HP LaserJet Printer Telnet Commands

HP LaserJet Printer Telnet Commands

A default out-of-the-box HP network printer has a running telnet server that can be used to configure and control the printer. In this article, we will explore what commands are available and I will also show you how to disable the telnet server on the printer.

HP Printer Telnet Command Reference

Basic Commands to Use

?
Output the help screen featured above
/
Output the current printer configuration
export
Output the current configuration commands in a format that can be pasted back into the terminal
save
Commit any outstanding config changes to flash memory
cold-reset-all
reset printer to factory default settings

How to disable telnet on HP Printers

  1. Open the printer’s web configuration interface
  2. Navigate to the Networking | Advanced settings page.
  3. Uncheck Telnet Configuration and click Apply

hp-printer-disable-telnet-access

Finally, reconnect to confirm that telnet is disabled. The printer will still listen on TCP port 23 but you should see a message stating “Telnet is disabled.”

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