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Multi-Protocol Print Server
NC-4100h
USER'S GUIDE
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  • Page 1 Multi-Protocol Print Server NC-4100h USER’S GUIDE Please read this manual thoroughly before using the printer. 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.
  • Page 2 Compilation and Publication Under the supervision of Brother Industries Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 3 Our BBS supports modem speeds up to 14,400, 8 bits no parity, 1 stop bit. Brother fax-back system (For USA only) Brother Customer Service has installed an easy to use fax-back system so you can get instant answers to common technical questions and product information for all Brother products. This is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 UNIX PRINTING PRINTING FROM UNIX/LINUX USING TCP/IP Overview TCP/IP General TCP/IP UNIX Host Configuration Linux Configuration HP/UX Configuration IBM RS/6000 AIX Configuration Sun Solaris 2.x Configuration SCO UNIX Configuration DEC TCP/IP Servers for VMS(UCX) TGV's Multinet Wollongong's PATHWAY IBM/AS4000 Other Systems...
  • Page 5: Overview

    CHAPTER 2 TCP/IP PRINTING PRINTING FROM WINDOWS NT OR WINDOWS 2000/LAN SERVER AND WARP SERVER Overview Windows NT 3.5x/NT 4.0/2000 (TCP/IP) Configuration Windows 2000 Printing (Printer Driver not yet installed) Standard TCP/IP Port Printing IPP Printing from Windows 2000 Clients IPP printing from Windows 95/98 Clients Windows 2000 Printing (Printer Driver already installed) Windows NT 4.0 Printing...
  • Page 6 HOW TO PRINT IN A WINDOWS 95/98/ME PEER TO PEER NETWORK Overview TCP/IP Printing Installing the Brother Peer to Peer Software Associating to the printer Adding a Second Brother LPR Port Other Sources of Information CHAPTER 4 NETBIOS PEER TO PEER PRINTING...
  • Page 7 Print Server Configuration Checklist Brother Internet Print Using BRAdmin to Configure the Print Server Brother Internet Print Using a Web Browser to configure the Print Server Brother Internet Print Using TELNET to Configure the Print Server Brother Internet Print Installing the BIP software on Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0...
  • Page 8 Configuring Netware 3 and NetWare 4 systems Configuring the Brother Print Server (Queue Server Mode in Bindery emulation mode) using BRAdmin Configuring the Brother Print Server (Queue Server Mode in NDS mode) using BRAdmin Configuring the Brother Print Server (Queue Server Mode in NDS mode) using...
  • Page 9 CHAPTER 7 MACINTOSH PRINTING PRINTING FROM A MACINTOSH Overview Macintosh Configuration Operation How to Select the Print Server (AppleTalk/EtherTalk) How to Select the Print Server (TCP/IP) Changing the Configuration Other Sources of Information CHAPTER 8 DLC PRINTING PRINTING FROM WINDOWS NT OR WINDOWS 2000 Overview Configuring DLC on Windows NT/2000 Windows 2000 Printer Setup...
  • Page 10 Installation on Other Host Computers CHAPTER 10 BANYAN VINES NETWORK CONFIGURATION PRINTING FROM BANYAN VINES SYSTEMS Overview Necessary items to use a Brother print server on a VINES network File Server User Console File Server Queue Configuration Print Server Configuration Using BRadmin...
  • Page 11 CHAPTER 11 WEB BASED MANAGEMENT HOW TO USE A WEB BROWSER TO MANAGE YOUR DEVICE Overview How to connect to your printer using a Browser Web Function Page Other Sources of Information CHAPTER 12 BRADMIN CONFIGURATION ASSIGNING TCP/IP INFORMATION Overview Using the printer front panel to allocate an IP address (printers with LCD panels only) Changing the IP Address using the BRAdmin application...
  • Page 12 Windows 95/98/Me Peer to Peer Print (LPR) Troubleshooting Windows 95/98 (or later) Peer-to-Peer (HP JetAdmin compatible method) Troubleshooting Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0 Peer-to-Peer Print (NetBIOS) Troubleshooting 13-12 Brother Internet Print (TCP/IP) Troubleshooting Windows 95/98/Me/2000 IPP Troubleshooting Novell NetWare Troubleshooting AppleTalk Troubleshooting...
  • Page 13 APPENDIX Appendix A General Information Appendix B Using Services General Appendix C Reloading the Print Server Firmware General Reloading firmware using BRAdmin Reloading process Reloading using the FTP Protocol from a command prompt Reloading using the FTP Protocol from a Web Browser INDEX Appendix-1 Appendix-1...
  • Page 14 - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Important Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Brother International Corporation 100 Somerset Corporate Boulvard...
  • Page 15 Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY (EUROPE) Brother Industries, Ltd., 15-1, Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8561, Japan declare that this product is in conformity with the following normative documents.
  • Page 16: Tcp/ip

    UNIX systems. Refer to this chapter for a typical GUI based Linux installation. Quick Tips: 1. The default IP address of Brother print servers is 192.0.0.192. To change it, use the print front panel (if applicable), the BRAdmin utility, the printer front panel, or let your DHCP server allocate an IP address to the printer.
  • Page 17 CHAPTER 1 UNIX PRINTING TCP/IP Brother Print Servers appear to the network as a UNIX host computer with a unique IP address running the lpd, line printer daemon, protocol. As a result, any host computer that supports the Berkeley remote LPR command can spool jobs to Brother Print Servers without the need for any special software on the host computer.
  • Page 18: General Tcp/ip Unix Host Configuration

    The node name in this file does not necessarily need to be the same as the one that is actually configured into the Brother print server (the name that appears on the printer configuration page), however, it is good practice to make the names the same. Some operating systems, such as HP/UX, do not accept the "_"...
  • Page 19 2. Choose which print server service you want to use. There are several types of services available on Brother Print Servers. Binary services pass data through unmodified and are therefore required for PCL or PostScript rasterized graphics printouts. Text services add a carriage return at the end of each line for proper formatting of UNIX text files (which end in linefeed and do not have carriage returns).
  • Page 20 This will create a queue named laser1 on the host computer that communicates to a Brother print server with a node name (rm) of BRN_310107 and a service name (rp) of TEXT_P1 printing text files to a Brother printer through spool directory /usr/spool/lpd/laser1.
  • Page 21: Linux Configuration

    Linux Configuration If you do not wish to use the command line interface to configure your Linux distribution, you may wish to use the Linux Printer System Manager application on your GUI. To do this, do the following: 1. From the Linux Printer System Manager screen, click the "Add" button. 2.
  • Page 22: Hp/ux Configuration

