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CONFIGURATION GUIDE

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  • Page 1 Fiery EX2101 for Xerox 2101 CONFIGURATION GUIDE...
  • Page 2 files on the User Documentation CD. User Software Installation Guide User Software CD to enable users to print to the Fiery EX2101 for Xerox 2101, and also describes setting up printing connections to the Fiery EX2101 for Xerox 2101. Configuration Guide explains basic configuration and administration of...
  • Page 3 Copyright © 2003 Electronics for Imaging, Inc. All rights reserved. This publication is protected by copyright, and all rights are reserved. No part of it may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means for any purpose without express prior written consent from Electronics for Imaging, Inc.
  • Page 4 FCC Information WARNING: FCC Regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Class B Declaration of Conformity This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 5 License EFI grants you a non-exclusive license to use the Software and accompanying documentation (“Documentation”) included with the Product. The Software is licensed, not sold. You may use the Software solely for your own customary business or personal purposes. You may not rent, lease, sublicense or lend the Software or use the Software in any time sharing, service bureau, or similar arrangement.
  • Page 6 Limitation of Liability TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EFI AND ITS SUPPLIERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, LOST PROFITS, COST OF COVER OR OTHER SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, USE, PERFORMANCE OR FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE, HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents About the Documentation Introduction About this manual Chapter 1: Connecting to the Network Fiery EX2101 on the network Stages of installation on the network Quick path to installation Connecting network cable to the Fiery EX2101 Back view of the Fiery EX2101 Ethernet connection Chapter 2: Setting up Network Servers Fiery EX2101 on a TCP/IP network with Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003...
  • Page 8 About Setup Local Setup from the Fiery EX2101 Network server setup requirements Ensuring the copier connection Ensuring virus-free operation of the Fiery EX2101 on a network About the Fiery EX2101 default password Chapter 4: Performing Setup from the Control Panel...
  • Page 9 ix Contents PostScript Setup options PCL Setup options Administrative functions in the Setup menu Job Log Setup Font Archiving Exit Setup Chapter 5: Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer Accessing Setup Local Fiery Setup Remote Fiery Setup Server Setup options Job Log Setup Network Setup...
  • Page 10 x Contents Chapter 7: Administeringthe Fiery EX2101 Administrator functions Setting passwords Passwords from the Control Panel Passwords from local Setup or remote Setup Clearing the Fiery EX2101 Using the Fiery EX2101 hard disk Managing Fiery Address Books Printing a Configuration page from the Control Panel Maintaining optimal Fiery EX2101 performance Using FieryBar Messages...
  • Page 11 This manual describes how to set up network servers and clients to use the Fiery EX2101 for Xerox 2101 and how to install user software and set up printing from Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS computers. For general information on using the copier, your computer, your application software, or your network, see the manuals that accompany those products.
  • Page 12: Xii Introduction

    xii Introduction About this manual This manual covers the following topics: • Basic configuration of the Fiery EX2101 to support printing over AppleTalk, TCP/IP, and IPX (Novell) networks • Administering network printing • Configuring Novell and Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 servers and UNIX systems to provide Fiery EX2101 printing services •...
  • Page 13: Chapter 1: Connecting To The Network

    1-1 Fiery EX2101 on the network This chapter summarizes the stages in setting up the Fiery EX2101, and includes Chapter 1: diagrams that refer you to other chapters or other manuals for completing your Connecting installation. Check those references to find the information you need quickly. to the Network Fiery EX2101 on the network When the Fiery EX2101 is connected to a network, it behaves as a networked...
  • Page 14: Stages Of Installation On The Network

    Physically connecting the Fiery EX2101 to a functioning network Prepare a network node for the Fiery EX2101—obtain cable, route it to the location where the Fiery EX2101 will be installed (near the copier), and attach the cable to the network interface of the Fiery EX2101. For details, see connection”...
  • Page 15 ETUP UNIX Mac OS Prepare a network node. Connect the Fiery EX2101 to the copier and the network. If you use a computer running Command WorkStation software, connect it to the network. Network server Configure UNIX, Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003, and IPX (Novell) servers to specify Fiery EX2101 print queues and Fiery EX2101 users.
  • Page 16: Quick Path To Installation

    1-4 Connecting to the Network Quick path to installation The diagrams on the following pages show typical systems you can use to print and run Fiery software from remote workstations. Find the page with your preferred platform and network type, and then look up the setup procedures referenced in the “Key to setup”...
  • Page 17 Chapter 4 Mac OS computer Mac OS computers can print directly. AppleTalk protocol TCP/IP Fiery EX2101 connected to copier Mac OS computer Mac OS computer Printing on this network Mac OS computers can print directly using the AppleTalk and TCP/IP protocols. Mac OS X computers can print using both Apple Talk and TCP/IP protocols.
  • Page 18 Windows computer: NetWare client Windows computer: NetWare client IPX protocol TCP/IP or NDPS Gateway TCP/IP (lpd) Fiery EX2101 connected to copier NDPS Gateway TCP/IP (lpd) NetWare server TCP/IP (http) for Fiery WebTools TCP/IP for Fiery utilities Windows computer: NetWare client...
  • Page 19 NETBEUI, etc. Windows computer Windows computer NETBEUI or other protocol available on the clients and the server TCP/IP Fiery EX2101 connected to copier Windows 2000/XP/2003 computer with TCP/IP (Port 9100 and IPP) Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server or Windows computer Printing on this network...
  • Page 20 1 Windows computer User Software Installation Guide 2 Fiery EX2101 Setup Chapter 4 Windows computer TCP/IP (nbt) protocol Fiery EX2101 connected to copier Windows computer Windows computer For Windows printing Windows (SMB) printing enabled on the Fiery EX2101. Windows NetBios and TCP/IP enabled on the computer.
  • Page 21 User Software Installation Guide, Chapter 4 5 Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003 client page 2-6 TCP/IP client PC TCP/IP (lpd) protocol Fiery EX2101 connected to copier UNIX server or workstation 1, 3 TCP/IP (lpd, http, and ipp) Windows computer with TCP/IP loaded...
  • Page 22: Connecting Network Cable To The Fiery Ex2101

    Idle state before using the power switch on the back of the Fiery EX2101 to turn it off. For the proper shutdown procedure, see Fiery EX2101” Back view of the Fiery EX2101 USB connectors 10/100 BaseT Ethernet (RJ-45) Xerox 2101 copier interface connector “Starting and shutting down the on page 7-14.
  • Page 23: Ethernet Connection

    1-11 Connecting network cable to the Fiery EX2101 Ethernet connection For Ethernet connections, the Fiery EX2101 supports Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cabling, defined as Category 5 for use with 100BaseT, or as Category 3, Category 4, or Category 5 for use with 10BaseT. The cable uses an 8-pin RJ-45 connector that plugs into the RJ-45 socket on the Fiery EX2101.
  • Page 25: Chapter 2: Setting Up Network Servers

    2-1 Fiery EX2101 on a TCP/IP network with Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003 This chapter describes environments that typically include one or more network Chapter 2: servers—Novell NetWare servers and Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 servers—that Setting up share printing to the Fiery EX2101. It describes setting up servers that use IPX/SPX Network Servers or TCP/IP protocols for communicating with the Fiery EX2101.
  • Page 26: Tips For Experts-windows With Tcp/ip

