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  • Page 1 DocuColor C olor S erver A D M I N I S T R A T O R G U I D E X e r o x 5 7 5 0 f o r t h e d i g i t a l c o p i e r p r i n t e r...
  • Page 3 Memory Multiplier are trademarks of Electronics for Imaging, Inc. Xerox 5760, 5765, 5790, 5750, MajestiK, Regal, and all Xerox product names mentioned in this publication are trademarks of the Xerox Corporation. Adobe, the Adobe logo, Adobe Illustrator, PostScript, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Separator, and Adobe PageMaker are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated, registered in certain jurisdictions.
  • 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. NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
  • Page 5 d. assign your rights under this Agreement to a transferee of all of your right, title and interest in and to Fiery XJ provided the transferee agrees to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You may not: a.
  • Page 6 LIABILITY. THIS LIMITATION WILL APPLY EVEN IF ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING OR ANY AUTHORIZED DEALER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PRICE OF DOCUCOLOR REFLECTS THIS ALLOCATION OF RISK. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Network administration features About the documentation About this manual Conventions used in DocuColor manuals Chapter 1: Connecting to the Network DocuColor on the network Stages of installation on the network Quick path to installation Before you begin Ethernet cable connection Parallel cable connection Chapter 2: Setting up the DocuColor About DocuColor Setup...
  • Page 8 viii Contents PS Setup options Color Setup options Administrative functions in the Setup menu DocuColor Job Log Setup Job Log Setup options Calibration Change Password Clear Server Exit Setup Chapter 3: Setting up network servers DocuColor on an IPX network Tips for experts—IPX networks Overview of IPX printing to the DocuColor Configuring a NetWare server for printing...
  • Page 9 ix Contents DocuColor on a network with UNIX workstations Tips for experts—UNIX workstations Important note about the remote printer name Setting up the DocuColor on TCP/IP networks Printing and managing print jobs Chapter 4: Administering the DocuColor Administrator functions Maintaining optimal server performance Troubleshooting the DocuColor Troubleshooting during Setup from the Control Panel Runtime error messages...
  • Page 11: Network Administration Features

    xi Network administration features This manual is intended for anyone who is responsible for integrating the DocuColor Introduction Color Server ers. After the DocuColor and client workstations are set up, as described in this guide and in Getting Started, individual users can print to the color server as a high-perfor- mance color PostScript printer.
  • Page 12: About The Documentation

    Setup and Printer Setup. • Color calibration AutoCal ™ is a copier-based calibration option that doesn’t require a densitometer. Two calibration targets are provided. For more information on calibration, see the User Guide. • Support for Windows (WINS) printing Windows printing, also known as WINS printing, allows you to print using built-in Microsoft networking support without additional network software.
  • Page 13: About This Manual

    xiii About the documentation • Release Notes provides last-minute product information and workarounds for some of the problems you may encounter. About this manual You’ll find the following information in this manual: • Chapter 1 illustrates the supported network configurations and shows the network connectors on the DocuColor.
  • Page 14 xiv Introduction The initial letters of menu options and Control Panel setups are uppercase. Filenames and settings are listed in the special font only if it is hard to distinguish them from sur- rounding text. Occasionally you will be referred to other DocuColor manuals, whose titles will be shown in italics.
  • Page 15: Chapter 1: Connecting To The Network

    1-1 DocuColor on the network This chapter summarizes the stages in setting up a DocuColor, and includes diagrams Chapter 1: that refer you to other chapters or other manuals for completing your installation. If Connecting to you check those references, you should be able to find the information you need the Network quickly.
  • Page 16: Stages Of Installation On The Network

    Physically connecting the DocuColor to a functioning network Prepare a network node for the DocuColor—obtain cable and route it to the location where the DocuColor will be installed (near the copier), and attach the cable to the network interface of the DocuColor. See page 1-11 for details.
  • Page 17 OLOR ERVER SETUP LIENT SETUP UNIX Mac OS Prepare a network node. Connect the DocuColor to the copier and to the network. Network server Configure UNIX, Windows NT and IPX (Novell) servers to specify DocuColor print queues and DocuColor users.
  • Page 18: Quick Path To Installation