    HP/UX Configuration In the case of HP/UX10.xx, the sam program is used to set up the remote printer. The steps are as follows: Execute the sam program. From the list of options, select Printers and Plotters 2. Select LP Spooler 3.
  • Page 23: Ibm Rs/6000 Aix Configuration

    IBM RS/6000 AIX Configuration The RS/6000 AIX operating system uses the smit program to set up the remote printer. The procedure is as follows for AIX 4.0 and later: 1. Enter smit and select "devices" 2. Select "Printer/Plotter" 3. Select "Print Spooling" 4.
  • Page 24: Sun Solaris 2.x Configuration

    Sun Solaris 2.x Configuration Sun Solaris 2.x uses the lpsystem and lpadmin programs for remote printer configuration: lpsystem -t bsd prnservername lpadmin -p queue -s prnservername!prnserverservice (not required on newer Solaris systems) accept queue (not required on newer Solaris systems) enable queue Where queue is the name of the local print queue.
  • Page 25: Sco Unix Configuration

    5. Edit the /etc/printcap file to include formfeed add the text rp=lpaf SCO UNIX requires TCP/IP V1.2 or later to work with Brother print servers. You must first configure the /etc/hosts and /etc/printcap files as described in step 2. Then run the sysadmsh program as follows: 1.
  • Page 26: Dec Tcp/ip Servers For Vms(ucx)

    IBM/AS4000 To use a Brother print server with an IBM AS/400 running IBM’s TCP/IP gateways services for OS/400 (the OS/400 system must be v3.1 or later) Use the CFGTCP command at your OS/400 prompt to add the print server’s TCP/IP address to the AS/400 host table.
  • Page 27: Other Systems

    (tell them that the print server looks like a remote UNIX host computer running the lpd line printer daemon). If you have not created a spool directory for the Brother print server on your UNIX host computer, you will need to do so now (the printer setup utilities in HP/UX, AIX, Solaris 2.xx, and other systems will automatically create the spool directory).
  • Page 28: Other Sources Of Information

    Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com printing. 2. Refer to chapter 12 of this user guide to learn how to configure the IP address of the printer. 1-13 CHAPTER 1 UNIX PRINTING for more information on network...
  • Page 29: Chapter 2 Tcp/ip Printing

    Warp Server Overview Users of Windows NT can print directly to a network ready Brother using the TCP/IP protocol. Microsoft Windows NT 3.5x and NT 4.0 users must install Microsoft's "TCP/IP printing" protocol. Windows 2000 users are able to send print jobs directly to the printer without installing any additional software.
  • Page 30: Windows Nt 3.5x/nt 4.0/2000 (tcp/ip) Configuration

    CHAPTER 2 TCP/IP PRINTING Windows NT 3.5x/NT 4.0/2000 (TCP/IP) Configuration If you have not already done so, install the TCP/IP protocol onto your Windows NT system. This is done via the Network icon in the Control Panel window of the Windows NT system (the Control Panel is in the Main window on NT 3.5x systems, or use the Start button on NT 4.0 to access the Settings/Control Panel menu).
  • Page 31: Windows 2000 Printing (printer Driver Not Yet Installed)

    Windows 2000 Printing (Printer Driver not yet installed) By default, Windows 2000 systems install with all the necessary software required for you to be able to print. This chapter describes the two most commonly used configurations, Standard TCP/IP Port printing and IPP (Internet Printing Protocol). If you have already installed the printer driver, jump to the printer driver already installed section.
  • Page 32: Ipp Printing From Windows 2000 Clients

    IPP Printing from Windows 2000 Clients If you wish to print using the IPP protocol, follow these steps: 1. From the Printers Folder select "Add Printer", the "Add Printer Wizard" will now stat. Click on "Next" 2. Select "Network Printer" 3.
  • Page 33: Windows Nt 4.0 Printing

    Windows NT 4.0 Printing If you did not install the TCP/IP protocol or the Microsoft TCP/IP Printing protocol during the installation of your Windows NT 4.0 system (either workstation or server) follow these steps. Please note that it is essential that you install the Microsoft TCP/IP Printing protocol if you wish to print over the network using the TCP/IP protocol.
  • Page 34: Windows Nt 4.0 Printing (printer Driver Not Yet Installed)

    Windows NT 4.0 Printing (Printer Driver not yet installed) 1. Go to the Start button, choose Settings, and then select Printers. Double click the Add Printer icon to get the Add Printer Wizard. Click. Select My Computer (Not Network Printer) and click on Next. 2.
  • Page 35: Windows Nt 4.0 Printing (printer Driver Already Installed)

    Windows NT 4.0 Printing (Printer Driver already installed) Follow these steps if the printer driver is already installed. 1. Click on Start then select Settings/Printers to display the currently installed printer drivers. 2. Double click the printer driver you wish to configure and select Printer menu and then choose Properties.
  • Page 36: Windows Nt 3.5x Printing

    Windows NT 3.5x Printing 1. Go into the Control Panel and run the Network applet. 2. Select Add Software and TCP/IP Protocol and related components. 3. Select the TCP/IP Network Printing Support check box. And then click on the Continue button. (This option will be unavailable if the TCP/IP Network Printing Support protocol is already installed.
  • Page 37: Lan Server, Os/2 Warp Server Configuration

    LAN Server, OS/2 Warp Server Configuration Brother Print Servers will work with IBM LAN Server, OS/2 Warp Server networks that have IBM TCP/IP V2.0 or later installed on the file server (TCP/IP is supplied as standard with LAN Server V4.0 and later as well as Warp Server). Use the following...
  • Page 38 LPD printer name, the lines will be staggered; don't worry about this because normal DOS, Windows, and OS/2 applications will print OK. 9. The Brother Print Server will appear as a standard OS/2 printer to application programs. To make the print server operate transparently with DOS programs, execute the following command on each workstation: 10.
  • Page 39: Other Sources Of Information

    Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com printing and for documents on the IPP protocol and how to configure a Windows 2000/95/98/Me System. 2. Refer to chapter 12 of this user guide to learn how to configure the IP address of the printer.
  • Page 40: Overview

    Windows 2000 and that the client PC is using version 4 or later of Microsoft Internet Explorer. 5. Brother printers are also compatible with HP JetDirect software, this means that you can use HP utilities to manage and to print to your Brother printer. CHAPTER 3 TCP/IP PEER TO PEER PRINTING...
  • Page 41: Tcp/ip Printing

