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Brother MFC-L2710 - Change printers name on network?
« on: October 22, 2021, 04:42:52 PM »
I share a network with others we both have the same Brother MFC-L2710 printer. As a result, we end up sending print jobs to the "wrong" printer. I know that you can change the name of the printer as seen on my computer. Is there a way to change the name for anyone connecting through the network? Alternatively, can I make my printer invisible to other users? Any other suggestions? Thanks.
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Re: Brother MFC-L2710 - Change printers name on network?
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2021, 05:02:32 PM »
You can probably change the host name on the printer's web page.

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Re: Brother MFC-L2710 - Change printers name on network?
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 08:02:52 PM »
You need to change the share name not the hostname.