    1-4 Connecting to the Network Quick path to installation The diagrams in the following pages show typical systems that can be used for printing and for using the DocuColor utilities. To use the diagrams, find the page with your preferred platform and network type. Then look up the setup procedures in the pages and books referred to in the keys.
  • Page 19 Getting Started Windows computer: NetWare client Windows computer: NetWare client IPX protocol SPX protocol DocuColor connected to copier NetWare server SPX for running utilities Printing on this network Windows computer: All Windows computers can print through the NetWare client running SPX...
  • Page 20 3 Mac OS computer Getting Started Mac OS computer Mac OS computer AppleTalk IPX protocol DocuColor connected to copier NetWare server AppleTalk Printing on this network Mac OS clients computers can print through the NetWare server using the AppleTalk protocol; the NetWare server...
  • Page 21 Windows computer NETBEUI or other protocol available on the clients and the server TCP/IP protocol DocuColor connected to copier Printing on this network Windows 3.1x or Windows 95 clients can print using a protocol available on the Windows NT Workstation Windows NT print server;...
  • Page 22 Windows computers using Windows (nbt) printing Key to setup: 1 Windows computer Setup Guide 2 DocuColor Setup Chapter 2 Windows computer TCP/IP (nbt) protocol DocuColor connected to copier Windows computer Windows computer For Windows printing Windows computers WINS printing enabled Another supported protocol...
  • Page 23 3-30 4 TCP/IP client Getting Started, page 3-30 5 Windows NT client page 3-18 TCP/IP client TCP/IP (lpd) protocol DocuColor connected to copier UNIX server or workstation 1, 3 TCP/IP (lpd) Windows NT computer with TCP/IP loaded Another supported...
  • Page 24 DocuColor itself. This chapter describes the physical network connections; Chapter 2 summarizes DocuColor Setup and other administrative functions available from the Control Panel. A supported network protocol DocuColor connected to copier PC workstation, server, or laptop Parallel input Protocol not directly...
  • Page 25: Before You Begin

    While the DocuColor is turned off, verify that the SCSI terminator is installed on the SCSI connector on the back of the DocuColor. 3. To confirm this connection, turn on the copier and the DocuColor and print a Test Page from the Control Panel.
  • Page 26: Ethernet Cable Connection

    1-12 Connecting to the Network Ethernet cable connection The DocuColor supports Ethernet cabling of three types: • Thinnet (thin coaxial Ethernet cable or 10Base 2) Uses an external transceiver to attach to the AUI (attachment unit interface) connec- tor on the Ethernet interface of the DocuColor. •...
  • Page 27 DocuColor. Press down on the latch to lock the transceiver connection. 2. Connect the thinnet cable to the BNC connector on the transceiver. 3. Configure network servers for printing and then proceed to Setup. Slot for 100BaseT option Copier connector slot Slots for Token Ring option Power switch...
  • Page 28: Parallel Cable Connection

    1-14 Connecting to the Network O USE THICKNET CABLE 1. With the DocuColor turned off, connect the thicknet cable connector to the AUI con- nector on the back of the DocuColor. Press down on the latch to lock the connector. 2.
  • Page 29: Chapter 2: Setting Up The Docucolor

    2-1 About DocuColor Setup The DocuColor Color Server fits into a variety of work environments. To prepare for Chapter 2: printing at your site, you need to do some initial configuration to specify the network Setting up the environment and the kind of printing you will do. DocuColor About DocuColor Setup When the DocuColor is powered on after new system software is loaded, you (or the...
  • Page 30: Docucolor Setup From The Control Panel

    2-2 Setting up the DocuColor DocuColor Setup from the Control Panel Setup, performed from the Control Panel right after powering on the DocuColor, configures the DocuColor to communicate with other devices and manage print jobs sent to it. There are six groups of Setup options: •...
  • Page 31 2-3 About DocuColor Setup DocuColor Control Panel Activity light DocuColor at Idle (ready); message shown in display window Up and down arrow buttons Menu button The User Guide describes the online display screens in detail. This chapter describes only the screens you might see when performing Setup. O ACCESS ETUP WHEN THE 1.
  • Page 32 Setup O ACCESS ETUP WHEN THE 1. Make sure the DocuColor is connected to the copier and connected to the network you will use. 2. Turn on the DocuColor. The startup diagnostics are performed.
  • Page 33: Running Docucolor Setup

    2-5 About DocuColor Setup Running DocuColor Setup When you restart the DocuColor and choose another and enter information about your DocuColor and your network and printing environment. In each Setup, the last line of the display window tells you the name of the current Setup menu.
  • Page 34 2-6 Setting up the DocuColor Example: Multiple choice Publish Print Queue Printer Setup Press the up or down arrow button 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 but- ton to move the cursor to the right.
  • Page 35: Server Setup Options

    2-7 About DocuColor Setup When you have entered all the settings or made all the changes you want, you need to save the changes. You are usually prompted to do so. If you choose overwrite previous settings. If you choose necessary, the DocuColor reboots after you exit from the Setup menu.
  • Page 36 Server Setup; select main Setup menu without making any changes. is set to , the DocuColor must be connected to a copier is set to Enable Printed Queue , jobs are deleted from .
  • Page 37: Network Setup Options