    CHAPTER 3 TCP/IP PEER TO PEER PRINTING TCP/IP Printing Our Peer to Peer printing software requires the TCP/IP protocol to be installed on your Windows peer-to-peer computers and an IP Address had to be defined for the print server. Refer to your Windows documentation for more information on how to configure the TCP/IP protocol on your Windows PC.
  • Page 42: Installing The Brother Peer To Peer Software

    3. Push the Next button in response to the Welcome message. 4. Select the Brother Peer to Peer Print (LPR) button 5. Select the desired directory to install the Brother Network Direct Print files and push Next. The installation program will create the directory for you if it does not already exist on your disk.
  • Page 43: Associating To The Printer

    You have now finished installing the Brother Network Direct Print software. Adding a Second Brother LPR Port You do not re-run the install program to add a new Brother LPR port. Instead, press the Start button, select Settings, and open the Printers windows. Click on the icon of the printer that you wish to configure, select File form the Menu bar, and then choose Properties.
  • Page 44: Other Sources Of Information

    Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com printing. 2. Refer to chapter 12 of this user guide to learn how to configure the IP address of the printer. CHAPTER 3 TCP/IP PEER TO PEER PRINTING for more information on network...
  • Page 45: Chapter 4 Netbios Peer To Peer Printing

    PC’s that are connected to Microsoft networks. Quick Tips: 1. The default IP address of Brother print servers is 192.0.0.192. To change it, use the print front panel (if applicable), the BRAdmin utility, the printer front panel, or let your DHCP server allocate an IP address to the printer 2.
  • Page 46: Print Server Configuration

    Workgroup or a Domain, the only thing you must tell it is the name of the workgroup or domain. The Brother print server automatically has a default workgroup/domain name of "WORKGROUP". If you need to change name, you can configure the Brother print server to recognize this.
  • Page 47: Changing The Workgroup/domain Name Using Telnet Or Brconfig Or A Web Browser

    CHAPTER 4 NETBIOS PEER-TO-PEER PRINTING Changing the workgroup/domain name using TELNET or BRCONFIG or a web browser If you are unable to use a BRAdmin utility or a web browser, you can use TELNET or the BRCONFIG Remote console program (BRCONFIG requires the IPX/SPX protocol to be installed on your PC).
  • Page 48: Netbios Port Monitor For Windows 95/98/me, Nt4.0/2000

    3. Push the Next button in response to the Welcome message. 4. Select Brother Peer-to-Peer Print (NetBIOS) installation 5. Select the desired directory to install the Brother Network Direct Print files and push Next. 6. Enter the Port name that you wish to use. The port name must start with "BNT".
  • Page 49 Where NodeName is the NetBIOS name of the Brother print server (the default name is BRN_xxxxxx, where "xxxxxx" is the last six digits of the Ethernet address), and ServiceName is the service name for NetBIOS of the Print server, by default it is BINARY_P1. For example:...
  • Page 50: Associating To The Printer

    (recommended) or replacing it. Select the desired option and press Next. 7. Select the Brother NetBIOS Port (Port name you assigned in step 6 of the Installing the Brother Peer-to-Peer Print (NetBIOS) section) and press Next.
  • Page 51: Windows 95/98/me

    2. Click on the Port/s tab and push the Add Port button. In the Add Port dialog, highlight "Brother NetBIOS port". Click New Port and enter the port name. The default port name is BNT1. If you have already used this name, you will get an error message if you try to use it again, in which case use BNT2, etc…...
  • Page 52: Lan Server/os/2 Warp Server Configuration

    LAN Server/OS/2 Warp Server Configuration As Brother print servers support the SMB protocol over TCP/IP via a NetBIOS interface, you can easily configure your printer to work with an IBM LAN Server and OS/2 Warp Server networks that have IBM TCP/IP V2.0 or later installed on the fileserver.
  • Page 53: Other Sources Of Information

    Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com printing. 2. Refer chapter 12 of this user guide to learn how to configure the IP address of the printer. CHAPTER 4 NETBIOS PEER-TO-PEER PRINTING for more information on network...
  • Page 54: Chapter 5 How To Configure Internet Printing For

    Brother's Brother Internet Print (BIP ) software, for Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0, allows a PC user at one location, to send a print job to a Brother Printer at a remote location via the Internet. For example, a user on a PC in New York could print a document directly from his Microsoft Excel application program to a printer in Paris.
  • Page 55: Brother Internet Print General Information

    When a job is printed to the BIP virtual port, it is actually MIME-encoded (converted to a standard Internet E-mail message) and sent out to a Brother print server at the remote location using Winsock This means that BIP is compatible with most common E-mail software packages.
  • Page 56: Brother Internet Print Configuring The Brother Print Server

    1. Configure the POP3 server on the E-mail server at the remote site with a mail account (Mailbox name) and password for the Brother print server (generally, the mail account name will be the first part of the Email address;...
  • Page 57: Brother Internet Print Using Bradmin To Configure The Print Server

    95/98//Me/NT4.0. PC running the BIP software is as follows: 1. Start the BRAdmin program. 2. Select the node name of the desired Brother print server from the list and double clicking on it. (the default node name is BRN_xxxxxx, where "xxxxxx"...
  • Page 58 4. Enter the IP address of the POP3 server (consult your network administrator if you do not know this address). 5. Enter the mailbox name for the remote Brother print server. Usually this will be the first part of the E-mail address (for example, if the E-mail address of the print server is emailprinter@xyz, then the mailbox name would be emailprinter).
  • Page 59: Brother Internet Print Using A Web Browser To Configure The Print Server

    CHAPTER 5 BIP INTERNET PRINTING INSTALLATION Brother Internet Print Using a Web Browser to configure the Print Server 1. Connect to the printer server IP address using your web browser. 2. When you reach the network configuration screen, you will be prompted for a password.
  • Page 60: Brother Internet Print Using Telnet To Configure The Print Server

    CHAPTER 5 BIP INTERNET PRINTING INSTALLATION Brother Internet Print Using TELNET to Configure the Print Server Skip this section if you used BRAdmin or a Web Browser to configure the remote print server. As an alternative to BRAdmin, you can use the print server remote console to configure the print server.
  • Page 61: Brother Internet Print Installing The Bip Software On Windows 95/98/me/nt4.0

    7. You will then see a message about Partial E-mail Print. Partial E-mail Print is the ability of the Brother Internet Print software to break down E-mail Print jobs into smaller sections to prevent a mail file size limitation problem for mail server.
  • Page 62 CHAPTER 5 BIP INTERNET PRINTING INSTALLATION 9. You will then be asked to enter the port settings for the remote print server: Enter any unique legal Internet E-mail address for the remote print server (for example emailprinter@xyz.com). Note that Internet E-mail addresses cannot have spaces in them.
  • Page 63 BIP print jobs. You have now finished installing the BIP software. If you need to configure another remote print server , go to next section, Adding a Second Brother Internet Port. 5-10...
  • Page 64: Adding A Second Brother Internet Port

