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F2121/F2121L

Network Installation Kit

User Guide

1

Guide Utilisateur

37

Manual del Usuario

73

 

 

 

 

LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR THE SOFTWARE

DEFINITION

The Software designates the programs and its associated documentation.

GRANT OF LICENSE

-This license authorises software use for the personal computers. You only have the right to use the software for printout on a single multi-functionterminal. You cannot loan or cede the right to use the Software to a third party.

-You are authorised to make one backup copy.

-This license is non-exclusiveandnon-transferable.

OWNERSHIP

The manufacturer retains ownership of the Software. You only have ownership of the CD-ROM.You may not modify, adapt, decompile, translate, create a derivative product, lease or sell the Software or the documentation. All rights not explicitly granted are reserved by the manufacturer.

TERMINATION

This license shall remain valid until it is terminated. You may terminate the license by destroying the program and the documentation along with any copies thereof. This license shall be terminated automatically if you do not respect the terms of this license agreement. In case of termination, you agree to destroy all the copies of the program and the documentation.

WARRANTY

The Software is provided on an "as is" basis, with no explicit nor implied warranties, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The user shall be liable for all risks involving the results and performance of the Software. If the program should prove defective, all the repair and restoration expenses shall be at the user’s expense.

The license holder nonetheless has the following warranty: The CD-ROMon which the Software is recorded will be free of material or manufacturing defects under normal use and operating conditions for a duration of ninety (90) days from the date of delivery that appears on your receipt. If a defect on theCD-ROMoccurs following an accident or improper use, theCD-ROMwill not be replaced under the terms of this warranty.

LIABILITY

The only responsibility of your dealer and your only recourse is the replacement of any CD-ROMthat do not meet the terms of the warranty, and which have been returned with a copy of your receipt. Neither the manufacturer nor any other party involved in the creation, development, sale or delivery of this program shall be held liable for any damages whatsoever, be they direct, indirect or immaterial including, but not limited to, the loss of information, time, operations, revenue, or customers arising out of the use or inability to use this program.

EVOLUTION

In our constant efforts to improve the program, the manufacturer reserves the right to modify the characteristics of the Software without prior notice. If the product evolves, your license does not give you the right to free upgrades.

JURISDICTION

This Agreement is governed by the laws of France. Any litigation arising from the interpretation or execution of this license shall be submitted to the Paris Tribunal.

Due to the on-goingevolution in technology, the manufacturer reserves the right to modify the technical characteristics indicated for this product, at any time and with no prior notice, and/or discontinue production of this product. All brand and product names may be registered trademarks of their respective holders and are hereby acknowledged.

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TABLE of CONTENTS

 

INTRODUCTION ...........................................................................

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SETTING UP THE F2121/F2121LFOR NETWORK PRINTING ..............................

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Required configurations .......................................................................................................................................

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Quick Network setup (Auto) ................................................................................................................................

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Quick Network setup (Manual IP) .......................................................................................................................

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SETTING UP THE CLIENTPC FOR NETWORKGDI ORPCL PRINTING......................

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Installing the software on your PC .......................................................................................................................

8

Installation of a network printer .........................................................................................................................

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Removing the software from your PC ...............................................................................................................

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SETTING UP THE CLIENTPC FOR NETWORKPOSTSCRIPT3 PRINTING

 

(POSTSCRIPT® LEVEL3 LANGUAGE EMULATION)

 

USINGPS PRINTING WILL ALLOW SMOOTHER JOB RECOVERY...........................

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Adding a network port (if you do not already have one available) ....................................................................

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Installing PS Driver ............................................................................................................................................

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INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS FOR WINDOWS SERVER 2003 .................................

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How to Add a Port on the Windows 2003 Server ..............................................................................................

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Procedure 1 - Creating a Companion Pro Monitor Port Type .................................................................

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Procedure 2 - Adding a Companion Pro Monitor Port for the printer .....................................................

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Procedure 3 - Adding PCL or GDI Version of FaxCentre 2121 Printer on the Server............................

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Optional Procedure 4 - Adding a Postcript Printer on the Server............................................................

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On client PC .......................................................................................................................................................

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Connecting to the printers created on the Server .....................................................................................

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NETWORK CONFIGURATIONS .............................................................

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Cable Modem or Corporate Internal Mail Server ..............................................................................................