    2-9 Network Setup options Network Setup options Network Setup configures the DocuColor to receive print jobs over the network systems that will be used at your site. In the Setup menu, choose Network Setup. Exit Setup Server Setup Network Setup The Network Setup menu includes three submenus that let you choose port types, Printer Setup protocols, and network services.
  • Page 38 2-10 Setting up the DocuColor If the Token Ring option is installed, you have these additional options: For this Network or Use this Port Setup: Connection Type: TCP/IP over Token Ring Token Ring Setup IPX/SPX over Token Ring Token Ring Setup O ACCESS ETWORK 1.
  • Page 39: Port Setup Options

    2-11 Network Setup options 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. For first-time Setup, or if you have configured a new connection, choose Printer Setup after you finish Network Setup.
  • Page 40 2-12 Setting up the DocuColor Network Setup Port Setup Ethernet Setup Enable Ethernet Yes/No [Yes] Select Ethernet Speed Auto Detect/100 Mbps/10 Mbps [Auto Detect] This screen appears only if the 100BaseT option is installed. Select Auto Detect (10 Mbps or 100 Mbps) of the network to which the DocuColor is attached. You must restart the DocuColor after changing the speed before resuming operations.
  • Page 41 2-13 Network Setup options Source Routing Respond All Route Yes/No [No] This option appears only if you answered want the Response packet to return by all routes to the originating computer. Parallel Port Setup options You must enable the parallel port in order to enter the Parallel Port Setup options and print to the parallel port.
  • Page 42: Protocol Setup Options

    2-14 Setting up the DocuColor Ignore EOF Character Yes/No [No] This option appears only if the DocuColor should ignore end-of-file (EOF) messages in a file. This option must be set to stances, it should be set to parallel port timeout value to determine when the end of the file has been reached. When you have configured the port options, choose another port type, or choose Exit Port Setup and proceed to Protocol Setup.
  • Page 43 2-15 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 cabling. You need to enable TCP/IP for Ethernet to use the WebTools over Ethernet. If you are using TCP/IP for printing from Windows NT workstations, enabling TCP/IP here also enables you to use the remote utilities from Windows NT workstations using TCP/IP protocols.
  • Page 44 2-16 Setting up the DocuColor Gateway If your TCP/IP network has a gateway, and users outside the gateway plan to print Exit TCP/IP Setup Ethernet Setup to the DocuColor using TCP/IP, choose Gateway Setup and enter the gateway Token Ring Setup address here.
  • Page 45 2-17 Network Setup options DocuColor using TCP/IP, choose Gateway Setup and enter the gateway address (see page 2-16). Network Setup Protocol Setup TCP/IP Setup Token Ring Setup Enable TCP/IP for Token Ring Yes/No [No] Select Ring. If you use Token Ring, enabling TCP/IP for Token Ring is required for enabling the WebTools.
  • Page 46 2-18 Setting up the DocuColor IPX/SPX Setup options To configure the DocuColor for IPX/SPX protocols, choose IPX/SPX Setup from Exit Protocol Setup TCP/IP Setup the Protocol Setup menu. IPX/SPX Setup Protocol Setup Select Frame Types Exit IPX/SPX Setup Select Frame Types Choose Select Frame Types.
  • Page 47: Service Setup Options

    2-19 Network Setup options Service Setup options Network Service Setup has options for TCP/IP and IPX/SPX networks. Exit Network Setup Port Setup Protocol Setup • For TCP/IP, LPD Setup enables lpd printing. Web Services Setup enables the http Service Setup protocol and, therefore, use of the WebTools.
  • Page 48 2-20 Setting up the DocuColor Windows Setup options Network Setup Service Setup Windows Setup Enable Windows Printing Yes/No [Yes] Select Enabling Windows Printing enables SMB (Server Message Block), the built-in Microsoft file and printer sharing protocol. Enabling SMB allows the DocuColor to be listed on the network so that Windows clients can print to a particular queue (Print or Direct) on the DocuColor without any other networking software.
  • Page 49 2-21 Network Setup options Web Services Setup Network Setup Service Setup Web Services Setup Enable Web Services Yes/No [No] Select you wish to make the WebTools available to users (see page 3-28). The WebTools include WebSpooler and Installer. A Java-enabled Web browser and a valid IP address are required for each user.
  • Page 50 2-22 Setting up the DocuColor Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup NDS Setup Before entering NDS settings, be sure the DocuColor is connected to the network and you have already configured an NDS directory tree with a Printer, a Print Server, and one or more Print Queue objects for DocuColor jobs (see page 3-4).
  • Page 51 2-23 Network Setup options Is user login needed to browse NDS tree? Yes/No [No] Select if no password is required to browse the tree. You can proceed to navigate to the Print Server object (see page 2-24). Select if network permissions require that you log in to browse the NDS tree and see the Print Server object you want to select.
  • Page 52 2-24 Setting up the DocuColor 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 Navigate the NDS tree to the Print Server.
  • Page 53 2-25 Network Setup options Entire NDS Tree/Specified subtree [Entire NDS Tree] By default, the DocuColor searches the entire NDS tree for DocuColor print queues. This option lets you restrict the search for DocuColor print jobs to a subtree (the Print Queue root) in which the DocuColor print queues have been defined.
  • Page 54 2-26 Setting up the DocuColor 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 3.12 or NetWare 4.x in bindery emulation) with a Print Server and a Print Queue for DocuColor jobs (see page 3-6).
  • Page 55 2-27 Network Setup options If you change your mind about any of the menus you have selected, you can use the Menu button to escape and return to the main Bindery Setup menu. To cancel all changes you must exit Network Setup. Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup...
  • Page 56 2-28 Setting up the DocuColor File Server Login administrator/supervisor/Enter Login Name [supervisor] This option appears only if a password is required for login. Choose Enter Login Name to enter your own login name and password or to log in as a guest .
  • Page 57 2-29 Network Setup options Network Setup Service Setup PServer Setup Bindery Setup View Server List Supported Servers This option lets you view the list of file servers currently connected to the DocuColor, that is, servers you have added in Bindery Setup. You are notified if there are none.
  • Page 58 2-30 Setting up the DocuColor 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 Bindery Setup Remove File Server Remove support for [File server name] Allows you to select a NetWare file server from a list of connected file servers and remove the connection to it.
  • Page 59: Docucolor Printing Connections