    CHAPTER 5 BIP INTERNET PRINTING INSTALLATION Adding a Second Brother Internet Port You should not re-run the install program to add a new Brother Internet Port. Instead, press the Start button, select Settings, and open the Printers windows. Click on the icon of a printer that is using BIP, select File from the menu bar, and then choose Properties.
  • Page 65: Windows 2000 Ipp Printing

    You will then be asked to insert the driver disk. 8. Click the “Browse” button and select the CD-ROM, network share, or floppy diskette that contains the appropriate Brother printer driver. 9. Now specify the model name of the printer 10.
  • Page 66: Specifying A Different Url

    “Get More Info” option will not display any printer data If you are using the built in service names that the Brother NC-3100h/NC-4100h series print server supports, you can also use the following (however, please note the “Get Mori Info”...
  • Page 67: Other Sources Of Information

    CHAPTER 5 BIP INTERNET PRINTING INSTALLATION Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com printing and for documents on the IPP protocol and how to configure a Windows 2000/95/98/Me System. 2. Visit Microsoft’s web site for the “Microsoft Internet Print Services”...
  • Page 68: Chapter 6 Novell Netware Printing

    Printing Overview Brother Print Servers allow NetWare client PCs to print jobs on the same printer as TCP/IP or other network protocol users. All NetWare jobs are spooled through the Novell server and delivered to the printer when it is available.
  • Page 69: General Information

    CHAPTER 6 NOVELL NETWARE PRINTING General Information In order to use a Brother print server on a NetWare network, one or more file servers must be configured with a print queue that the print server can service. Users send their print requests to the file server's print queue, and the jobs are then spooled (either directly, or in the case of remote printer mode, via an intermediate print server) to the appropriate Brother print server.
  • Page 70: Creating A Ndps Printer Using Nwadmin For Netware5

    Creating a NDPS Printer Using NWADMIN for NetWare5 With NetWare 5, Novell has released a new preferred printing system called Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS). Before the Print Server can be configured, NDPS must be installed on the NetWare 5 server and an NDPS Manager configured on the server.
  • Page 71: Creating A Printer Agent

    5. You must now specify the type of connection that you are going to use. There are four possible options. Select the LPR over IP option. 6. Enter the relevant details of the printer and Brother recommend typing Binary_P1 for the printer name. Click finish and wait. Select the printer drivers for the client operating systems.
  • Page 72: Configuring Netware 3 And Netware 4 Systems

    Brother's BRAdmin utility is a Windows-based application that provide similar functionality to the NetWare PCONSOLE utility (or the NWADMIN utility in NetWare 4.1x or later). To use the BRAdmin application to configure a Brother print server under NetWare, make sure that you are logged in as SUPERVISOR (NetWare 2.xx or 3.xx) or ADMIN (NetWare 4.1x or later) and perform the appropriate steps...
  • Page 73: Configuring The Brother Print Server (queue Server Mode In Bindery Emulation Mode) Using Bradmin

    Be careful! Changing the name may impact the configuration of other protocols because the print server service names will be altered. Brother NC-2000 series print servers such as the NC-2010h or the NC-2100h have a default print server name of BRO_xxxxxx_P1.
  • Page 74: Configuring The Brother Print Server (queue Server Mode In Nds Mode) Using Bradmin

    TREE and Context information along with the queue name information in this Window. Click on the Close button. Your Brother print server will now log into the appropriate NetWare server. Now exit the BRAdmin application. You are ready to print.
  • Page 75: Configuring The Brother Print Server (queue Server Mode In Nds Mode) Using Novell Nwadmin And Bradmin

    (Queue Server Mode in NDS mode) using Novell NWADMIN and BRAdmin If you do not wish to use the Brother BRAdmin application solely to configure your NetWare file server, use the following instructions for configuration using the NWADMIN application in conjunction with the BRAdmin application.
  • Page 76: Appendix

    BRO_xxxxxx if it is a NC-2000 series print server, where "xxxxxx" is the last six digits of the Ethernet address (MAC address)). Double click the appropriate Brother print server. You will be prompted for a password, the default password is "access". Now select the NetWare tab.
  • Page 77: Configuring The Brother Print Server (remote Server Mode In Nds Mode) Using Novell Nwadmin And Bradmin

    Configuring the Brother Print Server (Remote Server Mode in NDS mode) using Novell NWAdmin and BRAdmin To configure a Brother print server for remote printer mode with NWADMIN (NetWare Administrator utility) and BRAdmin, you will need to perform the following steps: 1.
  • Page 78: Appendix

    BRAdmin and you can find the BRCONFIG in the menu "Start/Program/Brother BRAdmin utilities". Otherwise you can find it in the "Brother Print Server Configuration Utility" diskette. Note that if desired, you may use a WWW browser or TELNET utility - instead of the BRCONFIG utility).
  • Page 79: Configuring The Brother Print Server (queue Server Mode In Bindery Emulation Mode) Using Pconsole And Brconfig

    Configuration Utility diskette in drive A: and type the following at the DOS prompt: A:BRCONFIG or A:BRCONFIG PrintServerName Where PrintServerName is the NetWare print service name of the Brother print server (the default name is BRN_xxxxxx_P1 or BRO_xxxxxx_P1, where "xxxxxx" is the last six digits of the Ethernet address (MAC address)).
  • Page 80 8. Type EXIT to exit the BRCONFIG remote console program and save the changes and start the Novell PCONSOLE utility. 9. Select Print Server Information (NetWare 3.xx) or Print Servers (NetWare 4.1x; ignore the warning message) from the Available Options menu. 10.
  • Page 81: Configuring The Brother Print Server (queue Server Mode In Nds Mode) Using Pconsole And Brconfig

    Configuring the Brother Print Server (Queue Server Mode in NDS mode) using PCONSOLE and BRCONFIG 1. Make sure that you are logged in as ADMIN in NDS mode on the NetWare 4.1x file server. 2. Run the PCONSOLE utility from PC workstation.
  • Page 82: Appendix

