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Brother DCP-6690CW Network User's Manual

Multi-protocol on-board ethernet multi-function print server and wireless (ieee 802.11b/g) ethernet multi-function print server.
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Multi-Protocol On-board Ethernet Multi-function Print Server and
Wireless (IEEE 802.11b/g) Ethernet Multi-function Print Server
NETWORK
USER'S GUIDE
Please read this manual thoroughly before using this machine on
your network. You can print or view this manual from the
CD-ROM at any time, please keep the CD-ROM in a convenient
place for quick and easy reference at all times.
The Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com) is
your one stop resource for all your printing needs. Download the
latest drivers and utilities for your machine, read FAQs and
troubleshooting tips or learn about special printing solutions.
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    CD-ROM at any time, please keep the CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy reference at all times. The Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com) is your one stop resource for all your printing needs. Download the latest drivers and utilities for your machine, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips or learn about special printing solutions.

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    Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give tips about how the operation works with other features. Trademarks Brother and the Brother logo are registered trademarks and BRAdmin Professional is a trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group.

  • Page 3: Compilation And Publication Notice

    Compilation and publication notice Under the supervision of Brother Industries, Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product’s descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.

  • Page 4: Brother Numbers

    Visit http://www.brother.com for contact information on your local Brother office. Service center locator (USA) For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437). Service center locations (Canada) For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-877-BROTHER.

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    Ordering accessories and supplies In USA: 1-877-552-MALL (1-877-552-6255) 1-800-947-1445 (fax) http://www.brothermall.com In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER http://www.brother.ca...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Overview...1 Network features...2 Network printing...2 Network scanning ...2 Network PC-FAX (Not available for DCP models)...2 Network PhotoCapture Center™...2 Management utilities...3 Internet Fax/Scan to E-mail Server (MFC-6490CW: standard, MFC-5890CN: available as a download) ...3 Types of Network Connections...4 Wired network connection example...4 Wireless network connection examples ...6 Protocols...7...

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    Using the SES/WPS/AOSS control panel menu to configure your machine for a wireless network ...31 Using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Protected Setup™...35 Using the Brother automatic installer application on the CD-ROM to configure your machine for a wireless network ...37 Wireless configuration for Windows (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Configuration in Infrastructure mode ...38...

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    Using the Driver Deployment Wizard software ...116 Network printing from Windows Overview...119 Configuring the standard TCP/IP port...120 Printer driver not yet installed ...120 Printer driver already installed ...120 Other sources of information ...121 ® using the Brother installer application ® only) ® basic TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer printing...

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    Network printing from a Macintosh Overview...122 How to choose the print server (TCP/IP)...122 Changing the print server settings ...125 Changing the configuration using the Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models) ...125 Using the BRAdmin Light utility to change the print server settings ...125 Other sources of information ...125 Internet fax and Scan to E-mail (For MFC-6490CW) Internet fax overview...126...

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    Appendix A Using services ...146 Other ways to set the IP address (for advanced users and administrators) ...146 Using DHCP to configure the IP address ...146 Using BOOTP to configure the IP address...147 Using RARP to configure the IP address ...148 Using APIPA to configure the IP address...148 Using ARP to configure the IP address ...149 Using the TELNET console to configure the IP address ...150...

  • Page 11: Introduction

    BRAdmin Professional and Web BRAdmin are available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com. Not available for DCP models. To use the Brother machine through a network, you need to configure the print server, and set up the computers you use. ®...

  • Page 12: Network Features

    PC-FAX receive. (See PC-FAX receiving in the Software User’s Guide.) Network PhotoCapture Center™ You can view, retrieve and save data from a USB flash memory drive or a media card inserted into the Brother machine.The software is automatically installed when you choose network connection during the software ®...

  • Page 13: Management Utilities

    Management utilities BRAdmin Light BRAdmin Light is a utility for initial setup of network connected Brother devices. This utility can search for Brother products on your network, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address. The BRAdmin Light utility is available for Windows (or greater) computers.

  • Page 14: Types Of Network Connections

    Network Shared Printing method. (See Network Shared Printing on page 5.) Each computer must use the TCP/IP Protocol. The Brother machine needs an appropriate IP address configuration. If you are using a router, the Gateway address must be configured on the computers and the Brother machine. ®...

  • Page 15: Network Shared Printing

    In a larger network, we recommend a Network Shared printing environment. The “Server” or the “Print Server” must use the TCP/IP Print Protocol. The Brother machine needs to have an appropriate IP address configuration unless the machine is connected via the USB interface at the server.

  • Page 16: Wireless Network Connection Examples

    This type of network has a central access point at the heart of the network. The access point can also act as a bridge or a gateway to a wired network. When the Brother wireless machine (your machine) is part of this network, it receives all print jobs via an access point.

  • Page 17: Protocols

    IP address from the range 169.254.1.0 to 169.254.254.255. DNS client The Brother print server supports the Domain Name System (DNS) client function. This function allows the print server to communicate with other devices by using its DNS name.

  • Page 18: Other Protocol

    FTP client (For MFC-5890CN and MFC-6490CW) The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) allows the Brother machine to scan black and white or color documents directly to an FTP server located locally on your network or on the internet. IPv6 (For MFC-5490CN, MFC-5890CN, MFC-6490CW and DCP-6690CW) Your brother machine is compatible with IPv6, the next generation internet protocol.

  • Page 19: Configuring Your Machine For A Network With An Ethernet Cable Connection

    Quick Setup Guide. Note If you do not wish to, or are unable to use the automatic installer or any of Brother’s software tools, you can also use the machine’s control panel to change network settings. For more information, see Control panel setup on page 77.