    2-31 Network Setup options NetWare Server Poll Interval in Seconds 1-3600 [15] Specify the interval, in seconds, at which the DocuColor communicates with the Nov- ell print server to see if there are print jobs waiting. If you select a short interval, the amount of network traffic increases. This may slow down other network jobs.
  • Page 60: Queues

    2-32 Setting up the DocuColor If you plan to download fonts to the DocuColor via the network, you must publish the Direct connection. You cannot use the Direct connection for lpd printing over TCP/IP. Queues A queue is a storage area for print jobs. Queues are particularly useful when many print jobs are being sent to the DocuColor.
  • Page 61 Printer Model [Model name] Use this option to specify the model of copier connected to the DocuColor. This option appears if more than one model is supported by the software and the currently selected video card on the server.
  • Page 62: Ps Setup Options

    2-34 Setting up the DocuColor PS Setup options PS (PostScript) Setup options allow you to set defaults for copier behavior. Some of these defaults can be overridden from within an application. O ACCESS CRIPT ETUP OPTIONS 1. In the main Setup menu, choose PS Setup.
  • Page 63 2-35 PS Setup options Allow Courier Substitution Yes/No [Yes] Specify whether to substitute Courier for fonts that are unavailable when you down- load PostScript files to the DocuColor, or when you print a document for which you do not have the corresponding printer font. If this option is set to that are not available on the DocuColor hard drive generate a PostScript error and do not print.
  • Page 64: Color Setup Options

    2-36 Setting up the DocuColor Color Setup options Color setup options allow you to set the parameters the DocuColor uses to control color output. O ACCESS OLOR SETUP OPTIONS 1. In the main Setup menu, choose Color Setup. 2. Enter the options appropriate to the printing requirements at the site. In the list of options that follows, default values, where applicable, appear in square brackets.
  • Page 65: Administrative Functions In The Setup Menu

    2-37 Color Setup options Administrative functions in the Setup menu The remaining options in the Setup menu are intended to help you manage print jobs and color output, but are not required for printing: • In Job Log Setup you specify whether you want the DocuColor to print and clear its log of printed jobs automatically.
  • Page 66: Job Log Setup Options

    2-38 Setting up the DocuColor Scroll the second screen of the main Setup menu to choose Job Log Setup. PS Setup Color Setup Job Log Setup Enter the options as described below. When you have finished, save changes. Calibration Setup Job Log Setup options Default values for the following options, where applicable, appear in square brackets.
  • Page 67: Calibration

    2-39 Color Setup options Calibration The Calibration menu lets you calibrate the copier from the copier glass using AutoCal ™ (automatic calibration). The Calibration menu also lets you remove the current calibration. When the DocuColor is calibrated, a color correction curve is applied to every color document that is processed for printing.
  • Page 68 Choose this option to print a page of known color data for measurement. You are noti- fied that the copier is printing a measurement page without calibration. The copier prints a page of graduated colors that you place on the copier glass.
  • Page 69 Measure Page Yes/No [Yes] Select to measure the colors on the measurement page. You are prompted to posi- tion the page on the copier and press OK. If you select , measurement is skipped and the played. Print Comparison Page...
  • Page 70: Change Password

    2-42 Setting up the DocuColor This affects all users. Continue? Yes/No [Yes] This option is a reminder that calibration is a global setting; if you remove calibration, every print job is affected by your action. If you choose bration screen. If you are finished, choose If you choose bration screen.
  • Page 71: Clear Server

    2-43 Color Setup options New Password Use the up and down arrow keys to select the characters and the left and right arrows to move between them. Enter characters from left to right, since the left arrow line selection key is a delete key. The password can be any combination of letters and num- bers up to 19 characters.
  • Page 73: Chapter 3: Setting Up Network Servers