    18. Execute the BRCONFIG from the Windows menu or insert the Brother Print Server Configuration Utility diskette in Drive A: of your PC and type: A:BRCONFIG. Select the print server from the list of print servers. When you get the message that the print server is connected, press the ENTER key and type the default password of "access"...
  • Page 83 Configuring the Brother Print Server (Remote Printer Mode using PCONSOLE and BRCONFIG 1. Make sure that the PSERVER NLM (NetWare Loadable Module) is loaded on your file server. 2. Log into the file server from your PC workstation as ADMIN if you are using NetWare 4.1x (if you want NDS support, do not login under bindery...
  • Page 84 The following steps apply to configuring a remote printer on NetWare 3.xx systems: Select Print Server Information from the PCONSOLE main menu and choose the name of the PSERVER NLM. Select Print Server Configuration and then Printer Configuration. Select any "Not Installed" printer and press Enter. Remember the number of this printer, since it will be used later in the configuration process.
  • Page 85 BRO_xxxxxx_P1 for the Brother printer, where "xxxxxx is the last six digits of the Ethernet address (MAC address)). For example, to set up remote "Printer 3" for an Brother printer with the print server BRN_310107_P1 using the PSERVER NLM called BROTHER1PS, you would type:...
  • Page 86: Other Sources Of Information

    Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com printing. 2. Refer to chapter 12 of this user guide to learn how to configure the IP address of the printer. 6-19 CHAPTER 6 NOVELL NETWARE PRINTING for more information on network...
  • Page 87: Overview

    5. One way to print that details all network settings is to print a configuration page, press the TEST button on the back of the print server. 6. The default IP address of Brother print servers is 192.0.0.192. To change it, use the print front panel (if applicable), the BRAdmin utility, the printer...
  • Page 88: Macintosh Configuration

    Consult your Macintosh documentation for instructions on how to do this. Before you try to use the Brother Print Server, you must firstly enable the EtherTalk protocol from the Network Control Panel on the Macintosh. If the EtherTalk protocol is not selected, or the Network Control Panel does not exist, you must use Apple's Network Installer software to add these capabilities.
  • Page 89: Operation

    CHAPTER 7 APPLETALK (ETHERTALK) TCP/IP PRINTING Operation Once the print server is installed and the printer is powered on, the Brother print server AppleTalk service name (default is BRN_xxxxxx_P1_AT, where "xxxxxx" is the last six digits of the Ethernet address (MAC address) should appear in the Chooser.
  • Page 90: How To Select The Print Server (tcp/ip)

    CHAPTER 7 APPLETALK (ETHERTALK) TCP/IP PRINTING How to Select the Print Server (TCP/IP) Apple has developed the "Desktop Printer" utility, this can be found from the Apple menu (this is only available from System 8.6 or later). When you run it you will see the following screen: Figure 3 Selecting LPR Printing 1.
  • Page 91 CHAPTER 7 APPLETALK (ETHERTALK) TCP/IP PRINTING 2. At this point we must select the correct PPD file for the printer and also configure the correct LPR information. Click the "Change" button in the "PostScript Printer Description (PPD) File" section. Insert the CD-ROM that contains the PPD file for the printer and select the appropriate PPD file.
  • Page 92: Changing The Configuration

    CHAPTER 7 APPLETALK (ETHERTALK) TCP/IP PRINTING Changing the Configuration From a Macintosh, the easiest way to change the printer or print server parameters is to use a web browser. Simply connect to the printer using the format: http://ip_address where ip_address is the address of the printer. PC users can also use the BRAdmin application to change printer and print server details.
  • Page 93: Other Sources Of Information

    CHAPTER 7 APPLETALK (ETHERTALK) TCP/IP PRINTING Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com printing. 2. Refer to chapter 12 of this user guide to learn how to configure the IP address of the printer. 3. Refer to chapter 11 for more information on web-based management.
  • Page 94: Chapter 8 Dlc Printing

    CHAPTER EIGHT DLC Printing Printing from Windows NT or Windows 2000 Overview DLC is a simple protocol that is included in Windows NT and Windows 2000 as standard. It can be used on other operating systems (such as Windows 3.x) with the addition of vendor supplied software that supports the Hewlett-Packard JetDirect card.
  • Page 95: Configuring Dlc On Windows Nt/2000

    Configuring DLC on Windows NT/2000 To use DLC on Windows NT, you must first install the DLC protocol. 1. Log into Windows NT with administrative privileges. Go to the NT Control Panel and double click on the Network icon. Windows 2000 users select the properties of the Local Area Connection.
  • Page 96: Windows 2000 Printer Setup

    1. Log into Windows 2000 with administrative privileges. From the Start menu, select Settings and then Printers. 2. Select Add Printer (If you have already installed a Brother printer driver, double click the printer driver that you wish to configure and then select Printers/Properties, select the Ports tab, Click on “Add Port”...
  • Page 97: Windows Nt 4.0 Printer Setup

    Log into Windows NT with administrative privileges. From the Start menu, select Settings and then Printers. 1. Select Add Printer (If you have already installed a Brother printer driver, double click the printer driver that you wish to configure and then select Printers/Properties, select the Ports tab and continue from Step 4 (ignoring steps 9-11) about installing the correct driver).
  • Page 98: Windows Nt 3.5x Setup

    PC as a server for handling network print jobs. All of the other PCs send their print jobs to the server PC using NetBEUI or TCP/IP, and the server PC then uses DLC to send the print jobs to the Brother print server. CHAPTER 8 DLC PRINTING...
  • Page 99: Other Sources Of Information

    CHAPTER 8 DLC PRINTING Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com for more information on network printing.
  • Page 100: Chapter 9 Lat Network Configuration

    Printing from DEC LAT Systems Overview Brother print servers are equipped with the LAT protocol. If you are already familiar with configuring DEC servers or compatible terminal servers in your network, you can use similar procedures to configure a Brother print server.
  • Page 101: Lat Concepts

    CHAPTER 9 LAT NETWORK CONFIGURATION LAT Concepts A Brother printer server will be a node on the network that offers a printing service to other nodes on the network. A node is simply a device, such as a host computer, terminal server, or print server.
  • Page 102: Vms Lat Host Configuration

    VMS LAT Host Configuration The configuration process requires that you have system manager privileges. Before starting the LAT configuration process, you must first make sure that LAT has been started on your system. If you are currently using terminal servers on your network, then LAT has probably already been activated.
  • Page 103 2. Use the VMS editor to create a text file with the necessary configuration commands (alternatively, you may edit the file LAT$SYSTARTUP.COM for VMS 5.5-x and later systems or LTLOAD.COM for earlier VMS systems). For instance, the following sample command file creates a queue named XJ on LAT port 33 for a print server with a default node name of BRN_310107 using the LATSYM processor and the default VMS form: $MCR LATCP...
  • Page 104 3. Execute the command file you have just created by typing "@" plus the file name in response to the VMS "$" prompt (for example, @LATSTART.COM). For additional convenience, you may want to include the "@filename" command in your system startup file so that the procedure is executed automatically when the system is booted.
  • Page 105: Eliminating Blank Pages

