Intellinet Network Solutions 509077 User Manual

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1-Port MFP USB Wireless Print Server user man

Model

INT-509077-UM-0508-01

Thank you for purchasing the INTELLINET NETWORK SOLUTIONS1-Port MFP USB Wireless Print Server, Model 509077. Unlike many MFP (multi-function printing) servers, it can communicate with your all-in-one printer as if it were connected directly to your computer, allowing all users to share print, scan, card reader and fax functionalities over the network. You can even monitor important information such as ink levels.

The 1-Port MFP USB Wireless Print Server features IEEE 802.11g/b wireless LAN connectivity (up to 54 Mbps data transfer rate), an Ethernet network port (10/100 Mbps Ethernet) and a USB 2.0/1.1 port, and can be connected to your 802.11g/b wireless network or wired network.

The easy-to-follow instructions in this user manual help make setup and operation relatively simple. NOTE: Some screen images have been modified to fit the format of this manual.

safety & compliance statements

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC (Federal Communication Commission) Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio technician for help.

Operation is also subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and 2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

FCC Warning

Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the authority to operate equipment.

FCC Radiation Exposure Statement

This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation. The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

Radio Frequency Interference Requirements

This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the 2.4 GHz frequency range. The FCC requires this product to be used indoors in the 2.4 GHz

 

 

 

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frequency range to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems.

RSS-210 Compliance Statement

The term “IC:” before the certification/registration number only signifies that Industry Canada technical specifications were met. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause interference; and 2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

Transmitter Antenna

To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent isotropically radiated power (EIRP) is not more than that required for successful communication. This device has been designed to operate with an antenna having a maximum gain of 5dBi. Antenna having a higher gain is strictly prohibited per regulations of Industry Canada. The required antenna impedance is 50 ohms.

IC Radiation Exposure Statement

This equipment complies with IC RSS-102 radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20 cm between the radiator and your body. This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

R&TTE Compliance Statement

This equipment complies with all the requirements of Directive 1999/5/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of March 9, 1999, on radio equipment and telecommunication terminal equipment (R&TTE) and the mutual recognition of their conformity. The R&TTE directive repeals and replaces Directive 98/13/EEC (Telecommunications Terminal Equipment and Satellite Earth Station Equipment) as of April 8, 2000.

EU Countries Intended for Use

The ETSI version of this device is intended for home/office use in Austria, Belgium,

Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the U.K., and is also authorized for use in EFTA member states Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. (EU countries not intended for use: none.)

General Safety

This equipment is designed with the utmost care for the safety of those who install and use it. However, special attention must be paid to the dangers of electric shock and static electricity when working with electrical equipment. All guidelines of this manual and of the computer manufacturer must, therefore, be followed at all times to ensure the safe use of the equipment. Be sure to read and follow all warning notices and instructions.

Do not continue operating if you notice smoke or unusual odors or sounds.

Continued operation may result in electric shock or fire. Immediately turn off power and remove the power adapter from the outlet, then contact your vendor.

Do not disassemble or modify the product in any way (unless described in the instructions). Doing so may cause injury or electric shock.

Make sure you use the power adapter supplied with the MFP server. Use of a

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different power adapter could damage the MFP server.

Do not handle plugs with wet hands. Doing so may result in electric shock.

Do not use damaged power cords. Doing so may result in electric shock or fire.

Observe the following when handling power cords:

Do not modify power cords.

Do not place heavy objects on power cords.

Do not sharply bend, twist or pull on power cords.

Do not route power cords near heating equipment.

Do not attempt to repair the power adapter or cord. Contact your vendor to order a new one.

Handle power plugs with care. Improper handling may result in fire. Observe the following when handling power plugs:

Do not plug in power plugs that are dusty or dirty.

Firmly plug in power plugs all the way.

Periodically remove power plugs from the outlet and clean the base of the plug. If power plugs are left plugged into an outlet for long periods, dust may accumulate near the base, posing a risk of short-circuiting and fire.

To ensure safety, always unplug the power adapter from the outlet when the product will not be used for an extended period.

Make sure to connect the cables to the correct ports.

Place connecting cables carefully so that no one will step on them or trip over them.

Avoid locations that are subject to rapid changes in heat or humidity, shocks or vibrations, or dust.

Do not expose the device to dampness, dust or corrosive liquids.

Discontinue use if a foreign object or water or other liquid enters the product.

Continued use may result in electric shock or fire. Immediately remove the power adapter from the outlet and then contact your vendor.

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Contents

1. MFP print Server Modes............................................................................................

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2

Using your All-In-One Printer................................................................................