  • Page 20: Subnet Mask

    APIPA, see Using APIPA to configure the IP address on page 148. If the APIPA protocol is disabled, the default IP address of a Brother print server is 192.0.0.192. However, you can easily change this IP address number to match with the IP address details of your network. For information on how to change the IP address, see Setting up the IP address and subnet mask on page 12.

  • Page 21: Step By Step Chart

    Step by step chart Configure the TCP/IP settings. Configure the IP address Configure the subnet mask Configure the gateway Change the print server settings. Using the BRAdmin Light utility Using the BRAdmin Professional utility Using the control panel Using the Remote Setup Using other methods Configuring your machine for a network with an Ethernet cable connection See page 12...

  • Page 22: Setting Up The Ip Address And Subnet Mask

    Using the BRAdmin Light utility to configure your machine as a network printer BRAdmin Light The BRAdmin Light utility is designed for initial setup of the Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products in a TCP/IP environment, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address.

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    Double-click the unconfigured device. ® Windows ® Macintosh Note • If the print server is set to its factory default settings (if you don’t use a DHCP/BOOTP/RARP server), the device will appear as Unconfigured in the BRAdmin Light utility screen. •...

  • Page 24: Using The Control Panel To Configure Your Machine For A Network

    Macintosh Click OK. With the correctly programmed IP address, you will see the Brother print server in the device list. Using the control panel to configure your machine for a network You can configure your machine for a network using the control panel Network menu. (See Control panel setup on page 77.)

  • Page 25: Changing The Print Server Settings

    ® For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater Double-click Macintosh HD (Startup Disk) / Library / Printers / Brother / Utilities / BRAdmin Light.jar file. Choose the print server which you want to change the settings. Choose Network Configuration from the Control menu.

  • Page 26: Using The Bradmin Professional Utility To Change The Wireless Settings (for Windows ® )

    Enter a password if you have set one. Note For MFC-5490CN, MFC-5890CN, MFC-6490CW and DCP-6690CW, the default password is “access“. For other models, no password is required by default. To set a password, double-click the device you want to set a password. Click Control tab, and then click Change Password. Enter the new password.

  • Page 27: Using The Remote Setup To Change The Print Server Settings (not Available For Dcp Models)

    ® Macintosh and displayed on your Macintosh directly to the machine. Double-click the Macintosh HD icon on your desktop, Library, Printers, Brother, then Utilities. Double-click the Remote Setup icon. Enter a password if you have set one. Note For MFC-5490CN, MFC-5890CN, MFC-6490CW and DCP-6690CW, the default password is “access“.

  • Page 28: Configuring Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    Ethernet for a faster data transfer, or USB for the fastest throughput speed. • Although the Brother machine can be used in both a wired and wireless network, only one connection method can be used at a time.

  • Page 29: Wireless Network Terms And Concepts

    (how the device identifies itself to the network) and encryption (how the data is encrypted as it is sent on the network). If you do not correctly specify these options when you are configuring your Brother wireless device, it will not be able to connect to the wireless network. Therefore care must be taken when configuring these options.

  • Page 30: Encryption Methods

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Encryption methods Encryption is used to secure the data that is sent over the wireless network. The Brother wireless machine supports the following encryption methods: None No encryption method is used.

  • Page 31: Step By Step Chart For Wireless Network Configuration

    Protected Setup™ Temporarily using a network cable For Windows (See page 38.) See page 35. For Macintosh (See page 58.) See page 22. Using the Brother installer application Using the SES/WPS/AOSS control panel menu ® ® For Windows (See page 45.) ®...

  • Page 32: For Ad-hoc Mode

    Installing drivers and software (See the Quick Setup Guide.) Wireless configuration and installing drivers and software have been completed. Infrastructure mode Connected to a computer with an access point Using the Brother installer application ® For Windows (See page 50.) ®...

  • Page 33: Confirm Your Network Environment

    This type of network does not have a central access point. Each wireless client communicates directly with each other. When the Brother wireless machine (your machine) is part of this network, it receives all print jobs directly from the computer sending the print data.

  • Page 34: Confirm Your Wireless Network Setup Method

    We recommend that you use the machine’s control panel to configure your wireless network settings. By using the control panel Setup Wizard function, you can easily connect your Brother machine to your wireless network. You must know your wireless network settings before you proceed with this installation.

  • Page 35: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wi-fi Protected Setup™ (infrastructure Mode Only)

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (Infrastructure mode only) If your wireless access point (A) supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup™, you can also configure using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Protected Setup™.

  • Page 36: Configuration Using The Brother Installer Application On The Cd-rom To Configure Your Wireless Network Machine

    If there is an Ethernet Hub or Router in the same network as the wireless access point (A) of your machine, you can temporarily connect the Hub or Router to the Brother machine using an Ethernet cable (B), this is an easy way to configure your machine.

  • Page 37: Configuring Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network IMPORTANT • If you are going to connect your Brother machine to your network, we recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. You must know your wireless network settings before you proceed with this installation.

  • Page 38

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Enter the SSID name. (For information how to type text, see Entering Text on page 161.) Press OK. Go to j. Using a or b, choose Infrastructure when instructed. Press OK.

  • Page 39

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) ® (For Windows You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Install MFL-Pro Suite or Initial Installation / Install MFL-Pro Suite from the CD-ROM menu.

  • Page 40

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Choose and press the key option KEY1, KEY2, KEY3, KEY4. If you chose the key which shows **********, go to n. If you chose a blank key, go to o. If you want to change the key you chose in m, press Change.

  • Page 41: Using The Ses/wps/aoss Control Panel Menu To Configure Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    If your wireless access point supports either SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (PBC AOSS™ (one-push method), you can configure the machine easily without a computer. Your Brother machine has the SES/WPS/AOSS menu available from the control panel. This feature automatically detects which mode your access point uses, SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™...