    2-2 Setting up Network Servers Typical system combinations are: • Print server running Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server; clients running Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Workstation and Windows 9x/Me • Print server running Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003 Workstation and clients running Windows 9x/Me With TCP/IP protocols loaded, you can run Fiery utilities and Fiery WebTools from a Windows computer.
  • Page 27: Configuring A Windows Nt 4.0/2000/2003 Server To Communicate With The Fiery Ex2101

    2-3 Fiery EX2101 on a TCP/IP network with Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003 Configuring a Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server to communicate with the Fiery EX2101 To configure a Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server to communicate with the Fiery EX2101, follow these general steps. More detail is provided in subsequent sections in this chapter and in your Microsoft documentation.
  • Page 28 2-4 Setting up Network Servers EX2101 TCP/IP O ADD THE IERY TO A NT 4.0/2000/2003 INDOWS SERVER 1. Register the IP address of the Fiery EX2101 in the host name database used by your system. For installations that do not have a network administrator or central host name database, add the Fiery EX2101 to the server.
  • Page 29 2-5 Fiery EX2101 on a TCP/IP network with Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003 Installing the Fiery EX2101 as a shared printer The first step in creating a printer is installing the printer driver files, which give your applications access to printer features. Use the installation instructions in the User Software Installation Guide for every workstation that will print directly and...
  • Page 30 2-6 Setting up Network Servers Configuring clients of a Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server Each client of a Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server is already using a network protocol to communicate with the server. Each client can print to the Fiery EX2101 if it has been shared by a Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server or Windows NT 4.0 /2000/XP/2003 clients.
  • Page 31 2-7 Fiery EX2101 on a TCP/IP network with Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003 Configuring Windows computers without a Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server If your network does not have a Windows NT 4.0/2000/2003 server, Windows 9x/Me and Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP workstations can still print to the Fiery EX2101. This method of printing is called Windows, or SMB printing.
  • Page 32: Fiery Ex2101 On A Netware Network

    2-8 Setting up Network Servers Fiery EX2101 on a NetWare network The NetWise ™ features built into the Fiery EX2101 support the following network operating environments: • NetWare—NDS (Novell Directory Services) • Servers running NetWare in bindery emulation mode The term “Netware” is used to refer to Netware 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x. For Ethernet-based networks, the IPX/SPX protocol is supported.
  • Page 33: Tips For Experts-ipx Networks

    2-9 Fiery EX2101 on a NetWare network Tips for experts—IPX networks Setting up the Fiery EX2101 is similar to setting up any other PostScript printer on the network. The Fiery EX2101 with IPX connections has the following characteristics: • A minimum connection to the Fiery EX2101 consists of a NetWare file server, a NetWare print server, and a NetWare queue.
  • Page 34: Configuring A Netware Server For Printing

    2-10 Setting up Network Servers You do not need to rerun Setup when you add or remove a NetWare queue; however, you should restart the Fiery EX2101 after you create or remove a queue. When the Fiery EX2101 is configured to connect to a NetWare server, it polls the NetWare server for jobs in each of its queues.
  • Page 35 2-11 Fiery EX2101 on a NetWare network With bindery services, you can route all Fiery EX2101 print jobs through the same NetWare file server, or you can configure more than one file server to handle Fiery EX2101 jobs. The functions you perform on the Novell server, the Fiery EX2101, and the client workstation are summarized in the following tables.
  • Page 36 2-12 Setting up Network Servers Configuring a bindery connection On Bindery FS In PCONSOLE: Select NetWare FS (up to 8) For each FS: Configure PS Configure PQ Configure users of the PQ Setting up an NDS connection In NDS, all NetWare entities (objects) are organized in a hierarchical tree structure. Objects have a name, properties, and a context that defines the location of the object in the directory tree.
  • Page 37 2-13 Fiery EX2101 on a NetWare network In order to set up the NetWare server in bindery emulation mode for printing to the Fiery EX2101, the network administrator must do the following: • Determine the Directory Services path to the container in which the print server and the Fiery EX2101 Print queue will be created.
  • Page 38: Fiery Ex2101 On A Netware Network With Ndps

    2-14 Setting up Network Servers • Setting up the Fiery EX2101 as a PostScript printer by installing a PostScript printer driver and the Fiery EX2101 PPD (PostScript printer description). • Adding a network port and connecting the workstation to one or more NetWare queues that have been defined for the Fiery EX2101.
  • Page 39: Tips For Experts-netware Networks

    2-15 Fiery EX2101 on a NetWare network with NDPS Tips for experts—NetWare networks Setting up the Fiery EX2101 in an NDPS environment is similar to setting up any other PostScript printer on the network. When setting up the Fiery EX2101 in such an environment, refer to the following information: •...
  • Page 40: Fiery Ex2101 On A Network With Unix Workstations

    2-16 Setting up Network Servers Fiery EX2101 on a network with UNIX workstations When a UNIX workstation is configured with the lpd protocol and connected to the Fiery EX2101 over a TCP/IP network, it can print directly to the Fiery EX2101. Setting up UNIX workstations requires an administrator with root privileges.
  • Page 41: Important Note About The Remote Printer Name

    2-17 Fiery EX2101 on a network with UNIX workstations Important note about the remote printer name Whichever UNIX system you use, the name used for the remote printer (or in the /etc/printcap file) in configuring the Fiery EX2101 must be one of the following print hold The remote printer name is also used when setting up your Windows NT 4.0...
  • Page 42 2-18 Setting up Network Servers EX2101 O SET UP IERY PRINTING ON 1. Specify the appropriate settings in Fiery EX2101 Server Setup. To access Fiery EX2101 Setup, see 2. Specify the appropriate settings in Fiery EX2101 Network Setup. Enter a valid IP address, subnet mask, and gateway address for the Fiery EX2101. 3.
  • Page 43: Managing Print Jobs

    2-19 Fiery EX2101 on a network with UNIX workstations EX2101 O PRINT TO THE IERY • On a UNIX system running Solaris 8, use the lp command to send a job to the Fiery EX2101. • Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP users with the TCP/IP protocol loaded can send print jobs to the Fiery EX2101 from their applications or from a command prompt.
  • Page 45: Chapter 3: Preparing For Fiery Ex2101 Setup

    3-1 Levels of access and control To prepare for printing at your site, you must do some initial Fiery EX2101 Chapter 3: configuration, or Setup, to specify the network environment and the kind of printing Preparing for you do. Before you perform Setup, you must decide the levels of access you will Fiery EX2101 implement for your site.
  • Page 46 3-2 Preparing for Fiery EX2101 Setup In addition, you can enable the Printed queue, which is a storage area for the most recent jobs from the Print queue. The Printed queue makes it convenient to reprint those jobs. In Setup, you can enable the Printed queue and specify the maximum number of jobs retained in the queue (see queue requires the job management tools.
  • Page 47: Passwords

    3-3 Levels of access and control Passwords You can implement passwords as a means of controlling access to Fiery EX2101 functions. The Fiery EX2101 allows you to set the following passwords in Setup: • Administrator—from the Control Panel, WebSetup, or Command WorkStation (or local Setup, if you have the Fiery Advanced Controller Interface [FACI] installed) •...
  • Page 48: Fiery Webtools

