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Network Guide
Network Guide
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  • Page 1 Network Guide Network Guide Please read this guide before operating this product. After you finish reading this guide, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 2 imageRUNNER 2422/2420 Network Guide...
  • Page 3: Manuals For The Machine

    Manuals for the Machine The manuals for this machine are divided as follows. Please refer to them for detailed information. Depending on the system configuration and product purchased, some manuals may not be needed. Guides with this symbol are PDF manuals included on the Guides with this symbol are printed manuals.
  • Page 4: How This Manual Is Organized

    Includes the network settings, specifications, glossary, and index. Considerable effort has been made to ensure that this manual is free of inaccuracies and omissions. However, as we are constantly improving our products, if you need an exact specification, please contact Canon.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface ............vi How to Use This Manual .
  • Page 6 Chapter 3 Setting Up the Machine for Your Network Environment Setting Up the Machine Using the Control Panel ..... . . 3-2 Protocol Settings .
  • Page 7: Preface

    Preface Thank you for purchasing the Canon imageRUNNER 2422/2420. Please read this manual thoroughly before operating the machine to familiarize yourself with its capabilities, and to make the most of its many functions. After reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 8: Displays Used In This Manual

    Displays Used in This Manual Screen shots of computer operation screens used in this manual may differ from the ones you actually see, depending on the model or options you have installed. The IP addresses shown in the screen shots and text in this manual are for illustrative purposes only.
  • Page 9: Illustrations Used In This Manual

    Illustrations Used in This Manual The machine illustrations used in this manual are those of the imageRUNNER 2420 with the following optional equipment attached: the Feeder (DADF-P2), Finisher-U2, Additional Finisher Tray-C1, Cassette Feeding Module-J1, and Cassette Feeding Module-K1. Abbreviations Used in This Manual In this manual, product names are abbreviated as follows: Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system: Windows 2000...
  • Page 10: Trademarks

    Trademarks Ethernet is a trademark of Xerox Corporation. Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows Server, and Internet Explorer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 11: Legal Notices

    Disclaimers The information in this document is subject to change without notice. CANON INC. MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS MATERIAL, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEREOF, WARRANTIES AS TO MARKETABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
  • Page 12: Before You Start Using This Machine

    Before You Start Using This Machine CHAPTER This chapter describes what you need to know before you start using the machine, including the network environments with which the machine is compatible, and how to check the network environment you are using. System Requirements .
  • Page 13: System Requirements

    System Requirements This section describes the system environments with which the machine is compatible. • Network - TCP/IP • Compatible OS (Operating Systems) - Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional - Microsoft Windows XP Professional - Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition - Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate - Microsoft Windows Vista Business - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic...
  • Page 14: Checking Your Network Environment

    Checking Your Network Environment Refer to the following diagram example to confirm the network environment that is connected to the machine, and then perform the necessary operations. Use TCP/IP to set up a network connected to the machine. In addition to IPv4 (Internet Protocol Version 4), the machine also supports IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6), and has a dual stack configuration that enables it to communicate with both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
  • Page 15: Tcp/ip Network Setup Operating Procedures

    • The machine’s control panel (Additional Functions menu) • NetSpot Device Installer (Canon utility software) Use PING commands to check the connection between the machine and the computer on the network. TCP/IP Network Setup Operating Procedures...
  • Page 16 The Machine’s control panel (Additional Functions menu) • The Remote UI (via a web browser) • NetSpot Device Installer (Canon utility software) Computer Settings for Printing (See Chapter 4, “Setting up a Computer for Printing.”) Specify the settings for each computer you use for Printing.
  • Page 17 TCP/IP Network Setup Operating Procedures...
  • Page 18: Connecting The Machine To A Tcp/ip Network

    Connecting the Machine to a TCP/IP Network CHAPTER This chapter describes the settings and procedures necessary to connect and use the machine with a TCP/IP network. Interface Settings ............2-2 Ethernet Driver .
  • Page 19: Interface Settings

