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September 1996
808-875036-001A

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  • Page 1: Network Printer, Configuration Guide

    1700 I L E N T W R I T s e r i e s 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide September 1996 808-875036-001A...

  • Page 2

    The NEC product(s) discussed in this document are warranted in accordance with the terms of the Warranty Statement accompanying each product. However, actual...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Installing NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare in Windows 3.1x Installing NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare in Windows 95 Installing NEC 1765 Client Software for NetWare in Windows 3.1x Installing NEC 1765 Client Software for NetWare in Windows 95...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Installing NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP in Windows 3.1x 3-12 Installing NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP in Windows 95 3-12 Installing NEC 1765 Client Software for TCP/IP in Windows 3.1x 3-14 Installing NEC 1765 Client Software for TCP/IP in Windows 95 3-14...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    5 NEC 1765 A HAPTER 4-23 WARE Overview 5-1 NEC 1765 Software 5-1 NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare 5-3 Using NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare Displaying Available Printers 5-3 4-28 Displaying LAN Card Parameters 5-4 Changing the Printer Name 5-4...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Printer Options Dialog Box Network Number Dialog Box Option Dialog Box About NEC Printer Administration Dialog Box 5-26 NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP 5-27 Using NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP 5-27 Displaying Available Printers 5-27 Displaying LAN Card Parameters 5-28...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    6 NEC 1765 C HAPTER 5-49 Overview 6-1 NEC 1765 Client Software 6-1 5-51 NEC 1765 Client Software for NetWare 6-2 Using NEC 1765 Client Software for NetWare Displaying Printer Status 6-3 Displaying Current Print Jobs 6-3 5-56 5-57 5-57...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    File Servers Dialog Box Login Dialog Box Printer Configuration Dialog Box Printer Options Dialog Box 6-11 About NEC 1765 Client Software Dialog Box Minimized Icon Display 6-11 NEC 1765 Client Software for TCP/IP 6-12 Using NEC 1765 Client Software for TCP/IP...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    NEC Warranty and Service 7-3 NEC Service Contracts PPENDIX RINTER ESSAGES Printer Messages A-1 -ROM U PPENDIX LASH PGRADE Overview B-1 Installing a Flash-ROM Upgrade With NetWare B-2 Preparing to Install Installing the Upgrade in NetWare Installing a Flash-ROM Upgrade With ftp B-3...

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    1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

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    Includes system and software requirements for network printing with the Silentwriter 1765. Chapter 2, “1765 Set Up” • Shows how to upgrade your 1760 to a 1765 by installing your new LAN (Local Area Network) Card and extra RAM. •...

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    1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

  • Page 13: Overview, Features

    This section further describes these assumptions. Where to Go Next: Lists the steps you’ll need to complete to set up and operate the Silentwriter 1765 and where to find the information you need. N T RO D U C T I O N...

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    System administrators and network clients can use NEC 1765 software to simplify setting up and operating the Silentwriter 1765. The NEC 1765 Administration software allows network administrators to define the network and manage the printer. Administrators can • Display a list of printers on the network •...

  • Page 15: Compatibility, Hardware Requirements

    Compatibility The Silentwriter 1765 can be used on several different platforms and operating systems. This section describes the system requirements to run the Silentwriter 1765 in different hardware and software environments. Table 1-1: Cables and Connectors Network Type Thin Ethernet UTP Ethernet Apple®...

  • Page 16: Software Requirements

    1–4 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide In addition to your network software, the Silentwriter 1765 comes with software to help administer your Silentwriter across the network. Table 1-2 shows which configurations are supported by NEC 1765 software. This NEC 1765 software is you will need this network software Client software for NetWare version 3.11,...

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    Mac OS version 7.1 or greater LocalTalk® Mac OS version 7.1 or greater NetBEUI MS-DOS and Windows OS/2 Warp version 3.0 This NEC 1765 software is you will need this network software network software included with Mac OS NEC 1765 software for system software AppleTalk®...

  • Page 18: Qualifications And Assumptions, Where To Go Next

    Qualifications and Assumptions This guide assumes that you are familiar with your system and network layout. Installing the LAN card and adding the Silentwriter 1765 to your network will be easier if you • have used your network operating system •...

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    • Upgrading from the 1760 • Connecting and verifying the Silentwriter 1765 We assume that you have completed the steps described in the Easy Printer Setup Guide. 1765 S If you are upgrading your 1760, begin with the next section.

  • Page 20: Upgrading From The 1760, Unpack The 1760 Upgrade Kit

    Upgrading from the 1760 Upgrading a 1760 printer to a 1765 network printer requires the following steps. Unpack the upgrade kit and verify its contents. Install extra RAM (not included). Install the LAN card. 2–2 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

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    Silentwriter 1760 Upgrade Kit Contents Warranty LAN Card NEC 1765 software T-shaped BNC 1765 Network Printer Connector Configuration Guide Upgrading from the 1760 2–3...

  • Page 22: Install Ram

    The Silentwriter 1765 requires a minimum of 6 MB for network printing. To upgrade a 1760 to a 1765 you need to purchase and install at least 2 additional MB for a minimum of 6 MB. To see how much memory is already installed, print a test page.

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    Install a RAM Memory Expansion Module Loosen screws and pull to slide out Upgrading from the 1760 2–5...

  • Page 24: Install The Lan Card

    • Avoid carpets in cool, dry areas where static may build 2–6 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Place the main controller board flat on a table so that the LAN card socket and bracket are on top (A).

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    Install the LAN Card Upgrading from the 1760 2–7...

  • Page 26: Connecting And Verifying The Silentwriter 1765, Identify The Lan Card Panel, Printing A Configuration Page

    Connecting and Verifying the Silentwriter 1765 This section describes the steps to connect the network cable to your 1765 and verify its operation. The steps are Identify the LAN card panel. Connect the network cable. Turn on the printer. Print a configuration page.

  • Page 27: Connect The Network Cable, Connecting Thin Coaxial Cable

    Ethernet networks and one for LocalTalk networks. If you have an Ethernet network, you may use either thin coaxial cable or twisted pair cable to connect the 1765 to your network. Your Silentwriter uses Automatic Interface Monitoring (AIM) to determine which interfaces are connected.

