In this section, technical terms used in the manual are explained.
• Access point mode
The machine is used as a wireless router to connect external wireless communication devices (e.g.
computers, smartphones, or tablets) in an environment where no wireless router is available. You can
connect up to 5 devices to the machine using the access point mode (direct connection).
Client computer and machine setting where wireless communication occurs on a peer-to-peer basis,
i.e., all clients in with the same SSID/network name communicate directly with each other. No wireless
router is required. This machine does not support ad-hoc communication.
• Admin Password
Administrator password in IJ Network Tool to restrict access to network users. It must be entered to
access the printer and change printer settings.
An encryption method. It is optional for WPA/WPA2. Strong cryptographic algorithm adopted within
U.S. government organizations for information processing.
• Authentication Method
The method that a wireless router uses to authenticate a printer through a wireless LAN. The methods
are agreeable each other.