    3-1 DocuColor on an IPX network This chapter describes environments that typically include one or more network Chapter 3: servers—Novell NetWare servers and Windows NT servers—that will share printing to Setting up the DocuColor Color Server. It describes setting up servers that use IPX/SPX or Network Servers TCP/IP protocols for communicating with the DocuColor.
  • Page 74: Tips For Experts-Ipx Networks

    3-2 Setting up Network Servers The DocuColor can accept jobs concurrently from NetWare and Windows NT, as well as jobs sent directly from Windows NT or UNIX workstations. NetWare clients on Mac OS computers can print via the NetWare server. NetWare clients on Windows NT computers can print either via the NetWare server or directly.
  • Page 75: Overview Of Ipx Printing To The Docucolor

    3-3 DocuColor on an IPX network Overview of IPX printing to the DocuColor NetWare file servers support the creation of print queues, which are storage areas for print jobs. When a client on a remote computer decides to print, the job is directed to a print queue on the NetWare file server and spooled to the NetWare server disk, freeing up the client workstation.
  • Page 76: Configuring A Netware Server For Printing

    3-4 Setting up Network Servers Configuring a NetWare server for printing The following sections explain how to set up a NetWare file server so that networked users can print to the DocuColor from their workstations, and the DocuColor can obtain print jobs from the NetWare server. For each NetWare file server that you configure, follow these general steps.
  • Page 77 3-5 Configuring a NetWare server for printing Configuring an NDS connection Abbreviations: FS = file server PS = print server PQ = print queue (on the NetWare server) On NDS FS In NETADMIN: Create NDS PQs Create NDS printer and assign PQs Create PS and assign the printer Configure users of...
  • Page 78: Setting Up An Nds Connection

    3-6 Setting up Network Servers 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 which defines the location of the object in the directory tree. For the DocuColor you are mainly concerned with defining a printer, a print server object and one or more print queue objects.
  • Page 79 3-7 Configuring a NetWare server for printing 7. In the Select Object dialog box, double-click a container object in the Directory Context list and browse until the volume you want appears in the Objects list. This volume holds the actual files while they are queued for printing, so make sure it has enough disk space.
  • Page 80 3-8 Setting up Network Servers O CREATE AN PRINT SERVER AND ASSIGN A PRINTER 1. Start NetWare Administrator and select the container in which you are going to define the NDS print server for the DocuColor. 2. Choose Create from the Object menu. 3.
  • Page 81: Setting The Netware 4.X Bindery Context

    3-9 Configuring a NetWare server for printing 4. Choose Service Setup, choose PServer Setup, and choose NDS Setup. 5. Identify the NDS tree on which the printer, print server, and print queue have been defined. 6. Select the user login object. 7.
  • Page 82 3-10 Setting up Network Servers O SET THE BINDERY CONTEXT 1. Establish a connection with the server which will have the DocuColor queue. This is best done by the network administrator using PSERVER from the server console. It can also be done remotely using the RCONSOLE utility. 2.
  • Page 83 3-11 Configuring a NetWare server for printing 5. On the menu of available NCF files, select Edit AUTOEXEC.NCF file. 6. Type a new line anywhere in the file as follows: set Bindery Context = O=xx Instead of , type the bindery context obtained from the system administrator. (In this example from a relatively simple directory structure, the Bindery Context is “TS”.) Also note that O in this line is the letter O, not the digit zero.
  • Page 84: Setting Up A Docucolor Print Queue For Bindery

    3-12 Setting up Network Servers O ACTIVATE THE BINDERY CONTEXT 1. If you cannot reboot the NetWare server at this point, type the at the server’s colon prompt. Use the same command as you entered in the ous procedure). 2. If you can reboot the NetWare server, the You are ready to set up the DocuColor print server and print queue.
  • Page 85 3-13 Configuring a NetWare server for printing 4. Using the arrow keys, select the name of the file server you’ll use for sharing Docu- Color printing and press Enter. This is the file server you select later in DocuColor Network/PServer/Bindery Setup. 5.
  • Page 86 3-14 Setting up Network Servers 7. Choose Print Queue Information from the Available Options menu. 8. Press the Insert key and type a name for a new DocuColor print queue. Press Enter. See page 3-3 for queue naming conventions. 9. Make sure the print queue name you created is selected in the list of Print Queues, and press Enter.
  • Page 87: Setting Up Netware Windows Clients For Printing

    3-15 Configuring a NetWare server for printing 11. Press the Insert key. The Queue Server Candidates list is displayed. 12. Use the arrow keys to select the name of the print server you created in step 6 and press Enter. The server name you select will appear in the Queue Servers list.
  • Page 88: Configuring Windows 95 Workstations For Remote Utilities