  • Page 28: Connecting Twisted Pair Cable, Connecting Localtalk Cable

    Connect the other end of the twisted pair cable to a UTP wall outlet or other Ethernet source. Connecting Twisted Pair Cable 2–10 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Connecting LocalTalk cable LocalTalk cable connects to the top connector of the LAN card panel. You can connect LocalTalk cable directly to your Macintosh or to a LocalTalk network.

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    Connecting the Silentwriter to a LocalTalk Network terminator add this cable move this cable Connecting and Verifying the Silentwriter 1765 2–11...

  • Page 30: Turn On The Printer

    The printer issues the demo page and the following message appears on the operator panel display. READY note: For more information about the operator panel display, see the User’s Guide. 2–12 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide READY Data Online Power Warning Online Menu Select Feed...

  • Page 31: Print A Configuration Page

    LAN Card Panel Configuration Button Configuration Page Firmware version MAC Address NetWare Print Server Name NetBEUI and TCP/IP Printer Name AppleTalk Name and Zone IP Address and Subnet Mask Connecting and Verifying the Silentwriter 1765 2–13...

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    2–14 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

  • Page 33: Using Silentwriter Software With The Silentwriter 1765, Overview, The Windows Pcl 5e Driver

    N S T A L L I N G Overview This chapter describes how to install NEC 1765 Administration and Client software. It contains the following sections. • Using Silentwriter Software with the Silentwriter 1765 • NEC 1765 Software •...

  • Page 34: Nec 1765 Software

    NEC 1765 Software NEC 1765 software allows you to configure and administer the Silentwriter 1765 from your workstation or networked computer. There are five versions of the software, described below and summarized in Table 3-1. • NEC 1765 Administration software for NetWare networks on Windows systems •...

  • Page 35

    Install NEC 1765 Client on any computer in the network which will be used to send documents to the Silentwriter. For Mac OS systems, install NEC 1765 software on any computer in the network which will be used to send documents to the Silentwriter.

  • Page 36: Installing Nec 1765 Software For Netware, Precautions

    2 megabytes available note: Both NEC 1765 Administration software and NEC 1765 Client software are easier to use with a mouse. NEC 1765 software also supports hot key combinations. Underlined letters indicate a hot key.

  • Page 37: Preparing To Install, Verifying Ipx/spx Protocol In Windows 3.1x, Verifying Ipx/spx Protocol In Windows 95

    NEC 1765 software for NetWare requires the presence of a driver that supports the IPX/SPX network communications protocol. One example is the ODI driver supplied by Novell.

  • Page 38: Installing Nec 1765 Administration Software For Netware In Windows 3.1x

    Installing NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare in Windows 3.1x Follow these steps to install NEC 1765 Administration software for NetWare using the installer program provided on the NEC 1765 software for NetWare diskette. Boot your system and start Windows.

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    Installing NEC 1765 Software for NetWare 3–7...

  • Page 40: Installing Nec 1765 Client Software For Netware In Windows 3.1x

    Installing NEC 1765 Client Software for NetWare in Windows 3.1x Follow these steps to install NEC 1765 Client software for NetWare using the installer program provided on the NEC 1765 software for NetWare diskette. Boot your system and start Windows.

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    Installing NEC 1765 Software for NetWare 3–9...

  • Page 42: Installing Nec 1765 Software For Tcp/ip, Precautions

    2 megabytes available note: Both NEC 1765 Administration software and NEC 1765 Client software are easier to use with a mouse. NEC 1765 software also supports hot key combinations. Underlined letters indicate a hot key.

  • Page 43: Verifying Tcp/ip Protocol In Windows 3.1x, Preparing To Install

    10. Click the OK button to close the TCP/IP Properties dialog box. 11. The System Settings Change dialog box asks if you want to restart your computer. You must restart for the changes to take effect. Click the Yes button to restart. Installing NEC 1765 Software for TCP/IP 3–11...

  • Page 44: Installing Nec 1765 Administration Software For Tcp/ip In Windows 3.1x

    Installing NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP in Windows 3.1x Follow these steps to install NEC 1765 Administration software for TCP/IP using the installer program provided on the NEC 1765 software for NetWare diskette. Boot your system and start Windows.

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    Installing NEC 1765 Software for TCP/IP 3–13...

  • Page 46: Installing Nec 1765 Client Software For Tcp/ip In Windows 3.1x

    Installing NEC 1765 Client Software for TCP/IP in Windows 3.1x Follow these steps to install NEC 1765 Client software for TCP/IP using the installer program provided on the NEC 1765 software for NetWare diskette. Boot your system and start Windows.

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    Installing NEC 1765 Software for TCP/IP 3–15...

  • Page 48: Installing Nec 1765 Software For Appletalk Systems, Preparing To Install

    Chooser. 3–16 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Installing NEC 1765 Software for AppleTalk Follow these steps to install NEC 1765 for AppleTalk software. Insert the NEC 1765 software for AppleTalk diskette into the floppy disk drive.

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    O N FI G U R I N G O U R E T W O R K Overview This chapter provides information about adding the Silentwriter to your network and configuring your network and Silentwriter to work together. Each section in this chapter corresponds to a particular type of network and operating system.

  • Page 50: Description Of Configuration Process

    Although the protocols and requirements of each network and operating system differ, generally each section tells you how to Verify installation of printer and NEC 1765 software: Each network uses a different combination of printer and NEC 1765 software. Before configuring your Silentwriter, make sure you’ve installed all...

  • Page 51: Netware With Pconsole, Select The Operating Mode, Local Printers, Network Printers

    Network Printers Network printers connect directly to a network. The network printer’s LAN card acts as a print server for the printer. Users can monitor their output with NEC 1765 software and take advantage of high-speed Ethernet connections. NetWare with PCONSOLE...

  • Page 52: Remote Printers

    Silentwriter in Remote Printer mode, you will not be able to use the NEC 1765 software to monitor the printer or the progress of your print jobs except on the workstation connected directly to your printer. In addition, parallel cable connections are much slower than Ethernet connections.

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    Client sends print data to queue in the file server NetWare Client NetWare Client Workstation Workstation PC Workstation Dedicated DOS Print Server Print server sends job to printer. Ethernet Network NetWare with PCONSOLE NEC 1765 Remote Printer 4–5...

  • Page 54: Install Netware Client Software At The Workstation, Identify The Printer, Set The Printer Name

    Quit edit. 4–6 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Identify the Printer Use the NEC 1765 Administration software for NetWare to set the printer name and define the operating mode. From Windows, run NEC 1765 Administration software for NetWare. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window (A).

