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Multi-protocol on-board ethernet multi-function print server and wireless ethernet multi-function print server
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Multi-Protocol On-board Ethernet Multi-function Print Server and
Wireless Ethernet Multi-function Print Server
NETWORK
USER'S GUIDE
This Network User's Guide provides useful information of wired
and wireless network settings, security settings and Internet fax
settings (MFC-J5910DW only) using your Brother machine. You
can also find supported protocol information and detailed
troubleshooting tips.
To find basic information about network and advanced network
features of your Brother machine, see the Network Glossary.
To download the latest manual, please visit the Brother Solutions
Center at (http://solutions.brother.com/). You can also download
the latest drivers and utilities for your machine, read FAQs and
troubleshooting tips or learn about special printing solutions from
the Brother Solutions Center.
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  • Page 1 To find basic information about network and advanced network features of your Brother machine, see the Network Glossary. To download the latest manual, please visit the Brother Solutions Center at (http://solutions.brother.com/). You can also download the latest drivers and utilities for your machine, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips or learn about special printing solutions from the Brother Solutions Center.
  • Page 2: Compilation And Publication Notice

    Compilation and publication notice Under the supervision of Brother Industries, Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product’s descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Network features............................1 Other Network features ........................3 Changing your machine’s network settings How to change your machine’s network settings (IP address, Subnet mask and Gateway).....4 Using the control panel........................4 Using the BRAdmin Light utility ......................4 Other Management Utilities ........................7 Web Based Management (web browser) (MFC-J5910DW only) ............7 ®...
  • Page 4 Printing the WLAN Report ........................43 Function table and default factory settings ....................44 Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) Overview..............................53 How to configure the machine settings using Web Based Management (web browser)......54 Secure Function Lock 2.0 ........................56 How to configure the Secure Function Lock 2.0 settings using Web Based Management (web browser)..........................56 Changing the Scan to FTP configuration using a web browser...............59 Changing the Scan to Network configuration using a web browser ............60...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction Network features Your Brother machine can be shared on a 10/100 MB wired or IEEE 802.11b/g/n wireless Ethernet network using the internal network print server. The print server supports various functions and methods of connection depending on the operating system you are running on a network supporting TCP/IP. The following chart shows what network features and connections are supported by each operating system.
  • Page 6 Driver Deployment Wizard Vertical Pairing See Network Glossary. Black and White only. Not available for DCP models. Not available for MFC-J280W/J425W/J430W/J432W/J435W and DCP-J525W. BRAdmin Professional 3 is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com/. Available for MFC-J5910DW only. ® Windows 7 only.
  • Page 7: Other Network Features

    (See Internet fax (MFC-J5910DW only) uu page 61.) In order to use this function, please go to the downloads page for your model on the Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com/). Before using this function, you have to configure the necessary machine settings by using the machine's control panel.
  • Page 8: Changing Your Machine's Network Settings

    34.) Using the BRAdmin Light utility The BRAdmin Light utility is designed for initial setup of Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products in a TCP/IP environment, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address.
  • Page 9 • You can download the latest Brother BRAdmin Light utility version from http://solutions.brother.com/. • If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional 3 utility that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com/. This utility is only available for ®...
  • Page 10 Choose STATIC from Boot Method. Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway (if needed) of your print server. Macintosh ® Windows Click OK. With the correctly programmed IP address, you will see the Brother print server in the device list.
  • Page 11: Other Management Utilities

    BRAdmin Professional 3 is a utility for a more advanced management of network connected Brother devices. This utility can search for Brother products on your network and view the device status from an easy to read Explorer style window that changes color identifying the status of each device. You can configure network ®...
  • Page 12: Configuring Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    (IP address, Subnet mask and Gateway) uu page 4. Note • To achieve optimum results with normal every day document printing, place the Brother machine as close to the WLAN access point/router as possible with minimal obstructions. Large objects and walls between the two devices as well as interference from other electronic devices can affect the data transfer speed of your documents.
  • Page 13: Confirm Your Network Environment

    4 Wired computer (which is not wireless capable) connected to the WLAN access point/router with an Ethernet cable Install method The following instructions will offer four methods for installing your Brother machine in a wireless network environment. Choose the method you prefer for your environment. ®...
  • Page 14: Connected To A Wireless Capable Computer Without A Wlan Access Point/Router In The Network (Ad-Hoc Mode)