  • Page 42

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) If the LCD shows Connected, the machine has successfully connected to your router or access point. You can now use your machine in a wireless network. If the LCD shows Setting WLAN, Connecting SES (Connecting WPS or Connecting AOSS), then Connection Failed, the machine has not successfully connected to your router or access point.

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    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) For Touchscreen models Turn on the machine by plugging in the power cord. Press MENU. Press Network. Press WLAN. Press SES/WPS/AOSS. This feature will automatically detect which mode (SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ or AOSS™) your access point uses to configure your machine.

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    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) LCD messages when using the SES/WPS/AOSS control panel menu LCD shows Searching or accessing the access point, and downloading settings from the access Setting WLAN point. Connecting SES Connecting to the access point.

  • Page 45: Using The Pin Method Of Wi-fi Protected Setup

    Routers or access points that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ have a symbol as shown below. Turn on the machine by plugging in the power cord. Press Menu on the control panel of the Brother machine. Press a or b to choose Network.

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    Configuring your machine for a wireless network (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Click and then Network. Click Add a wireless device. Choose your machine and click Next. Input the PIN from the printed page and then click Next. Choose your network that you want to connect to, and then click Next. Click Close.

  • Page 47: Using The Brother Automatic Installer Application On The Cd-rom To Configure Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    For installation, see Wireless configuration for Windows for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) on page 38 and Wireless Configuration for Macintosh Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) on page 58. ® computer as a Registrar, follow the instructions below.

  • Page 48: Wireless Configuration For Windows Using The Brother Installer Application

    (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) on page 18. • If you are going to connect your Brother machine to your network, we recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. You must know your wireless network settings before you proceed with this installation.

  • Page 49: Configure The Wireless Settings

    Brother CD-ROM. • The screen on your machine may vary depending on your region. Click Wireless LAN Setup Wizard. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) ® Explorer to run the start.exe program from the root folder...

  • Page 50

    Choose Step by Step install (Recommended) and then click Next. Choose With cable (Recommended) and then click Next. Read the Important Notice. Check the box after you confirm the wireless setting is enabled, and then click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

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    Wireless configuration for Windows Connect the Brother wireless device to your access point using a network cable and click Next. Choose the machine you wish to configure, and click Next. If the list is blank, check if the access point and the machine are powered on, and then click Refresh.

  • Page 52

    Follow the on-screen instructions for entering the Name (SSID). If your network is not configured for Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. To continue configuration, click OK and go to n. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 53

    If your network is configured for Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. When configuring your Brother wireless machine, you must configure your machine to match the Authentication and Encryption settings of your existing wireless network. Choose the Authentication Method and Encryption Mode from the pull-down menu in each setting box.

  • Page 54

    You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Install MFL-Pro Suite or Initial Installation / Install MFL-Pro Suite from the CD-ROM menu. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 55: Configuration Using The Ses/wps/aoss Control Panel Menu (one-push Method)

    Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The opening screen will appear automatically. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 56

    Brother CD-ROM. • The screen on your machine may vary depending on your region. Click Wireless LAN Setup Wizard. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) ® Explorer to run the start.exe program from the root folder...

  • Page 57

    Choose Automatic install (Advanced) and click Next. Read the Important Notice. Check the box after you confirm the wireless setting is enabled, and then click Next. Confirm the on-screen message and click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 58

    Connecting SES, Connecting WPS or Connection Failed Connecting AOSS.) A session overlap was detected. A session overlap was detected. Incorrect Mode using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Connection status Action — — — 1 Try starting j again.

  • Page 59

    ® Wireless configuration for Windows using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Click Finish. You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Install MFL-Pro Suite or...

  • Page 60: Configuration In Ad-hoc Mode

    Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The opening screen will appear automatically. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 61

    Brother CD-ROM. • The screen on your machine may vary depending on your region. Click Wireless LAN Setup Wizard. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) ® Explorer to run the start.exe program from the root folder...

  • Page 62

    Choose Step by Step install (Recommended) and then click Next. Choose Without cable (Advanced) and then click Next. Read the Important Notice. Check the box after you confirm the wireless setting is enabled, and then click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 63

    To communicate with the un-configured wireless machine, temporarily change the wireless settings on your PC to match machine’s default settings shown on this screen. Click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Record the current wireless computer settings...

  • Page 64

    Click Network and Internet and then Network and Sharing Center icon. Click Connect to a network. You can see the SSID of the wireless Brother machine in the list. Choose SETUP and click Connect. Click Connect Anyway and then Close.

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    (SSID) and the Channel number, and then click Next. If your network is not configured for Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. To continue configuration, click OK and go to p. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 66

    If your network is configured for Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. When configuring your Brother wireless machine, you must ensure that it is configured to match the Authentication and Encryption settings of your existing wireless network. Choose the Authentication Method and Encryption Mode from the pull-downs in each setting box.

  • Page 67

    You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Install MFL-Pro Suite or Initial Installation / Install MFL-Pro Suite from the CD-ROM menu. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 68: Wireless Configuration For Macintosh Using The Brother Installer Application

    (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) on page 18. • If you are going to connect your Brother machine to your network, we recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. You must know your wireless network settings before you proceed with this installation.

  • Page 69: Configure The Wireless Settings

    Turn on your Macintosh Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the MFL-Pro Suite icon on your desktop. Double-click the Utilities. Double-click the Wireless Device Setup Wizard. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 70

    Wireless Configuration for Macintosh Choose Step by Step install (Recommended) and then click Next. Choose With cable (Recommended) and then click Next. Read the Important Notice and click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 71

    Wireless Configuration for Macintosh Connect the Brother wireless device to your access point using a network cable and click Next. Choose the machine you wish to configure, and click Next. If the list is blank, check if the access point and the machine are powered on, and then click Refresh.

