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HP Jetdirect J4169A 610N EIO Print Server - Firmware Version, Printer, and NOS Compatibility Guide

General product information for the HP Jetdirect J4169A print server

Product number
J4169A
Product name
HP 610N EIO J4169A card
Description
HP Jetdirect EIO internal print server for 10/100Base-TX (RJ-45 port)
Product type
EIO
Status
Current
Firmware revision
L.24.06
Upgrade solution

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Firmware history

Use the following table to determine the features for a specific version of firmware.

Click here to view the Jetdirect Firmware History (Discontinued Products)

Firmware revision
L.20.07
L.20.24
L.20.25
L.21.11
L.21.22
L.22.09
L.24.06
Features and fixes
AppleTalk fix to enable downloading of certain fonts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Provides support for the next generation peripherals (Fall 2000 and onward)
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
AppleTalk changes to better support HP Designjet 500, 800, and 5000 peripherals
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Access Control List no longer checks source IP addresses when accessed via a browser/IPP due to proxy servers.
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
The TCP/IP Idle Timeout was increased from 90 seconds to 270 seconds
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
LPD print jobs with long job names were causing the LPD connection to hang.
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
LPD memory leak when sending several thousand jobs.
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multiple print jobs over a single LPD connection
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown LPD queues default to RAW rather than AUTO
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Telnet Menu System
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
French, Italian, German, and Spanish languages added to the Embedded Web Server
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Certain IPX traffic causing IP problems
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Better compatibility with the 600N series in peripherals and firmware features
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WJA/JA remote IPX communication issues with the 610n family
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
DHCP timing issues that in certain remote cases may cause a broadcast storm
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Some browsers would be unable to access the Web server using non-English localizations fixed
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Enhanced embedded web servers interface with Security Wizard
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
Yes
CERT advisories CA-2002-19 and CA-2002-23 resolved
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Hostname and WINS fixes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
NOTE: Version L.20.24 or higher is required for use with the HP Designjet series peripherals.

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Firmware upgrade information

This section is provided for HP Jetdirect customers who would like to upgrade their HP Jetdirect firmware. Click here to download the HP Download Manager and Jetdirect firmware .

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Supported printers

HP Business Inkjet 2200 series
Windows environment only. Operates best with peripheral firmware version 6.4.0 or higher.
HP Business Inkjet 2250 series
Operates best with peripheral firmware version 6.4.0 or higher
HP Color LaserJet 4500 series
HP Color LaserJet 8500 series
HP Color LaserJet 8550 series
HP LaserJet 2100 series
HP LaserJet 4000 series
HP LaserJet 4050 series
HP LaserJet 5000 series
HP LaserJet 8000 series
HP LaserJet 8100 series
HP Mopier 240
HP Mopier 320
HP LaserJet 8150 series
HP Designjet 500 series
Jetdirect firmware version L.20.24 or higher is required
HP Designjet 800 series
Jetdirect firmware version L.20.24 or higher is required
HP Designjet 5000 series
Jetdirect firmware version L.20.24 or higher is required
HP Color LaserJet 4550 series
HP LaserJet 9000 series

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Supported network operating systems

TCP/IP - IP Direct Mode
Microsoft (R) Windows 95, 98
Windows NT 4.0, 2000
Novell NDPS, NEPS
HP-UX 10.20, 11.x
Solaris 2.5x, 2.6, 7 (SPARC systems only)
IBM AIX 3.2.5 and later
Requires software from the NOS vendor.
MPE-Ix
TCP/IP - LPD (line printer daemon)
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Windows 95, 98
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Windows NT 4.0, 2000
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
HP-UX 10.20, 11.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Solaris 2.5x, 2.6, 7, 8
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
IBM AIX 3.2.5 and later
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Novell NetWare 5.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Macintosh OS 8.1 and later
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
RedHat Linux 5.2, 6.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
SuSE Linux 6.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
SunOS 4.1.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
OS/2 Warp 4.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
SGI IRIX 6.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Digital UNIX (R) 4.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
SCO UnixWare 7.x, OpenServer 5.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
AS/400
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
TCP/IP - FTP Printing
Windows 95, 98
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Windows NT 4.0, 2000
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
HP-UX 10.20, 11.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Solaris 2.5x, 2.6, 7, 8
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
IBM AIX 3.2.5 and later
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Macintosh OS 8.1 and later
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
RedHat Linux 6.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
SuSE Linux 6x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
SunOS 4.1.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
OS/2 Warp 4.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
SGI IRIX 6.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
Digital UNIX 4.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
SCO UnixWare 7.x, OpenServer 5.x
May require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor.
TCP/IP - IPP
Windows NT 4.0, 2000
IPX/SPX
Novell NetWare 3.12 and above, 4.x, 5.x, 6, NDPS, NEPS
Windows 95, 98
Windows NT 4.0, 2000
DLC/LLC
Windows NT 4.0
Requires software from the NOS vendor.
Artisoft LANtastic
Requires software from the NOS vendor.
AppleTalk
AppleTalk not supported in Token Ring print servers
Apple (Mac OS; System 7.5.1 and above)
AppleTalk not supported in Token Ring print servers
Other Network Protocols Supported
NDS, NCP, Telnet, SLP, IGMP, BOOTP/DHCP,
WINS, SNMP, HTTP
NOTE: HP supports the NOS to printer combination if the NOS has a driver for that specific printer.

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Part replacement order information

New board assembly number
J4169-60013
Replacement or exchange part number
J4169-69001

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