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Network Setup (Auto) ........................................................................................................................................

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Network Setup (Manual IP) ...............................................................................................................................

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TROUBLESHOOTING ......................................................................

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Printing does not work .......................................................................................................................................

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TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS ...........................................................

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INFORMATION

ACITS LPR Remote Printing is a registered trademark of the University of Texas, Austin, Texas,USA.

Microsoft® , Windows® 98, Windows® Millenium, Microsoft®

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP and all Microsoft® products indicated in this document are trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation registered and/or used in the United States and/or other countries.

PCL is a registered trademark of Hewlett Packard

PostScript is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

All other product marks and names indicated in this document for example or information are registered trademarks of the respective manufacturers.

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INTRODUCTION

The print driver described in this manual allows you to install and use the machine you have purchased with this networkconnectable Network kit as a standard printer on your local network.

Your multifunction terminal can also print in PCL® and SG Script 3 (Postscript® Level 3 language emulation) formats via LAN.

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SETTING UP THEF2121/F2121L FOR NETWORK

PRINTING

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REQUIRED CONFIGURATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your PC must have at least the following characteristics:

 

 

 

A processor of:

CD-ROMdrive ;

500

MHz for Windows 98SE;

a network port or USB connector;

800

MHz for Windows Me, 2000SP3;

600 MB free disk space for installation.

1 GHz for Windows XP (Home and Pro). RAM of:

128 MB minimum for Windows 98SE, Me and 2000SP3;

192 MB minimum for Windows XP (Home and Pro).

QUICKNETWORK SETUP(AUTO)

Select M2531, then OK.

Select «Automatic» using arrow button and hit OK.

Select «IP Address» M2532 and hit OK. Record this IP Address for use during Postcript Installation.

Note: For more details, see «Network Setup (Auto)» section, page 34.

QUICKNETWORK SETUP(MANUALIP)

Select M2531, then OK.

Select «Manual» using arrow button and hit OK.

Select «IP Address» M2532 and hit OK. Enter the IP Address you wish to use.

Note: For more details, see «Network Setup (Manual IP)» section, page 35.

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SETTING UP THE CLIENTPC FOR NETWORKGDI ORPCL PRINTING

Note: Once the installation of the Network print driver has been completed (from the CD-Rom),please refer to "Postscript" section (Page 22) in order to install PostScript print driver.

INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE ON YOURPC

Under Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP

Turn on your PC. Open an ADMINISTRATOR session except for 98SE and ME environments. Open theCD-ROMdrive, insert the installationCD-ROMand close the drive.

The installation procedure starts automatically (Autorun).

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A window COMPANION SUITE PRO LM is displayed

Position your cursor on INSTALL PRODUCTS andleft-click.

The Install Products screen is displayed.

Place your cursor on ALL PRODUCTS andleft-click.

Note: The ALL PRODUCTS installation procedure copies all the software required for running the Companion Suite Pro kit onto your hard disk, i.e.:

-Companion Suite Pro (Fax and SMS communication software, Scanner software, etc.),

-PaperPort

-Omnipage.

You may already have a version of one of the programs which are on the installation CD-ROM.

In this case, use the CUSTOMIZED installation, select the programs you want to install on your hard disk and confirm your selection.

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Note: The following two screens are only displayed if your version of Windows Installer is prior to 2.0.

The installation continues and a screen displays a progress bar.

You can interrupt installation by clicking the STOP THE INSTALL button.

After a search and analysis phase of the components on your PC and the multifunction terminal, you must restart your PC for the applications to run.

Click OK.

When your PC has reinitialized, the InstallShield Wizard displays a progress bar.

You can stop the procedure at any time by clicking the CANCEL button.

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The wizards stops and the welcome screen is displayed.

Click NEXT to start installation of the COMPANION SUITE PRO kit on your PC.

Before copying files onto your hard disk, you must accept the license contract shown. Use the scroll bar to read the contract fully.

Click YES.

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The final installation is ready to be run.

Click INSTALL.

A window shows you how far installation has progressed.

Companion Suite Pro has been installed on your PC.

In the next displayed screen, click CONTINUE to copy the utilities and programs which accompany the kit (PaperPort SE and Omnipage SE).

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At the end of the installation you must restart your PC for the system files to be updated.

