Connecting to a Network
When connecting the machine to a wired or wireless local area network (LAN), you need to set an IP address unique to the selected
network. Select "wired" or "wireless" depending on your communication environment and networking devices (
Computer). For specific IP address settings, contact your Internet service provider or Network Administrator.
If the machine is connected to an unsecured network, your personal information might be leaked to a third party.
The machine cannot connect to both wired and wireless LANs at the same time.
The machine does not come with a LAN cable or router. Have them ready as necessary.
For more information about your networking devices, see the instruction manuals for the devices or contact your
Before You Start
Follow these steps to connect the machine to a network.
Check your computer settings.
Select wired or wireless LAN.
Selecting Wired LAN or Wireless LAN (MF8580Cdw / MF8280Cw Only)
Connect to a wired or wireless LAN.
Connecting to a Wired LAN
Connecting to a Wireless LAN (MF8580Cdw / MF8280Cw Only)
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Make sure that the computer is correctly connected to the network. For more information, see the instruction
manuals for the devices you are using, or contact the device manufacturers.
Make sure that the network settings have been completed on the computer. If the network has not been set
up properly, you will not be able to use the machine on the network, even if you perform the rest of the
Depending on the network, you may need to change settings for the communication method (half-
duplex/full-duplex) or the Ethernet type (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX) (
For more information, contact your Internet service provider or Network Administrator.
To check the MAC address of the machine, see
To connect to an IEEE 802.1X network, see
Proceed to the section that corresponds to the setting you selected in step 2.
Configuring Ethernet Settings).
Viewing the MAC Address.
Configuring IEEE 802.1X Authentication.
Connecting to a