    This type of network does not have a central WLAN access point/router. Each wireless client communicates directly with each other. When the Brother wireless machine (your machine) is part of this network, it receives all print jobs directly from the computer sending the print data.
  • Page 15: Wireless Configuration Temporarily Using A Usb Cable

    (MFC-J5910DW only) Click Initial Installation. Note • If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe. • The screen on your machine may vary depending on your region.
  • Page 16: For Macintosh Users

    If you are going to connect your Brother machine to your network, we recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. • If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother machine supports the use of the first WEP key only.
  • Page 17 Record the current wireless network settings SSID (Network Name): Network Key Turn on your computer. Start the Brother installer application. Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the MFL_PRO Suite icon on your desktop. Double-click Utilities. Double-click the Wireless Device Setup Wizard.
  • Page 18: Wireless Configuration Temporarily Using An Ethernet Cable (For Mfc-J825Dw/J835Dw/J5910Dw And Dcp-J925Dw)

    If you are going to connect your Brother machine to your network, we recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. • If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother machine supports the use of the first WEP key only.
  • Page 19 The CD-ROM main menu will appear. Click Advanced or Initial Installation. Note • If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe. • The screen on your machine may vary depending on your region.
  • Page 20 Configuring your machine for a wireless network ® (Windows You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Install MFL-Pro Suite or Initial Installation/Install MFL-Pro Suite from the CD-ROM menu. (Macintosh) You have completed the wireless network setup.
  • Page 21: One Push Configuration Using Wi-Fi Protected Setup Or Aoss

    Push Button Configuration IMPORTANT • If you are going to connect your Brother machine to your network, we recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. You must know your wireless network settings before you proceed with this installation.
  • Page 22 Configuring your machine for a wireless network When the LCD shows Start WPS or AOSS, press the WPS or AOSS™ button on your wireless access point/router. See the user's guide for your wireless access point/router for instructions. Then press OK and your machine will now automatically detect which mode (WPS or AOSS™) your wireless access point/router uses and try to connect to your wireless network.
  • Page 23: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wi-Fi Protected Setup

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network ® (Windows You have completed the wireless network setup. If you would like to continue installing drivers and software necessary for operating your device, please choose Install MFL-Pro Suite or Initial Installation/Install MFL-Pro Suite from the CD-ROM menu. (Macintosh) You have completed the wireless network setup.
  • Page 24 Configuring your machine for a wireless network Note Routers or access points that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup have a symbol as shown below. For MFC-J425W/J430W/J432W/J435W Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose WPS w/PIN Code. Press OK.
  • Page 25 Configuring your machine for a wireless network ® (Windows Vista Click , Network, and then Add a wireless device. ® (Windows Click , Control Panel, Network and Internet, and then Add a wireless device to the network. Choose your machine and click Next. Input the PIN from the printed page and then click Next.
  • Page 26 Configuring your machine for a wireless network Using a computer that is on the network, type “http://access point’s IP address/” into your browser. (Where “access point’s IP address” is the IP address of the device that is used as the Registrar .) Go to the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) setting page and input the PIN which the LCD shows in f to the Registrar and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 27: Configuration Using The Machine's Control Panel Setup Wizard

    You can use the machine’s control panel to configure your wireless network settings. By using the control panel Setup Wizard function, you can easily connect your Brother machine to your wireless network. You must know your wireless network settings before you proceed with this installation.
  • Page 28 Configuring your machine for a wireless network The machine will search for your network and display a list of available SSIDs. If a list of SSIDs is displayed, press a or b to choose the SSID you wrote down in step a. Select the SSID you want to connect with.
  • Page 29 Configuring your machine for a wireless network Press Network. (MFC-J825DW/J835DW/J5910DW and DCP-J925DW only) Press WLAN. Press Setup Wizard. When Enable WLAN? or Switch Network interface to wireless? is displayed, press Yes to accept. This will start the wireless setup wizard. To cancel, press Stop/Exit.
  • Page 30: Configuring Your Machine When The Ssid Is Not Broadcast

