Identifies the Internet Protocol address (IP Address parameter) of this actual destination. This is the Internet Protocol address assigned to the output device.

GUI label

TCP/IP address


AIX, BSD, CUPS, PSF, InfoPrint 2000, IPP, Passthrough


Resettable, single-valued

Input Synonym

You can use the synonym printer-tcpip-internet-address.

Allowed Values

You can enter a text string up to 4095 characters long that is either of these types of address:

Hostname (recommended):
The hostname of this actual destination. For example:
IPv4 address
A series of integers in the range of 0 to 255, each separated by a period,. (decimal address). For example:
IPv6 address
Eight groups of four hexadecimal digits, each group has 16 bits. The groups are separated by colons (:). For example:
Note: When you create an SNMP printer, you must specify either the fully qualified printer name or the internet address. If you create an SNMP printer with an abbreviated printer name, InfoPrint issues the SNMP connection lost message when you try to enable the printer.

Default Value

No default value

Usage Guidelines

  • You must enter a value for destinations to use SNMP. If you do not want to use SNMP to monitor the printer, set the use-snmp attribute to false.
  • You must enter a value for PSF TCP/IP-attached actual destinations, for PSF upload-TCP/IP-attached actual destinations, and for InfoPrint 2000 actual destinations.
  • This attribute is required if the pull-print-printer actual destination attribute needs to be set to true.