    3-16 Setting up Network Servers For printing to the DocuColor, connect all Windows clients to a Novell Net- Ware server and permit them to connect to the server or servers on which you defined a DocuColor queue. After the Novell server and the DocuColor have been set up, client setup consists of: •...
  • Page 89 3-17 Configuring a NetWare server for printing The steps below summarize installing the utilities on a single workstation. The installation is described in the Getting Started in greater detail. O INSTALL THE UTILITIES 1. Configure your NetWare server and perform DocuColor Setup. 2.
  • Page 90: Docucolor On A Tcp/Ip Network With Windows Nt

    3-18 Setting up Network Servers DocuColor on a TCP/IP network with Windows NT When a Windows NT computer is configured to connect to the DocuColor using TCP/IP, it can print directly to the DocuColor. If the computer shares the printer over the network, it is acting as a print server to Windows NT and Windows 95 clients.
  • Page 91: Configuring A Windows Nt Server To Support The Docucolor

    3-19 Configuring a Windows NT server to support the DocuColor • For Windows NT 3.51, load the Windows NT PostScript printer driver and install the DocuColor printer description provided with the user software, as described in the Get- ting Started. Repeat the installation for everyone who prints to the DocuColor.
  • Page 92: Loading The Tcp/Ip Network Protocol

    3-20 Setting up Network Servers • If the Windows NT 4.0 server is also a workstation, install the remote utilities (see Getting Started and page 3-26). Loading the TCP/IP network protocol If the TCP/IP protocol has not yet been installed on the Windows NT server, use the procedure in this section.
  • Page 93: Adding The Docucolor To The Tcp/Ip Network

    3-21 Configuring a Windows NT server to support the DocuColor Adding the DocuColor to the TCP/IP network If your TCP/IP network consists of Windows NT servers and Windows NT clients, use the directions in this section. If the network also includes UNIX workstations, also check the directions on page 3-31.
  • Page 94 3-22 Setting up Network Servers O ENTER THE HOST NAME OF THE 1. On the Windows NT server and on each client computer, navigate to the hosts file that you use for your network or for your local computer. The path to a local hosts file will resemble the following: c:\WINNT\System32\drivers\etc\hosts 2.
  • Page 95: Installing The Docucolor As A Shared Postscript Printer

    3-23 Configuring a Windows NT server to support the DocuColor Installing the DocuColor as a shared PostScript printer The first step in creating a printer is installing the Windows NT PostScript printer driver and the DocuColor PPD (PostScript printer description), which gives your applications access to printer features.
  • Page 96 3-24 Setting up Network Servers O INSTALL THE NT 3.51 INDOWS 1. On the Windows NT 3.51 print server computer, install the printer driver and printer file for Windows NT 3.51 clients as described in the Getting Started. If the client has never installed the Windows PostScript printer driver, you also need the Windows NT Installation CD to install the driver.
  • Page 97: Configuring Windows Nt Clients

    3-25 Configuring a Windows NT server to support the DocuColor Your Windows NT, Windows for Workgroups, and Windows 95 clients have access to the shared printer through their applications. They will not be able to change settings in the Printer Properties dialog box. Configuring Windows NT clients Each client of a Windows NT server is already using a network protocol to communicate with the server.
  • Page 98: Configuring Windows Nt Workstations For Remote Utilities

    3-26 Setting up Network Servers Configuring Windows NT workstations for remote utilities To run the remote utilities on a TCP/IP network, the workstation must be running Windows NT Server or Windows NT Workstation, with Microsoft TCP/IP protocols loaded and bound to the network driver. O ENABLE THE UTILITIES ON THE 1.
  • Page 99: Using Appletalk With Netware Servers

    3-27 Using AppleTalk with NetWare servers Using AppleTalk with NetWare servers Users can print to the DocuColor from Mac OS computers via a NetWare print server. The AppleTalk protocol must be loaded on the NetWare server before you can set up the server to accept jobs from Mac OS clients.
  • Page 100: Configuring The Docucolor And Clients For Webtools

    3-28 Setting up Network Servers Install the Windows NT PostScript Printer driver and the DocuColor PPD for your Windows NT server and for your Windows NT and Windows clients. Mac OS users can print directly to the DocuColor and should install the AdobePS printer driver for the Mac OS and the DocuColor PPD.
  • Page 101: Docucolor On A Network With Unix Workstations

    3-29 Using AppleTalk with Windows NT 3. Make sure an Internet browser that supports the Java language and frames is installed. Make sure Java is enabled in the Internet browser. See Getting Started for the list of browsers supported for the WebTools. O ACCESS THE OOLS FROM A CLIENT WORKSTATION You access the WebTools from the DocuColor home page, which you access from your...
  • Page 102: Tips For Experts-Unix Workstations

