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Canon NDPS Gateway
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  • Page 1

    Canon NDPS Gateway User’s Guide Canon NDPS Gateway...

  • Page 2: Preface

    However, as we are constantly improving our products, some of the data contained herein may not exactly reflect the current model of the particular product with which this manual has been included. If you have a need for an exact specification, please contact Canon for the current specification.

  • Page 3: About Trademarks And Abbreviations

    About Trademarks and Abbreviations Trademarks Microsoft, Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. NetWare and Novell are registered trademarks of Novell, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. NetWare Loadable Module, Novell Client, Novell Distributed Print Service, NDPS and NLM are trademarks of Novell, Inc.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Configuring Canon NDPS Gateway ........2-5...

  • Page 5: Overview

    Features of Canon NDPS Gateway ........

  • Page 6: Features Of Canon Ndps Gateway

    The configuration for creating printer agent screen allows the user to create a Printer Agent on Net- Ware Administrator that can function with NDPS. From this screen the user can find all Canon print- ers available on the network and configure the printer agent for the selected printer.

  • Page 7: Netware Loadable Module (nlm) Running On The Netware Server Console

    When the user creates a Printer Agent for Canon NDPS Gateway, Canon NDPS Gateway NLM (CANGATE.NLM) is automatically loaded, and the following screen appears on the server console. The Canon NDPS Gateway NLM screen allows the user to create a Printer Agent, customize the default configuration and view Canon NDPS Gateway status.

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    Canon Printer Agent Creator NLM The following screen appears on the server console when you load Canon Printer Agent Creator NLM (CANPAUTL.NLM) at the server console. By using Canon Printer Agent Creator, you can discover Canon printers newly connected to your network, and then automatically assign IP addresses to and create printer agents (public access printers) for new printers discovered.

  • Page 9: System Requirements

    Windows NT/2000 with Novell Client Version 4.8 (or later) for Windows NT/2000 Windows XP with Novell Client Version 4.82 (or later) for Windows XP NOTE • If the font size is configured for large fonts, some Canon NDPS Gateway screens may not display cor- rectly. Supported Protocol...

  • Page 10: Support Service

    Support Service If you have any questions regarding the operation of this software, please contact one of the Canon authorized dealers listed in the device manual. Support Service...

  • Page 11: Using Canon Ndps Gateway

    Configuring Canon NDPS Gateway ........

  • Page 12: Installing Canon Ndps Gateway

    Installing Canon NDPS Gateway Canon NDPS Gateway is installed into a NetWare server. (It does not need to be installed into any other computer.) IMPORTANT • The installation procedure must be carried out on the NetWare server. • Before installing the software, confirm NDPS is installed in the NetWare server.

  • Page 13: Configuring Canon Ndps Gateway

    Configuring Canon NDPS Gateway After installing Canon NDPS Gateway, configure it to operate a Canon printer in NDPS architecture according to the procedures below. Before configuring Canon NDPS Gateway, you must create an NDPS Manager using NetWare Administrator, load NDPSM.NLM at the server console, and then determine whether you use a con- trolled access printer or a public access printer.

  • Page 14: Controlled Access Printers And Public Access Printers

    .ndps_manager.sales_dept.xyz_company Controlled Access Printers and Public Access Printers The user has two options for using the Canon NDPS Gateway configured printer for printing: As a controlled access printer Controlled access printers are printers added to NDS that appear as objects in the directory tree.

  • Page 15: Configuring Canon Ndps Gateway

    Configuring Canon NDPS Gateway In order to use a Canon printer in an NDPS environment, it must be represented by a Printer Agent. A Printer Agent combines the printer, print queue, print server and spooling functions into a single device. A Printer Agent can only represent one printer, and a printer can be represented by only one Printer Agent.

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    • When you select [None], no printer drivers are automatically downloaded to a client. • To add a printer driver to the [Printer Drivers] list, click [Add Resources] in the [Resource Management (RMS)] screen in the [NDPS Broker]. Click [OK]. The new Printer Agent is created. Configuring Canon NDPS Gateway...

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    Agent Creator” ( ¡ p. 2-11) IMPORTANT • The procedure below shows how to configure a Canon printer as a public access printer. To configure the printer as a controlled access printer, it is necessary to create an NDPS Printer using NetWare Adminis- trator.

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    A message appears asking if you want to save. Select [Yes] to save the settings. The [Printer Configuration] screen appears. Configure other settings, and then press the Escape key. The Printer Agent is created and configured, and the [Printer Agent List] menu appears. Configuring Canon NDPS Gateway...