    3-4 Preparing for Fiery EX2101 Setup Guest privileges (no password) No password is needed for a user to log in as a Guest from the job management tools. A Guest can view the status of active jobs but cannot make changes to jobs or to the Fiery EX2101 state.
  • Page 49 3-5 Levels of access and control WebDownloader WebDownloader allows you to print PostScript, EPS, PDF, and TIFF files directly to the Fiery EX2101 without first opening the file in an application. For information on supported file versions, see the User Software Installation Guide.
  • Page 50: Control Level Scenarios

    3-6 Preparing for Fiery EX2101 Setup Control level scenarios Typical scenarios of access and control, ranging from minimum control to maximum control, are described in this section. Choose the scenario that best matches your site requirements, and then refer to the corresponding number in the table for guidance on how to configure your system for those requirements.
  • Page 51: Fiery Ex2101 System Software

    Fiery EX2101 system software The Fiery EX2101 uses Windows XP Embedded system architecture to receive and process jobs and send job data to the copier. To log on to the Fiery EX2101, enter Administrator as the user name, and enter the password (“...
  • Page 52: About Setup

    3-8 Preparing for Fiery EX2101 Setup About Setup Setup configures the Fiery EX2101 to communicate with other devices and manage print jobs. You must perform Setup the first time you turn on the Fiery EX2101 after new system software is loaded. An initial Setup using default settings is adequate for allowing users to print to the Fiery EX2101 and use the Fiery WebTools.
  • Page 53: Network Server Setup Requirements

    Fiery EX2101 can query the network for zones, servers, and server-based queues. Whenever the configuration of the Fiery EX2101, the copier, or the network itself changes at your site, you can alter individual settings to correspond to the changed environment.
  • Page 54: Ensuring Virus-free Operation Of The Fiery Ex2101 On A Network

    2. Turn off the copier and connect the interface cable from the copier to the Fiery EX2101. 3. To confirm this connection, turn on the copier and allow it to warm up. Then turn on the Fiery EX2101, and print a Test Page from the Fiery EX2101 Control Panel.
  • Page 55: About The Fiery Ex2101 Default Password

    3-11 About Setup If you do not have the FACI installed, you can launch anti-virus software from a remote workstation and scan the Fiery EX2101 hard disk. However, this operation is not supported. For support of this operation, we recommend that the network administrator to consult directly with the anti-virus software manufacturer.
  • Page 56 3-12 Preparing for Fiery EX2101 Setup EX2101 O CHANGE THE IERY DEFAULT PASSWORD FROM NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003 INDOWS 1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete on the Windows keyboard. The Windows Security dialog box appears. If you are using the Welcome screen on Windows XP, the Windows Task Manager dialog box appears.
  • Page 57: Chapter 4: Performing Setup From The Control Panel

    4-1 Fiery EX2101 Setup from the Control Panel Setup is required the first time the Fiery EX2101 is turned on after new system Chapter 4: software is loaded. If you do not configure a particular Setup option, the Fiery EX2101 Performing uses default settings.
  • Page 58 4-2 Performing Setup from the Control Panel The Control Panel on the front of the Fiery EX2101 allows you to set options and view information about jobs printed to the Fiery EX2101. It comprises the following parts: • Activity light •...
  • Page 59: Fiery Ex2101 Control Panel

    4-3 Fiery EX2101 Control Panel Fiery EX2101 Control Panel Use the Fiery EX2101 Control Panel to view status information, print special pages, and set up printing. While most elements in the Control Panel display have counterparts in Command WorkStation, you can view current functions on the Control Panel even when Command WorkStation is not connected to the server or is not running.
  • Page 60: Buttons

    4-4 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Buttons Line selection Use these buttons to select the command displayed on the buttons corresponding line of the display window. When a button is active, a special character (>) appears in the display window next to the button.
  • Page 61 4-5 Fiery EX2101 Control Panel The screens are as follows: Alert Status If there is a problem with processing a job or printing functions, an error message appears on the Control Panel. For information on error messages, see Print Status When the Fiery EX2101 is printing a job, the Print Status screen appears.
  • Page 62: Functions Menu

    PS Test Page/PCL Test Page Fiery EX2101 is properly connected to the copier, and provides grayscale samples to troubleshoot problems with the copier or the Fiery EX2101. Settings on the Test Page may include: Server Name, Printer Model, and date and time the Test Page was printed.
  • Page 63 4-7 Fiery EX2101 Control Panel Secure Print Allows users to control Secure Print jobs. To access Secure Print jobs, a password is required. The password is defined and entered in the Secure Print option from the Windows or Mac OS printer driver by the users. After selecting a Secure Print job from a list, the users have the following choices from the submenu that appears: Print and Delete Print and Hold...
  • Page 64: Accessing Setup Options

    4-8 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Accessing Setup options EX2101 O ACCESS ETUP WHEN THE IERY 1. Make sure the information screen on the Control Panel reads Idle. If Printing or RIPping appears, the Fiery EX2101 is processing, and you must wait until the system finishes and reaches the Idle state.
  • Page 65: Types Of Setup Screens

    4-9 Fiery EX2101 Control Panel Types of Setup screens Two types of Setup options are available: Multiple choice questions Information entry options The following section provides three specific examples of these types of Setup options. You are given choices (for example, Yes or No, or a list of options from which to choose).
  • Page 66 4-10 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Example: Multiple choice Publish Print Queue Printer Setup Press the up or down arrow buttons to display the other option or options. Example: Information entry with fields Subnet Mask 255.0.0.0 > < TCP/IP (Ethernet) From the starting position, press the right arrow button to move the...
  • Page 67: Server Setup Options

    4-11 Server Setup options If you make a mistake during Setup, use the Menu button to cancel without saving changes. Pressing the Menu button cancels what you are doing in the current screen to bring you to the next higher-level menu. You may have to press Menu more than once to return to the top level for the particular Setup in which you are working.
  • Page 68 4-12 Performing Setup from the Control Panel System Time Enter the correct system time. Enter the time based on the 24-hour clock in the form HH:MM (Hours:Minutes). The time appears on the Job Log. Print Start Page Yes/No [No] Specify whether the Fiery EX2101 should print a start page every time it restarts. The start page displays information about the Fiery EX2101, including the server name, current date and time, amount of memory installed in the Fiery EX2101, network protocols enabled, and connections published.
  • Page 69: Network Setup Options

    4-13 Network Setup options Jobs Saved in Printed Queue 1-99 [10] This option appears only if Enable Printed Queue is set to Yes. Specify the number of jobs to be stored in the Printed queue. Jobs in the Printed queue take up space on the Fiery EX2101 hard disk.
  • Page 70 4-14 Performing Setup from the Control Panel The available network types, and the Setup areas that pertain to them, are summarized in the following table. For this Network or Use this Connection Type Port Setup AppleTalk over Ethernet Ethernet Setup TCP/IP over Ethernet Ethernet Setup IPX/SPX over Ethernet...
  • Page 71: Port Setup Options

    4-15 Network Setup options The options are described in detail in the following pages. O EXIT ETWORK ETUP 1. When you have finished entering service settings, choose Exit Network Setup. 2. Choose Yes when prompted to save changes. 3. From the main Setup menu, choose another Setup or choose Exit Setup. Port Setup options Network Setup To configure the Fiery EX2101, choose the port type you use and enter the settings...
  • Page 72: Protocol Setup Options

