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Xerox DocuPrint
2000 Series
100/115/135/155/180
EPS
NPS/IPS Extension Operations Guide
701P21100
Version 3.6
October 2002

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  • Page 1 Xerox DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 NPS/IPS Extension Operations Guide 701P21100 Version 3.6 October 2002...
  • Page 2 Printed in the United States of America. Publication number: 701P21100 Xerox® and all Xerox products mentioned in this publication are trademarks of Xerox Corporation. Products and trademarks of other companies are also acknowledged. Changes are periodically made to this document. Changes, technical...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Documentation ..........xv DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS documentation .
  • Page 4 Table of contents DocuPrint NPS Extension ......2-1 DocuPrint IPS Extension ......2-2 Defining the printer to a host .
  • Page 5: Safety

    The laser danger labels on the system are for Xerox service representatives and are on or near panels or shields that must be removed with a tool.
  • Page 6: Ozone Information: U. S. Only

    1-800-828-6571 to request the Xerox publication 600P83222, OZONE. Operation safety: U. S. Your Xerox equipment and supplies have been designed and tested to meet strict safety requirements. They have been approved by safety agencies, and they comply with environmental standards.
  • Page 7: Operation Safety: Europe

    Disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet and call service to correct the problem. If you need any additional safety information concerning the equipment or materials Xerox supplies, call Xerox Product Safety at the following toll-free number in the United States: 1-800-828-6571 For customers outside the United States, contact your local Xerox representative or operating company.
  • Page 8: Electrical Supply

    This product should not be placed in a built-in installation unless proper ventilation is provided, please contact your Xerox representative for advice. Never push objects of any kind into the ventilation vents of the product.
  • Page 9: Maintenance

    A full declaration of conformity, defining the relevant directives and referenced standards, can be obtained from your Xerox representative. In order to allow this equipment to operate in proximity to...
  • Page 10: Radio And Telecommunications Equipment Directive (Europe Only)

    Radio and telecommunications equipment directive (Europe only) Certification to 1999/5/EC Radio Equipment and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive: This Xerox product has been self-certified by Xerox for pan- European single terminal connection to the analog public switched telephone network (PSTN) in accordance with Directive 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 11: For Further Information

    For further information For more information on Environment, Health and Safety in relation to this Xerox product and supplies, please contact the following customer help lines: Europe:+44 1707 353434 USA:1 800 8286571 Canada:1 800 8286571 NPS/IPS Extension Operations Guide Safety...
  • Page 12 Safety NPS/IPS Extension Operations Guide...
  • Page 13: Introduction

    This document provides all the information you need to install, set up, and operate the NPS/IPS Extension option on the DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS. It also describes the procedure for switching between operating modes and provides troubleshooting information. This document is...
  • Page 14: Conventions

    <ENTER> (for example, enter y). • Italics: Document and library names are shown in italics (for example, the Xerox DocuPrint NPS/IPS Guide to Managing Print Jobs). • Quotation marks: Keywords you can enter as arguments appear in quotes (for example, “USLetter”).
  • Page 15: Documentation

    Xerox DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS Electronic Customer Documentation CD • Xerox DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS Operator Guide • Xerox DocuPrint 2000 Series EPS Using LCDS Print Description Language • Xerox DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS Installation Planning Guide •...
  • Page 16: Nps/Ips Publications

    Information Quick Reference Card • Xerox DocuPrint NPS/IPS Guide to Configuring and Managing the System • Xerox DocuPrint NPS/IPS Guide to Submitting Jobs from the Client • Xerox DocuPrint NPS/IPS Guide to Managing Print Jobs • Xerox DocuPrint NPS/IPS Guide to Using Page Description Languages •...
  • Page 17: Printing Customer Documentation

    Printing customer documentation To print the latest version of the customer documentation: 1. Create a queue, specifying ASCII for input and duplex for output. 2. Insert the DOC CD into the CD drive. 3. Open a UNIX terminal window on the graphical user interface.
  • Page 18 Introduction xviii NPS/IPS Extension Operations Guide...
  • Page 19: Product Overview

    The NPS/IPS Extension option expands the printing capabilities of the 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS. With this option installed, the EPS has the additional ability to print jobs from an IPDS data stream, as well as utilize the extended network printing capabilities that are available in NPS/IPS mode.
  • Page 20: Operating System Software

    This procedure is described in chapter 3, “Changing print modes.” Operating system software The DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS operates from the standard internal fixed disk drive, and the EPS software release level must be 2.10.00 or higher. The DocuPrint NPS/IPS operates from an external fixed disk drive, and the NPS/IPS software level must be 7.4.1 or higher.
  • Page 21: Ibm Hosts Supported