    CHAPTER 9 LAT NETWORK CONFIGURATION Eliminating Blank Pages When printing through VMS, a blank page is often printed after each job. To eliminate this blank page, first create a text file with the following contents: <ESC>]VMS;2<ESC>\ where <ESC> is the escape character (ASCII 27) and "VMS" is in uppercase. Then insert this file into your default library (normally SYSDEVCTL.TLB), and specify it as a setup module in your form (stop and reset all queues that use the library before doing this procedure).
  • Page 106: Pathworks For Dos Configuration

    PATHWORKS for DOS Configuration To configure the print server for PATHWORKS for DOS: 1. Create a VMS queue as previously described. 2. Run PCSA_MANAGER on the VMS system Type MENU to get the PCSA menu. Select SERVICE OPTIONS Select ADD SERVICE (do not use the ADD PRINTER QUEUE option as this will add a PCL printer reset that will affect PostScript printing.
  • Page 107: Pathworks For Windows 95/98/nt4.0

    PATHWORKS for Windows 95/98/NT4.0 1. To configure the print server for PATHWORKS for Windows: 2. Click on the Start button and select Settings and then Printers. 3. Click on ADD Printer to start the Add Printer Wizard. 4. Click on Next. 5.
  • Page 108: Pathworks For Macintosh Configuration

    PATHWORKS for Macintosh Configuration If you are using PATHWORKS for Macintosh, you will need to make sure that you have a bi-directional channel (in other words, you did NOT enter the command SET SERVICE servicename RECEIVE ENABLED from the remote console). Then create a LAT port using LATCP as shown in the following example (sub-stitute your actual node name and LAT port number): CREATE PORT LTA53:/APPLICATION...
  • Page 109: Decprint Supervisor Configuration Notes

    DECprint Supervisor Configuration Notes If you want to use the Brother print server with the DECprint Supervisor software, you must have the DCPS-Open option in order to support Brother printers (you may also need to modify the DCPS device control modules and queue setup to handle "unrecognized"...
  • Page 110 3. Edit the /etc/ttys file to add a line similar to the following for each LAT connection: tty05 "etc/getty std.9600" vt100 off nomodem #LAT (substitute your actual tty number in place of "tty05"). 4. Verify that you have created valid LAT tty devices with the command: file /dev/tty* | grep LAT Valid LAT devices will have a "39"...
  • Page 111 6. You now need to establish a host-initiated connection. For example: lcp -h tty05:BRN_310107:P1 7. Make the spool directory as shown in the following example: cd /usr/spool mkdir lp1 chown daemon lp1 Again substitute your actual printer name for "lp1". 8.
  • Page 112: Installation On Other Host Computers

    CHAPTER 9 LAT NETWORK CONFIGURATION Installation on Other Host Computers Installation procedures differ somewhat for other DEC operating systems (e.g., RSTS/E and RSX-11M-PLUS). Refer to the appropriate DEC documentation for information on setting up LAT print queues on these systems. 9-13...
  • Page 113: Chapter 10 Banyan Vines Network Configuration

    Systems Overview Brother print servers allow printers to be shared on a Banyan VINES network. Users on client PCs send their jobs to any VINES file server running the Banyan PCPrint software, which in turn spools the jobs to the print server. Printing is transparent to user applications, and the print server can be managed using standard VINES utilities like MANAGE, MSERVICE, MUSER and the Operator Console printer control.
  • Page 114: Necessary Items To Use A Brother Print Server On A Vines Network

    CHAPTER 10 BANYAN VINES NETWORK CONFIGURATION Necessary items to use a Brother print server on a VINES network Banyan's PCPrint software (a Banyan-supplied software option that is installed on the VINES file server). 10-2...
  • Page 115: File Server User Console

    The first step in the configuration process is to configure the file server so that the Brother print server can log into the Banyan VINES network. To do this, you will need to configure a StreetTalk user name for the print server (all VINES print servers log into the file server as users).
  • Page 116: File Server Queue Configuration

    PCPrint and press ENTER. If the PCPrint option is not installed, PCPrint will not appear on this screen. You must have PCPrint installed in order to use an Brother print server. 12. When you get the Destination Attributes screen, enter the StreetTalk name of the Brother print server and an optional description.
  • Page 117 CHAPTER 10 BANYAN VINES NETWORK CONFIGURATION 13. You will get the Output strings menu. This screen allows you to define strings of characters that can be sent before and after the print job to put the printer in a particular state (for example, duplex mode). The default values will work OK for most applications.
  • Page 118: Print Server Configuration Using Bradmin

    Print Server Configuration Using BRAdmin The last step is to add the StreetTalk login name to the Brother print server and to associate the file server queue with one of the services on the print server. The procedure is as follows: 1.
  • Page 119: Print Server Configuration Using The Print Server Console

    BINARY_P1). SET BAnyan HOp nn Sets number of hops between the Brother print server and the Banyan file server. The default value is 2, which is adequate for most sites, but you will need to change this value if the file server is more than two hops away from the print server.
  • Page 120: Chapter 11 Web Based Management

    Quick Tips: 1. The default IP address of Brother print servers is 192.0.0.192. To change it, use the print front panel (if applicable), the BRAdmin utility, the printer front panel, or let your DHCP server allocate an IP address to the printer.
  • Page 121: How To Connect To Your Printer Using A Browser

    CHAPTER 11 WEB BASED MANAGEMENTR How to connect to your printer using a Browser Type "http://printers IP Address /" into your browser (you can also use the NetBIOS name of the print server, if you are in Microsoft Windows domain/Workgroup environment).
  • Page 122: Other Sources Of Information

    Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com printing. 2. Refer to chapter 12 of this user guide to learn how to configure the IP address of the printer. 11-3 CHAPTER 11 WEB BASED MANAGEMENTR for more information on network...
  • Page 123: Chapter 12 Bradmin Configuration

    IP address. Use the following information to learn about IP address configuration. By default Brother print servers have a sample IP address of 192.0.0.192, however, you can easily change this IP address number to match with the IP address details of your network.
  • Page 124 Other ways to CHANGE the IP address once it is already set: 1. TELNET 2. HTTP (Web browser) 3. Other SNMP based management utility These configuration methods are described in the following paragraphs. The IP address you assign to the print server must be on the same logical network as your host computers, if it is not, you must properly configure the subnet mask and the router (gateway).
  • Page 125: Using The Printer Front Panel To Allocate An Ip Address (printers With Lcd Panels Only)