    Interface Settings This section describes how to specify the interface settings from the control panel. After physically connecting the machine to a network, you must specify the communication mode (Half duplex/Full duplex) and Ethernet type (10 Base-T/100 Base-TX). You can also set the machine to automatically select these settings. IMPORTANT •...
  • Page 20 Use [ ] or [ ] to select System Settings <Network Settings> ➞ press [OK]. Device Info Settings Dept. ID Management User ID Management Network Settings Use [ ] or [ ] to select Network Settings <Ethernet Driver> ➞ press [OK]. TCP/IP Settings SNMP Settings Ethernet Driver...
  • Page 21 ● If you want to manually specify the communication mode (Half duplex/ Full duplex) and Ethernet type (10 Base-T/100 Base-TX): ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Off> ➞ press Auto Detect [OK]. Settings IMPORTANT Connect the cable with the power OFF. Even when you set <Auto Detect> to ‘On’, the Auto Detect function will not work correctly if you reconnect the network cable (for example, to a different Ethernet hub) with the power ON.
  • Page 22 ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Full Duplex> or Communication Mode <Half Duplex> ➞ press [OK]. Full Duplex Select <Full Duplex> to set the machine to Half Duplex simultaneously send and receive data. Select <Half Duplex> to set the machine to alternately send and receive data.
  • Page 23: Communication Environment Setup

    [Standard TCP/IP port] for the printer driver port. IMPORTANT • If you want to use a Canon printer driver or utility, set <SNMP Settings> to ‘On’. • You can restrict the IP addresses and/or MAC addresses of computers on which items can be set or browsed.
  • Page 24 (Additional Functions) ➞ use [ Press ] or [ ] to select <System Settings> ➞ press [OK]. For help, see the screen shots in steps 1 and 2 in “Ethernet Driver,” on p. 2-2. Use [ ] or [ ] to select System Settings <Network Settings>...
  • Page 25 ● If you do not want to set or browse the machine’s settings from a computer: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Off> ➞ press SNMP Settings [OK]. Settings ❑ Proceed to step 17. Use [ ] or [ ] to select Network Settings <SNMP Settings>...
  • Page 26 Enter the desired community Community Name 1 name using (numeric keys) public ➞ press [OK]. Entry Mode: Aa NOTE If you want to change the entry mode, press (Tone), or use [ ] or [ ] to select <Entry Mode> ➞ press [OK]. You can select <Aa>(Alphabet) or <12>(Number). For more information, see Chapter 2, “Basic Operations,”...
  • Page 27 Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Off> or Writable SNMP 1 <On> ➞ press [OK]. If you want to specify SNMP Settings <Writable SNMP 2>, press [OK]. Community Name 1 Otherwise, proceed to step 15. Community Name 2 Writable SNMP 1 Writable SNMP 2 Use [...
  • Page 28 Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Off> or Print Manage. Info <On> ➞ press [OK]. Select <On> if you are using Windows Vista/ 7 and set [Standard TCP/IP port] for the printer driver port, and want to enable automatically the SNMP port monitoring function to obtain printer management information such as information on print...
  • Page 29: Specifying Ip Addresses

    Specifying IP Addresses Before specifying the machine’s protocol settings, you must assign the machine with an IP address to enable communication between the machine and computers. IMPORTANT • Before you perform the following operations in this section, make sure that the machine is turned ON and physically connected to the network.
  • Page 30 (Additional Functions) ➞ use [ Press ] or [ ] to select <System Settings> ➞ press [OK]. For help, see the screen shots in steps 1 and 2 in “Ethernet Driver,” on p. 2-2. Use [ ] or [ ] to select System Settings <Network Settings>...
  • Page 31 Select how to assign the machine’s IP address. ● If you want to automatically assign an IP address to the machine: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select IP Address Settings <IP Address Auto.> ➞ press [OK]. IP Address Auto. IP Address Subnet Mask Gateway Address...
  • Page 32 ● If you want to manually assign a fixed IP address to the machine: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <IP Address> ➞ IP Address Settings press [OK]. IP Address Auto. IP Address Subnet Mask Gateway Address ❑...
  • Page 33: Setting Ipv6 Address