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2.1

Printing.........................................................................................................................

 

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2.2

Scanning......................................................................................................................

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2.3

Reading Memory Cards............................................................................................

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3.

MFP Manager ...........................................................................................................

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3.1

MFP Server List.........................................................................................................

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3.2

My Favorite ...........................................................................................................

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3.3

Auto Connect List......................................................................................................

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3.4

Quick Setup ...........................................................................................................

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3.5

Option Settings..........................................................................................................

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3.5.1

General Settings...........................................................................................

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3.5.2 Search for an MFP Server...........................................................................

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4.

server configuration..............................................................................................

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4.1

Introduction................................................................................................................

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4.2

Search for All Available MFP Servers.......................................................................

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4.3

Status of the MFP Server..........................................................................................

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4.4

Set Up the MFP Server.............................................................................................

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4.5

General Configuration...............................................................................................

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4.6

TCP/IP Configuration................................................................................................

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4.7

System Configuration................................................................................................

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4.8

Wireless Configuration..............................................................................................

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4.9

MFP Server Management.........................................................................................

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4.10

Report.

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5.

Web Management........................................................................................................

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5.1

Introduction................................................................................................................

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5.2

Login...........................................................................................................................

 

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5.3

Device Status ...........................................................................................................

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5.3.1

System Status..............................................................................................

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5.3.2

Printer Status................................................................................................

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5.3.3

TCP/IP Status..............................................................................................

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5.4

Setup Wizard ...........................................................................................................

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5.4.1

System..........................................................................................................

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5.4.2

Wireless........................................................................................................

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5.4.3

TCP/IP..........................................................................................................

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5.4.4

Save Settings...............................................................................................

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5.5

System Tools ...........................................................................................................

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5.5.1

Load Default.................................................................................................

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5.5.2

Upgrade Firmware........................................................................................

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6.

lpr printing..................................................................................................................

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7.

raw printing.................................................................................................................

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8.

ipp printing....................................................................................................................

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8.1

Introduction................................................................................................................

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8.2

System Setup.............................................................................................................

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8.2.1

MFP Server Side..........................................................................................

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8.2.2

Client Side....................................................................................................

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9.

MFP print Server Installation with mac os....................................................

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9.1

Mac 10.4.X.................................................................................................................

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9.2

Mac 10.3.X.................................................................................................................

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10.

troubleshooting.......................................................................................................

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11.

specifications..............................................................................................................

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CONTENTS

1. MFP print server Modes

The 1-Port MFP USB Wireless Print Server supports two modes: All-in-One MFP Server mode and MFP Server mode. Users can choose one of these modes to share all-in-one or other printer functions through the MFP print server.

All-in-One MFP Server Mode

The MFP print server can communicate with an all-in-one printer as if it were connected directly to your computer. This enables users to connect to the all-in-one for sharing print, scan, card reader and fax functions (if available). The supported operating systems in this mode are Windows 2000 SP4 and above, Windows XP SP1 and above, and Windows Vista 32 and Vista 64. The All-in-One MFP Server mode doesn’t support Windows 98SE/Me/NT, Linux/Unix or MAC OS. For detailed instructions, refer to the following chapters in this manual:

2.Using the All-in-One Printer

3.MFP Manager

MFP Server Mode

The MFP print server also supports LPR, IPP and RAW printing protocols, which enable users to share the print function from an all-in-one printer. The supported operating systems are Windows 98SE/Me/NT/2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista, and MAC OS 9.x and above. For detailed instructions, refer to the following chapters:

6.LPR Printing

7.RAW Printing

8.IPP Printing

9.MFP Print Server Installation in MAC OS

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2. Using Your All-in-one printer

After you’ve followed the install wizard to finish the all-in-one installation, you’re able to start sharing print, scan, card reader and fax functions.

To print a document, just follow the steps you normally would. To scan or read the memory card, follow the steps below.

1.On the desktop, go to Start, then All Programs; select “MFP Server Utilities\ MFP Manager.”

2.In “MFP Manager,” select the all-in-one printer you would like to use.

3. Click “Connect” to connect to the all-in-one printer.

4. You can use the all-in-one printer for printing, scanning or reading the memory card over the MFP print server.

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NOTE: Once you’ve finished using the all-in-one printer, click “Disconnect” to release it. Other users can’t use the all-in-one printer until it’s released.

2.1 Printing

The all-in-one printer will be added to “Printers and Faxes” after the printer is installed. You can select the printer for printing a document by following the usual steps.

NOTE: If you’ve sent a print job to it while the all-in-one printer is connecting to another user, you may be prompted that the device is not found or the document failed to print. Re-send the print job when the all-in-one printer is idle or not connected.

