Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Can you connect multiple computers to one printer without a router?

Find out how to connect multiple computers to one print station in this expert response.

Can you give the print server an address so that it doesn't have to get one from DHCP so that you could access it without a router?

For example, we have two laptops and a wireless printer all in the same network address range. Could the two laptops print without a router/switch, you'd be printing from a TCP/IP port to the printer?

That's how you use network printers, but you would need a switch to connect more than one machine to print from.
This was last published in October 2008

Dig Deeper on Network Design

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchSDN

SearchEnterpriseWAN

SearchUnifiedCommunications

SearchMobileComputing

SearchDataCenter

SearchITChannel

Close