    Enter the desired gateway Gateway Address address using (numeric keys) ➞ press [OK]. 000.000.000.000 Press (Reset) to return to the Standby display. Restart the machine. Turn OFF the machine, wait at least 10 seconds, and then turn it ON. NOTE For instructions on how to turn the machine ON and OFF, see Chapter 1, “Before You Start Using This Machine,”...
  • Page 34 IMPORTANT You cannot use the functions of IPv6 without using the functions of IPv4. NOTE Once the IP address is set from the control panel, you can check and change it from the Remote UI. (See “Setting Up the Machine Using a Web Browser (Remote UI),” on p.
  • Page 35 Use [ ] or [ ] to select IPv6 Settings <Use IPv6> ➞ press [OK]. Use IPv6 Stateless Address Manual Address Set. Use DHCPv6 Select whether or not to use the IPv6 address. ● If you want to use an IPv6 network: ❑...
  • Page 36 Select whether or not to set a stateless address. ● If you want to automatically set a stateless address when the machine is started: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <On> ➞ press Use Stateless Address [OK]. NOTE The stateless address is discarded when the machine is restarted (with the...
  • Page 37 Select whether or not to set the IPv6 address manually. ● If you want to set the IPv6 address manually: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <On> ➞ press Use Manual Address [OK]. ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select Manual Address Set.
  • Page 38 ❑ Enter the prefix length using [ ] or [ ], or Prefix Length (numeric keys) ➞ press [OK]. NOTE The prefix length can be set between 0 and 128. (0-128) ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select Manual Address Set.
  • Page 39 Select whether or not to use DHCPv6. ● If you want to use DHCPv6 to obtain a stateful address from a DHCP server: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <On> ➞ press Use DHCPv6 [OK]. ● If you do not want to use DHCPv6 to obtain a stateful address from a DHCP server: ❑...
  • Page 40: Dns Settings

    DNS Settings If your network has a DNS server, you can take advantage of the DNS Dynamic Update function. Follow the procedure below to configure the settings for the DNS server. (Additional Functions) ➞ use [ Press ] or [ ] to select <System Settings>...
  • Page 41 ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <DNS Settings> IPv4 Settings ➞ press [OK]. IP Address Settings The DNS Settings menu appears. PING Command IP Address Range DNS Settings ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select DNS Settings <DNS Server Settings>...
  • Page 42 ❑ Enter the IPv4 address using Secondary DNS Server (numeric keys) ➞ press [OK]. NOTE 000.000.000.000 If you do not use a secondary DNS server, leave the setting as it is (<000.000.000.000>). ● If you want to set up the machine for an IPv6 network: ❑...
  • Page 43 ❑ Enter the IPv6 address using Primary DNS Server (numeric keys) ➞ use [ ] or [ ] to select <Set> ➞ press [OK]. 0000:0000:0000:0000 Entry Mode: Aa NOTE If you want to change the entry mode, press (Tone), or use [ ] or [ ] to select <Entry Mode>...
  • Page 44 Press (Back) to return to the DNS Settings menu. Use [ ] or [ ] to select DNS Settings <DNS Host/Domain> ➞ press DNS Server Settings [OK]. DNS Host/Domain DNS Dynamic Update ● If you are setting up the machine for an IPv4 network: ❑...
  • Page 45 ● If you do not want to use the same host name or domain name as in the IPv4 network environment: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Off> ➞ press Use IPv4 Host/Domain [OK]. Settings ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select DNS Settings <DNS Host/Domain>...
  • Page 46 NOTE If you want to change the entry mode, press (Tone), or use [ ] or [ ] to select <Entry Mode> ➞ press [OK]. You can select <Aa>(Alphabet) or <12>(Number). For more information, see Chapter 2, “Basic Operations,” in the Reference Guide. Use [ ] or [ ] to select...
  • Page 47 Set the DNS Dynamic Update function. ● If you are setting up the machine for an IPv4 network: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <On> ➞ press DNS Dynamic Update [OK]. If you do not want to use the DNS Dynamic Update function, select ‘Off’.
  • Page 48 ● If you are setting up the machine for an IPv6 network: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <On> ➞ press DNS Dynamic Update [OK]. If you do not want to use the DNS Dynamic Update function, select <Off> ➞ proceed to step 14.
  • Page 49 ❑ If you want to register a manual address in Reg. Manual Address the DNS server using dynamic DNS updating, use [ ] or [ ] to select <On> ➞ press [OK]. Otherwise, select <Off> ➞ press [OK] ➞ proceed to step 14. ❑...
  • Page 50: Checking The Network Connection

