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HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server

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Product #J8021A#ABA
Back Features

Integrate printers and MFPs into your wireless network with added security. Send and print documents protected by IPsec, 802.11x and several encryption options. Plus, setup and installation are easy for a variety of printers, systems and protocols.

Get fast authentication and point-to-point encryption across your IP network with IPsec.

Protect your data with several security features—802.1x, SNMPv3, WPA2 Enterprise (including EAP-TLS, PEAP, LEAP, CCMP, AES and TKIP) and WEP encryption.

Experience the next-generation network features of IPv6—more IP addresses and improved routing and autoconfiguration.

Share your printer wirelessly across a 802.11b/g wireless network.

Get fast, wired connectivity with 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet support.

Connect to a broad range of operating systems, network protocols and HP printers.

Manage your printers remotely, using HP Web Jetadmin.

Installation is easy. Connect, configure and get straight to printing.

Easily set up wireless printing, using the HP Install Network Printer Wizard.

Monitor the server status with convenient status lights and a test button.

Return & exchange information

We have extended our return policy for the holidays. All purchases made between 11/1/15 – 12/25/15 will have until January 15th, 2016 to return.

Back Specs

Product specifications

Connectivity, standard

802.11b/g Wireless Ethernet; Ethernet; Fast Ethernet 802.3 RJ-45 (10/100Base-TX); Hi-Speed USB 2.0

Compatible operating systems

Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows Vista® 64-bit, Windows® XP, Windows® XP 64-bit, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® 2008 64-bit, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® 2003 64-bit, Mac OS X v 10.2, v 10.3, v 10.4 or higher, Novell 5.1 or higher, Red Hat Linux 7.x or higher, SuSE Linux 8.x or higher, HP-UX 10.20, 11.x, 11.i, Solaris 2.5 or higher (SPARC systems only), IBM AIX 3.2.5 or higher 1, MPE-iX, Citrix Presentation Server, Windows® Terminal Services

Printer management

HP Web Jetadmin

Embedded web server


Support epp and ecp


Print job buffering


IPP support


Supported network protocols

IPv4/IPv6: Apple Bonjour compatible, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, TFTP, Port 9100, LPD, IPP, Secure-IPP, WS Discovery, WS Print, IPsec/Firewall; IPv6: DHCPv6, MLDv1, ICMPv6; IPv4: Auto-IP, SLP, Telnet, IGMPv2, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS, IP Direct Mode

Browser supported

Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher; Mozilla 2.x or higher; Firefox 2.x or higher; Safari; Chrome

Printer supported

HP Business Inkjet Printer series: 2300, 2800; HP Color LaserJet Printer series: CP1025, CP1525, CP1515, CP1518, CP2025, CP3505, CP3525, CP4005, CP4025, CP4525, CP5225, CP5525, CP6015, 2600, 2605, 2700, 3000, 3600, 3800, 4700, 5550; HP LaserJet Printer series: P1606, P2014, P2015, P2035, P2055, P3005, P3015, P4014, P4015, P4515, 1160, 1320, 4240, 4250, 4350, 5200; HP Officejet Pro Printer series: K550, K850, K5300, K5400, K8600*, 8000; HP Officejet Pro AiO Printer series: L7300 AiO*, L7500 AiO*, L7600 AiO*, L7700 AiO*, 8500 AiO*, 8500A AiO*; HP Color LaserJet MFP series: CM1015 MFP*, CM1017 MFP*, CM3530 MFP*, CM4540 MFP*, CM4730 MFP*, CM6030 MFP*, CM6040 MFP*, 2820 AiO*, 2840 AiO*, 4730 MFP*; HP LaserJet MFP series: M3027 MFP*, M3035 MFP*, M4345 MFP*, M4555 MFP*, M5025 MFP*, M5035 MFP*, M9040 MFP*, M9050 MFP*, 3050 AiO*, 3052 AiO*, 3055 AiO*, 3380 AiO, 3390 AiO*, 3392 AiO*. *Note: support printing only, no software scan or Webscan on this device


One-year limited hardware warranty; 90-day warranty (software) on HP Jetdirect CD-ROM

What's in the box

HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server; Quick installation guide; CD-ROM with HP Installation Software and documentation; Power adapter; Localized Power cord; USB cable; Ethernet LAN cable

Network types

Wireless Ethernet (802.11b/g); Ethernet; Fast Ethernet; 802.3; RJ-45 (10/100Base-TX)


1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Ethernet; 1 Wireless Ethernet

Print server type


Security management

Management security: SNMPv3, SSL/TLS (HTTPS), IPsec/Firewall; Port authentication (802.1x): Wired (EAP-PEAP, EAP-TLS), Wireless (EAP-PEAP, LEAP, EAP-TLS); Wireless network security: WPA, WPA2 authentication; AES, TKIP, WEP (40/64-bit and 104/128-bit) encryption

Network upgradeable firmware


Return & exchange information

We have extended our return policy for the holidays. All purchases made between 11/1/15 – 12/25/15 will have until January 15th, 2016 to return.

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