    4-16 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Protocol Setup options To configure the Fiery EX2101, choose each protocol and enter the settings for that Exit Protocol Setup AppleTalk Setup protocol. You can enable AppleTalk, TCP/IP, and IPX/SPX communication TCP/IP Setup simultaneously.
  • Page 73 4-17 Network Setup options TCP/IP Setup with Ethernet Network Setup Protocol Setup TCP/IP Setup Ethernet Setup Enable TCP/IP for Ethernet Yes/No [Yes] Select Yes if you have a TCP/IP network connected to the Fiery EX2101 over Ethernet cabling. If you are using TCP/IP for printing from Windows computers, enabling TCP/IP here also enables you to use Fiery utilities from Windows computers using TCP/IP protocols.
  • Page 74 4-18 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Get Gateway Address Automatically Yes/No [Yes] Use this option to assign the gateway address automatically for printing with TCP/IP. This option appears only if you selected DHCP or BOOTP as the protocol in the previous option.
  • Page 75 Fiery EX2101 a static IP address, which will not change. If you select No, you proceed to the Primary DNS server IP address option, where you manually set the IP address. Confirm the IP address of the DNS server assigned to the copier on your network in advance. Primary DNS server IP address [0.0.0.0]...
  • Page 76 4-20 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Domain Name Enter the domain name of your DNS server. Host name Default server name Enter the host name of the Fiery EX2101. By default, the host name is Server Name you enter in Server Setup. Choose Exit Setup from the main Setup menu when you have finished making Setup changes.
  • Page 77: Service Setup Options

    4-21 Network Setup options Select Frame Types Exit IPX/SPX Setup Select Frame Types Enable IPX Auto Frame Type Clear Frame Types Yes/No [No] IPX/SPX Setup Specify whether the Fiery EX2101 should try to bind to all available frame types automatically. The Fiery EX2101 does so whether or not all frame types are appropriate.
  • Page 78 4-22 Performing Setup from the Control Panel LPD Setup options Network Setup Service Setup LPD Setup Enable LPD Yes/No [Yes] Select Yes to allow lpd printing. For more information, see Fiery EX2101 on TCP/IP networks” PServer Setup options Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup Enable PServer...
  • Page 79 4-23 Network Setup options Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup NDS Setup Before entering NDS settings, make sure the Fiery EX2101 is connected to the network and that you have configured an NDS directory tree with a printer, print server, and one or more Print queue objects for Fiery EX2101 jobs (see a NetWare Print queue for bindery”...
  • Page 80 4-24 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Is user login needed to browse NDS tree? Yes/No [No] Select No if no password is required to browse the tree. You can proceed to navigate to the Print Server object. Select Yes if network permissions require that you log in to browse the NDS tree and see the Print Server object you want to select.
  • Page 81 4-25 Network Setup options Enter Password Enter the login password for the NDS tree, using the up and down arrow buttons to select characters, and the left and right arrow buttons to move the cursor. Choose OK. Navigate the NDS tree to the Print Server. Choose OK to browse the NDS tree to the Print Server object.
  • Page 82 4-26 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Server should look for print queues in: Entire NDS Tree/Specified Subtree [Entire NDS Tree] By default, the Fiery EX2101 searches the entire NDS tree for Fiery EX2101 print connections. This option allows you to restrict the search for Fiery EX2101 print jobs to a subtree (the Print Queue root) in which the Fiery EX2101 print connections have been defined.
  • Page 83 4-27 Network Setup options Bindery Setup options Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup Bindery Setup Use Bindery Setup if you have already configured one or more bindery servers (file servers running NetWare in bindery emulation) with a Print Server and a Print Queue for Fiery EX2101 jobs.
  • Page 84 4-28 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup Bindery Setup Add File Server This option gives you two ways to add a Novell NetWare file server. Select File Server From List/Search by Name [From List] You may select the file server from a scrollable list, or by a name search.
  • Page 85 4-29 Network Setup options File Server Login administrator/supervisor/Enter Login Name [supervisor] This option appears only if a password is required for login, if there is no guest account, or the guest account is restricted. Choose Enter Login Name to enter your own login name and password or log in as a guest.
  • Page 86 4-30 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup Bindery Setup View Server List Supported servers This option allows you to view the list of file servers currently connected to the Fiery EX2101—that is, servers you have added in Bindery Setup. You are notified if there are none.
  • Page 87 4-31 Network Setup options Enter Your Print Server Password This option appears only if your NetWare print server is password-protected. Enter your print server password. The Bindery Setup menu is displayed again. You can edit other connections, choose another Bindery Setup option, or choose Exit Bindery Setup. Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup...
  • Page 88 4-32 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Polling Interval options Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup Polling Interval Whether you use NDS or Bindery services, choose Polling Interval from the main PServer Setup menu. If you do not reset the interval, the default value of 15 seconds is used.
  • Page 89 4-33 Network Setup options Use Automatic Configuration Yes/No [Yes] This option appears if you chose DHCP or BOOTP as the protocol for automatically obtaining the IP address of the Fiery EX2101. Choose Yes and the Fiery EX2101 uses a WINS name server and automatically obtains its IP address.
  • Page 90 4-34 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Server Comments Server comments (optional) can contain information about the printer. These comments are listed in the Fiery EX2101 Properties in Network Neighborhood and can be up to 15 characters. Set Domain Name Select from list/Enter manually [Select from list] This option provides two ways to specify the workgroup or domain in which you want the Fiery EX2101 to appear.
  • Page 91 This option enables the Fiery EX2101 to use e-mail as a means of communication for a variety of purposes. The Fiery EX2101 serves as a messenger between the copier and the e-mail recipient. Choosing Yes also enables printing an E-mail log. Enable Print via E-mail Yes/No [No] Select Yes to enable printing through e-mail.
  • Page 92 4-36 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Outgoing Server [127.0.0.1] [mailservername] Enter the IP address name of the server (SMTP) on your network that handles outgoing e-mail. Incoming Server [127.0.0.1] [mailservername] Enter the IP address name of the server (POP3/IMAP) on your network that handles incoming e-mail.
  • Page 93 4-37 Network Setup options Password Enter the password for the e-mail account. Administrator E-mail User Name Enter the administrator name of the administrator e-mail account. This is typically the part of the e-mail address that precedes the @ symbol. For example, in the address , the administrator e-mail user name is pat@test.com Administrator E-mail Domain Name...
  • Page 94 4-38 Performing Setup from the Control Panel SNMP Setup Network Setup Service Setup SNMP Setup Enable SNMP Yes/No [Yes] This option enables the SNMP communication over a TCP/IP or IPX connection. Selecting No disables any access to remote Setup through Fiery WebSetup and Command WorkStation.
  • Page 95: Printer Setup Options

    4-39 Printer Setup options Network Setup Service Setup Exit Service Setup This returns you to the main Network Setup menu. Choose Exit Network Setup. Save Changes Yes/No [Yes] Select Yes to activate any changes made in Network Setup; select No to return to the main Setup menu without making any changes.
  • Page 96 4-40 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Publish Direct Connection Yes/No [Yes] This option allows users to print (or download) jobs to the Fiery EX2101 without spooling. Jobs printed to the Direct connection are not saved in the Printed queue. If you plan to download fonts to the Fiery EX2101, you must publish the Direct connection.
  • Page 97: Postscript Setup Options