    Checking the Network Connection After specifying IP addresses, make sure that the network connections are properly set. IMPORTANT • When you connect the machine to a switching hub, the machine may not be able to connect to the network even if the network settings are correctly set. This problem may be resolved by delaying the startup of network communications for the machine.
  • Page 51 Use [ ] or [ ] to select IPv4 Settings <PING Command> ➞ press [OK]. IP Address Settings PING Command IP Address Range DNS Settings Enter the IP address of a device on the network that you want to connect the machine to. ●...
  • Page 52: Ping Command

    NOTE If you want to change the entry mode, press (Tone), or use [ ] or [ ] to select <Entry Mode> ➞ press [OK]. You can select <Aa>(Alphabet) or <12>(Number). For more information, see Chapter 2, “Basic Operations,” in the Reference Guide. ●...
  • Page 53: Checking The Current Network Settings

    Checking the Current Network Settings Follow the procedure below when you want to view a summary of the machine’s network settings. NOTE Settings that have been changed from the control panel become effective after the machine is restarted. Press (System Monitor). The Check System Status menu appears.
  • Page 54: Network Information

    ● If you want to check the IPv6 settings: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <IPv6> ➞ press Network Information [OK]. IPv4 The IPv6 menu is displayed. IPv6 ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select IPv6 <Link-Local Address>, Link-Local Address...
  • Page 55: Access Control

    Access Control Restricting unauthorized access to the machine is highly important in a digitalized office for enhanced information security. To protect the machine from unauthorized access, you can use IP addresses and/or MAC addresses. NOTE To enhance the machine’s security, Department ID Management and User ID Management are also available.
  • Page 56 Use [ ] or [ ] to select TCP/IP Settings <IPv4 Settings> or IPv4 Settings <IPv6 Settings> ➞ press [OK]. IPv6 Settings WINS Configuration LPD Print Settings Use [ ] or [ ] to select IPv4 Settings <IP Address Range> ➞ press IP Address Settings [OK].
  • Page 57 Use [ ] or [ ] to select IPv4 Settings <IP Address Range> ➞ press IP Address Settings [OK]. PING Command IP Address Range DNS Settings Use [ ] or [ ] to select IP Address Range <Settings> ➞ press [OK]. Settings Select the desired function.
  • Page 58 ● If you want to change or erase the settings of a previously registered IP address or range of IP addresses: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Edit/Confirm> ➞ IP Address Range press [OK]. Register Edit/Confirm ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select the IP address Edit/Confirm whose settings you want to change or...
  • Page 59 ● If you want to change the selected IP address or range of IP addresses: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Edit> ➞ press 111.111.111.111 [OK]. Permit Permit/Reject Edit Erase ❑ Proceed to step 11. ● If you want to erase the settings of the selected IP address or range of IP addresses: ❑...
  • Page 60 ● If you want to specify a range of IPv4 addresses to accept or reject: ❑ Enter the first IP address (at which the First Address range begins) using (numeric keys) ➞ press [OK]. 222.222.222.222 ❑ Enter the last IP address (at which the Last Address range ends) using (numeric keys)
  • Page 61 ❑ Enter the desired prefix address using IPv6 Address (numeric keys) ➞ use [ ] or [ ] to select <Set> ➞ press [OK]. 0000:0000:0000:0000 Entry Mode: Aa ❑ Enter the prefix length using [ ] or [ ], or Prefix Length (numeric keys) ➞...
  • Page 62 ❑ Enter the last IP address (at which the Last Address range ends) using (numeric keys) ➞ use [ ] or [ ] to select <Set> ➞ press 0000:0000:0000:0000 [OK]. Entry Mode: Aa ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Prefix Address> Register ➞...
  • Page 63: Setting The Mac Address Filter