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    Printer Administration Window Set the Printer Name Set the Printer Operating Mode NetWare with PCONSOLE 4–7...

  • Page 56: Define The Print Queue, Define The Print Server, Define The Password

    From the Print Servers list, select the new print server and press Enter to move to the Print Server Information menu. 10. You may enter a description of the new printer by selecting Full Name from the Print Server Information menu and entering a text description.

  • Page 57: Configure The Print Server, Configure The Print Queue

    NEC Printer 0. 16. Move to Type and press Enter. 17. The printer type depends on the operating mode you have chosen.

  • Page 58: Set The Lan Card Password

    LAN card, make sure the password for the LAN card matches the password defined in PCONSOLE before printing to the Silentwriter. 24. Open the NEC 1765 Administration software for NetWare. 25. Select the printer from the printer list in the Printer Administration window.

  • Page 59: Enable The Remote Printer, Resides On A File Server (nlm Print Server)

    For printers connected in Network Printer mode, the LAN card is the print server. Enable the Remote Printer if the Print Server Resides on a File Server (NLM Print Server) At the NetWare File Server Console, type the command load PSERVER <print server>...

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    4–12 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

  • Page 61: Netware With Netware Administrator, Select The Operating Mode, Local Printers, Network Printers

    Network Printers Network printers connect directly to a network. The network printer’s LAN card acts as a print server for the printer. Users can monitor their output with NEC 1765 software and take advantage of high-speed Ethernet connections. NetWare with NetWare Administrator...

  • Page 62

    Silentwriter in Remote Printer mode, you will not be able to use the NEC 1765 software to monitor the printer or the progress of your print jobs except on the workstation connected directly to your printer. In addition, parallel cable connections are much slower than Ethernet connections.

  • Page 63

    Client sends print data to queue in the file server NetWare Client NetWare Client Workstation Workstation PC Workstation Dedicated DOS Print Server Print server sends job to printer. Ethernet Network NetWare with NetWare Administrator NEC 1765 Remote Printer 4–15...

  • Page 64: Identify The Printer, Install Netware Client Software At The Workstation, Set The Printer Name

    Quit edit. 4–16 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Identify the Printer Use the NEC 1765 Administration software for NetWare to set the printer name and define the operating mode. From Windows, run NEC 1765 Administration software for NetWare. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window (A).

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    Printer Administration Window Set the Printer Name Set the Printer Operating Mode NetWare with NetWare Administrator 4–17...

  • Page 66: Create A Print Queue Object, Create A Printer Object, Create A Print Server Object

    Click the Create button in the Create Print Queue dialog box to return to the NetWare Administrator window. 4–18 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Create a Printer Object 10. In the NetWare Administrator window select the container object, then select the Create option from the Objects menu.

  • Page 67: Assign The Printer Object To The Print Server Object, Exit Netware Administrator

    Assignments button. 24. In the Assignments dialog box click the Add button. 25. In the Select Object dialog box select the printer object you defined in step 12. Click OK. 26. Click OK to close the Print Server : <name> dialog box.

  • Page 68: Windows 95 Using Tcp/ip Protocol, Install Software, Install The Windows 95 Printing System Utility

    Install the Windows 95 Printing System Utility These steps describe how to install the Windows 95 Printing System utility that came with your Silentwriter 1765. The dialog boxes are shown on the next page. Boot your system and start Windows.

  • Page 69

    Windows 95 Using TCP/IP Protocol 4–21...

  • Page 70: Install Tcp/ip Protocol On Windows 95, Verify Printer Driver Installation

    Control Panel menu option.) Open the Printers control panel. The printer drivers are represented by two icons labeled “NEC Silentwriter 1700 Series” and “NEC 1700 Series PostScript L2.” If these icons are not visible see Chapter 3 in the Easy Printer Setup Guide.

  • Page 71: Establish The Printer On The Network

    Open the icon representing the driver you wish to use. If you want to use the PCL 5e driver open the NEC Silentwriter 1700 Series icon. If you want to use the PostScript driver open the NEC 1700 Series PostScript L2 icon (A).

  • Page 72: Define New Printer Ports

    Start menu, then the Settings submenu, then the Control Panel menu option.) Open the Printers control panel. If you want to use the PCL 5e driver open the NEC Silentwriter 1700 Series icon. If you want to use the PostScript driver open the NEC 1700 Series PostScript L2 icon.

  • Page 73: Windows Nt Using Tcp/ip Protocol, Install The Software

    These are described in detail below. Install the Software Before you begin you will need to know the IP address, subnet mask, printer name, and default gateway for your workstation. Your system administrator will know this information. The first time you set up the Silentwriter the IP address and subnet mask will have factory default values of 11.22.33.44 and 255.0.0.0 respectively.

  • Page 74

    Create Printer option from the Printer menu. Type the printer name from the configuration page in the Printer Name text box. The name can be up to 32 characters long. Select a printer driver from the pulldown list next to Driver in the Create Printer dialog box.

  • Page 75: Unix Using Tcp/ip Protocol, Identify The Printer

    <xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx><host name> where <xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx> is the IP address and <host name> is the printer name you want to use. If you want to use a new IP address, enter the new address in the host table. An example entry is 11.22.33.26 NP015626...

  • Page 76: Establish The Printer On The Host Computer, Add The Silentwriter To The /etc Printcap File

    Everything after the “\” appears on the same line with no spaces. 4–28 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Set Up Remote Printing Execute the following commands to make a directory for the spooler and enable remote printing. mkdir /usr/spool/lpd/<printer>...

  • Page 77: Send Documents To The Printer, Printing With The Lpr Command, Printing With The Ftp Command

    Silentwriter. Printing With the lpr Command To use the lpr command, enter the following lpr -d<printer name> <file name> where <printer name> is the host name. An example is lpr -dNP015626 test.dat Printing With the ftp Command The ftp command is usually used for transferring data between computers on the UNIX platform.

  • Page 78: Windows Nt Using Dlc Protocol, Install The Software

    Identify the printer. Establish the printer on the network. These are described in detail below. 4–30 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Install the Software From Windows NT open the Main icon. Open the Control Panel icon, then select the Network control panel.