  • Page 72

    Follow the on-screen instructions for entering the Name (SSID). If your network is not configured for Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. To continue installation, click OK and go to n. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 73

    If your network is configured for Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. When configuring your Brother wireless machine, you must ensure that it is configured to match the Authentication and Encryption settings of your existing wireless network. Choose the Authentication Method and Encryption Mode from the pull-downs in each setting box.

  • Page 74

    You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Start Here OSX from the CD-ROM menu. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 75: Configuration Using The Ses/wps/aoss Control Panel Menu (one-push Method)

    Press MENU. Press Network. Press Network I/F and then press WLAN. ® Turn on your Macintosh Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the MFL-Pro Suite icon on your desktop. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 76

    ® Wireless Configuration for Macintosh Double-click the Utilities. Double-click the Wireless Device Setup Wizard. Choose Automatic install (Advanced) and click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 77

    Put your access point in the SecureEasySetup™ mode, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ mode or AOSS™ mode, depending on what is supported by your access point. Please refer to the instruction manual that came with your access point. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 78

    You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Start Here OSX from the CD- ROM menu. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) Connection status Action —...

  • Page 79: Configuration In Ad-hoc Mode

    Press MENU. Press Network. Press Network I/F and then press WLAN. ® Turn on your Macintosh Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the MFL-Pro Suite icon on your desktop. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 80

    ® Wireless Configuration for Macintosh Double-click the Utilities. Double-click the Wireless Device Setup Wizard. Choose Step by Step install (Recommended) and then click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 81

    Make sure you take notes on all the settings such as SSID or channel of your computer. You will need them to return your computer back to its original wireless settings, and then click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 82

    You can temporarily change the wireless settings on your computer, following the steps below: Click the AirPort status icon and select Open Internet Connect... Click the Network tab to see the available wireless devices. You can see the Brother wireless print server in the Network option. Select SETUP.

  • Page 83

    The default Node name is “BRWxxxxxxxxxxxx” (where “xxxxxxxxxxxx” is your Ethernet address). The wizard will search for wireless networks available from your machine. Choose the Ad-hoc network you wish to associate the machine with, and then click Next. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 84

    (SSID) and the Channel number, and then click Next. If your network is not configured for Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. To continue installation, click OK and go to p. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 85

    If your network is configured for Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. When configuring your Brother wireless machine, you must ensure that it is configured to match the Authentication and Encryption settings of your existing wireless network. Choose the Authentication Method and Encryption Mode from the pull-down list in each setting box.

  • Page 86

    You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Start Here OSX from the CD-ROM menu. using the Brother installer application (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN)

  • Page 87: Control Panel Setup

    The Network menu selections of the control panel allow you to set up the Brother machine for your network configuration. Press Menu, then press a or b to choose Network. Proceed to the menu selection you wish to configure.

  • Page 88: For Touchscreen Models

    In this mode the machine’s IP address must be manually assigned. Once entered the IP address is locked to the assigned address. RARP mode The Brother print server IP address can be configured using the Reverse ARP (RARP) service on your host computer. For more information on RARP, see Using RARP to configure the IP address on page 148.

  • Page 89

    IP Address This field displays the current IP address of the machine. If you have chosen a BOOT Method of Static, enter the IP address that you wish to assign to the machine (check with your network administrator for the IP address to use).

  • Page 90

    For Touchscreen models Press MENU. Press Network. (For Wired) Press Wired LAN. (For Wireless) Press WLAN. Press TCP/IP. Press IP Address. Enter the IP address. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Subnet Mask This field displays the current subnet mask used by the machine. If you are not using DHCP or BOOTP to obtain the subnet mask, enter the desired subnet mask.

  • Page 91

    For MFC-5490CN Press Menu, 5, 1, 3. Choose 1 to change. Enter the Subnet Mask address. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. For Touchscreen models Press MENU. Press Network. (For Wired) Press Wired LAN. (For Wireless) Press WLAN. Press TCP/IP. Press Subnet Mask. Enter the Subnet Mask address.

  • Page 92

    You can register the machine name on the Network. This name is often referred to as a NetBIOS name; it will be the name that is registered by the WINS server on your network. Brother recommends the name BRNxxxxxxxxxxxx for a wired network or BRWxxxxxxxxxxxx for a wireless network (where xxxxxxxxxxxx is your machine’s Ethernet address) (up to 15 characters).

  • Page 93

    Press a or b to choose TCP/IP. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Node Name. Press OK. Enter the Node Name. Press OK. Note DCP models cannot change the Node Name from the control panel menu. Press Stop/Exit. For MFC-5490CN Press Menu, 5, 1, 5.

  • Page 94

    WINS Config This selection controls how the machine obtains the IP address of the WINS server. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. (For Wired) Press a or b to choose Wired LAN. (For Wireless) Press a or b to choose WLAN. Press OK.

  • Page 95

    Auto Automatically uses a DHCP request to determine the IP addresses for the primary and secondary WINS servers. You must set the BOOT Method to Auto or DHCP for this feature to work. Static Uses a specified IP address for the primary and secondary WINS servers. WINS Server Primary WINS Server IP Address This field specifies the IP address of the primary WINS (Windows...

  • Page 96

    For MFC-5490CN Press Menu, 5, 1, 7. Press a or b to choose Primary or Secondary. Press OK. Choose 1 to change. Enter the WINS Server address. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. For Touchscreen models Press MENU. Press Network. (For Wired) Press Wired LAN. (For Wireless) Press WLAN.

  • Page 97

    Press a or b to choose TCP/IP. Press OK. Press a or b to choose DNS Server. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Primary or Secondary. Press OK. Enter the DNS Server address. Press OK. Note For DCP models, press a or b repeatedly to enter the first three-digit number for the DNS Server address. Press c to enter the second three-digit number.