    Press (Reset) to return to the Standby display. Restart the machine. Turn OFF the machine, wait at least 10 seconds, and then turn it ON. IMPORTANT If the usage of a protocol or print application is not permitted on your device, it cannot be used even if its IP address is permitted on the machine.
  • Page 64 Use [ ] or [ ] to select Network Settings <TCP/IP Settings> ➞ press [OK]. TCP/IP Settings SNMP Settings Ethernet Driver Startup Time Set. Use [ ] or [ ] to select TCP/IP Settings <RX MAC Address Set.> ➞ press RAW Print Settings [OK].
  • Page 65 Use [ ] or [ ] to select TCP/IP Settings <RX MAC Address Set.> ➞ press RAW Print Settings [OK]. Use HTTP Port Number Settings RX MAC Address Set. Use [ ] or [ ] to select RX MAC Address Set. <Settings>...
  • Page 66 ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select the MAC address Edit whose settings you want to change or erase ➞ press [OK]. 01-01-01-01-01-01 02-02-02-02-02-02 03-03-03-03-03-03 04-04-04-04-04-04 ❑ Proceed to step 9. Select the desired function. ● If you want to change the selected MAC address: ❑...
  • Page 67: Mac Address

    Enter the desired MAC address MAC Address (numeric keys) ➞ using 00-00-00-00-00-01 ] to select <Set> ➞ use [ ] or [ press [OK]. Entry Mode: Aa To enter another MAC address, repeat steps 8 to 10. IMPORTANT A total of five MAC addresses can be set for this function. NOTE If you want to change the entry mode, press (Tone), or use [ ] or [ ] to select...
  • Page 68: Setting Up The Machine For Your Network Environment

    Setting Up the Machine for Your Network Environment CHAPTER This chapter describes how to set up the machine for your network environment, using the Control Panel and the Remote User Interface. Setting Up the Machine Using the Control Panel ....... 3-2 Protocol Settings .
  • Page 69: Setting Up The Machine Using The Control Panel

    Setting Up the Machine Using the Control Panel You can specify the machine’s protocol settings using either the machine’s control panel or the Remote User Interface (UI). Specify the settings using the easier method. IMPORTANT The Remote UI requires a web browser. For details about supported web browsers, see Chapter 1, “Using the Remote UI,”...
  • Page 70 Use [ ] or [ ] to select System Settings <Network Settings> ➞ press [OK]. Device Info Settings Dept. ID Management User ID Management Network Settings Use [ ] or [ ] to select Network Settings <TCP/IP Settings> ➞ press [OK]. TCP/IP Settings SNMP Settings Ethernet Driver...
  • Page 71 ● If you do not want to use a WINS server: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Off> ➞ press WINS Configuration [OK]. Use [ ] or [ ] to select TCP/IP Settings <LPD Print Settings> ➞ press IPv4 Settings [OK].
  • Page 72 Use [ ] or [ ] to select TCP/IP Settings <RAW Print Settings> ➞ press IPv6 Settings [OK]. WINS Configuration LPD Print Settings RAW Print Settings Select whether or not to use RAW as the print application. ● If you want to use RAW as the print application: ❑...
  • Page 73 Use [ ] or [ ] to select TCP/IP Settings <Use HTTP> ➞ press [OK]. WINS Configuration LPD Print Settings RAW Print Settings Use HTTP Select whether or not to use HTTP for the Remote UI. ● If you want to use the Remote UI: ❑...
  • Page 74 Specify the port number settings. ● If you want to set the port number for LPD: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <LPD> ➞ press Port Number Settings [OK]. HTTP SNMP ❑ Enter the port number using [ ] or [ ], or (numeric keys) ➞...
  • Page 75 ● If you want to set the port number for HTTP: ❑ Use [ ] or [ ] to select <HTTP> ➞ press Port Number Settings [OK]. HTTP SNMP ❑ Enter the port number using [ ] or [ ], or HTTP (numeric keys) ➞...
  • Page 76: Startup Time Settings