2.2 Scanning

The all-in-one printer provides a scan utility to scan pictures or documents. In Windows XP/Vista, you can also scan from the Windows XP/Vista scanning utility or use third-party scanning utilities such as Photoshop, Photoimpact, Paint Shop Pro, etc.

USING YOUR ALL-IN-ONE PRINTER

Example: EPSON

CX-8400/9400 Series

Utilities

Windows XP

Scanning

Utility

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2.3 Reading Memory Cards

You can read the files from a memory card through the MFP print server.

3. mfp manager

3.1 MFP Server List

MFP Manager can automatically find the MFP print server in the network and show it in the MFP Server List. You can select an all-in-one printer and click “Connect” to use the printer as if you had directly connected the printer to your computer through a USB cable. MFP Manager also displays info about the connection status.

When you don’t want to use the all-in-one printer, click “Disconnect” so other users can use it. If you forget to disconnect, the MFP print server will automatically be disconnected after five minutes. (You can re-configure the time period: Refer to the settings below.) If you unplug the USB cable or turn off the all-in-one printer, the device will not display in the list. After you reconnect the USB cable or turn on the all-in-one printer, you need to click “Refresh” and “Connect” in MFP Manager to recover the connection.

 

 

 

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MFP Server List

 

 

MFP Server List

 

The MFP server list will list all the MFP servers within the

 

 

 

network. You can find information about the MFP servers,

 

 

including MFP server names, MAC IDs, IP addresses and

 

 

the device that is connected to the MFP server.

MFP Server/MFP

 

When you click on an MFP server in the MFP server list,

Information

 

you’ll see the MFP server description and the Idle Timeout

 

 

setting for that MFP server.

 

 

MFP Server Description – This is a description that can

 

 

help users to identify where or what the MFP server is.

 

 

Idle Timeout – From here, each user can know his/her

 

 

auto-release setting. To avoid occupying the all-in-one

 

 

printer unnecessarily, each user is recommended to

 

 

enable the “Auto Release” setting at the bottom of the MFP

 

 

Manager utility. It is used to automatically disconnect the

 

 

connection after the all-in-one printer is idle for a specified

 

 

period of time. By default, it is enabled to release the all-in-

 

 

one printer after five minutes.

 

 

When you click on “all-in-one printer” in the MFP server list,

 

 

you’ll see information that includes status, the computer

 

 

name and contact information.

 

 

Status – This displays the status of the all-in-one printer:

 

 

“Connected,” “Idle” or “Busy.” “Connected” indicates that

 

 

you are connecting the all-in-one printer. “Idle” indicates that

 

 

the all-in-one printer is not being used. “Busy” indicates that

 

 

another user is using the all-in-one printer to scan, print, etc.

 

 

Computer Name – This is the computer name of the user

 

 

 

 

who is connecting to the all-in-one printer.

 

 

Contact Information – When the current user has set his

 

 

contact information, you can see it here. You can contact

 

 

the current user to disconnect the all-in-one printer.

Refresh

 

Refreshes the MFP server list immediately.

Connect

 

Lets the all-in-one printer be connected to your computer.

Disconnect

 

Disconnects the selected all-in-one printer.

Add to My Favorite

 

Adds the MFP servers that you frequently use to the My

 

 

Favorite list.

 

 

 

Auto Release when idle time is over xx minutes (5-255)

To avoid occupying the all-in-one printer overtime, you can set up the auto release function. It is used to automatically disconnect the current connection after the all-in-one printer is idle for a specified period of time. By default, it is enabled to auto release the all-in-one printer after five minutes. You can set the time period longer; the maximum setting is 255 minutes.

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3.2 My Favorite

You can add frequently used MFP print servers to the My Favorite list. The MFP print servers in the list will be added to the quick link list when you right-click the MFP server icon in the system tray. Refer to Section 3.4 to learn about the quick setup functions.

My Favorite List

My Favorite List

MFP Server/MFP Information

Refresh

Connect Disconnect Delete

Auto Release when idle time is over xx minutes (5-255)

The My Favorite list will list your favorite MFP servers. You can find information about the MFP servers, including MFP server names, MAC IDs, IP addresses and the device that is connected to the MFP server.

The information listed here is the same as on the MFP server list (see Section 3.1).

Refreshes the MFP server list immediately.

Lets the all-in-one printer be connected to your computer. Disconnects the selected all-in-one printer.

Deletes the selected MFP server from the My Favorite list.