    Infrastructure WPA2-PSK 12345678 Note If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother machine supports the use of the first WEP key only. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network.
  • Page 31 Configuring your machine for a wireless network The machine will search for your network and display a list of available SSIDs. Choose <New SSID> using a or b. Press OK. Enter the SSID name. (For information on how to enter text, see the Quick Setup Guide.) Press OK.
  • Page 32 Network key Infrastructure WPA2-PSK 12345678 Note If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother machine supports the use of the first WEP key only. Press Menu. Press Network. (MFC-J825DW/J835DW/J5910DW and DCP-J925DW only) Press WLAN.
  • Page 33 Configuring your machine for a wireless network Enter the SSID name. (For information on how to enter text, see the Quick Setup Guide.) Press OK. Press Infrastructure when instructed. Choose and press the Authentication method. Do one of the following: If you chose Open System, go to step k.
  • Page 34: Configuration In Ad-Hoc Mode

    Configuring your machine for a wireless network Configuration in Ad-hoc Mode Configure the wireless settings For MFC-J425W/J430W/J432W/J435W Before configuring your machine we recommend you write down your wireless network settings. You will need this information before you continue with the configuration. Check and record the current wireless network settings.
  • Page 35 Configuring your machine for a wireless network Enter the SSID name. (For information on how to enter text, see the Quick Setup Guide.) Press OK. Using a or b, choose Ad-hoc when instructed. Press OK. Choose the Encryption type None or WEP using a or b, and press OK. Do one of the following: If you chose None, go to step k.
  • Page 36 Configuring your machine for a wireless network For MFC-J280W/J625DW/J825DW/J835DW/J5910DW and DCP-J525W/J725DW/J925DW Before configuring your machine we recommend you write down your wireless network settings. You will need this information before you continue with the configuration. Check and record the current wireless network settings. Note The wireless network settings of the computer you are connecting with must be set to Ad-hoc mode with a SSID already configured.
  • Page 37 Configuring your machine for a wireless network Choose and press the Encryption type None or WEP. Do one of the following: If you chose None, go to step l. If you chose WEP, go to step k. Enter the WEP key you wrote down in step a on page 32. Press OK. Go to step l. (For information on how to enter text, see the Quick Setup Guide.) To apply the settings, press Yes.
  • Page 38: Control Panel Setup

    Control panel setup Network menu The Network menu selections of the control panel allow you to set up the Brother machine for your network configuration. Press Menu or Menu, then press a or b to choose Network. Proceed to the menu selection you wish to configure.
  • Page 39 You can register the machine name on the Network. This name is often referred to as a NetBIOS name; it will be the name that is registered by the WINS server on your network. Brother recommends the name BRNxxxxxxxxxxxx for a wired network or BRWxxxxxxxxxxxx for a wireless network (where xxxxxxxxxxxx is your machine’s Ethernet address) (up to 15 characters).
  • Page 40: Setup Wizard

    This machine is compatible with IPv6, the next generation Internet protocol. If you want to use the IPv6 protocol, choose On. The default setting for IPv6 is Off. For more information on the IPv6 protocol, visit http://solutions.brother.com/. Note • If you set IPv6 to On, use the On/Off button to turn the machine off and back on to enable this protocol.
  • Page 41: Wps W/Pin Code

    Control panel setup WPS w/PIN Code If your WLAN access point/router supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (PIN Method), you can configure the machine easily without a computer. (See Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Protected Setup uu page 19.) WLAN Status Status This field displays the current wireless network status.
  • Page 42: Mail Address

    (Ex, “mailhost.brothermail.net” or “192.000.000.001”) POP3 Port This field displays the POP3 port number (for incoming E-mails) used by the Brother machine. Mailbox Name You can specify a mailbox name on the POP3 server where the Internet print jobs are to be retrieved.
  • Page 43 This feature only works on Internet Fax machines that support the “MDN” specification. Setup Mail TX Sender Subject This field displays the subject that is attached to the Internet fax data being sent from the Brother machine to a computer (default is “Internet Fax Job”). Size Limit Some E-mail servers do not allow you to send large E-mail documents (the System Administrator will often place a limit on the maximum E-mail size).
  • Page 44: Time Zone (Mfc-J5910Dw Only)