    4-41 PostScript Setup options PostScript Setup options PS (PostScript) Setup allows you to set defaults for the Fiery EX2101. Users can override most of these defaults on a job-by-job basis. However, users printing from UNIX or DOS command lines cannot override defaults from their applications. Therefore, you must set defaults in PostScript Setup.
  • Page 98 4-42 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Convert Paper Sizes No Letter/11x17->A4/A3 A4/A3->Letter/11x17 [No] Specify whether to convert paper sizes in documents automatically to the default paper sizes specified. For example, if you select Letter/11 17->A4/A3, a letter size document is automatically printed on A4 paper.
  • Page 99: Pcl Setup Options

    4-43 PCL Setup options Print Cover Page Yes/No [No] Specify whether the Fiery EX2101 prints a cover page (job summary) at the end of each print job. If you select Yes, each print job is followed by a page containing the name of the user who sent the job, the document name, the server name, the time the job was printed, the number of pages printed, and the status of the job.
  • Page 100 4-44 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Paper Size 8.5x11P/A6/A5/A4/A3/11x17/12x18/DocuPac/Legal_13/Postcard, SR-A3 [8.5x11P (in the United States, A4 elsewhere)] Select a paper size which is used as a default for PCL printing. This option sets the size of the print area on the paper, not the size of the paper itself. Default Orientation Portrait/Landscape [Portrait] Select whether a document to be printed is oriented along the short edge of the paper...
  • Page 101: Administrative Functions In The Setup Menu

    4-45 Administrative functions in the Setup menu Font Number 0-999 [0] Specify a font number which designates the default font for the Fiery EX2101. To determine font numbers, print the internal PCL Font List. The standard fonts are listed in order. The font numbers, however, are not displayed. Save Changes Yes/No [Yes] Select Yes to activate any changes made in PCL Setup;...
  • Page 102: Job Log Setup

    4-46 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Job Log Setup The Job Log is a record of all jobs processed or printed on the Fiery EX2101, whether they originate from a user workstation, a networked server, or the Fiery EX2101. The Job Log can be printed from the Control Panel or from the job management tools.
  • Page 103: Font Archiving

    4-47 Administrative functions in the Setup menu Save Changes Yes/No [Yes] Select Yes to activate any changes made in Job Log Setup; select No to return to the main Setup menu without making any changes. Font Archiving This feature is available only if an external ZIP drive is installed on the Fiery EX2101.
  • Page 104 4-48 Performing Setup from the Control Panel Label the disk [XXXXXXXX-X] Write down the disk label displayed on a label sticker and put it on the disk. You need the label information for font restoration later. When backup is complete, press OK to exit the Back up Fonts menu. Keep the disk stored for font restoration later.
  • Page 105: Exit Setup

    4-49 Administrative functions in the Setup menu Restore from backup XXXXXXXX-X Continue/Cancel [Continue] Make sure that the correct disk is inserted. Check the disk label for confirmation.Select Cancel if you accidentally inserted the wrong disk. Data verified. Proceed to: Continue/Cancel [Cancel] All the fonts resident on the Fiery EX2101 are verified.
  • Page 107: Chapter 5: Setting Up The Fiery Ex2101 From A Windows Computer

    5-1 Accessing Setup After you perform initial Setup (Server, Network, and Printer Setup) from the Control Chapter 5: Panel, you can change most Setup options from a Windows computer. Setting up the Fiery EX2101 Accessing Setup from a Windows In addition to using the Control Panel, you can set up the Fiery EX2101 in two ways: Computer locally and remotely.
  • Page 108: Local Fiery Setup

    5-2 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer Local Fiery Setup You can access Fiery EX2101 Server Setup in any of the following ways: • Right-click FieryBar on the Windows XP desktop and choose Set Up Fiery. • Right-click the Fiery icon in the Windows XP taskbar and choose Set Up Fiery. •...
  • Page 109: Remote Fiery Setup

    5-3 Accessing Setup Remote Fiery Setup You can access remote Setup from Fiery WebSetup or Command WorkStation. O ACCESS IERY ETUP OR ETUP FROM OMMAND TATION 1. To access Fiery WebSetup, start your Internet browser and enter the IP address of the Fiery EX2101.
  • Page 110 5-4 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer Regardless of how you access Setup remotely, the following window appears. The interface of remote Setup from Command WorkStation and Fiery WebSetup is identical.
  • Page 111: Server Setup Options

    5-5 Server Setup options Server Setup options You can specify Fiery EX2101 system settings that affect all users, such as the name of the Fiery EX2101, system date and time, passwords, and Job Log printing. The interface of local Fiery EX2101 Setup and remote Setup is similar. The following instructions describe setup from Command WorkStation.
  • Page 112 —Enter names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of contact people at Support your organization who provide support for the Fiery EX2101 and the copier. In remote Setup, use the Support tab. For password setup, see page 7-4.
  • Page 113: Job Log Setup

    5-7 Server Setup options Job Log Setup Auto Print Job Log every 55 Jobs Log after every 55 jobs. The Job Log lists the last 55 jobs processed on the Fiery EX2101, with accounting information about each one, including user name, document name, time and date printed, number of pages, and other job information.
  • Page 114: Network Setup

    5-8 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer Network Setup Network Setup configures the Fiery EX2101 to receive print jobs over the networks used at your site. If the Fiery EX2101 is configured to enable more than one protocol, it automatically switches to the correct protocol when it receives a print job.
  • Page 115: Protocols

    5-9 Network Setup Ethernet (Port Setup) —Select to connect the Fiery EX2101 to an Ethernet network. Enable Ethernet —Select an appropriate setting according to the settings of the Transmission Speed network to which the Fiery EX2101 is connected. When you select Auto Detect, make sure that the auto-negotiation settings for speed and duplex are configured for the network port to which the Fiery EX2101 is connected.
  • Page 116 5-10 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer To disable a protocol, use the Windows XP Local Area Connection Properties Control Panel from the FACI, or perform the Fiery EX2101 Setup from Command WorkStation or Fiery WebSetup on a remote workstation. O CHANGE PROTOCOL SETTINGS 1.
  • Page 117 5-11 Network Setup AppleTalk The current AppleTalk zone appears.
  • Page 118 5-12 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer IPX/SPX Use this option to specify IPX/SPX frame types. The Fiery EX2101 supports the following Ethernet frame types for IPX/SPX: Ethernet 802.2, Ethernet 802.3, Ethernet II, and Ethernet SNAP. You can also allow the Fiery EX2101 to select the frame type automatically.
  • Page 119 5-13 Network Setup TCP/IP Specify TCP/IP settings. The current settings for IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway address are displayed. For information about setting up printing with TCP/IP, see Chapter 2. The Fiery EX2101 requires a unique, valid IP address. You can set a static address or specify that the Fiery EX2101 use DHCP or BOOTP to obtain IP addresses automatically.
  • Page 120: Services