  • Page 19: Monitoring Printer And Job Status

    NetWare Administrator can be used to view various information such as printer error status and remaining paper, as well as carry out various print functions such as job management, default con- figuration. NetWare server console can be used to customize basic configurations and view Canon NDPS Gateway statistics. NetWare Administrator Start NetWare Administrator.

  • Page 20: Netware Server Console

    NOTE • Press the F1 key for further reference information. • Once the Canon NDPS Gateway is unloaded, users will no longer be able to print to printers by the Canon NDPS Gateway until the Canon NDPS Gateway is reloaded.

  • Page 21: Using Canon Printer Agent Creator

    Using Canon Printer Agent Creator By using Canon Printer Agent Creator (CANPAUTL.NLM), you can discover Canon printers newly connected to your network, and then automatically assign IP addresses to and create printer agents (public access printers) for the new printers.

  • Page 22: Using Canon Printer Agent Creator In Automatic Mode

    Using Canon Printer Agent Creator in Automatic Mode To use Canon Printer Agent Creator in Automatic mode, do the following procedure. On the NetWare server console, enter the following command, and press the Enter key. load canpautl The [Mode Selection] menu appears.

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    IP address, the octets of which are separated by an underscore ("_"). Example: CANON_PA_172_20_88_118 To display the list of IP addresses and MAC addresses set for printers in Automatic mode, select [IP Addresses Setting Log] from [Automatic Mode Main Menu]. Using Canon Printer Agent Creator 2-13...

  • Page 24: Using Canon Printer Agent Creator In Manual Mode

    Using Canon Printer Agent Creator in Manual Mode To use Canon Printer Agent Creator in Manual mode, do the following procedure. On the NetWare server console, enter the following command, and press the Enter key. load canpautl The [Mode Selection] menu appears.

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    You can select more than one printer. If you want to remove a printer from the group of printer agent creation candidates that you selected with the F5 key, select the printer to be removed and then press the F6 key. Using Canon Printer Agent Creator 2-15...

  • Page 26: Exiting Canon Printer Agent Creator

    [IP Addresses Setting Log] from [Manual Mode Main Menu]. Exiting Canon Printer Agent Creator To exit Canon Printer Agent Creator, do the following procedure. Select [Exit] from [Automatic Mode Main Menu] or [Manual Mode Main Menu], and then press the Enter key.

  • Page 27: Appendix

    Uninstalling Canon NDPS Gateway ........

  • Page 28: Uninstalling Canon Ndps Gateway

    Uninstalling Canon NDPS Gateway To uninstall Canon NDPS Gateway, do the following procedure. On the NetWare server console, enter the following command, and then press the Enter key. nwconfig The NetWare configuration settings program starts, and the [Configuration Options] menu appears.

  • Page 29: Installed File List

    Installed File List The following files are installed onto the NetWare server: SYS:\SYSTEM\CANGATE.NLM SYS:\SYSTEM\CANCONFG.PD0 SYS:\SYSTEM\CANGATE.INI SYS:\SYSTEM\CANPAUTL.INI SYS:\SYSTEM\CANPAUTL.NLM SYS:\SYSTEM\CANUINST.NLM SYS:\SYSTEM\NLS\4\CANGATE.MSG SYS:\SYSTEM\NLS\4\CANCONFG.MSG SYS:\SYSTEM\NLS\4\CANPAUTL.MSG SYS:\SYSTEM\NLS\4\CANUINST.MSG SYS:\SYSTEM\NLS\4\CANGATE.HLP SYS:\SYSTEM\NLS\4\CANCONFG.HLP SYS:\SYSTEM\NLS\4\CANPAUTL.HLP SYS:\PUBLIC\WIN32\CANCFG.PD2 SYS:\PUBLIC\WIN32\CANSNAP.INI SYS:\PUBLIC\WIN32\CANSNAP.PC2 SYS:\PUBLIC\WIN32\NLS\ENGLISH\CNCFGRES.DLL SYS:\PUBLIC\WIN32\NLS\ENGLISH\CNPCRES.DLL SYS:\PUBLIC\WIN32\NLS\ENGLISH\CANCFG.CNT SYS:\PUBLIC\WIN32\NLS\ENGLISH\CANCFG.HLP SYS:\PUBLIC\WIN32\NLS\ENGLISH\CANSNAP.HLP NOTE • No files are installed onto client computers. Installed File List...

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    Installed File List...

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