To avoid occupying the all-in-one printer overtime, you can set up the auto release function. It is used to automatically disconnect the current connection after the all-in-one printer is idle for a specified period of time. By default, it’s enabled to auto release the all-in-one printer after five minutes. You can set the time period longer; the maximum setting is 255 minutes.

 

 

 

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3.3 Auto Connect List

To let the system occupy the MFP server automatically when you want to print a document, you can add the all-in-one printer to your Auto Connect list. The system will send the printing jobs to the all-in-one printer when the MFP server is idle and is not being connected.

When you install the all-in-one printer, the MFP server automatically enables the settings.

NOTE: If you’ve sent a printing job to the all-in-one printer while it’s connecting to another user, you may be prompted that the device is not found or the document failed to print. Follow the prompt to re-try, and the printer will queue your printing job in your computer spooler. The MFP server will then print the job after the all-in- one printer is idle or disconnected.

To add the all-in-one printer to the Auto Connect list, follow the steps below. 1. Click “Add” on the Auto Connect List screen.

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2.The MFP servers within the network will be displayed. Select the MFP server you’d like to add to the list.

3.Select the all-in-one printer that’s connected to the selected MFP server. Click “OK.” NOTE: In some cases, new printing jobs cannot be printed because the all-in-one printer is already disconnected. This causes unformatted messages to be printed out. “Keep connecting for 30 second(s) after printing has been finished (5-60)” is enabled by default to help avoid this kind of situation.

4.The setup is finished.

3.4 Quick Setup

Right-click on the MFP server icon in the system tray to see the MFP servers you have designated for the My

Favorite list. You can directly connect or disconnect the all-in- one printer and check its status from here.

 

 

 

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Quick Setup

 

 

 

Status

 

 

The current status of the all-in-one printer will be displayed

 

 

 

 

here. “Connected” indicates that you are connecting to the

 

 

 

all-in-one printer. “Busy” indicates the all-in-one printer is

 

 

 

being used. “Idle” indicates that the all-in-one printer is free

 

 

 

to use by any users.

Connect

 

 

If the all-in-one printer is free to use, “Connect” will be

 

 

 

available. Otherwise it will be grayed out.

Disconnect

 

 

Disconnect the selected all-in-one printer. “Disconnect” will

 

 

 

 

 

be available only for the current user.

Information

 

 

Click to see more information about the MFP server and the

 

 

 

all-in-one printer (as shown above).

3.5 Option Settings

3.5.1 General Settings

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General Settings

Run MFP Manager when

 

Execute MFP Manager when Windows starts every

 

Windows starts

 

time. By default, it is enabled.

Minimized when starting

 

Minimize MFP Manager to an icon in the system tray

MFP Manager

 

when you start MFP Manager. By default, it is enabled.

Refresh status every xx

 

Set up the refresh interval for device status update. By

seconds. (5–300)

 

default, it is enabled.

Your Contact Information

 

Enter your contact information here. When you connect

 

 

to the all-in-one printer, your contact information will be

 

 

displayed on the right side of the program for other

 

 

users to contact you.

3.5.2 Search for an MFP Server

If a particular MFP server is not in the same network as your computer, you can enter the IP address of the MFP server to do a remote search. The MFP server in the Remote MFP Server List will be added to the MFP Server list for you to configure. NOTE: If the

remote MFP server you’ve searched for is behind a NAT router, the MFP server may not operate normally.

4. Server Configuration

4.1 Introduction

This chapter introduces the MFP print server’s system configuration utility in a

Windows environment. This utility provides the most complete management and configuration functions on the MFP server side. This utility only provides configuration functions for the MFP server itself; it does not include configuration functions for the client side or other file servers in the network environment.

The Configuration utility provides these configuration and management functions:

Search MFP Server: Search all available MFP servers on the network.

Status: Display MFP server network status.

General Configuration: Configure general settings about the MFP server, such as server name and password.

TCP/IP Configuration: IP address and DHCP server configuration.

System Configuration: MFP server network ability setting and firmware upgrade.

Wireless Configuration: Search for the available wireless networks and configure the wireless settings of the MFP server for the wireless connection.

MFP Server Management: For administrators to manage the MFP server. Administrators can force-disconnect the current connection of the MFP server.

Report: List the information of all available MFP servers on the network.

 

 

 

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4.2 Search for All Available MFP Servers

To run the Server Manager configuration utility, click the Search icon (left) on the tool bar. The configuration utility will delay for several seconds because

the utility is using the system’s available network protocols to search for all MFP servers on the network. All available MFP servers will be listed under “Server Group” on the left side of the screen.

Select the MFP server you would like to configure from the list. At the same time, the system will display the selected MFP server’s status on the right side of the screen.

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