  • Page 98

    APIPA The setting of On will cause the print server to automatically allocate a Link-Local IP address in the range (169.254.1.0 - 169.254.254.255) when the print server cannot obtain an IP address through the BOOT Method you have set (see BOOT Method on page 77). Choosing Off means the IP address doesn’t change, when the print server cannot obtain an IP address through the BOOT Method you have set.

  • Page 99

    IPv6 (For MFC-5490CN, MFC-5890CN, MFC-6490CW and DCP-6690CW) This machine is compatible with IPv6, the next generation internet protocol. If you want to use the IPv6 protocol, choose On. The default setting for IPv6 is Off. For more information on the IPv6 protocol, visit http://solutions.brother.com.

  • Page 100: Setup Misc. (mfc-5490cn Only)

    If your wireless access point supports either SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (PBC AOSS™, you can configure the machine easily without a computer. Your Brother machine has the SES/WPS/AOSS menu on the control panel. This feature automatically detects which mode your access point uses, SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™...

  • Page 101: Wlan Status (wireless Network Only)

    WLAN Status (wireless network only) Status This field displays the current wireless network status; Active(11b), Active(11g), or Connection Failed. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN Status. Press OK.

  • Page 102

    Signal This field displays the current wireless network signal strength; Strong, Medium, Weak or None. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN Status. Press OK.

  • Page 103

    SSID This field displays the current wireless network SSID. The display shows up to 32 characters of the SSID name. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN Status.

  • Page 104

    Comm.Mode This field displays the current wireless network communication mode; Ad-hoc or Infrastructure. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN Status. Press OK.

  • Page 105: Ethernet (wired Network Only)

    Ethernet (wired network only) Ethernet link mode. Auto allows the print server to operate in 100BaseTX full or half duplex, or in 10BaseT full or half duplex mode by auto negotiation. You can fix the server link mode to 100BASE-TX Full Duplex (100B-FD) or Half Duplex (100B-HD) and 10BASE-T Full Duplex (10B-FD) or Half Duplex (10B-HD).

  • Page 106: E-mail/i-fax (for Mfc-6490cw)

    E-mail/I-FAX (For MFC-6490CW) This menu has five selections: Mail Address, Setup Server, Setup Mail RX, Setup Mail TX, and Setup Relay. These settings must be configured for the I-Fax feature to work. For more details about Internet fax, see Internet fax and Scan to E-mail (For MFC-6490CW) on page 126. You can access the character you want by repeatedly pressing the appropriate number key using the machine’s control panel.

  • Page 107

    Setup Server SMTP Server This field displays the node name or IP address of an SMTP mail server (outgoing E-mail server) on your network. (Ex, “mailhost.brothermail.net” or “192.000.000.001”) Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose E-mail/IFAX. Press OK.

  • Page 108

    Auth. for SMTP You can specify the security method for E-mail notification. For details on security methods for E-mail notification, see Security methods for E-mail notification on page 136. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose E-mail/IFAX.

  • Page 109

    Enter the POP3 server name or IP address. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. POP3 Port This field displays the POP3 port number (for incoming E-mails) used by the Brother machine. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.

  • Page 110

    Press a or b to choose Setup Server. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Mailbox Name. Press OK. Enter the user account name assigned to the Brother machine that will login to the POP3 server. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Mailbox Pwd You can specify the password for the POP3 server account where the internet print jobs are to be retrieved.

  • Page 111

    APOP You can enable or disable the APOP (Authenticated Post Office Protocol). Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose E-mail/IFAX. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Setup Server. Press OK.

  • Page 112

    Poll Frequency Sets the interval for checking for new messages on the POP3 server (default is 10Min(s)). Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose E-mail/IFAX. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Setup Mail RX. Press OK.

  • Page 113

    Del Error Mail When set to On, the machine automatically deletes error mails that the machine cannot receive from the POP server. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose E-mail/IFAX. Press OK.

  • Page 114

    This menu has three selections: Sender Subject, Size Limit and Notification. Sender Subject This field displays the subject that is attached to the Internet fax data being sent from the Brother machine to a computer (default is “Internet Fax Job”).

  • Page 115

    Notification The notification feature allows a confirmation of receipt message to be transmitted to the sending station when the I-Fax has been received. This feature only works on I-Fax machines that support the “MDN” specification. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.

  • Page 116

    Relay Domain You can register the Domain Names (Max. 5) that are allowed to request a Relay Broadcast. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose E-mail/IFAX. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Setup Relay. Press OK.

  • Page 117: Scan To Ftp (for Mfc-5890cn And Mfc-6490cw)

    Scan to FTP (For MFC-5890CN and MFC-6490CW) The details required to use Scan to FTP can be entered manually at the control panel to pre-configure and store the details in an FTP Profile. You can configure up to five FTP server profiles. Passive Mode You can set Passive Mode to OFF or ON depending on your FTP server and network firewall configuration.

  • Page 118

    Creating a user defined File Name In addition to the seven preset file names you can store two user defined file names that can be used for creating an FTP Server Profile. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.

  • Page 119

    Press a or b to choose Store Directory. Press OK. Enter the destination folder where your document will be stored on the FTP server (for example /brother/abc/) (up to 60 characters). Press OK. Press a or b to choose Username.

  • Page 120: Time Zone (for Mfc-6490cw)

    Choose the file name you want to use for the scanned document. You can choose from seven preset and two user defined File Names. The file name that will be used for your document will be the file name you selected plus the last 6 digits of the flatbed/ADF scanner counter plus the file extension (For example, BRNxxxxxxxxxxxx098765.pdf).

  • Page 121: Network I/f (not Available For Mfc-5490cn And Mfc-5890cn)

    Network I/F (Not available for MFC-5490CN and MFC-5890CN) You can choose the network connection type, wired network connection or wireless network connection. If you want to use the wired network connection, choose Wired LAN, and if you want to use the wireless network connection, choose WLAN.