  • Page 79: Identifying The Printer

    Enter the Share Name and Location. 13. Click OK to close the Create Printer dialog box. 14. The Printer Setup dialog box will open. Click OK to close the Printer Setup dialog box. If you want the Silentwriter to be the default printer, select it from the pulldown menu next to Default in the Print Manager window.

  • Page 80: Appletalk, Select The Network

    Select the network. Select the printer. These are described in detail below. 4–32 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Select the Network You may use the Silentwriter printer with either EtherTalk or LocalTalk networks. Your Macintosh is already configured to connect to LocalTalk networks.

  • Page 81: Select The Printer

    Chooser window to specify a PPD file. Click the Auto Setup button. Make sure that the NEC Silentwriter 1700 PPD file is selected. If not, select it from the scrolling list of printer drivers. Click the Select button to leave the Select PPD dialog box and move to the Configure dialog box.

  • Page 82: Lan Manager V2.2, Install Software

    “Print a Configuration Page” on page 2-13. 4–34 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Install Software Follow these steps to install the NEC printing utilities for OS/2. Insert the NEC diskette containing the OS/2 printing utilities in the appropriate drive. This example uses drive a: and assumes that the hard drive is drive c:.

  • Page 83: Print A Document, Identify The Printer

    Identify the Printer This section describes an example of setting the printer for a network which uses LAN Manager. For more information see the on-line help manual that came with your LAN Manager system. The directions in this section assume that you are in the NECPR directory that you created in the previous section.

  • Page 84: Os/2 Warp Server Or Lan Server V4.0, Install Software

    “Print a Configuration Page” on page 2-13. 4–36 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Install Software Follow these steps to install the NEC printing utilities for OS/2. These directions assume you are at the OS/2 window prompt. Insert the NEC diskette containing the OS/2 printing utilities in the appropriate drive.

  • Page 85

    Resource text box. This example uses LSPRNT05. You may enter a description in the Description text box, for example, Silentwriter 1765. Click the OK button to save changes and close the Shared Resource Definition dialog box.

  • Page 86

    Print a Document To print a document use the PRINT command at the OS/2 prompt. PRINT /D:<device> <filename> For example, PRINT /D:LPT1 CONFIG.SYS PRINT CONFIG.SYS The default device is LPT1. 4–38 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

  • Page 87: Snmp

    SNMP The Silentwriter has limited SNMP capabilities. SNMP recognizes the Silentwriter and displays the information shown below. Use any SNMP manager to view the following information. SNMP 4–39...

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    4–40 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

  • Page 89

    This chapter describes the software that you installed. If you have a NetWare or TCP/IP network, your software is divided into two applications, NEC 1765 Administration software and NEC 1765 Client software. If you are using Mac OS, you have only one NEC 1765 software application. 5–1...

  • Page 90

    (NetWare version only) • Change AppleTalk Zones (AppleTalk version only) note: All users of NEC 1765 software on Mac OS are able to change printer names and AppleTalk Zones. Ask the system administrator before changing this information to prevent system conflicts.

  • Page 91: Nec 1765 Administration Software For Netware, Using Nec 1765 Administration Software For Netware

    NetWare The NEC 1765 Administration software for NetWare allows you to display and modify configuration information for the NEC Silentwriter 1765. The next section describes specific tasks and the steps to complete them. For information about specific windows, dialog boxes, and menu options see page 5-14.

  • Page 92: Displaying Lan Card Parameters, Changing The Printer Name, Changing The Printer Polling Rate

    LAN Card Parameters dialog box. note: Four values define how often status and configuration information is updated in the NEC 1765 software displays. The printer polling rate and busy timeout time describe interactions between the LAN card and the Silentwriter. The status polling rate and response timeout describe interactions between the NEC 1765 software and the LAN card.

  • Page 93: Changing The Busy Timeout Time, Displaying Netware Network Number And Mac Address

    Select the Cancel button to keep the old name and leave the NetWare Configuration dialog box. note: The new print server name will appear in the Printer Administration window and on the configuration page, but will not be reflected in PCONSOLE. NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare 5–5...

  • Page 94: Changing The Printer Operating Mode For Netware, Changing Netware Remote Printer Name And Number

    Remote Printer mode. For a description of operating modes, see “Select the Operating Mode” on page 4-3. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window. From the Printer Administration window click the NetWare button or select the NetWare menu option from the Configure menu.

  • Page 95: Limiting The Silentwriter To A Single File Server, Changing Netware File Server Scanning

    NetWare Configuration dialog box. Once you have specified a single file server, the NEC 1765 software will no longer scan for file servers and the scan interval will change to 0. Changing NetWare File Server Scanning You may choose whether or not NEC 1765 software will scan for file servers.

  • Page 96: Changing Netware File Server Queue Polling Rate, Changing Netware Password

    The printer password must match the password defined in PCONSOLE in order to print documents on the Silentwriter 1765. For more information on setting the password in PCONSOLE, see “Define the Password” on page 4-8. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window.

  • Page 97: Changing Tcp/ip Ip Address, Changing The Tcp/ip Subnet Mask

    Select the Save button to save the new subnet mask and leave the TCP/IP Parameters dialog box Select the Cancel button to keep the old subnet mask and leave the TCP/IP Parameters dialog box. NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare 5–9...

  • Page 98: Setting The Tcp/ip Auto Ip Address

    ARP entry table to assign a MAC address to a known IP address. Follow these steps to set Auto IP to On. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window. From the Printer Administration window click the TCP/IP button or select the TCP/IP menu option from the Configure menu.

  • Page 99: Displaying Silentwriter Printer Configuration

    From the Printer Administration window click the Printer button or select the Printer menu option from the Configure menu. The Printer Configuration dialog box displays the information. Select the OK button to leave the Printer Configuration dialog box. NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare 5–11...

  • Page 100: Displaying Silentwriter Printer Options, Changing The Status Polling Rate

    Changing the Status Polling Rate The status polling rate determines how often the NEC 1765 Administration software requests updates from the LAN card. The rate is defined in seconds with a default value of 30 seconds and a range of 5 to 255 seconds.

  • Page 101: Changing The Response Timeout, Using Online Help

    Changing the Response Timeout The LAN card response timeout defines how long the NEC 1765 software waits for an update from the LAN card before displaying an error message. The rate is defined in seconds with a default value of 5 seconds and a range of 5 to 255 seconds.