    5-14 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer To set the subnet mask, enter one of the following values: • 255.0.0.0 if the IP address starts with a number less than 128 • if the IP address starts with a number from 128 through 191 255.255.0.0 •...
  • Page 121 5-15 Network Setup LPD Printing —Select to enable or disable LPD LPD Printing (TCP/IP)/Enable LPD Printing Service printing services. NetWare Printing (PServer) options The following procedures for setting up NetWare printing depict the windows from local Setup at the Fiery EX2101. •...
  • Page 122 5-16 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer Setting up the Fiery EX2101 for NDS printing Only one NDS tree can be connected. To specify or change the NDS Tree, click Modify and specify settings in the NDS Print Server dialog box, as follows. The currently selected NDS Tree and Print Server are displayed.
  • Page 123 5-17 Network Setup 2. In the NDS Connection dialog box that appears, double-click an NDS tree in the list on the left. 3. Navigate to the NDS container and click OK. If necessary, enter the password.
  • Page 124 5-18 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer 4. Select a container from the Containers list. 5. Double-click a print server from the Select Print Server list. The full path to the print server appears. Another way to change the path is to click Edit and type the path to the print server.
  • Page 125 5-19 Network Setup 6. Click OK. The Server Setup dialog box appears, displaying the path to the selected print server on the Network Setup tab.
  • Page 126 5-20 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer O SPECIFY THE TREE SETTING FROM REMOTE EX2101 S IERY ETUP 1. Select Enable NDS and click Change Trees. 2. In the NDS Configuration window that appears, double-click an NDS tree in the Available Trees list.
  • Page 127 5-21 Network Setup 4. Navigate to the NDS container, select it, and click Next. If necessary, enter the password.
  • Page 128 5-22 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer 5. Select Use Default Print Queue Root or navigate to the Print Queue Root and click Finish.
  • Page 129 5-23 Network Setup 6. Click OK. The NDS Configuration window appears, displaying information about the print server.
  • Page 130 5-24 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer Bindery Setup From the Network Setup tab, specify Bindery services. The currently connected servers are displayed. A maximum of eight bindery servers can be connected. To add, remove, or change bindery connections, click Modify and specify settings in the Bindery Connections dialog box, as described in the following procedures.
  • Page 131 5-25 Network Setup O ADD BINDERY CONNECTIONS FROM LOCAL EX2101 S IERY ETUP 1. Click Modify in the Bindery Setup dialog box. The Bindery Connections dialog box appears. 2. Select a file server from the Select File Server list. If the File Server User Name and Password dialog box appears, enter the appropriate user name and password to log on to the selected file server.
  • Page 132 5-26 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer 3. Select a print server from the Select Print Server list, and click Add. The name of the newly added server appears in the Connected Servers list. To add another server, repeat the preceding steps. You can connect a maximum of eight servers.
  • Page 133 5-27 Network Setup O REMOVE BINDERY CONNECTIONS FROM LOCAL EX2101 S IERY ETUP 1. Click Modify in the Bindery Setup dialog box. The Bindery Connections dialog box appears. 2. Select a server from the Connected Server list and click Remove. 3.
  • Page 134 5-28 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer O ADD BINDERY CONNECTIONS FROM REMOTE 1. Select Enable PServer mode from the Service1 tab. 2. Click Bindery Setup. 3. Select a file server from the Available Servers list. If the File Server User Name and Password dialog box appears, enter the appropriate user name and password to log on to the selected file server.
  • Page 135 5-29 Network Setup The name of the newly added server appears in the Selected Servers list. 5. When you finish adding servers, click OK. O REMOVE BINDERY CONNECTIONS FROM REMOTE 1. Select Enable PServer mode from the Service1 tab. 2. Click Bindery Setup. The Novell Setup dialog box appears.
  • Page 136 5-30 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer 4. With the file server selected in the Selected Servers list, click Remove. 5. Click OK. Poll Interval (local Setup) or PServer Poll Interval (remote Setup) Specify the polling interval (in seconds) for NetWare printing.
  • Page 137 5-31 Network Setup Windows Print Sharing with Server Message Block (SMB) For setting up the Windows printing service, text fields may include uppercase letters, numerals, spaces, and the following characters: - _ . ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & ( ) { } \ ' , " Lowercase letters are not allowed, except in the Comment field.
  • Page 138 5-32 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer The remaining options are found only in remote Setup. To change them with local Setup, use the Windows XP Local Area Connection Properties Control Panel. —Enter the server name that will appear on the network. It can, but does Server Name not have to, be the same name as the server name assigned to the Fiery EX2101 (see...
  • Page 139 5-33 Network Setup SNMP Setup The following options can be accessed only in local Setup. —Select to enable the SNMP communication over a TCP/IP or IPX Enable SNMP connection. Selecting No disables any access to remote Setup through and Command WorkStation.
  • Page 140 5-34 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer HTTP Connection Support (WWW) Enable Web server/Enable Web Services to users (see “Setting up Fiery WebTools” enabled on the Fiery EX2101 and on users’ computers. A Java-enabled Web browser and a valid IP address are required for each user. For details on supported browsers and computer requirements, see the —Select Yes to enable printing with the IPP (Internet Printing Protocol).
  • Page 141 5-35 Network Setup Port 9100 printing —Enables applications to open a TCP/IP socket to Enable Port 9100 (Print Services) the Fiery EX2101 at Port 9100 to download a print job. —Allows you to attach Port 9100 to any of the published Port 9100 Queue Fiery EX2101 print connections.
  • Page 142 5-36 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer E-mail Service Setup Enable Email Services/E-mail Service Setup all e-mail client services including printing files. Enabling e-mail services is also required for printing an E-mail log. Enable Print via E-mail option is cleared, print jobs sent via e-mail are ignored.
  • Page 143 5-37 Network Setup —Specify the IP address of the server (SMTP) on your network Outgoing Mail Server that handles outgoing e-mail. You must define both an Incoming and Outgoing mail server. If an Outgoing mail server is not defined, the e-mail service assumes that the incoming and outgoing server names are the same.
  • Page 144: Printer Setup Options

    You can specify the following settings in the Printer Setup tab: • Printer Connections • PS (PostScript) Setup • PCL Setup (local Setup only) In the following illustrations, “Device name” represents the model of the copier connected to the Fiery EX2101, which is EX2101 Printer connections...
  • Page 145: Ps (postscript) Setup

    5-39 Printer Setup options PS (PostScript) Setup In the following illustrations, “Device name” represents the model of the copier connected to the Fiery EX2101, which is —Specify the page order for printed output. Forward prints pages in the Page Order order received, so that the last page is on the top of the stack and the first page is on the...
  • Page 146 5-40 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer —Specify whether to convert paper sizes in documents Convert Paper Sizes automatically to the default paper sizes specified. For example, if you select Letter/11 17->A4/A3, a letter size job is automatically printed on A4 paper. If you select No, the Fiery EX2101 prints the job only if it finds a media source in the size specified by the job.
  • Page 147: Pcl Setup

    PCL printing is supported for Windows computers only. Mac OS computers must use the PostScript driver. In the following illustrations, “Device name” represents the model of the copier connected to the Fiery EX2101, which is —Select to enable PCL printing. If you select it, users can send print jobs to Enable PCL the Fiery EX2101 using the PCL printer driver.
  • Page 148: Setting Up Printing Groups

    5-42 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer Setting up printing groups The Fiery EX2101 administrator can arrange users into groups and allow members of a group to print only if they supply a password at print time. This method of printing is known as Printing Groups, or Member Printing.
  • Page 149: Exiting Setup

    5-43 Exiting Setup O REMOVE PRINTING GROUPS AND PASSWORDS 1. Select Printing Groups from the Command WorkStation Server menu. 2. Select the printing group name in the Printing Groups Setup dialog box, and click Remove. 3. Click OK. Exiting Setup When you have finished specifying Setup options in local Setup, click OK and close the Setup dialog box.
  • Page 150: Printing The Configuration Page