  • Page 122: Restoring The Network Settings To Factory Default

    Restoring the network settings to factory default If you wish to reset the print server back to its default factory settings (resetting all information such as the password and IP address information), please follow these steps: Note This function restores all wired and wireless network settings to the factory default. Press Menu.

  • Page 123: Printing The Network Configuration List

    Printing the Network Configuration List Note • Node Name: Node Name appears in the Network Configuration List. The default Node Name is “BRNxxxxxxxxxxxx” for a wired network or “BRWxxxxxxxxxxxx” for a wireless network (“xxxxxxxxxxxx” is your machine’s Ethernet address). • You can find the MAC address (Ethernet address) by printing the Network Configuration List. The Network Configuration List prints a report listing the current network configuration including the network print server settings.

  • Page 124: Driver Deployment Wizard (windows ® Only)

    Driver Deployment Wizard (Windows Overview The Driver Deployment Wizard software can be used to ease the installation or even automate the installation of network connected printers.The Driver Deployment Wizard can also be used to create self running executable files which when run on a remote PC, completely automate the installation of a printer driver. The remote PC does not have to be connected to a network.

  • Page 125: Network Shared

    Network Shared The device is connected to a network and a central print queue is used to manage all print jobs. 1 Client computer 2 Also known as “Server” or “Print Server” 3 TCP/IP or USB 4 Printer (your machine) How to install the Driver Deployment Wizard software Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 126: Using The Driver Deployment Wizard Software

    Choose your connection type to the machine that you want to print to. Choose the option you require, and follow the on-screen instructions. If you choose Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer, the following screen is displayed. Setting the IP Address If the machine does not have an IP address, the Wizard will allow you to change the IP address by choosing the machine from the list and by choosing the Configure IP option.

  • Page 127

    Choose the machine you wish to install. If the printer driver you wish to use is installed on your computer: Check the box of Currently installed drivers and choose the machine you wish to install, and then click Next. If the driver you wish to use is not installed on your computer: Click Have Disk and then specify the path of the printer driver.

  • Page 128

    ® Driver Deployment Wizard (Windows only) Note If you work in a “queue” based network and you create an executable file for another user who does not have access to the same printer queue that you define into the executable file, the driver when installed on the remote computer will default to LPT1 printing.

  • Page 129: Network Printing From Windows Basic Tcp/ip Peer-to-peer Printing

    By using this application, you can easily connect your machine to your network and install the network software and printer driver which you need to complete the configuration of your machine for a network. You will be guided by the on-screen instructions until you are able to use your Brother network printer.

  • Page 130: Configuring The Standard Tcp/ip Port

    Click Printer Driver (Only, for network). Click Next in response to the Welcome message. Follow the on-screen instructions. Choose Standard Installation and click Next. Choose Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer, and then click Next. Follow the on-screen instruction, and then click OK. Note Contact your administrator if you are not sure about the location and name of the printer on the network.

  • Page 131: Other Sources Of Information

    ® Network printing from Windows basic TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer printing Other sources of information See Configuring your machine for a network with an Ethernet cable connection on page 9 to learn how to configure the IP address of the machine.

  • Page 132: Network Printing From A Macintosh

    (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 to 10.3.x) Make the following selection. ® on a Network using the Simple Network Configuration ® , visit the Brother Solutions Center at: ® X 10.2.x users, click the Print Center icon.) ® (Mac OS X 10.2.4 - 10.3.x)

  • Page 133

    Choose Brother MFC-XXXX (XXXX is your model name), and then click Add. Click the printer, then click Make Default to set the printer as the default printer. The printer is now ready. ® For Mac OS X 10.5 Turn on the machine by plugging in the power cord.

  • Page 134

    Choose Brother MFC-XXXX (XXXX is your model name), and then click Add. From the Default Printer pull-down list choose your model to set as the default printer. The printer is now ready. ® Network printing from a Macintosh...

  • Page 135: Changing The Print Server Settings

    BRAdmin Light allows you to change network settings on Brother network ready machine. Note • Please use the BRAdmin Light utility that was supplied on the CD-ROM of your Brother product. You can also download the latest version of the BRAdmin Light utility from http://solutions.brother.com.

  • Page 136: Internet Fax And Scan To E-mail (for Mfc-6490cw)

    E-mail address for your machine, the mail server(s) IP address, mailbox name and password for your Brother machine. If you are unsure of any of these items, please contact your systems Administrator. For details of how to configure this information, see E-mail/I-FAX (For MFC-6490CW) on page 96.

  • Page 137: Control Panel Key Functions

    Control panel key functions Shift + 1 Used to change input mode. You can use dial pad keys as Standard alphabet character keys. Dial Pad Used to enter Standard Alphabet characters (26 letters), as well as @. space ! “ # % & ’ () + / : ; < > = ? [ ] ^ - $ , l _ and Numbers.

  • Page 138: Sending An Internet Fax

    Sending an Internet fax Sending an Internet fax is the same as sending a normal fax. If you have already programmed the addresses of the destination Internet fax machines as One Touch or Speed-Dial locations, you can send the Internet fax by loading the document into the machine, use the Fax Resolution to set the preferred resolution and select a Speed-Dial number and pressing Black Start or Mono Start.

  • Page 139: Receiving E-mail Or Internet Fax

    Receiving E-mail or Internet fax There are 2 ways you can receive E-mail messages: POP3 receiving (manually initiated) POP3 receiving at regular intervals Using POP3 receiving the machine must poll the E-mail server to receive the print jobs. This polling can occur at set intervals (for example, you can configure the machine to poll the E-mail server at 10 minute intervals) or you can manually poll the server by pressing the Shift + Black Start/Mono Start or Color Start/Colour Start button.