  • Page 102: Printer Messages, Nec 1765 Printer Administration Window

    NEC 1765 Printer Administration Window The Printer Administration window is the main program window for NEC 1765 Administration software. It displays a list of the printers currently connected to the network. The list includes the following printer information: Printer Name: The printer has a default name of “NP_”...

  • Page 103: Printer Administration Menu Bar

    Option: Allows administrator to set the status polling rate and response timeout. The polling rate is how often, in seconds, that the NEC 1765 software queries the LAN card. The response timeout is the time in seconds that the NEC 1765 software waits for a response before a timeout.

  • Page 104: Printer Administration Buttons

    Printer Administration Buttons The buttons in the Printer Administration window allow you to select configuration options, access the help system, and exit the NEC 1765 Administration software. Many of these options are also available through the menu system. Exit: Click this button to leave NEC 1765 Administration software.

  • Page 105: Lan Card Parameters Dialog Box

    Administration window. The LAN Card Parameters dialog box includes the following information. LAN Card Type: The LAN card’s hardware type. The NEC Ethernet 1183E permits connections to ethernet-based networks. MAC Address: The LAN card’s personal network address. Printer Name: The printer can be renamed. You may...

  • Page 106: Netware Configuration Dialog Box, File Server Connection

    Limited File Server text box. note: Specifying a file server may improve performance time as the NEC 1765 Administration software will no longer scan for file servers. You may want to specify a limited file server even in single server networks.

  • Page 107: Operating Mode, Remote Printer Information, Change Password Dialog Box

    Click the Save button to change the password. note: If the new password does not match the password defined with PCONSOLE, NetWare will not be able to access the Silentwriter. NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare 5–19...

  • Page 108: Netware Queue Configuration Dialog Box, Adding A Queue Assignment, Removing A Queue Assignment

    Priority: Sets the priority for remote printer mode queues. Priorities range from 1 to 10. The default is 1 (highest priority). 5–20 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Configured Queues: Displays the queues assigned to the print server. Adding a Queue Assignment Select the queue from the Queue Name text box.

  • Page 109: Login Dialog Box

    Enter the user name in the User Name text box. Enter the password in the Password text box. Select the OK button to log in. note: If you want to modify print queues, you must login with supervisor privileges. NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare 5–21...

  • Page 110: Tcp/ip Parameters Dialog Box

    LAN card for a TCP/IP network from the NetWare NOS. See “NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/ IP” on page 5-27 for more information about NEC 1765 Administration software for TCP/IP. Select the TCP/IP button or select the TCP/IP menu...

  • Page 111: Network Printer Configuration Dialog Box

    Closes this dialog box Opens the Printer Options dialog box Opens online help about this dialog box NEC 1765 Administration Software for NetWare 5–23...

  • Page 112: Printer Options Dialog Box, Network Number Dialog Box

    Option button in the Printer Configuration dialog box. It displays information about which options are installed in the Silentwriter 1765. Available options include a hard drive, offset trays, up to two extra cassettes, an envelope feeder, and a duplex unit. If a hard drive is installed, the Printer Options dialog box displays its capacity in megabytes.

  • Page 113: Option Dialog Box

    You can set the following information. Status Polling Rate: Sets how often in seconds the NEC 1765 software queries the LAN card to verify printer configuration and status. The range is 5 to 255 seconds and the default is 30 seconds.

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    Select the About button in the Printer Administration window or the About menu option on the Help menu to see this dialog box. The version number and release date are included in this dialog box. Closes dialog box 5–26 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

  • Page 115: Nec 1765 Administration Software For Tcp/ip, Using Nec 1765 Administration Software For Tcp/ip

    TCP/IP The NEC 1765 Administration software for TCP/IP allows you to display and modify configuration information for the NEC Silentwriter 1765. The next section describes specific tasks and the steps to complete them. Information about specific windows, dialog boxes, and menu options begins on page 5-38.

  • Page 116: Changing The Printer Name, Displaying Lan Card Parameters

    You can sort the list by printer name, MAC address, IP address, LAN card type, or LAN card firmware version. Select the Sort menu from the Printer Administration window menu bar. Select the sort key from the menu. You can also filter the list by IP address.

  • Page 117: Changing The Printer Polling Rate, Changing The Printer Busy Timeout Time

    LAN Card Parameters dialog box. note: Four values define how often updated status and configuration information appear in the NEC 1765 software displays. The printer polling rate and busy timeout time describe interactions between the LAN card and the Silentwriter. The status polling rate and response timeout describe interactions between the NEC 1765 software and the LAN card.

  • Page 118: Displaying Netware Mac Address, Changing Netware Print Server Name, Changing Netware Operating Mode

    Save or Cancel button. Changing NetWare Print Server Name You can display and change the print server name. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window. From the Printer Administration window click the NetWare button or select the NetWare menu option from the Configure menu.

  • Page 119: Changing Netware Remote Printer Name And Number, Limiting The Silentwriter To A Single File Server

    Once you have specified a single file server, the NEC 1765 software will no longer scan for file servers and the scan interval will change to 0. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window.

  • Page 120: Changing Netware File Server Scanning, Changing Netware File Server Scan Interval

    Changing NetWare File Server Scanning You may choose whether NEC 1765 software will scan for file servers. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window. From the Printer Administration window click the NetWare button or select the NetWare menu option from the Configure menu.

  • Page 121: Rate, Changing Tcp/ip Ip Address, Changing Tcp/ip Subnet Mask

    Select the Save button to save the new subnet mask and leave the TCP/IP Parameters dialog box Select the Cancel button to keep the old subnet mask and leave the TCP/IP Parameters dialog box. NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP 5–33...

  • Page 122: Setting Tcp/ip Auto Ip Address

    ARP entry table to assign a MAC address to a known IP address. Follow these steps to set Auto IP to On. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window. From the Printer Administration window click the TCP/IP button or select the TCP/IP menu option from the Configure menu.

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    Configure menu. Select the Options button from the Printer Configuration dialog box. Select the OK button to leave the Printer Options dialog box. Select the OK button to leave the Printer Configuration dialog box. NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP 5–35...

  • Page 124: Changing The Status Polling Rate, Changing The Response Timeout

    5–36 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Changing the Response Timeout The response timeout defines how long the NEC 1765 software waits for an update from the LAN card before displaying an error message. The rate is defined in seconds with a default value of 5 seconds and a range of 5 to 255 seconds.