    IBM hosts supported The following IBM hosts are supported for NPS/IPS with a network connection: • • OS/2 • OS/400 (TCP/IP only) • Connectivity One or more of the following network communications systems may be used to transport documents from the client workstations to the printing system: •...
  • Page 22: Data Streams Supported

    Product overview Data streams supported The Xerox DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS with optional NPS/IPS Extension hardware and software supports the following data formats: • PostScript Level 2 • PostScript Level 3 with PDF • PCL 5e • LCDS •...
  • Page 23: Differences In Supported Software Features

    Differences in supported software features Because of differences between NPS/IPS and EPS in regard to the PostScript, PCL, ASCII, and VIPP interpreters, some features are supported in NPS/IPS mode that are not supported in EPS mode, and vice versa. Listed below are some features that are supported differently by the two different operating systems.
  • Page 24: Components Of The Nps/Ips Extension

    Product overview Components of the NPS/IPS Extension The NPS/IPS Extension option consists of the following system components, which are added to the base DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS configuration: • 9.1 gigabyte (GB) or larger external fixed disk drive • 1 meter SCSI cable •...
  • Page 25: Installation Planning

    NPS/IPS Installation Planning Guide and the DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS Installation Planning Guide. Preparing for installation The Xerox representative needs certain information about your environment to complete the software installation and configuration process for the NPS/IPS Extension option. DocuPrint NPS Extension...
  • Page 26: Docuprint Ips Extension

    Installation planning Information Be prepared to provide the Xerox personnel with the following needed for information during installation: installation • Network information such as host-name, IP address, IP netmask, default router • AppleTalk network information, if applicable • Novell network information, if applicable •...
  • Page 27: Installation Process

    To efficiently install and set up the NPS/IPS Extension option on your 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS system, certain activities need to be performed by you and by Xerox. Xerox is responsible for the physical installation of the NPS/IPS Extension hardware and IPS/NPS software. The steps in the installation process typically occur in the following order: 1.
  • Page 28 Installation planning NPS/IPS Extension Operations Guide...
  • Page 29: Changing Print Modes

    This chapter provides information on switching between the various print modes of the printing system. Changing from EPS print mode to NPS/IPS print mode NOTE: You must be logged in the system as either a Trusted User or System Administrator to switch from EPS to NPS/IPS mode.
  • Page 30 Changing print modes Figure 3-1. Queue Manager window with pop-up menu 3. If your system is channel-attached, disable the online gateway. (Click Help on the Online Manager window for this procedure.) 4. Right-click on the screen background to open the Workspace background menu.
  • Page 31: Changing From Nps/Ips Print Mode To Eps Print Mode

    Changing from NPS/IPS print mode to EPS print mode Use the following procedure to change operating modes of the printing system from NPS/IPS mode to EPS mode. NOTE: You must be logged in the system as either an Operator or Administrator to switch between NPS/IPS and EPS modes. 1.
  • Page 32 Changing print modes Refer to the DocuPrint 2000 Series 100/115/135/155/180 EPS customer documentation set for information and procedures for operating in EPS print mode. NPS/IPS Extension Operations Guide...
  • Page 33: Problem Solving

    This chapter describes how to solve some specific problems that may occur when you are using switching from one mode to another. Mode switching problems Use the following information if you experience problems when switching print modes. Condition Possible causes Does not boot from External rigid disk drive is not EPS to NPS/IPS print...
  • Page 34 Problem solving • Name of your printer, for example, DocuPrint 2000 Series180 • Serial number of your printing system (a 9-digit alphanumeric code located on the frame inside the printer, behind the narrow door to the far left, on the front of the printer) •...
  • Page 35 Index CE mark ix changing print mode EPS to NPS/IPS 3-1 NPS/IPS to EPS 3-3–3-4 components, NPS/IPS Extension 1-2, 1-6 connectivity 1-3 conventions xiv data streams 1-1, 1-4 differences, EPS and NPS 1-5 documentation available xv NPS/IPS, available xvi printing xvii changing print mode 3-1 software features 1-5 EPS print mode...
  • Page 36 Index queues holding 3-1 safety hotline numbers vii laser v operation vi–ix service, calling for 4-1–4-2 software features supported 1-5 software levels 1-2 TCP/IP 1-3 Token Ring 1-3, 2-2 troubleshooting 4-1 user interface screen, EPS 3-3 Index-2 NPS/IPS Extension Operations Guide...