    3-30 Setting up Network Servers Tips for experts—UNIX workstations Setting up the DocuColor in a UNIX environment has the same requirements as setting up any printer or new device: • A distinct IP address is needed for the DocuColor as well as for each workstation on the network.
  • Page 103: Setting Up The Docucolor On Tcp/Ip Networks

    3-31 Using AppleTalk with Windows NT Setting up the DocuColor on TCP/IP networks Every machine (host) on a TCP/IP network, including the DocuColor, must have a unique 32-bit internet address (IP address). If the network is being set up for the first time, it’s a good idea to start out with addresses that can be used with the public Internet.
  • Page 104: Printing And Managing Print Jobs

    3-32 Setting up Network Servers 4. To verify the TCP/IP connection, ping the IP address or the host name. From any com- puter on the network, at the command prompt, type: ping <IP address> Type the DocuColor IP address assigned in DocuColor Network Setup. After the DocuColor is set up as a network printer, you can also ping the name you gave to the DocuColor ping <hostname>...
  • Page 105 3-33 Using AppleTalk with Windows NT Managing print jobs UNIX network administrators can use UNIX utilities for viewing the list of jobs, and for printing and removing jobs that are spooled on UNIX servers. If the network includes a Windows NT workstation that has TCP/IP protocols loaded, you can use the Downloader to download files and manage fonts on the DocuColor.
  • Page 106 3-34 Setting up Network Servers O USE THE POOLER 1. If you wish to protect print jobs from manipulation by WebSpooler users, specify an administrator password on the DocuColor Control Panel, as described on 2. From a web browser on a workstation on the same network as the DocuColor, enter the DocuColor URL (Universal Resource Locator—the standard Web address) to access the DocuColor home page.
  • Page 107: Chapter 4: Administering The Docucolor

    4-1 Administrator functions This chapter gives tips on managing DocuColor printing, and includes some Chapter 4: troubleshooting hints. Administering the DocuColor Administrator functions Administration features are provided in the user software package and are built into the color server itself. The following table tells you where to find information on these features.
  • Page 108: Maintaining Optimal Server Performance

    Maintaining optimal server performance The DocuColor does not require maintenance. Beyond the obvious requirements of servicing and maintaining the copier and replenishing consumables there are a few things you can do that will improve the overall performance of your system: •...
  • Page 109: Troubleshooting The Docucolor

    4-3 Troubleshooting the DocuColor • Reduce unnecessary two-way communication Remote users running Spooler or Downloader, especially with frequent updates, may have a significant effect on DocuColor performance. • Make sure you have adequate disk space on the color server An administrator can print or delete jobs that are in the Printed queue. Consider print- ing or offloading inactive jobs.
  • Page 110 4-4 Administering the DocuColor After this Setup screen: Frame Type selection Can’t detect Token Ring (Network Protocol Setup/ hardware. IPX/SPX Setup) Token Ring hardware not installed or not functioning. Invalid frame size. Warning! IPX network number is zero. Token Ring Setup Can’t autodetect the ring speed.
  • Page 111 4-5 Troubleshooting the DocuColor After this Setup screen: Select NDS Tree Warning! Selecting a new NDS tree deletes Bindery setup. (Network Service Setup/ PServer Setup/NDS Setup) Navigating NDS tree ___ is empty. (Network Service Setup/ PServer Setup/NDS Setup) Enter Password, Login to NDS tree (or Print Server) failed.
  • Page 112 4-6 Administering the DocuColor After this Setup screen: Enter First Letters File server name not found. of Server Name Try again? (Network Service Setup/ PServer Setup/Bindery Setup) View Server List, No file server is selected. Edit Connection (Network Service Setup/ PServer Setup/Bindery Setup) Add File Server All connections used.
  • Page 113 4-7 Troubleshooting the DocuColor In Network Setup, when you are configuring your IPX (Novell) connection, the Docu- Color queries the network for Novell file servers and print servers, and attaches to them temporarily. If a guest login is enabled, it will be used. If not, you’ll be prompted to log in from the DocuColor Control Panel.
  • Page 114 4-8 Administering the DocuColor Novell error screens Novell error: The guest account, which you have chosen for initial login, has expired or has been disabled by Guest account not the NetWare supervisor. available The server has connected to a file server, but is unable to log in to the file server or print server Unable to log in because the password has expired for the login...
  • Page 115: Runtime Error Messages

    This message on the Control Panel indicates that the interface cable between the DocuColor and the copier is not connected, or a print job is ready but the copier is not turned on. Depending on the copier or printer model, the runtime diagnostics Test Scan/Print, Video Diagnostics, and Cable Check may be available for service technicians.
  • Page 116 4-10 Administering the DocuColor • TCP/IP host name or DNS name, which is defined by the MIS group in your organization, and should be fewer than 10 characters long. In this manual we use colorsvr Enter the host name as the Server Name on the DocuColor Control Panel. •...
  • Page 117 4-11 Troubleshooting the DocuColor In this location: For this item: Server Name Server Name Printer not found in the Chooser of remote utilities If you start one of the remote utilities and cannot connect to the DocuColor color server, check the following: •...
  • Page 119: Appendix A: Token Ring Network Option