  • Page 125: Using Online Help

    Using Online Help NEC 1765 software includes an online help system. From the Printer Administration window select the Help menu or the Help button. If you selected the Help menu, select the Index option. Click a topic to display detailed information.

  • Page 126: Printer Administration Window

    Printer Administration Window The Printer Administration window is the main program window for NEC 1765 Administration software. It displays a list of the printers currently connected to the network. The list includes the following printer information. Printer Name: The factory default printer name is “NP_”...

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    Printer Administration window. Help: Enables the selection of explanations or version information. The online help system and NEC 1765 Administration software dialog box are also available through buttons in the Printer Administration Window. Index: Displays the index to the online help system.

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    Printer Administration Buttons The buttons in the Printer Administration window allow you to select configuration options, access the help system, and exit the NEC 1765 Administration software. Many of these options are also available through the menu system. Exit: Click this button to leave NEC 1765 Administration software.

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    LAN card requests new status and configuration information from the printer. The range is 20 to 255 tenths of a second and the default is 50 tenths of a second. Setting printer access too frequently will affect the printer’s processing performance.

  • Page 130: File Server Connection, Netware Configuration Dialog Box

    NetWare Configuration Dialog Box NEC 1765 Administration software allows you to configure the printer across networks. The NetWare Configuration dialog box allows you to configure a Silentwriter on a NetWare network from a TCP/IP- based network operating system. The NetWare Configuration dialog box includes the following information.

  • Page 131: Remote Printer Information, Operating Mode

    PC workstation. You may use any combination of upper-case alphanumeric characters, hyphens (-), and underscores (_) in the remote printer name. Printer Number: Specifies the printer number of the selected remote printer. NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP 5–43...

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    Subnet Mask: Enter the new subnet mask in this text entry box. 5–44 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Auto IP Address: If Auto IP is on, you can use the UNIX commands arp and ping to change the LAN card's IP address. Arp is a host command which displays or modifies the host's ARP entry table to assign a MAC address to a known IP address.

  • Page 133

    Available Paper Sources: Displays a list of the paper sources which can be used with the printer, the paper size for each source, and paper availability. Closes dialog box Opens the Options dialog box Opens online information about this dialog box NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP 5–45...

  • Page 134: Ip Address Filter Dialog Box, Printer Options Dialog Box

    Option button in the Printer Configuration dialog box. It displays information about which options are installed in the Silentwriter 1765. Available options displayed include a hard drive, offset trays, up to two extra cassettes, an envelope feeder, and a duplex unit. If a hard drive is installed, the Printer Options dialog box displays its capacity in megabytes.

  • Page 135: Time Definition Dialog Box

    You can set the following information. Status Polling Rate: Sets the frequency in seconds with which the NEC 1765 software queries the LAN card to verify printer configuration. The range is 5 to 255 seconds and the default is 30 seconds.

  • Page 136: Preference Dialog Box

    Choices: IP Address, LAN Card Type Default: IP Address 5–48 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Third Column: Selects the information to be displayed in the third row of the printer list. Choices: Status, Firmware Version...

  • Page 137: About Nec 1765 Administration Dialog Box

    About NEC 1765 Administration Dialog Box Select the About button in the Printer Administration dialog box or the About menu option on the Help menu to open this dialog box, which displays the version number and release date. Closes dialog box NEC 1765 Administration Software for TCP/IP 5–49...

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  • Page 139: Nec 1765 Software For Appletalk, Using Nec 1765 Software For Appletalk, Displaying Available Printers

    You can display a list of available printers on the network. Open the NEC 1765 software by double-clicking on the NEC 1765 Print Admin icon in the NEC 1700 Utilities folder. Select the current AppleTalk Zone from the pull- down menu. The factory default zone is “*”. The * zone includes all other zones not listed by NEC 1765 software.

  • Page 140: Displaying Lan Card Configuration, Changing The Printer Polling Rate, Changing The Busy Timeout Time

    LAN Card Configuration window. note: Four values define how often updated status and configuration information appear in the NEC 1765 software displays. The printer polling rate and busy timeout time describe interactions between the LAN card and the Silentwriter. The status polling rate and response timeout describe interactions between the NEC 1765 software and the LAN card.

  • Page 141: Changing Appletalk Entities, Displaying Silentwriter Printer Information

    Silentwriter to appear in the printer list in the Printer Administration window. For example, change or delete the “ITC_Responder” entity to prevent users from using the NEC 1765 to modify LAN card parameters. If you have changed or deleted the “LaserWriter” or “ITC_Responder”...

  • Page 142: Changing The Printer's Appletalk Zone, Displaying Silentwriter Printer Options, Changing The Printer Name

    “NP_” followed by six digits. Follow these steps to change the printer name. Select the printer you want to change from the list of printers in the Printer Administration window. From the Printer Administration window click the Change Printer Name button.

  • Page 143: Changing The Lan Card Polling Rate, Timeout, Using Online Help

    Changing the LAN Card Response Timeout The LAN card response timeout time defines how long the NEC 1765 software waits for an update from the LAN card before displaying an error message. The rate is defined in seconds with a default value of 5 seconds and a range of 5 to 255 seconds.

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    NEC 1765 software for AppleTalk displays AppleTalk zones and printers on the local network segment only. To see zones and printers on another side of a router or bridge run NEC 1765 software for AppleTalk on a computer in that segment of the network.

  • Page 145: Printer Administration Menu Options, Printer Administration Buttons

    Help: To access the online help system, select the Help menu option under the Apple menu. Quit: To close the NEC 1765 software, select the Quit menu option under the File menu. This is the same as clicking on the close box in the upper left corner of the Printer Administration window.

  • Page 146: Lan Card Configuration Window

    1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Printer Polling Rate: Sets the frequency in tenths of a second with which NEC 1765 software updates the printer configuration display. The range is 2 to 255 tenths of a second. The default is 50 tenths of a second.

  • Page 147: Appletalk Entity Window

    Silentwriter to appear in the printer list in the Printer Administration window. For example, change or delete the “ITC_Responder” entity to prevent users from using the NEC 1765 to modify LAN card parameters. If you have changed or deleted the “LaserWriter” or “ITC_Responder”...

  • Page 148: Network Printer Configuration Window

    Silentwriter can have from 4 to 54 megabytes of memory. Network printing requires at least 6 megabytes. 5–60 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Current Printer Emulation: The printer language currently selected for the printer. Printer Language : A list of printer languages that can be used with the printer.

