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How did you find out an existing printer's IP in lion?

In Snow Leopard you can do it in this way:

  1. Open System Preferences
  2. Select the printer that you want to find the IP for
  3. Click 'Options & Supplies'
  4. The IP is shown next to the 'URL:' label, and might say 'lpd://'

How can you do this in OS X Lion?

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How can you "change" the IP address on an existing printer without starting over and adding the printer again. I am having an issue with and HP7310xi, I use to have the scan feature show in the print & scan preferences menu but now I can get an Added printer to show the scan icon next to the printer icon. – user53591 Jul 19 '13 at 20:52
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Use the built-in CUPS web interface to get detailed printer information:


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genius... I had no idea that existed! – Alex Coplan Nov 4 '11 at 14:26
+1. It boggles my mind why they'd hide it in a web interface... – Kelvin Apr 16 '12 at 16:13
To log-in, you've to use the same credentials which you're using for the administrator account. – kenorb Oct 20 '13 at 16:05
It's disabled by default, but if you're comfortable with text files you can always "sudo less /private/etc/cups/printers.conf" and get at everything. – Tomer Gabel Jan 13 '14 at 14:48
Web Interface is Disabled The web interface is currently disabled. Run "cupsctl WebInterface=yes" to enable it. It is a lan of printers.. – Yannis Dran Aug 13 '15 at 9:53

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