embedded Web Server (EWS) and HP Device Toolbox (Windows)

Advanced configuration with HP Embedded Web Server (EWS) and HP Device Toolbox (Windows)
Use the HP Embedded Web Server to manage printing functions from your computer instead of the product control panel.
  • View product status information
  • Determine the remaining life for all supplies and order new ones
  • View and change tray configurations
  • View and change the product control-panel menu configuration
  • View and print internal pages
  • Receive notification of product and supplies events
  • View and change network configuration
The HP Embedded Web Server works when the product is connected to an IP-based network. The HP Embedded Web Server does not support IPX-based product connections. You do not have to have Internet access to open and use the HP Embedded Web Server.
When the product is connected to the network, the HP Embedded Web Server is automatically available.
  note:
HP Device Toolbox is available only if you performed a full installation when you installed the product. Depending on how the product is connected, some features might not be available.
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The HP Embedded Web Server is not accessible beyond the network firewall.
Open the HP Embedded Web Server (EWS) from the Start menu
  1. Click the Start button, and then click the Programs item.
  2. Click your HP product group, and then click the HP Device Toolbox item.
Open the HP Embedded Web Server (EWS) from a Web browser
  1. From the Home screen on the product control panel, touch the Network button to display the IP address or host name.
  2. Open a Web browser, and in the address line, type the IP address or host name exactly as it displays on the product control panel. Press the Enter key on the computer keyboard. The EWS opens.
    Figure : Example of an IP address in a browser window
Tab or section
Description
Home tab
Provides product, status, and configuration information.
  • Device Status: Shows the product status and shows the approximate percent life remaining of HP supplies.
  • Supplies Status: Shows the approximate percent life remaining of HP supplies. Actual supply life remaining can vary. Consider having a replacement supply available to install when print quality is no longer acceptable. The supply does not need to be replaced unless the print quality is no longer acceptable.
  • Device Configuration: Shows the information found on the product configuration page.
  • Network Summary: Shows the information found on the product network configuration page.
  • Reports: Print the configuration and supplies status pages that the product generates.
  • Event Log: Shows a list of all product events and errors.
System tab
Provides the ability to configure the product from your computer.
  • Device Information: Provides basic product and company information.
  • Paper Setup: Change the default paper-handling settings for the product.
  • Print Quality: Change the default print-quality settings for the product.
  • EcoSMART Console: Change the default times for entering Sleep mode or Auto Power Down mode. Configure which events cause the product to wake.
  • Paper Types: Configure print modes that correspond to the paper types that the product accepts.
  • System Setup: Change the system defaults for the product.
  • Service: Perform the cleaning procedure on the product.
  • Save and Restore: Save the current settings for the product to a file on the computer. Use this file to load the same settings onto another product or to restore these settings to this product at a later time.
  • Administration: Set or change the product password. Enable or disable product features.
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The System tab can be password-protected. If this product is on a network, always consult with the administrator before changing settings on this tab.
Print tab
Provides the ability to change default print settings from your computer.
  • Printing: Change the default product print settings, such as number of copies and paper orientation. These are the same options that are available on the control panel.
  • PCL5c: View and change the PCL5c settings.
  • PostScript: Turn off or on the Print PS Errors feature.
Fax tab
(Fax products only)
  • Receive Options: Configure how the product handles incoming faxes.
  • Phone Book: Add or delete entries in the fax phone book.
  • Junk Fax List: Set fax numbers to block from sending faxes to the product.
  • Fax Activity Log: Review recent fax activity for the product.
Scan tab
(MFP products only)
Configure the Scan to Network Folder and Scan to E-mail features.
  • Network Folder Setup: Configure folders on the network to which the product can save a scanned file.
  • Scan to E-mail Setup: Begin the process to set up the Scan to E-mail feature.
  • Outgoing E-mail Profiles: Set an email address that will appear as the “from” address for all emails sent from the product. Configure the SMTP Server information.
  • E-mail Address Book: Add or delete entries in the email address book.
  • E-mail Options: Configure a default subject line and body text. Configure default scan settings for emails.
Networking tab
(Network-connected products only)
Provides the ability to change network settings from your computer.
Network administrators can use this tab to control network-related settings for the product when it is connected to an IP-based network. It also allows the network administrator to set up Wireless Direct functionality. This tab does not appear if the product is directly connected to a computer.
HP Web Services tab
Use this tab to set up and use various Web tools with the product.

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