    5-44 Setting up the Fiery EX2101 from a Windows Computer Printing the Configuration page The Configuration page lists the settings in effect for the current Setup. After you have performed Setup, print a Configuration page to confirm your settings. The other pages you can print from Command WorkStation/Command WorkStation LE include the Test Page, Font List, Job Log, and E-mail Log.
  • Page 151: Chapter 6: Configuring Fiery Webtools

    6-1 Configuring the Fiery EX2101 and clients for Fiery WebTools Fiery WebTools allow you to manage your Fiery EX2101 remotely from the Internet Chapter 6: or from your company’s intranet. The Fiery EX2101 has its own home page, from Configuring which you can select a variety of functions, including Status, WebLink, Fiery WebTools WebDownloader, WebSetup, WebSpooler, and Installer.
  • Page 152: Setting Up Fiery Webtools

    6-2 Configuring Fiery WebTools O ACCESS IERY OOLS 1. Start your Internet browser. 2. Enter the IP address or DNS name of the Fiery EX2101. 3. Press Enter. The Fiery EX2101 home page appears. 4. Click the name of a particular WebTool. 5.
  • Page 153: Setting The Weblink Destination

    6-3 Setting the WebLink destination Setting the WebLink destination You can change the pre-set WebLink destination. This function requires the Administrator password, if one has been set. O CHANGE THE INK DESTINATION 1. Start your Internet browser. 2. Enter the IP address or the DNS name of the Fiery EX2101. The Fiery EX2101 home page appears.
  • Page 155: Chapter 7: Administeringthe Fiery Ex2101

    7-1 Administrator functions This chapter provides tips on managing Fiery EX2101 printing. Chapter 7: Administering Administrator functions Administration features are included with the user software and are built into the Fiery EX2101 Fiery EX2101 itself. The following table describes where to find information on these features (page references refer to this manual).
  • Page 156: Setting Passwords

    7-2 Administering the Fiery EX2101 For these operations Controlling the job flow Using Fiery WebTools and the job management tools For managing job priorities, tracking current jobs, canceling jobs, printing jobs in the Hold queue, and reprinting from the Printed or Hold queue Job accounting Viewing, printing, and exporting the Job Log, user notes Setting automatic printing and clearing for the Job Log...
  • Page 157: Passwords From The Control Panel

    7-3 Setting passwords Passwords from the Control Panel From the Control Panel, you can set or change only the Administrator password. For more information on Administrator access privileges, see controlling print jobs with the job management tools, see the The Operator password can be set and changed only from local Setup or remote Setup.
  • Page 158: Passwords From Local Setup Or Remote Setup

    7-4 Administering the Fiery EX2101 Passwords from local Setup or remote Setup You can set, change, and remove both Administrator and Operator passwords from local Setup or remote Setup (Fiery WebSetup and Command WorkStation). For more information on Fiery EX2101 passwords and the access privileges they allow, see “Passwords”...
  • Page 159: Clearing The Fiery Ex2101

    7-5 Clearing the Fiery EX2101 Clearing the Fiery EX2101 The Clear Server command allows you to clear all queued print jobs from the Fiery EX2101—jobs in the Fiery EX2101 Print, Hold, and Printed queues. Jobs can also be deleted, either individually or as a group, using the job management tools. Clear Server also clears the Job Log, all jobs archived on the Fiery EX2101 hard disk, the index of archived jobs, and finally, all FreeForm masters and the index of FreeForm masters.
  • Page 160: Managing Fiery Address Books

    7-6 Administering the Fiery EX2101 • Variable data documents • E-mail Service Address Book • Hot Folder settings when Hot Folder is installed on the Fiery EX2101 hard disk • Fiery EX2101 configuration information that lists all the settings in effect from the current system setup You can restore the system on the Fiery EX2101 hard disk should anything happen to the print server hard disk.
  • Page 161 7-7 Managing Fiery Address Books When a print job is submitted via e-mail, the Fiery EX2101 first checks the Print address book. If the user’s e-mail address does not match any entry in the Print address book, the job does not print. Instead, the user receives an e-mail stating that the print job was not accepted.
  • Page 162 7-8 Administering the Fiery EX2101 Administrator subject Task field To clear #ClearAddressBook name an address of address book book For example: #ClearAddressBook Print To delete #DeleteAddressFrom name an address of address book from an address For example: book #DeleteAddressFrom Admin To receive #Help help for...
  • Page 163 7-9 Managing Fiery Address Books 4. Enter the command of a specified address book in the Subject line. For the Administrator, enter “#GetAddressBook Admin” or “#GetAddressBook Print”. 5. Send the message. The return message includes the addresses of the specified address book. 6.
  • Page 164: Printing A Configuration Page From The Control Panel

    7-10 Administering the Fiery EX2101 Printing a Configuration page from the Control Panel The Configuration page lists all the settings in effect in the current Setup. After you have finished running Setup, print a Configuration page to confirm your settings. The Configuration page can also be printed from Command WorkStation (for details, see “Printing the Configuration page”...
  • Page 165: Maintaining Optimal Fiery Ex2101 Performance

    7-11 Maintaining optimal Fiery EX2101 performance Maintaining optimal Fiery EX2101 performance The Fiery EX2101 does not require maintenance. Beyond the obvious requirements of servicing and maintaining the copier and replenishing consumables, you can improve the overall performance of your system by doing the following: •...
  • Page 166: Using Fierybar

    7-12 Administering the Fiery EX2101 Using FieryBar This section describes FieryBar, which appears at the top of the monitor screen when you power on the Fiery EX2101. You can use FieryBar to access and monitor different functions of the Fiery EX2101. Click to expand or collapse FieryBar Messages When a job is processing or printing, the message area remains blue-gray and the...
  • Page 167: Commands

    Fiery EX2101. Cancels the job currently printing on the Fiery EX2101. Suspends communication between the Fiery EX2101 and the copier. To continue printing jobs from the Fiery EX2101, choose Resume Print. Resumes communication between the Fiery EX2101 and the copier after you have chosen Suspend Print.
  • Page 168: Installing A Zip Drive For Font Archiving

    Starting the Fiery EX2101 To start the Fiery EX2101, move the power switch on the back of the Fiery EX2101 to the On position. If the copier is also turned off, turn it on before turning on the Fiery EX2101.
  • Page 169: Restart The Fiery Ex2101

    7-15 Starting and shutting down the Fiery EX2101 Diagnostic messages appear on the Fiery EX2101 Control Panel. If any diagnostics fail, more information and instructions appear. If the Fiery EX2101 encounters problems while running the diagnostics, contact your service representative. The Fiery EX2101 continues starting up and displays the message Idle when it is ready to receive data.
  • Page 170: Rebooting The Fiery Ex2101

    7-16 Administering the Fiery EX2101 Rebooting the Fiery EX2101 Use the following procedure to reboot the Fiery EX2101. Reboot System shuts down and restarts the Fiery EX2101 system software and operating system. EX2101 O REBOOT THE IERY 1. Make sure the Fiery EX2101 is not receiving, processing, or printing a job. Make sure the status message on the Control Panel reads Idle.
  • Page 171 7-17 Starting and shutting down the Fiery EX2101 EX2101 O SHUT DOWN THE IERY 1. Make sure the Fiery EX2101 is not receiving, processing, or printing a job. Make sure the status message on the Control Panel reads Idle. If a job has just finished processing or printing, wait at least five seconds after the Control Panel status message changes to Idle before proceeding.
  • Page 173: Appendix A: Troubleshooting

