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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

1

Features.........................................................................................................................

1

Safety Instructions ........................................................................................................

2

Package Contents..........................................................................................................

3

Hardware Details ..........................................................................................................

3

Chapter 2 LAN Installation

6

Procedure......................................................................................................................

6

Chapter 3 Print Server Configuration

7

Overview ......................................................................................................................

7

Using the Windows Wizard..........................................................................................

7

Chapter 4 Client PC Configuration

9

Overview ......................................................................................................................

9

Windows Peer to Peer Printing...................................................................................

11

Windows SMB Printing..............................................................................................

18

Windows with Server-based Print Queues .................................................................

20

Macintosh (AppleTalk)...............................................................................................

21

Macintosh OS X .........................................................................................................

22

Chapter 5 BiAdmin Management Utility

24

Requirements..............................................................................................................

24

Installation ..................................................................................................................

24

Operation ....................................................................................................................

24

Chapter 6 Web-Based Management

34

Overview ....................................................................................................................

34

Preparation..................................................................................................................

34

Connecting to the Print Server....................................................................................

35

Configuration Screens ................................................................................................

35

Chapter 7 Special Features

40

Overview ....................................................................................................................

40

Internet Printing Protocol(IPP) ...................................................................................

40

Internet Mail Printing .................................................................................................

44

Chapter 8 Troubleshooting

49

Overview ....................................................................................................................

49

Hardware & LAN Problems .......................................................................................

49

AppleTalk (Macintosh)...............................................................................................

50

Windows Printing Problems .......................................................................................

52

 

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Unix Troubleshooting.................................................................................................

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Appendix A Specifications

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General Specifications................................................................................................

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Appendix B Windows Server Configuration

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Windows NT 4.0 Server .............................................................................................

59

Windows 2000/2003 Server .......................................................................................

60

Appendix C Unix Systems

61

Overview ....................................................................................................................

61

Print Server IP Address Configuration .......................................................................

61

Other Print Server Configuration................................................................................

61

LPD Printing...............................................................................................................

62

Appendix D NetWare

67

Overview ....................................................................................................................

67

Creating an NDPS Manager Object............................................................................

67

Creating an NDPS Printer Agent................................................................................

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Chapter 1

Introduction

This chapter provides an overview of your Print Server's features.

Features

Congratulations on the purchase of your new Print Server. Your Print Server was designed to provide a simple and efficient network printing solution. It is packed with features, including:

Versatility. The Print Server supports up to four protocols: TCP/IP, SMB (Service Message Block), AppleTalk (EtherTalk), and NetBEUI. It features a 10/100BaseT Ethernet interface port for connection to your LAN and operating system support includes Unix, NetWare (NDPS LPR printing), and Microsoft Windows.

Easy Installation. The Print Server makes adding printers or plotters to your network simple.

Easy Setup. A number of utility programs are supplied to simplify setup. For Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP users, the BiAdmin program makes it easy to configure the Print Server for a variety of network and server configurations.

Web-based Interface. TheWeb-basedinterface provides an easy method of configuration in TCP/IP networks regardless of your operating system.

Compact Size. This allows the Print Server to be used even where space is limited.

Remote Management Tools. A variety of software tools are provided. In most environments, both the Print Server and attachedbi-directionalprinters can be configured remotely.

Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) Support. The Print Server can act as an IPP (Internet Printing Protocol) Server, allowing clients, suppliers, colleagues and others to print to your printer from anywhere on the Internet. Windows IPP Client software is also supplied on theCD-ROM.

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Safety Instructions

For your own safety, and to protect your Print Server, please observe the following safety advice.

1.Unplug this device from its power source before cleaning. Use only a slightly dampened cloth for cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.

2.Avoid using this product near water. Exposure to water poses an electric-shockhazard.

3.Do not place the Print Server on an unstable surface. The device may fall causing serious damage to the device.

4.This device should only be used with the power supply type specified on the marking label. If you are not sure of type of your local power supply, consult your dealer or the local power company.

5.Do not pinch, crimp or otherwise damage the power cord. If exposed to foot traffic, ensures that the cable is properly shielded and does not pose a tripping hazard.

6.If using an extension cord, makes sure the total ampere rating of the products using the cord does not exceed the extension cord's ampere rating.

7.Do not attempt to service this device, as opening or removing casing may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

8.The Print Server should be serviced by qualified service personnel under the following conditions:

The power cord is damaged or frayed.

Liquid has been spilled onto the product.

The product has been exposed to rain or water.

The product does not operate normally in accordance with the operating instructions.

The device has been dropped or the casing has been damaged.

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Package Contents

You should find the following items packaged with your Print Server. If any items are missing, contact your dealer immediately.

The Print Server unit

Power Adapter

One CD-ROMcontaining all support programs and this manual

Quick Install Guide

Hardware Details

Details of the LEDs and connections are in this Chapter. Further details are contained in

Appendix A - Specifications.

TE100-P1UPrint Server

1 USB Printer Port

10/100BaseT LAN connection

Figure 1: TE100-P1UPrint Server

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TE100-P1PPrint Server

Direct Attach

1 Parallel Port

10/100BaseT

Figure 2: TE100-P1PPrint Server

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LED Indicators

The TE100-P1Uhas two LED indicators on the top; theTE100-P1P'sLEDs are on the end. The Error LED is red. The Status indicator LED is green. The LED indicator modes are described in the following table.

Status LED

Error LED

Status Description

(Green)

(Red)

 

Off

Off

No power.

 

 

 

On

Off

Normal operation - Idle.

 

 

 

Flashing

Off

Normal operation - transmitting or

 

 

receiving packets from the network.

 

 

 

On

On

Hardware error.

 

 

 

On

Flashing (USB only)

No printer connected to the USB port.

 

 

 

Flashing

Flashing

Firmware upgrade in progress.

 

 

 

Diagnostic Push Button

The button is recessed; a pin or paper clip can be used to press it. This button has 2 functions:

Restore the factory default settings

Print a test page containing all current settings.

To restore the factory default settings:

1.Turn the Print Server OFF.

2.Press and hold the diagnostic button. While pressing the button, switch the Print Server ON.

3.If you continue pressing the button for 10 seconds, a diagnostic page will be printed, showing the new (default) settings.

To generate a Diagnostic print out

1.Ensure that both the Print Server and the attached printer are ON.

2.Press the diagnostic button, and hold it in for 2 seconds.

3.The test page, containing the current settings, will be printed.

Note:

PostScript printers are unable to print this page. If you have a PostScript printer, the test page will not be printed.

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