    Startup Time Settings When you connect the machine to a switching hub, the machine may not be able to connect to the network even if your network settings are set correctly. This occurs because the spanning tree process performed between switching hubs prevents them from communicating with each other immediately after the machine connects to the hub.
  • Page 77 Press (Reset) to return to the Standby display. Restart the machine. Turn OFF the machine, wait at least 10 seconds, and then turn it ON. NOTE For instructions on how to turn the machine ON and OFF, see Chapter 1, “Before You Start Using This Machine,”...
  • Page 78: Setting Up The Machine Using A Web Browser (remote Ui)

    Setting Up the Machine Using a Web Browser (Remote UI) Once the machine is connected to a network, you can set up the machine from a computer using the Remote User Interface (UI). NOTE Before using the Remote UI, make sure that the following settings are set to ‘On’: - <Remote UI On/Off>...
  • Page 79 Select [System Manager Mode] ➞ click [OK]. The Remote UI starts. NOTE If a password has been set for the machine, enter the password ➞ click [OK]. • If no password has been set, it is not necessary to enter a password. •...
  • Page 80 On the left side of the screen, click [Add.Func.] ➞ on the list that appears under [Add.Func.], click [Settings]. The Settings page is displayed. 3-13 Setting Up the Machine Using a Web Browser (Remote UI)
  • Page 81 Select [TCP/IP Settings] from the list. The TCP/IP Settings page is displayed. 3-14 Setting Up the Machine Using a Web Browser (Remote UI)
  • Page 82: Specify The Ip Address Settings

    Specify the IP address settings. ● If you want to specify IPv4 settings: ❑ Specify the settings under [IPv4 Settings]. If you want to make the machine automatically obtain an IP address using DHCP, BOOTP, or RARP, place a check for [Use DHCP], [Use BOOTP], or [Use RARP].
  • Page 83 ❑ Specify the [IP Address], [Subnet Mask], and [Gateway Address] settings. In [IP Address], enter the machine IP address. In [Subnet Mask] and [Gateway Address], enter the subnet mask and gateway address used by the TCP/IP network. NOTE If DHCP, BOOTP, or RARP is used on the network, some of the above items are not used.
  • Page 84 ● If you specify the DNS Settings for an IPv6 network: ❑ Enter the IP address of the primary DNS server and the secondary DNS server in [Primary DNS Server Address] and [Secondary DNS Server Address]. ❑ If you want to use the same host name and domain name as IPv4, place a check for [Use Same Host Name/Domain Name as IPv4].
  • Page 85 Specify whether to use IP Address Range Settings. ❑ If you want to activate the IP Address Range Settings, place a check for [Use IP Address Range Settings]. NOTE The IP Address Range Settings can be set for both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. ❑...
  • Page 86: Machine Management

    For more information on the Remote UI, see the Remote UI Guide. Using NetSpot Device Installer NetSpot Device Installer is utility software for specifying the initial settings of Canon devices connected to a network. Available on the CD-ROM provided, NetSpot Device Installer can be accessed directly without installation, enabling network users to quickly and easily specify the initial settings of network devices.
  • Page 87 3-20 Machine Management...
  • Page 88: Setting Up A Computer For Printing

