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BT Smart Hub 2 not responding fully to static IP address request from Epson Printer
I have been trying to set up my home networked Epson printer with a static IP address on the wired network.
Using the "Manual settings" menu in the printer control panel I was able to set the printer IP address to 192.168.1.65
I then went to the BT Smart Hub 2, on which the DHCP service had previously been customised to only operate in the address range 192.168.1.85 - 192.168.1.110, and, then, in the devices page set the printer address to 192.168.1.65 and ensured that the "Always use this address" entry was set to "Yes" and the "Network type" was set to "Wired". These settings were then saved and after a restart of the hub were displayed without error.
However, the the " Type of IP addressing" is still displaying as "DHCP" and not s"Static", despite numerous re-starts of hub, computer and printer. Nevertheless, when a printing request (For a test page) is made from the computer, the printer prints it out without issue.
Is this just a cosemetic issue or is there a real problem here ?