    Control panel setup Relay Domain You can register the Domain Names (Max. 5) that are allowed to request a Relay Broadcast. Relay Report A Relay Broadcast Report can be printed at the machine that will act as a Relay Station for all Relay Broadcasts.
  • Page 45: Restoring The Network Settings To Factory Default

    Control panel setup Restoring the network settings to factory default You can reset the print server back to its default factory settings (resetting all information such as the password and IP address information). Note • For MFC-J825DW/J835DW/J5910DW and DCP-J925DW, this function restores all wired and wireless network settings to the factory default.
  • Page 46: Printing The Network Configuration Report

    Control panel setup Printing the Network Configuration Report Note Node Name: The Node Name appears in the Network Configuration Report. The default Node Name is “BRNxxxxxxxxxxxx” for a wired network or “BRWxxxxxxxxxxxx” for a wireless network (“xxxxxxxxxxxx” is your machine’s MAC Address / Ethernet Address). The Network Configuration Report prints a report listing the current network configuration including the network print server settings.
  • Page 47: Printing The Wlan Report

    Control panel setup Printing the WLAN Report The WLAN Report prints your machine's wireless status report. If the wireless connection failed, check the error code on the printed report. uuQuick Setup Guide: Troubleshooting For MFC-J425W/J430W/J432W/J435W Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Print Reports. Press OK.
  • Page 48: Function Table And Default Factory Settings

    Control panel setup Function table and default factory settings For MFC-J825DW/J835DW and DCP-J925DW Main menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Network Wired LAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto/Static/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP IP Address [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Subnet Mask [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Gateway [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] BRNXXXXXXXXXXXX= (your machine’s Node Name Ethernet address)
  • Page 49 Control panel setup Main menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Network WLAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto/Static/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP (Continued) IP Address [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Subnet Mask [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Gateway [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] BRWXXXXXXXXXXXX= (your machine’s Node Name Ethernet address) (up to 15 characters) WINS Config Auto/Static WINS Server...
  • Page 50 Control panel setup Main menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Network Web Connect Proxy Settings Proxy Connection On/Off settings (Continued) Address (MFC-J825DW/ Port J835DW USA User Name only) Password Network I/F Wired LAN/WLAN Network Reset...
  • Page 51 Control panel setup For MFC-J280W/J625DW and DCP-J525W/J725DW Main menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Network TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto/Static/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP IP Address [000-255].[000-255].[000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Subnet Mask [000-255].[000-255].[000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Gateway [000-255].[000-255].[000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] BRWXXXXXXXXXXXX= (your machine’s Ethernet Node Name address) (up to 15 characters) WINS Config Auto/Static WINS Server...
  • Page 52 Control panel setup For MFC-J425W/J430W/J432W/J435W Main menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Network TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto/Static/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP IP Address [000-255].[000-255].[000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Subnet Mask [000-255].[000-255].[000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Gateway [000-255].[000-255].[000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] BRWXXXXXXXXXXXX= (your machine’s Ethernet Node Name address) (up to 15 characters) WINS Config Auto/Static WINS Server Primary/Secondary...
  • Page 53 Control panel setup For MFC-J5910DW Main menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Network Wired LAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto/Static/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP IP Address [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Subnet Mask [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Gateway [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] BRNXXXXXXXXXXXX= (your machine’s Node Name Ethernet address) (up to 15 characters) WINS Config Auto/Static WINS Server...
  • Page 54 Control panel setup Main menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Network WLAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto/Static/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP (Continued) IP Address [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Subnet Mask [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] Gateway [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] [000].[000].[000].[000] BRWXXXXXXXXXXXX= (your machine’s Node Name Ethernet address) (up to 15 characters) WINS Config Auto/Static WINS Server...
  • Page 55 Control panel setup Main menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Email Address — Network Email/IFax (Continued) Setup Server SMTP Server Name (up to 30 characters) IP Address [000-255].[000-255]. [000-255].[000-255] SMTP Port [00001-65535] Auth. for SMTP None/SMTP-AUTH/POP bef.SMTP POP3 Server Name (up to 30 characters) IP Address [000-255].[000-255].
  • Page 56: Network Reset

    On connection to the network, the machine will automatically set the IP address and Subnet Mask to values appropriate for your network. For details, please refer to the Web Connect Guide located on the Manual download page for your model on the Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com/).
  • Page 57: Web Based Management (Mfc-J5910Dw Only) Overview

    Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) Overview A standard Web Browser can be used to manage your machine using the HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). You can get the following information from a machine on your network using a web browser. ...
  • Page 58: How To Configure The Machine Settings Using Web Based Management (Web Browser)

    Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) How to configure the machine settings using Web Based Management (web browser) A standard web browser can be used to change your print server settings using the HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). Start your web browser. Type “http://machine’s IP address/”...
  • Page 59 Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) Setting a password We recommend setting a login password to prevent unauthorized access to the Web Based Management. Click Administrator. Enter the password you want to use (up to 32 characters). Re-enter the password in Confirm new password box. Click Submit.
  • Page 60: Secure Function Lock 2.0

    Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) Secure Function Lock 2.0 Secure Function Lock 2.0 from Brother helps you to save money and increase security by restricting the functions available on your Brother machine. Secure Function Lock allows you to configure passwords for selected users, granting them access to some, or all of these functions, or restricting them to a page limit.
  • Page 61 Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) Uncheck the functions that you want to restrict in the Print box or the Others box. If you want to configure the maximum page count, check the On box in Page Limit, and then enter the number in the Max box.
  • Page 62 Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) Other features You can set up the following features in Secure Function Lock 2.0:  All Counter Reset You can reset the page counter by clicking All Counter Reset.  Export to CSV file You can export the current page counter including ID Number/Name information as a CSV file. ...
  • Page 63: Changing The Scan To Ftp Configuration Using A Web Browser

    Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) Changing the Scan to FTP configuration using a web browser Scan to FTP allows you to scan a document directly to an FTP server on your local network or on the Internet. See the Software User’s Guide for more details on Scan to FTP. Click Scan on the machine’s web page, and then click Scan to FTP/Network.
  • Page 64: Changing The Scan To Network Configuration Using A Web Browser

    Web Based Management (MFC-J5910DW only) Changing the Scan to Network configuration using a web browser Scan to Network allows you to scan documents directly to a shared folder on a CIFS server located on your local network or the Internet. To enable the CIFS protocol, check the Network tab, click Protocol in the left-hand column, and select the CIFS checkbox.
  • Page 65: Internet Fax (Mfc-J5910Dw Only)

    3 Receiver 4 E-mail server Note • In order to use this function, please download the necessary software from the Brother Solutions Center. (http://solutions.brother.com/) • You can send/receive I-Fax documents in Letter or A4 format and in Black & White only.
  • Page 66: Important Information On Internet Fax

    If you want to fax a document long distance (such as abroad), the "relay broadcast" function allows you to save the communication fee. This function allows the Brother machine to receive the document over the Internet, and then relay it to other fax machines through conventional telephone lines. For more information see Relay broadcasting uu page 66.
  • Page 67: How To Internet Fax

    Internet fax (MFC-J5910DW only) How to Internet fax Before using an Internet fax you must configure your Brother machine to communicate with your network and mail server. You must ensure the following items of your machine. You can configure these items from the control panel, Web Based Management, Remote Setup or BRAdmin Professional 3.
  • Page 68: Receiving E-Mail Or Internet Fax

    Internet fax (MFC-J5910DW only) Note Some E-mail servers do not allow you to send large E-mail documents (the System Administrator will often place a limit on the maximum E-mail size). With this function enabled, the machine will display Out of Memory when trying to send E-mail documents over 1 Mbyte in size. The document will not be sent and an error report will be printed.
  • Page 69 Internet fax (MFC-J5910DW only) Receiving an Internet fax to your computer When a computer receives an Internet fax document, the document is attached to a mail message that informs the computer that it has received a document from an Internet fax. This is notified in the subject field of the received mail message.
  • Page 70: Additional Internet Fax Options

    Please see the Advanced User’s Guide to check that this feature is supported. Relay broadcasting This function allows the Brother machine to receive a document over the Internet, and then relay it to other fax machines through conventional telephone lines.
  • Page 71 Internet fax (MFC-J5910DW only) In this example, your machine has an E-mail address of FAX@brother.com, you wish to send a document from this machine to another machine in England with an E-mail address of UKFAX@brother.co.uk, this machine will then forward the document to a standard fax machine using a conventional telephone line. If your E-mail address is FAX@brother.com, you must configure a trusted domain name of brother.com on the...
  • Page 72: Tx Verification Mail