    Setting up a Computer for Printing CHAPTER This chapter provides instructions on how to set up a computer for printing. Setting up a Computer for Printing ......... . 4-2 Printer Connection Method (LPD/Raw) .
  • Page 89 Setting up a Computer for Printing After you have completed the protocol settings of the machine, you are ready to set up each of the computers for printing. ■ Connecting to a TCP/IP Network All computers that use the printer must have TCP/IP client software installed and must be enabled for TCP/IP network use.
  • Page 90: Printer Connection Method (lpd/raw)

    Printer Connection Method (LPD/Raw) The following is the procedure for specifying the port setting. NOTE • After installing the LPD application, you can display the current print setting by setting <LPD Print Settings> to ‘On’. • If you are using Windows Vista, a dialog box may be displayed while you are performing the procedure.
  • Page 91 ● Windows Server 2008 ❑ Click on the [Start] menu ➞ [Control Panel] ➞ [Printers]. ● Windows 7 ❑ Click on the [Start] menu ➞ [Devices and Printers]. Right-click the icon of the printer you installed ➞ click [Printer Properties] (or [Properties]). Click the [Ports] tab to display the [Ports] sheet.
  • Page 92 ➞ click [Finish]. If the dialog box displays <Additional Port Information Required>, follow the instructions on the screen to search again, or click [Standard] ➞ click [Canon Network Printing Device with P9100] under [Device type] ➞ click [Next] to exit the Wizard.
  • Page 93 Click [Close] to close the [Printer Ports] dialog box. ● If you want to use LPD ❑ Proceed to step 9. ● If you want to use Raw ❑ Proceed to step 10. If you want to use LPD, change the port configuration information. ❑...
  • Page 94: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting CHAPTER This chapter describes how to resolve printing problems. Printing Problems and Remedies ......... . . 5-2...
  • Page 95: Printing Problems And Remedies

    Printing Problems and Remedies This section describes how to resolve basic printing problems. Unable to Print from a Network. Cause 1 The printer and cable are not properly connected. Remedy After checking the connections, restart the machine. Check that the machine is connected to the network using the proper cable. (See the User’s Guide.) Cause 2 The TCP/IP network is not properly set up.
  • Page 96 Cause 6 An error message is displayed on the LCD display of the machine. Remedy After confirming the error message, see Chapter 7, “Troubleshooting,” in the Reference Guide, and perform the necessary operations according to the error message displayed. Detailed information concerning the machine cannot be set or browsed using the Remote UI or utility.
  • Page 97 Printing Problems and Remedies...
  • Page 98: Appendix

    Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes network settings, the glossary, and the index. Network Settings Table ........... 6-2 Software Available for Network Settings .
  • Page 99: Network Settings Table

    Network Settings Table You can change the settings of the machine from its control panel. The setting items you can change are shown below. = Available N/A= Not Available NOTE Use the control panel of the machine to set items which cannot be set using the Remote UI or NetSpot Device Installer.
  • Page 100 DNS Server Settings Primary DNS IP address 0.0.0.0 Server Secondary DNS IP address 0.0.0.0 Server DNS Host/Domain (‘Canon’ + the last six digits of the Host Name 47 Characters maximum machine’s address) Domain Name 47 Characters maximum (NULL) DNS Dynamic...
  • Page 101 0:0:0:0 Secondary DNS 0:0:0:0: IP address Server 0:0:0:0 DNS Host/Domain On/Off Use IPv4 Host/ On/Off Domain (‘Canon’ + the last six digits of the Host Name 47 Characters maximum machine’s address) Domain Name 47 Characters maximum (NULL) DNS Dynamic On/Off Update Reg.
  • Page 102 Can be set Can be set Default in NetSpot Item Setting Description in Remote Setting Device Installer WINS Configuration WINS Configuration On/Off 0.0.0.0 LPD Print Settings LPD Print Settings On/Off RAW Print Settings RAW Print Settings On/Off Use Bidirectional On/Off Use HTTP Use HTTP On/Off...
  • Page 103 ■ SNMP Settings Can be set Can be set Default in NetSpot Item Setting Description in Remote Setting Device Installer SNMP Settings On/Off Community Name Community Name public Community Name Community Name (NULL) Writable SNMP 1 On/Off Writable SNMP 2 On/Off Print Manage.
  • Page 104: Software Available For Network Settings