  • Page 140: Relay Broadcasting

    Relay broadcasting This function allows the Brother machine to receive a document over the Internet, and then relay it to other fax machines through conventional telephone lines. If you wish to use your machine as a relay broadcast device, you must specify the domain name that you trust at the machine, in other words, the portion of the name after the “@”...

  • Page 141

    If you want to have the document relayed to more than one standard fax machine the address can be entered using the following method: Enter the phone number of the first Fax machine UKFAX@brother.co.uk(fax#123). Press OK. Enter the phone number of the second Fax machine UKFAX@brother.co.uk(fax#456).

  • Page 142: Tx Verification Mail

    TX Verification Mail Transmission Verification Mail supports two separate functions. Verification Mail for sending allows you request notification from the receiving station that the I-Fax or E-mail was received and processed. Verification Mail for receiving allows you to transmit a default report back to the sending station after successfully receiving and processing an I-Fax or E-mail.

  • Page 143: Important Information On Internet Fax

    Important information on Internet fax Internet fax communication on a LAN system is basically the same as communication via E-mail; however, it is different from fax communication using standard phone lines. The following is important information for using Internet fax: Factors such as the receiver’s location, structure of the LAN system, and how busy the circuit (such as the internet) is, may cause the system to take a long time to send back an error mail.

  • Page 144: Scan To E-mail Server Overview (mfc-6490cw)

    • MFC-5890CN can be also assigned an E-mail address allowing you to send, receive or forward documents over a Local Area Network or the Internet to PC's or other Internet Fax machines. In order to use this function, please download the necessary software from the Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com).

  • Page 145

    Press a or b to choose . Enter the destination E-mail address from the dial pad. Note You can also use E-mail addresses you have stored in your machine. • Press a or b to choose Phone Book. Press c. •...

  • Page 146: Security Features (for Mfc-6490cw)

    Security features (For MFC-6490CW) Overview This chapter explains the security features supported by your Brother machine and how to configure them. You can also learn how to manage your network machine securely. Security methods for E-mail notification The Brother print server supports the following security methods for E-mail notification.

  • Page 147: Using E-mail Notification With User Authentication

    To use the BRAdmin Professional utility securely, you need to follow the points below. We strongly recommend to use the latest version of the BRAdmin Professional utility or Web BRAdmin that are available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com. If you use an older version of BRAdmin to manage your Brother machines the user authentication will not be secure.

  • Page 148: Troubleshooting

    Overview This chapter explains how to resolve typical network problems you may encounter when using the machine. If, after reading this chapter, you are unable to resolve your problem, please visit the Brother Solutions Center at: http://solutions.brother.com. This chapter is divided into the following sections:...

  • Page 149

    Click the Start button, Control Panel, Network and Internet Connections. Double-click Windows Firewall. Click the General tab. Make sure that Off (not recommended) is selected. Click OK. Note After the Brother software package is installed, re-enable your Firewall. ® Windows Vista users: Click the button, Control Panel, Network and Internet, Windows Firewall and click Change settings.

  • Page 150: Network Print Software Installation Problems

    Mac OS For a network with an Ethernet cable connection Make sure you have completed the IP address setting of the Brother print server according to Chapter 2 of this User’s Guide before installing the network print software or printer driver.

  • Page 151

    If you have tried a to d above and it does not work, then reset the print server back to the default factory settings and try from the initial setup again. For information how to reset to the default factory settings, see Restoring the network settings to factory default on page 112.

  • Page 152: Printing Problems

    Printing problems Print job is not printed Make sure the status and configuration of the print server. Check the following: Make sure that the machine is powered on, is on-line and ready to print. Print the Network Configuration List of the machine and check if the settings such as IP address settings are correct for your network.

  • Page 153: Scanning And Pc Fax Problems

    Click the Add button. Add port 54926 for Network PC-Fax by entering the information below: 1. In Description of service: Enter any description, for example, “Brother PC Fax”. 2. In Name or IP address (for example 192.168.0.12) or the computer hosting this service on your network: Enter “Localhost”.

  • Page 154

    Add port 137 for both Network scanning and Network PC-Fax receiving by entering the information below: 1. In Description of service: Enter any description, for example, “Brother PC Fax receiving”. 2. In Name or IP address (for example 192.168.0.12) or the computer hosting this service on your network: Enter “Localhost”.

  • Page 155: Wireless Network Troubleshooting

    Wireless connection problem The wireless network connection is sometimes disabled. The wireless network connection status is affected by the environment where the Brother machine and other wireless devices are located. The following conditions may cause connection problems: A concrete or metal framed wall is located between the Brother machine and the access point.

  • Page 156: A Appendix A

    Appendix A Using services A service is a resource that can be accessed by computers that wish to print to the Brother print server. The Brother print server provides the following predefined services (do a SHOW SERVICE command in the Brother print server remote console to see a list of available services): Enter HELP at the command prompt for a list of supported commands.

  • Page 157: Using Bootp To Configure The Ip Address

    Using BOOTP to configure the IP address BOOTP is an alternative to rarp that has the advantage of allowing configuration of the subnet mask and gateway. In order to use BOOTP to configure the IP address make sure that BOOTP is installed and running on your host computer (it should appear in the /etc/services file on your host as a real service;...

  • Page 158: Using Rarp To Configure The Ip Address

    -based systems, type: ps -ef | grep -v grep | grep rarpd The Brother print server will get the IP address from the rarp daemon when the machine is powered on. Using APIPA to configure the IP address The Brother print server supports the Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) protocol. With APIPA, DHCP clients automatically configure an IP address and subnet mask when a DHCP server is not available.