    97 or greater, the address information must be entered into the address book as follows: Name: fax#123456789 E-mail address: UKFAX@brother.co.uk TX Verification Mail Transmission Verification Mail supports two separate functions. Verification Mail for sending allows you to request notification from the receiving station that the Internet Fax or E-mail was received and processed.
  • Page 73: Error Mail

    Internet fax (MFC-J5910DW only) Setup Mail TX You can set the Notification option in the Setup Mail TX option to either On or Off. When switched to On an additional field of information is sent with the image data. This field is named “MDN”. MDN (Message Disposition Notification): This field requests the status of the Internet Fax/E-mail message after delivery through the SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) transport system.
  • Page 74: Security Features (Mfc-J5910Dw Only)

    Security features (MFC-J5910DW only) Overview In today’s world there are many security threats to your network and the data that travels over it. Your Brother machine employs some of the latest network security and encryption protocols available today. These network features can be integrated into your overall network security plan to help protect your data and prevent unauthorized access to the machine.
  • Page 75: Sending An E-Mail Securely

    Security features (MFC-J5910DW only) Sending an E-mail securely Configuration using Web Based Management (web browser) You can configure secured E-mail sending with user authentication on the Web Based Management screen. Start your web browser. Type “http://printer’s IP address/” into your browser (where “printer’s IP address” is the printer’s IP address).
  • Page 76: Sending An E-Mail With User Authentication

    Security features (MFC-J5910DW only) Sending an E-mail with user authentication This machine supports POP before SMTP and SMTP-AUTH methods to send an E-mail via an E-mail server that requires a user authentication. These methods prevent an unauthorized user from accessing the E-mail server.
  • Page 77: Secure Management Using Bradmin Professional 3 (Windows ® )

     We strongly recommend to use the latest version of the BRAdmin Professional 3 utility that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com/. If you use an older version of BRAdmin to manage your Brother machines the user authentication will not be secure.
  • Page 78: Troubleshooting

    The front and back covers are fully closed. Paper is inserted properly in the paper tray. (For wired networks) A network cable is securely connected to the Brother machine and the router or hub. Go to the page for your solution from the lists below: ...
  • Page 79 IP address and the Subnet Mask using the Network Connection Repair Tool. complete the wireless uu page 76.) configuration. Is there anything else I can do? The Brother machine is not found on the network during the MFL-Pro Suite installation. Question Interface Solution Are you using security wired/ Confirm your settings on the installer dialog.
  • Page 80 Troubleshooting The Brother machine cannot print or scan over the network. The Brother machine is not found on the network even after successful installation. Question Interface Solution Are you using security wired/ See I'm using security software. uu page 78.
  • Page 81 Troubleshooting The Brother machine cannot print or scan over the network. The Brother machine is not found on the network even after successful installation. (continued) Question Interface Solution Is your Brother machine wired/ ® ® 1 (Windows XP, Windows Server...
  • Page 82 Troubleshooting The Brother machine cannot print or scan over the network. The Brother machine is not found on the network even after successful installation. (continued) Question Interface Solution Are you connecting the wireless  Print the WLAN Report to confirm the state of a wireless connection. (For Brother machine to the how to print, see Printing the WLAN Report uu page 43.)
  • Page 83 Make sure that the following items are configured before reading this chapter. uu page 74. Can you “ping” the Brother wired/ Ping the Brother machine from your computer using the IP address or the machine from your wireless node name.
  • Page 84: A Appendix A

    Appendix A Supported protocols and security features Interface Ethernet 10/100BASE-TX Wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Infrastructure Mode / Ad-hoc Mode) Network Protocol (IPv4) ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS name (common) resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, FTP Client and Server, TFTP server, SMTP Client , APOP...
  • Page 85 Network Photo Capture ..........2 Node Name ............... 35 BRAdmin Light ............2 BRAdmin Professional 3 ........2 Operating systems ............2 Brother installer application .........11 Brother Solutions Center .........5 PBC ..............17 PIN Method ............19 Control Panel ............34 POP before SMTP ............ 72 DNS Server ...............

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