    A-1 Troubleshooting This chapter provides troubleshooting tips. Appendix A: Troubleshooting Troubleshooting the Fiery EX2101 Startup diagnostics are described in the Installation and Service Guide for service technicians. If you see any startup error messages on Command WorkStation or if the Fiery EX2101 does not reach the Idle state, contact your authorized service/support center.
  • Page 174 A-2 Troubleshooting After this Setup screen Frame Type selection Invalid frame size. (Network Setup>Protocol Setup>IPX/SPX Setup) Warning! IPX network Enable NDS number is zero. (Network Setup>Service Setup >PServer Setup >NDS Setup) No NDS trees found. Select NDS Tree Warning! Selecting a new NDS tree deletes (Network Setup>Service Setup >PServer Setup >...
  • Page 175 A-3 Troubleshooting After this Setup screen Select File Server From List Error. Cannot open bindery connection to NDS server. (Network Setup>Service Setup >PServer Setup > No NetWare file Bindery Setup) server found. Enter First Letters File server name not found. of Server Name Try again? (Network Setup>Service...
  • Page 176 A-4 Troubleshooting After this Setup screen Add Server, Enter Your Login No NetWare print Name, Enter Your File Server server found. Password (Network Setup>Service Setup > PServer Setup > Bindery Setup) Any Bindery Setup screen Novell error code, followed by a message.
  • Page 177 A-5 Troubleshooting • The Novell network has been configured with at least one print server and queue for the Fiery EX2101. • You have the appropriate permissions and login information, including user name and password, if necessary. • The Fiery EX2101 is configured with the correct frame types for communication with the desired Novell servers.
  • Page 178 A-6 Troubleshooting Novell error Indicates other network errors when the Fiery EX2101 is already connected to a Notify IPX (Novell) file server. Something unexpected has Administrator. happened and the user generally cannot recover without intervention of the network administrator. Error #197 indicates that you have exceeded the number of login attempts permitted for this account on the NetWare file server.
  • Page 179: Runtime Error Messages

    Check power and cable This message indicates that the interface cable between the Fiery EX2101 and the copier is not connected, or a print job is ready, but the copier is not turned on. Printer not found Most failures to find a printer on the network are due to conflicting or missing name or address settings for the Fiery EX2101.
  • Page 180 A-8 Troubleshooting For the appropriate name, see the following table: In this location Server Setup Server Name option Windows NT/2000/2003 host name hosts file Windows NT/2000/2003 lpd host name setup for TCP/IP Name of printer on lpd host machine UNIX /etc/printcap file rp line (BSD) Solaris...
  • Page 181 A-9 Troubleshooting Cannot connect to Fiery EX2101 with Fiery utilities If users cannot connect to the Fiery EX2101, check the following: • Fiery EX2101 Setup—the appropriate network protocol must be enabled, with the correct parameters (for example, for TCP/IP, the IP address), and you must publish either the Print queue or Hold queue.
  • Page 182 A-10 Troubleshooting For information on other error conditions, see the Job Management Guide.
  • Page 183: Index Index

    Index Index Numerics 100BaseT connector 1-11 10BaseT connector 1-11 8-pin RJ-45 connector 1-11 access level scenarios 3-6 access to network and software 3-1 accessing Setup from Control Panel 4-2 from Windows computer 5-1 Account Name option E-mail Setup 5-37 Account Name option, E-mail Setup 4-36 activity light 7-12 Control Panel 4-3 Adapters/Ports information, Setup 5-8...
  • Page 184 Control Panel 4-15 to 4-49 from Windows computer 5-1 to 5-43 connected Novell servers, Bindery 4-30, 5-26 connecting copier interface cable 3-10 network cable 1-10 to a Bindery file server 4-28, 4-29 to multiple Bindery file servers 4-27 control levels 3-6...
  • Page 185 I-3 Index illustrated Setup examples 4-10 Job Log Setup 4-45 line selection buttons 4-4 Menu button 4-4 Network Setup 4-13 Printer Setup 4-39 PS (PostScript) Setup 4-41 Server Setup 4-11 status screens 4-4 up button 4-4 Convert Paper Sizes option 4-42, 5-40 Courier font, substitution with 4-42, 5-40 cover page, printing at end of job 4-43, 5-40 date, setting 4-11, 5-5...
  • Page 186 I-4 Index Enter Your Login Name, Bindery Setup 4-29 Enter Your Print Server Password, Bindery Setup 4-29, 4-31 error messages 4-43, A-1 “No AppleTalk zone found” 4-16 during Setup A-1 during startup A-3 NetWare A-3 runtime A-6 Ethernet 1-11 frame types 5-12 network 2-8 Port Setup 4-15 Ethernet Setup from Control Panel 4-14...
  • Page 187 I-5 Index hard disk lost data 7-5 Hide FieryBar command 7-14 Hold queue 4-40, 5-38 described 3-1, 3-2 host name 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, A-6 database 2-2 http (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) 1-1 IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) 1-1 improving print server performance 7-11 Incoming Server option, E-mail Setup 4-36, 5-36 Installer WebTool, see Fiery WebTools...
  • Page 188 I-6 Index Mac OS computers on AppleTalk network 1-5 maintaining print server performance 7-11 maximum server connections, Bindery 4-27 Member Printing 4-12, 5-6, 5-42 Menu button 4-4, 4-11 messages, see error messages multiple Bindery file servers, connecting 4-27 naming the print server 4-11, A-6 NDPS (Novell Distributed Print Services) 2-14 NDPS Manager 2-14...
  • Page 189 I-7 Index Page Order option 4-42, 5-39 Paper Size option, PCL Setup 4-44 paper size used by default 4-41 Paper Sizes option 5-39 Password option, E-mail Setup 4-37 Password, E-mail Setup 5-37 passwords 3-3 Administrator privileges 3-3 Bindery print server 4-29 changing 7-2 changing from Command WorkStation 7-4...
  • Page 190 I-8 Index printing Configuration page 4-6 Configuration page from Control Panel 7-10 connections 3-1 connections and queues 4-39 cover page for each job 4-43 font list 4-6 Job Log automatically 4-46 reprinting previously printed jobs 3-2 server information pages 4-6 start page at startup 4-12, 5-6 printing connections 3-1 Printing Groups 5-42...
  • Page 191 I-9 Index Select NDS Tree option 4-23 Select protocol (Setup option) 4-17 selecting Bindery servers 4-30 default paper size 4-41, 5-39 server display window 4-3 shutting down 7-16 Server Name option 4-11, 5-5 Server Name option, Windows printing 4-33, 5-32 Server Setup 3-8 exiting 5-43 from Control Panel 4-11...
  • Page 192 I-10 Index SMTP service 1-1 SNMP service 1-1 with UNIX workstations 2-16 terminology, Novell 4-27 Test Email command, from FieryBar 7-13 Test Page printing from Control Panel 4-6 time, setting 4-12, 5-5 Timeout option, E-mail Setup 4-37, 5-37 Transmission Speed (Ethernet) option 5-9 troubleshooting Command WorkStation connection problems A-8...

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