    CHAPTER 12 TCP/IP CONFIGURATION Using the printer front panel to allocate an IP address (printers with LCD panels only) Refer to the Quick setup guide for details on how to configure IP address information using the printer control panel. By using the front panel of the printer, you can program the IP address details at the same time that other printer parameters are configured.
  • Page 126: Changing The Ip Address Using The Bradmin Application

    Start the BRAdmin utility (from Windows 95/98/Me, NT4.0, Windows 2000). The BRAdmin utility can use the IPX/SPX or TCP/IP protocols to communicate with the Brother print server. As the default IP address of Brother print servers is 192.0.0.192, the print server will probably be incompatible with the IP address numbering scheme on your network.
  • Page 127: Using Bradmin And The Ipx/spx Protocol To Change The Ip Address

    5. Input the IP address, Subnet mask and Gateway (If needed) of your print server. 6. Click OK then select Close. 7. With the correctly programmed IP address, you will see the Brother print server in the device list. 12-5...
  • Page 128: Using Dhcp To Configure The Ip Address

    CHAPTER 12 TCP/IP CONFIGURATION Using DHCP to Configure the IP address Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is one of several automated mechanisms for IP address allocation. If you have DHCP Server in your network (typically a Unix, Windows NT/2000 or Novell Netware network) the print server will automatically obtains its IP address from DHCP server and register its name with any RFC 1001 and 1002-compliant dynamic name services.
  • Page 129: Using Arp To Configure The Print Server Ip Address

    If your Administrator has configured the system to deliver IP adresses 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.
  • Page 130: Using Rarp To Configure The Ip Address

    -ax | grep -v grep | grep rarpd For AT&T UNIX-based systems, type: ps -ef | grep -v grep | grep rarpd The Brother print server will get the IP address from the rarp daemon when it is powered on. 12-8...
  • Page 131: 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 132: Configuring The Ip Address With Dec Ncp Or Brconfig

    Server configuration information. Put the printer back on-line again by pressing the SEL button. For internal Print Servers that are connected to a Brother printer which do not have an LCD panel, refer to your printer user guide for instructions on how to print out a configuration page.
  • Page 133 On a NetWare networks, you can use the BRCONFIG utility which are included with every print server. If you are using the remote console, you will get the message Console connected (VMS) or Connection established (BRCONFIG) or Remote console reserved (ULTRIX).
  • Page 134 CHAPTER 12 TCP/IP CONFIGURATION The leftmost group of digits in your IP address can identify the type of network you have. The value of this group ranges from 192 through 255 for Class C networks (e.g., 192.189.207.3), 128 through 191 for Class B networks (e.g.,128.10.1.30), and 1 through 127 for Class A networks (e.g., 13.27.7.1).
  • Page 135: Changing The Ip Address Settings With The Telnet Console

    Changing the IP Address settings with the TELNET Console You can also use the TELNET command to change the IP address. Using TELNET is effective way, when you change the IP address. But a valid IP address must already be programmed into the print server. If you are using the TELNET, you will be expected to enter the password of the print server.
  • Page 136: Other Sources Of Information

    CHAPTER 12 TCP/IP CONFIGURATION Other Sources of Information 1. Visit http://solutions.brother.com for more information on network printing. 12-14...
  • Page 137: Chapter 13 Troubleshooting

    CHAPTER THIRTEEN Troubleshooting Overview This chapter describes procedures for troubleshooting problems you may encounter with a Brother Print Server, it is divided into the following sections: 1. Installation Problems 2. Intermittent Problems 3. Protocol-Specific Troubleshooting 13-1 CHAPTER 13 TROUBLESHOOTING...
  • Page 138: Installation Problems

    Installation problems If you cannot print over the network, check the following: 1. Make sure that the printer is powered on, is on-line and ready to print. Verify that the printer and the configuration are good by printing the configuration page. Refer to the Quick Setup Guide for information on how to print the configuration page on your print server.
  • Page 139 (make sure that you have entered the print server name). If you can see Print Server Status and Control in the menu, then the Brother print server is visible to the network, proceed to the Novel NetWare Installation Troubleshooting Section. Otherwise, go to step 3.
  • Page 140 Ethernet addresses to pass through (a process known as filtering); therefore, such a bridge must be configured to allow Brother print server addresses. Likewise, a router can be set up to pass only certain protocols, so be sure that the desired protocol can be passed through to the print server.
  • Page 141: Intermittent Problems

    1. If you can print small jobs but large graphics jobs are distorted or incomplete, make sure that you have adequate memory in your printer and the latest printer driver installed on your computer. The latest Brother printer drivers can be downloaded from www.brother.com.
  • Page 142: Tcp/ip Troubleshooting

    TCP/IP Troubleshooting If you are using TCP/IP and cannot print to the print server and you have checked the hardware and network as described in the previous steps, then check the following: It is always a good idea to try following in order to eliminate the possibility of setup errors.
  • Page 143: Unix Troubleshooting

    UNIX Troubleshooting 1. Make sure that the /etc/printcap file (if applicable) is typed in correctly. In particular, look for missing ":" and "\" characters, because a small error anywhere in the file can have major consequences. Also check the /usr/spool directory to make sure that you have created a valid spool directory.
  • Page 144 (over 1MB), add the line mx#0 to your etc/printcap file entry. 11. If you cannot print from DEC TCP/IP Service for VMS (UCX), make sure that you have version 2.0B or later of this software, because earlier versions will not work with Brother print servers. 13-8 CHAPTER 13 TROUBLESHOOTING...
  • Page 145: Windows Nt/lan Server (tcp/ip) Troubleshooting

    Windows NT/LAN Server (TCP/IP) Troubleshooting If you are having trouble printing with Windows NT or LAN Server, check the following: 1. Make sure that TCP/IP and TCP/IP print service are installed and running on the Windows NT system or the LAN Server file server. 2.
  • Page 146: Windows 95/98/me Peer To Peer Print (lpr) Troubleshooting

    If you are having trouble printing on a Windows 95/98/Me Peer-to-Peer network (LPR method), check the following: 1. Make sure that the Brother LPR Port driver is correctly installed and configured according to the Windows 95/98/Me Peer-to-Peer chapters. You may find that during the installation of BLP software, the screen that prompts you for a Port name is not displayed.
  • Page 147: Troubleshooting