  • Page 159: Using Arp To Configure The Ip Address

    Administrator has configured the system to deliver IP addresses using BOOTP, DHCP or RARP your Brother print server can receive an IP address from any one of these IP address allocation systems. In which case, you will not need to use the ARP command. The ARP command only works once.

  • Page 160: Using The Telnet Console To Configure The Ip Address

    When you are connected, press the Return or Enter key to get the “#” prompt. Enter a password if you have set it. For MFC-5490CN, MFC-5890CN, MFC-6490CW and DCP-6690CW, the default password is “access“. You will be prompted for a user name. Enter anything in response to this prompt.

  • Page 161: Installation When Using A Network Print Queue Or Share (printer Driver Only)

    Installation when using a Network Print Queue or Share (printer driver only) Note • You must configure the IP address on your machine before you proceed with this section. If you have not configured the IP address, see Configuring your machine for a network with an Ethernet cable connection on page 9 first.

  • Page 162: Installation When Using Web Services (for Windows Vista ® Users)

    The machine’s Web Services Name will be shown with the printer icon. Right click the machine you want to install. Note The Web Services Name for the Brother machine is your model name and the Ethernet address of your machine (e.g. Brother MFC-XXXX [XXXXXXXXXXXX]). From the pull down menu, click Install.

  • Page 163: B Appendix B

    Client computers with a web browser supporting Java™. Not available for DCP models. If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com. Web BRAdmin and BRAdmin Professional are available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com.

  • Page 164: Ethernet Wireless Network

    Network Board NC-180w Model name You can connect your machine to a network for Network Printing, Network Scanning, and PC Fax Send Setup . Also included is Brother BRAdmin Light Support for Windows ® Mac OS Protocols TCP/IP for IPv4:...

  • Page 165

    Not available for DCP models. If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com. Web BRAdmin and BRAdmin Professional are available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com.

  • Page 166: Function Table And Default Factory Settings

    Function table and default factory settings For MFC-5490CN Level1 Level2 Level3 5.Network 1.Setup TCP/ 1.BOOT Method 2.IP Address 3.Subnet Mask 4.Gateway 5.Node Name 6.WINS Config 7.WINS Server 8.DNS Server 9.APIPA 0.IPv6 2.Setup Misc. 1.Ethernet 0.Factory Reset Options Auto/Static/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP [000-255].[000-255].[000-255].[000-255]. [000].[000].[000].[000] [000-255].[000-255].[000-255].[000-255].

  • Page 167

    BRNXXXXXXXXXXXX= (your Ethernet Node Name address) (up to 15 characters) BRNXXXXXXXXXXXX* WINS Config Auto/Static WINS Server Primary/Secondary [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255]. [000].[000].[000].[000] DNS Server Primary/Secondary [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255]. [000].[000].[000].[000] APIPA On/Off IPv6 On/Off (MFC 5890CN, MFC-6490CW and DCP-6690CW only) Auto/100B-FD/100B- HD/10B-FD/10B-HD Appendix B...

  • Page 168

    DNS Server Primary/Secondary [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255]. [000].[000].[000].[000] APIPA On/Off IPv6 On/Off (MFC 5890CN, MFC-6490CW and DCP-6690CW only) (Choose SSID from list or manually add SSID) — Active(11b)/Active(11g)/ Connection Failed Signal Strong/Medium/Weak/None (Shows SSID with up to 32 digits) SSID Comm. Mode Ad-hoc/Infrastructure...

  • Page 169

    Level1 Level2 Level3 Mail Address — Network E-mail/IFAX (Continued) (MFC-6490CW Setup Server SMTP Server only) Setup Mail Setup Mail Setup Relay Rly Broadcast Options1 Options2 Name (Up to 30 characters) IP Address [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255]. SMTP Port [0001-65535] Auth. for SMTP None/SMTP-AUTH/POP bef.SMTP POP3 Server Name...

  • Page 170

    Level1 Level2 Level3 Network Scan to FTP Passive Mode On/Off (Continued) Port Number 21 (MFC 5890CN File Name1 — MFC-6490CW File Name2 — only) Setup Profile Not Registered Time Zone xxxx:xx Network I/F Wired LAN /WLAN Factory Reset Yes/No The factory settings are shown in bold. On connection to the network, the machine will automatically set the IP address and Subnet Mask to value appropriate for your network.

  • Page 171: Entering Text

    Entering Text For Touchscreen models When you are setting certain menu selections, you may need to enter text into the machine. Press choose numbers, characters or special characters. Up to four letters are assigned to each button on the Touchscreen. By pressing the correct button repeatedly, you can access the character you want.

  • Page 172: For Mfc Models

    For MFC models When you are setting certain menu selections, you may need to enter text into the machine. Most number keys have three or four letters printed on keys. The keys for 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters.

  • Page 173: For Dcp Models

    Repeating letters If you need to enter a letter that is on the same key as the letter before, press c to move the cursor to the right before you press the key again. Special characters and symbols Press l, # or 0, and then press d or c to move the cursor under the special character or symbol you want. Then press OK to choose it.

  • Page 174

    BOOTP ...7 BRAdmin Light ... 1 BRAdmin Professional ... 1 Brother accessories and supplies ...iv Brother installer application ...24 Brother Solutions Center ... 12 Channels ... 19 Control Panel ... 77 DHCP ...7 DNS Client ... 7 DNS Server ... 86 Driver Deployment Wizard ...

  • Page 175

    SecureEasySetup™ ...24 Service ... 146 Shared key ... 19 Simple Network Configuration ... 140 SMTP client ... 7 SMTP-AUTH ...136 SNMP ... 8 Specifications ... 153 SSID ... 19 Status Monitor ... 1 Subnet Mask ...10 TCP/IP ...7 TCP/IP Printing ... 119 TELNET ...8 Text entering ...

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Mfc-6490cw, Mfc-5890cn, Mfc-5490cn

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