Printer Hostnames

Printer name Hostname URL Note
General use      
biostatcolor1 (HP Color LaserJet M651) south corner of suite
biostatcolor2 (HP Color LaserJet M651) near big conference room
biostatcolor3 (HP Color LaserJet M651) north end of suite
biostatcolor7 (HP Color LaserJet M553) stadium side
Administrators only      
biostatcolor4 (HP Color LaserJet M651) administrator's printer
biostatcolor5 (HP Color LaserJet M553) graduate students
biogradprinter1 (Brother HL-5470DW) graduate students
Graduate Program Administrators      
biostatcolor6 (HP Color LaserJet M553) graduate admins
biostatcopy1 (Ricoh MP C4503) ( Multifunction printer, fax, copier, scanner

  • Configuring a printer for Windows
    • Make sure you are connected to the VUMCemployee Wi-Fi network. The printers are not available on the VUMCguest network.
    • Open Settings, click on Devices, click on Printers & scanners
    • Click the plus icon (Add a printer or scanner)
    • It will begin a search for printers, but don’t wait for that. There are just too many. Scroll down to and click the link “The printer that I want isn’t listed”
    • Select “Add a printer using an IP address or hostname”. Click Next.
    • For Device type, pick Autodetect
    • For Hostname of IP address, Enter the hostname of the desired printer. See Main.PrinterHostnames for the printer hostnames.
    • Make sure “Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use” is checked. Click Next.
    • If asked, select “Use the driver that is currently installed (recommended)”. Click Next.
    • The default printer name us unhelpful. Change the printer name to something useful depending which printer you are installing (e.g. “biostatcolor1”, “biostatcolor3”, etc.). Click Next.
    • Uncheck Share this printer. Click Next.
Topic revision: r15 - 18 Nov 2022, DalePlummer

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