    Windows 95/98/Me Peer-to-Peer (HP JetAdmin compatible method) Troubleshooting If you are having trouble printing on a Windows 95/98/Me Peer-to-Peer network, check the following (HP JetAdmin compatible method): 1. If the print server does not show up under JetAdmin on a Windows 95/98/Me Peer-to-Peer network, try removing all of the Windows 95/98/Me network software from the Network Control panel and then reinstalling them as follows:...
  • Page 148: Windows 95/98/me/nt 4.0 Peer-to-peer Print (netbios) Troubleshooting

    If you are having trouble printing on a Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0 (or later) Peer-to- Peer network (NetBIOS), check the following: 1. Make sure that the Brother NetBIOS Port driver is securely installed and configured according to the Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0 Peer-to-Peer (NetBIOS) chapters.
  • Page 149: Brother Internet Print (tcp/ip) Troubleshooting

    3. You can also enable the partial e-mail print facility on your client PC, this will split the e-mail up into fragments which should then not overwhelm your e-mail server. To do this, select the property dialog of the Brother Internet Print Port.
  • Page 150: Windows 95/98/me/2000 Ipp Troubleshooting

    “Get More Info” option in Windows 2000 will not function. If you wish to use the “Get More Info” option use the following URL: http://ip_address This will then force Windows 2000 to use Port 80 to communicate with the Brother print server. Windows 95/98/Me clients not able to get the driver from a Windows 2000 system.
  • Page 151: Novell Netware Troubleshooting

    If you cannot print from NetWare and you have checked the hardware and network as described in the previous steps, first verify that the Brother print server is attached to the server queue by going to PCONSOLE, selecting PRINT QUEUE INFORMATION, and then CURRENTLY ATTACHED SERVERS.
  • Page 152 1. If you changed the login password, you must change the password in both the Brother print server (using the SET NETWARE PASSWORD command if you are using the BRConfig software) or by using a web browser or the BRAdmin utility and in the file server (using the PCONSOLE Print Server Information Change Password command).
  • Page 153: Appletalk Troubleshooting

    AppleTalk Troubleshooting If you cannot print from an AppleTalk for Macintosh computer and you have checked the hardware and network as described in the previous steps, then check the following: 1. Make sure that you are running Phase 2 AppleTalk and that you have selected the correct network interface from the Network Control Panel on the Macintosh.
  • Page 154: Dlc/llc Troubleshooting

    DLC/LLC Troubleshooting If you are having trouble printing with DLC/LLC, check the following: 1. Make sure that the DLC/LLC protocol is enabled using either BRAdmin, a web browser or TELNET. 2. Make sure that the MAC address of the Windows setting is as same as the print configuration page result.
  • Page 155: Lat Troubleshooting

    LAT Troubleshooting If you cannot print from a VMS system and you have checked the hardware and network as described in the previous steps, then check the following (note that it is always a good idea to try creating a new queue with a different LAT port to reduce the possibility of setup errors): 1.
  • Page 156 7. Make sure that PROCESSOR=LATSYM is enabled on your VMS print queue if you get any of the following symptoms: The queue pauses when you power off the print server for no apparent reason. The print server generates excessive LAT traffic on the network Only one host computer can access the print server, others are locked out.
  • Page 157: Banyan Vines Troubleshooting

    Banyan VINES Troubleshooting If you are having trouble printing with Banyan VINES, check the following: 1. Make sure that you have the Banyan VINES PCPrint software option installed. 2. Make sure that the Banyan protocol is enabled. 3. If there are more than two hops (i.e., more than two routers) between the print server and the file server, make sure that you have changed the hop count to the appropriate number via BRAdmin or the print server console.
  • Page 158: Web Browser Troubleshooting (tcp/ip)

    Web Browser Troubleshooting (TCP/IP) 1. If you can not connect to the print server using your web browser it may be worth checking the Proxy Settings of your browser. Look in the Exceptions setting and if necessary, type in the IP address of the print server. This will stop your PC from trying to connect to your ISP or proxy server every time you wish to look at the printer server.
  • Page 159 It can also be used to upgrade the firmware of the print server. HTTP (Recommended) Use your favorite web browser to connect to the Brother print server. This will allow you to configure print server parameters. JetAdmin or WebJetAdmin Brother’s print server range is HP JetAdmin and WebJetAdmin compatible.
  • Page 160 BRCONFIG Brother BRCONFIG utility runs on the DOS system prompt and is installed with BRAdmin. To connect the print server using the Brother BRCONFIG NetWare utility, Choose the BRCONFIG utility from the Brother BRAdmin utilities menu or insert the Brother BRAdmin utility diskette into Drive A and type: A:BRCONFIG at the DOS system prompt.
  • Page 161: 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):...
  • Page 162 (refer to your Quick Setup Guide for information on how to print a configuration page). There are three methods of upgrading the firmware in your Brother print server: 1. Use the BRAdmin application (Recommended) 2. Use the FTP protocol (Recommended if running on Macintosh or Unix network) 3.
  • Page 163 Reloading firmware using BRAdmin The BRAdmin utility can be used to easily re-program your Brother print server. 1. Start the BRAdmin software. 2. Highlight the appropriate print server. Then press select the Control menu and choose Load Firmware. You can select more than one print server by pressing CTRL+<select>...
  • Page 164 APPENDIX Reloading process The Data LED on the printer front panel will blink during the firmware file loading process and then Alarm LED will turn on and the Ready LED will blink during the programming process, and the printer will restart automatically after the programming has completed.
  • Page 165 APPENDIX Reloading using the FTP Protocol from a command prompt By specifying the print server PASSWORD AS THE USERNAME when logging on, it becomes possible to upgrade the firmware of the print server or printer (if supported). The following example assumes that the print server password is “cambridge”...
  • Page 166 APPENDIX Reloading using the FTP Protocol from a Web Browser Please visit the Brother WWW server at www.brother.com for more information on upgrading the print server using a web browser. APPENDIX-8...
  • Page 167 Banyan VINES Berkeley UNIX BINARY_P1 1-1, 1-4, BINDERY BOOTP BRAdmin BR-Script PPD installer Brother LPR port Brother NetBIOS Port Monitor Brother Peer to Peer Print Browser CFGTCP Chooser DEC LAT DECprint Desktop Printer DHCP 1-2, 3-1, 4-1, 12-1, DLC/LLC DOMAIN...
  • Page 168 Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Internet Print Services Microsoft TCP/IP printing MIME NDPS NET USE NetBIOS 2-6, 4-1, 4-8, Netware GET NetWare 3 NetWare 4 NetWare 5 network neighborhood Novell Novell Distributed Print Services Novell NetWare NT 4.0 NWADMIN OS/2 OS/2 Warp OS/2 Warp Server OS/400 password...

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