  • Page 149: Printer Options Window, Printer Name Window, Changing The Printer Name

    Options button in the Printer Configuration window. It displays information about which options are installed in the Silentwriter 1765. Available options include a hard drive, offset trays, up to two extra cassettes, an envelope feeder, and a duplex unit. If a hard drive is installed, the Printer Options window displays its capacity in megabytes.

  • Page 150: Appletalk Zoner Window

    To keep the new zone, select the Save button. To leave this window without modifying the printer’s AppleTalk zone, select the Close button. 5–62 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Saves changes and closes window Discards changes and closes window...

  • Page 151: Time Definition Window, About Window

    Time Definition Window Select the Options button in the Printer Administration window to change the time settings for the NEC 1765 software. Status Polling Rate: Sets the frequency in seconds with which the Silentwriter updates the printer configuration display. The range is 5 to 255 seconds and the default is 30 seconds.

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  • Page 153: Nec 1765 Client Software, Overview

    NEC 1765 C Overview This chapter describes the NEC 1765 Client software. It contains the following sections. • NEC 1765 Client Software • NEC 1765 Client Software for NetWare • NEC 1765 Client Software for TCP/IP L I E N T...

  • Page 154: Nec 1765 Client Software For Netware

    NetWare active connections is equal to the number specified in the maximum user license, you will not be able to see any printers in the NEC 1765 Client software until another user logs out to reduce the number of NetWare active connections. For best performance, limit active connections to at least one less than the number specified in the maximum user license.

  • Page 155: Using Nec 1765 Client Software For Netware, Displaying Printer Status, Displaying Current Print Jobs

    Using NEC 1765 Client Software for NetWare This section describes the steps to perform specific tasks with NEC 1765 Client software for NetWare. Detailed information about NEC 1765 Client windows, dialog boxes, and menus can be found on page 6-6.

  • Page 156: Attaching File Servers, Detaching File Servers, Displaying Silentwriter Printer Information, Displaying Silentwriter Printer Options

    When you login to two or more file servers, you can detach from each file server independently. 6–4 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Displaying Silentwriter Printer Information Silentwriter printer information includes the printer name, model name, current installed memory, current printer emulation, available printer languages, current paper source, and available paper sources.

  • Page 157

    Changing the Response Timeout The LAN card response timeout defines how long the NEC 1765 Client software waits for an update from the LAN card before displaying an error message. The rate is defined in seconds with a default value of 5 seconds and a range of 5 to 255 seconds.

  • Page 158: Nec 1765 Network Printer Client Access Window

    NEC 1765 Network Printer Client Access Window When you open NEC 1765 Client software for NetWare you will begin in the Printer Client Access window. This window provides the following information about the currently selected printer. • The current printer status •...

  • Page 159: Network Printer Client Access Menu Bar, Network Printer Client Access Buttons

    NEC 1765 Client software. Many of these options are also available through the menu system. Exit: Click this button to leave NEC 1765 Client software.

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    The range is 5 to 255 seconds and the default is 30 seconds. Response Timeout: The amount of time in seconds that the NEC 1765 Client software waits for a response from the LAN card before generating a timeout. The range is 5 to 255 seconds and the default is 5 seconds.

  • Page 161: File Servers Dialog Box, Login Dialog Box

    Type your password in the Password text entry box. Select the OK button. Closes this dialog box Displays Login dialog box to attach the selected file server Detaches the selected file server Opens online help about this dialog box NEC 1765 Client Software for NetWare 6–9...

  • Page 162: Printer Configuration Dialog Box

    (-), and underscores (_) in the printer name. 6–10 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Model Name: The model name of the printer. Memory Size: The total amount of memory, in kilobytes, installed in the Silentwriter. The Silentwriter can have from 4 to 54 megabytes of memory.

  • Page 163: About Nec 1765 Client Software Dialog Box, Printer Options Dialog Box, Minimized Icon Display

    About NEC 1765 Client Software Dialog Box Select the About menu option from the Help menu or the About button in the Printer Client Access window to see which version of NEC 1765 Client software you are using. Closes this dialog box...

  • Page 164: Nec 1765 Client Software For Tcp/ip, Using Nec 1765 Client Software For Tcp/ip

    NEC 1765 Client Software for TCP/IP The NEC 1765 Client software for TCP/IP allows you to display and modify configuration information for the NEC Silentwriter 1765. The following section describes specific tasks and the steps to complete them. For descriptions of NEC 1765 Client windows, dialog boxes, and menu options see page 6-14.

  • Page 165: Displaying Error Messages, Displaying Silentwriter Printer Information, Displaying Silentwriter Printer Options, Using Online Help

    Displaying Error Messages You can control how the NEC 1765 Client software displays error messages. From the Client Access window select the Option menu or the Option button. The Option dialog box displays the current response time. Click in the Display Error Window check box to display errors messages in a separate dialog box.

  • Page 166: Client Access Window

    Client Access Window Double-click the NEC 1765 Client software icon to open the software and move to the Client Access window. The Client Access window includes the following information. Printer Name: Displays the names of printers connected to the network.

  • Page 167: Client Access Menu Bar, Client Access Buttons

    The buttons in the Client Access window allow you to select configuration options, access the help system and exit the NEC 1765 Client software. Many of these options are also available through the menu system. Exit: Press this button to leave NEC 1765 Client software.

  • Page 168

    30 seconds. Response Timeout: The amount of time in seconds that the NEC 1765 software waits for a response from the LAN card before generating a timeout. The range is 5 to 255 seconds and the default is 5 seconds.

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    Closes this dialog box Displays the Options dialog box Opens online help about this dialog box NEC 1765 Client Software for TCP/IP 6–17...

  • Page 170: Options Dialog Box, About Nec 1765 Client Dialog Box

    About NEC 1765 Client Dialog Box Select the About menu option from the Help menu in the Client Access window or the About button in the Client Access window to see which version of NEC 1765 Client software you are using. Closes this dialog box...

  • Page 171: Minimized Icon Display, Error Dialog Box

    Minimized Icon Display You can minimize the NEC 1765 software to display a desktop icon. This allows you to monitor the status of the Silentwriter while you complete other tasks. The minimized icon displays the printer name and a status message at the bottom of the icon.