    Software Available for Network Settings You can specify the network settings of the machine using the following software. = Available = Partially Available* * Only some of the items can be set. (See “Network Settings Table,” on p. 6-2.) Web Browser Types of Settings Control Panel (Remote UI)
  • Page 105: Glossary

    Glossary Numerics 10Base-T The Ethernet standard supporting data transfer rates up to 10 Mbps, which utilizes a twisted-pair cable. 100Base-TX The Ethernet standard supporting data transfer rates up to 100 Mbps, which utilizes two pairs of high grade twisted-pair cables. BOOTP BOOTstrap Protocol.
  • Page 106 Daemon A process that runs in the background and performs a specified operation, at predefined times or in response to certain events. Typical daemons include print spoolers and automated network information system protocols. Default The machine is configured at the factory with settings that we recommend. These are known as factory default settings.
  • Page 107 Gateway Address The default address of a network or Web site. It provides a single domain name and point of entry to the site. HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol. The client-server TCP/IP protocol used on the World Wide Web for the transfer of HTML (Hyper Text Mark-up Language) documents across the Internet.
  • Page 108 Line Printer Daemon. A daemon is a program that runs, without human intervention, to accomplish a given task. The Line Printer Daemon controls the flow of print jobs to a printer. MAC address Media Access Control address. The hardware address of the network adapter of a computer connected to a local area network.
  • Page 109 Proxy server A server that provides a cache of files available on remote servers that are slow or expensive to access. The term “proxy server” normally refers to a World Wide Web server that, upon receiving a URL, tries to supply the requested file from its cache. If the proxy server cannot locate the file in its cache, it obtains the file from the remote server, and saves a copy in its cache so that the next request can be obtained locally.
  • Page 110 Subnet Mask The method used to determine to which subgroup, or subnet, an IP address belongs. On TCP/IP networks, all devices whose IP addresses have the same prefix would belong to the same subnet. Dividing a network into subnets is useful for both security and performance reasons.
  • Page 111: Index

    Index Numerics 100Base-TX, 6-8 Gateway Address, 6-10 10Base-T, 6-8 Host Name, 6-4 BOOTP, 6-8 HTTP, 6-10 bps, 6-8 Internet Protocol (IP), 6-10 Community Name, 6-8 IP Address, 6-10 Cookie, 6-8 IPv4, 2-12, 6-10 IPv6, 2-16, 6-10 IP Address Auto., 6-2 IP Address Range IPv4, 6-2 IPv6, 6-4...
  • Page 112 MAC Address, 6-11 Setting Up Machine Management Computer for Printing, 4-2 NetSpot Device Installer, 3-19 SNMP, 6-12 Remote UI, 3-19 SNMP Settings, 2-6, 6-6 Manual Address, 2-16 Spool, 6-12 Manual Address Set., 6-3 Startup Time Settings, 3-9, 6-6 Stateful Address, 2-16 Stateless Address, 2-16, 6-3 Subnet, 6-12 Subnet Mask, 2-15, 6-13...
  • Page 113 CANON INC. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan CANON U.S.A., INC. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. CANON CANADA INC. 6390 Dixie Road Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1P7, Canada CANON EUROPA N.V. Bovenkerkerweg 59-61 1185 XB Amstelveen, The Netherlands (See http://www.canon-europe.com/ for details on your regional dealer)

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