    A-1 Token Ring Network Option Token Ring is an alternative network architecture to Ethernet architecture. Token Ring Appendix A: networks offer a high resistance to failure and are commonly used in large or high- Token Ring traffic network installations. Network Option Token Ring networks operate by passing a network token around the electronic equiv- alent of a ring.
  • Page 120 A-2 Token Ring Network Option Back view of the DocuColor with the Token Ring option installed Ethernet connectors Token Ring connectors Shut off the DocuColor before connecting it to any network device Do not attach cable to both Token Ring connectors.
  • Page 121: Ipx/Spx Installations

    A-3 Token Ring Network Option UTP ( O CONNECT UNSHIELDED TWISTED PAIR • With the DocuColor turned off, connect RJ-45 cable from the Token Ring MAU to the RJ-45 socket on the Token Ring card. Configure the NetWare, Windows NT, or UNIX server to print to the DocuColor (see the next two sections) Then proceed to page 2-2 for DocuColor Setup.
  • Page 122: Setting Up Token Ring On The Docucolor

    A-4 Token Ring Network Option Setting up Token Ring on the DocuColor Token Ring Setup on the Control Panel is similar to Ethernet Setup. From Network Setup, perform Port Setup, Protocol Setup, and Service Setup. The setups you need are summarized in the table on page 2-9.
  • Page 123 Token Ring option A-3 calibration 2-37, 2-39 to 2-42 applying 2-41 AutoCal 2-39 automatic from copier 2-39 canceling 2-40 copier glass 2-39 to 2-41 measurements 2-39 performing at server 2-39 removing 2-41 selecting target for 2-40 targets 2-39 Calibration menu 2-39...
  • Page 124 UNIX 3-31 Windows NT 3-19 configuring the color server 2-1 to 2-43 connected Novell servers, Bindery 2-29 connecting copier interface cable 1-11 network cable 1-12 to 1-14 parallel cable 1-14 to a Bindery file server 2-27, 2-28 Token Ring cable A-2...
  • Page 125 I-3 Index Edit Connection option, Bindery Setup 2-26, 2-29 Enable Ethernet option 2-12 Enable LPD option 2-19 Enable NDS option 2-22 Enable Parallel Port option 2-13 Enable Printed Queue option 2-8 Enable PServer option 2-21 enabler board, for Token Ring option A-1 Enable Source Routing option 2-12 Enable TCP/IP for Ethernet option 2-15 Enable TCP/IP for Token Ring option 2-17...
  • Page 126 I-4 Index IP Address (Setup option) 2-15, 2-17 NDS (Novell Directory Services 2-19 IPX (Novell) 1-1, 3-1 to 3-17 Bindery file server, connecting 2-26 color server utilities 3-16 to 3-17 NDS (Novell Directory Services) 3-6 NDS printing 3-6 to 3-9 NetWare client setup 3-15 to 3-17 NetWare server setup 3-4 to 3-15 network diagram 1-5...
  • Page 127 I-5 Index Directory Services 2-19 NDS (Novell Directory Services) 3-6 print server poll interval 2-31 NetWare 4.x bindery context 3-9 NetWare Directory Services 3-1 NetWare File Server, Bindery connecting 2-26, 2-27 finding available servers 2-27 in PCONSOLE 3-12 maximum number supported xi removing connection 2-30 selecting for editing 2-29 setting up more than one 2-26...
  • Page 128 I-6 Index Print Cover Page option 2-34 Printed queue 2-8, 2-32 printer connection failure 4-9 Printer Model option 2-33 printer not found 4-9 printer not in Chooser 4-9 Printer Setup, Control Panel 2-32 summary 2-32 printing connections and queues 2-31, 2-32 Control Panel map 2-5 cover page for each job 2-34 directly to parallel port 2-13...
  • Page 129 I-7 Index selecting Bindery servers 2-29 default paper size 2-34 selecting frame types for IPX/SPX 2-18 Select NDS Tree option 2-22 Select Target option 2-40 server Control Panel 2-2 queue on NetWare server 3-14 Setup, see color server Setup Server Name option 2-7 server performance, maintaining/ improving 4-2 to 4-3 Server Setup, from Control Panel 2-7...
  • Page 130 I-8 Index viewing list of connected Bindery servers 2-29 View Server List option, Bindery Setup 2-26, 2-29 Web Services Setup, in Service Setup 2-21 WebSpooler 2-8, 2-21, 2-31, 2-32, 2-37, 2-38, 2-42, 2-43 WebTools 3-28 to 3-29 enabling 2-15, 2-21 Windows character set 2-8 Windows NT network environment 1-6, 1-7...