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  • Page 173: Assistance Nearby, Overview, Help From Within Your Company, Help From Your Dealer

    This chapter provides information about different resources for information and technical support, including • How to reach NEC Technical Support by voice, fax, mail, and online for technical assistance • How to obtain NEC service contracts For more information about technical support see the User’s Guide.

  • Page 174: Nec Technical Support, How To Contact Nec, Contacting Nec Technical Support By Telephone

    7–2 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Sending Internet Electronic Mail You can email your questions to us. NEC will respond within one business day. Send email messages to tech-support@nectech.com Sending a Fax You can fax questions or comments to NEC at...

  • Page 175: Reaching Nec On America Online, Reaching Nec On The World Wide Web, Writing Nec

    Reaching NEC on America Online Members of America Online can access the NEC support forum, obtain marketing information, transfer files, and send messages. To reach the NEC section, type the keyword NECTECH Reaching NEC on the World Wide Web NEC’s web site provides up-to-date product information and will eventually include links to NEC’s...

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  • Page 177: Printer Messages

    The printer is operating normally and data receipt and printing are possible. Off line The printer is not connected, the power is off, the printer is not connected correctly, or the printer has been removed from Online status. Cover Open The cover of the unit is open.

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    Overview You can upgrade the firmware on the 1765 LAN card by installing a flash-ROM upgrade. Unlike other read-only memory, flash-ROM is rewritable. This appendix describes how to install flash-ROM firmware upgrades on the following systems. • NetWare networks •...

  • Page 180: Installing A Flash-rom Upgrade With Netware, Preparing To Install, Installing The Upgrade In Netware

    Installing a Flash-ROM Upgrade With NetWare You can upgrade the firmware on the 1765 LAN card by installing a flash-ROM upgrade. Unlike other read-only memory, flash-ROM is rewritable. This section describes how to prepare for and install a flash-ROM upgrade using NetWare.

  • Page 181: Installing A Flash-rom Upgrade With Ftp, Preparing To Install, Installing The Upgrade In Windows 95

    Installing a Flash-ROM Upgrade With You can upgrade the firmware on the 1765 LAN card by installing a flash-ROM upgrade. Unlike other read-only memory, flash-ROM is rewritable. This section describes how to prepare for and install a flash-ROM upgrade using ftp.

  • Page 182: Installing The Upgrade In Windows For Workgroups

    11. Print out a new configuration page by pushing the configuration button to confirm that the firmware upgrade was successful. The firmware release number is shown at the top of the configuration page. 12. Use NEC 1765 software to restore LAN card settings. B–4 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide...

  • Page 183: Installing A Flash-rom Upgrade With Fwtool, Preparing To Install, Unloading The Software

    Installing a Flash-ROM Upgrade With FWTOOL If your workstation uses Windows 95, you can use FWTOOL to upgrade the firmware on the 1765 LAN card by installing a flash-ROM upgrade. Unlike other read-only memory, flash-ROM is rewritable. This section describes how to prepare for and install a flash- ROM upgrade using FWTOOL.

  • Page 184: Installing The Upgrade

    Click the Continue button to proceed (C). B–6 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide The software proceeds with the download. As the firmware upgrade is completed the printer prints a...

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    Installing a Flash-ROM Upgrade With FWTOOL B–7...

  • Page 186: Installing A Flash-rom Upgrade With Appletalk, Preparing To Install, Installing The Upgrade Across Appletalk

    Installing a Flash-ROM Upgrade with AppleTalk You can upgrade the firmware on the 1765 LAN card by installing a flash-ROM upgrade. Unlike other read-only memory, flash-ROM is rewritable. This section describes how to prepare for and install a flash-ROM upgrade using NetWare.

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    IP address to a low- level physical hardware address. alert message A message on the printer operator panel or in the Printer Monitor that occurs when printing is suspended. See also: status message. AppleTalk A network protocol designed by Apple and used to link Macintosh computers and peripherals.

  • Page 188

    Programs stored permanently in read-only memory (ROM). Such programs are built into the printer at the factory. They can be executed at any time, but only flash-ROM can be modified or erased from memory. flash-ROM ROM which can be rewritten.

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    Adobe that controls the placement of text and graphics on a page. PostScript Level 2 is one of the printer languages emulated by the Silentwriter 1760/ 1765. The other is PCL 5e, which is a printer command language. PostScript Printer Description file A file which describes device-specific characteristics for a PostScript device.

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    Any physical network technology that spans large geographic distances. G–4 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide Windows An operating system developed by Microsoft. It is an application that runs under DOS and implements a user interface that has windows, icons, and menus.

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    ... 5-11, 5-35 configuration page... 2-13 printing... 2-8 control panels Network ... 3-16, 4-25, 4-30, 4-33 Print Manager... 4-31 Printer ... 4-23 Printers ... 4-26 DLC network protocol installing... 4-30 software requirements ... 1-4 Ethernet cable thin coaxial... 1-3, 2-9 unshielded twisted pair ...

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    ...5-5, 5-17 buttons ...5-16 configuration ...5-11 file server ...5-7, 5-18 firmware version...5-17 I–2 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide installing... 3-6 IP address...5-9, 5-22 LAN card parameters..5-4, 5-17 MAC address... 5-5, 5-17, 5-18 memory size... 5-23 menu bar ... 5-15 model name ...

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    TCP/IP ... 1-4, 3-11, 4-20, 4-25, 4-27, 5-22 operating mode4-3, 5-6, 5-19, 5-30, 5-43 OS/2 LAN Manager...4-34 LAN Server ...4-36 NEC printing utilities... 4-34, 4-36 Warp Server...4-36 paper source 5-23, 5-45, 5-60, 6-10, 6-17 password NetWare print server ... 4-10, 5-19 PCL 5e driver...3-1, 4-22, 4-24 polling rate...5-55...

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    PCL 5e...3-1, 4-22, 4-24 PostScript...3-1, 4-22, 4-24 printer name ... 5-4, 5-17 printer polling rate5-4, 5-17, 5-29, 5-41, 5-52, 5-58 I–4 1765 Network Printer Configuration Guide amount installed ...5-23, 5-45, 5-60, 6-17 installed memory ... 6-10 installing... 2-4 requirements... 2-4 remote printer...4-4, 5-6, 5-19...

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    Windows 95 ... 3-6, 3-8, 3-12, 3-14, 4-20 printer ports ... 4-24 TCP/IP... 4-20 Windows NT... 4-25, 4-30 zone ... 5-62 I–5...

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