Make your selection and click FINISH.

Your "Companion Suite Pro" kit has been successfully installed on your PC.

You can start your multifunction terminal's management software by selecting PROGRAMS > COMPANION SUITE > COMPANION SUITE PRO LM2 > COMPANION - DIRECTOR from theSTART menu or by clicking the COMPANION - DIRECTOR icon on the desktop.

Important: If you have a firewall installed, this will ask you, when the PC is restarted after installation, whether you want to authorize the MFServices application to access the network. Click Yes or Authorize (depending on your firewall) to authorize MFServices.exe to access the network. NB: Windows XP with Service Pack 2 and above has a firewall installed by default

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INSTALLATION OF A NETWORK PRINTER

Note: Companion Suite Pro LM2 must be installed to carry out this operation.

Run the application by selecting PROGRAMS > COMPANIONSUITE> COMPANIONSUITEPROLM2 > INSTALL A NETWORK PRINTERfrom the START menu.

Click NEXT to run the installation procedure

The following screen shows the list of compatible devices detected on the network.

You can carry out a new search on the network by clicking the REFRESH button.

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Note: It is possible that a device may not be shown in the list. In this case, click theNOT IN THE LIST button. The following window is displayed :

Enter the IP address or the NetBIOS name of the device you want to add. You can test the connection between the PC and the device by clicking the TEST button. ClickOK.

Select the device you want to add from the list. Click NEXT.

Depending on the configuration of your terminal, select the print language, PCL or GDI_RL. Click NEXT. The following window lists the different properties of the printer about to be installed. ClickNEXT.

A window showing that installation was successful is displayed. Click Finish.

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REMOVING THE SOFTWARE FROM YOURPC

Run program deletion by selecting PROGRAMS > COMPANION SUITE > COMPANION SUITE PRO LM2 > UNINSTALL from theSTART menu.

A preparation screen is displayed.

Select REMOVE to delete all files or MODIFY to choose which files (drivers or applications) you want to delete. ClickNEXT.

A confirmation screen is displayed. Confirm by clicking OK.

A screen displays a progress bar.

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At the end of the procedure, you must restart your system. Close all running programs, select YES, I WANT TO RESTART MY COMPUTER NOWand click FINISH.

SETTING UP THE CLIENTPC FOR NETWORKPOSTSCRIPT3 PRINTING

(POSTSCRIPT® LEVEL3 LANGUAGE EMULATION)

USINGPS PRINTING WILL ALLOW SMOOTHER JOB RECOVERY

Printer port setup in Windows 2000 and XP necessitates administrator rights.

ADDING A NETWORK PORT

(IF YOU DO NOT ALREADY HAVE ONE AVAILABLE)

A printer port is the interface through which your computer communicates with the terminal. If you want to print over a network, you must add a new network port for the terminal. When you use the print server setup, the port is added only on the print server, which must be running Windows 2000, 2003 Server or XP.

The procedures for adding a network port for the RAW and LPR protocols are described in the table below. The first steps are identical for the two protocols.

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RAW protocol

LPR protocol

 

 

To finish installation of Network GDI driver go to:

Select START>SETTINGS>PRINTERS. In the PRINTERSwindow, double-click on the ADDPRINTERicon.

The ADDPRINTERWIZARDscreen appears. Click on NEXT.

Select LOCAL PRINTER, and make sure that the AUTOMATICALLY DETECT AND INSTALL MY

PLUG-AND-PLAY PRINTER box is unchecked. Click on NEXT.

Select CREATE A NEW PORT and the STANDARD TCP/IPPORT option in the Type field. Click on NEXT.

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RAW protocol

LPR protocol

 

 

Click on NEXT.

Enter the IP address or NetBios name of the terminal in the first field. You can modify the name characterizing the port in the second field, if you wish. Click on NEXT.

Note: remember this port name for adding the printer later on.

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RAW protocol

LPR protocol

 

 

The window indicates that the device has not been recognized by Windows. Click on NEXT.

Click on FINISH to complete the addition of the port.

Click on CANCEL.

The window indicates that the terminal has not been recognized by Windows. Select CUSTOM, then click on SETTINGS...

Select LPR and enter AUTO in the QUEUE NAME field, then click on OK.

Note: Do not enable SNMP.

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