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Network Guide
Network Guide
Please read this guide before operating this equipment.
After you finish reading this guide, store it in a safe
place for future reference.

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  • Page 1 Network Guide Network Guide Please read this guide before operating this equipment. After you finish reading this guide, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 2: Manuals For The Machine

    Manuals for the Machine The manuals for this machine are divided as follows. Please refer to them for detailed information. Depending on the system configuration and product purchased, some manuals may not be needed. Guides with this symbol are PDF manuals included on the Guides with this symbol are printed manuals.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface................iii How to Use This Manual .
  • Page 4: Preface

    Preface Thank you for purchasing the Canon LaserBase MF5770. Please read this manual thoroughly before operating the machine in order to familiarize yourself with its capabilities, and to make the most of its many functions. After reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 5: Displays Used In This Manual

    Displays Used in This Manual The keys or buttons which you should press are marked with , as shown below. When multiple buttons or keys can be pressed, they will be highlighted and mentioned in the order in which they should be pressed. Click [OK].
  • Page 6: Trademarks

    Notice The information in this document is subject to change without notice. CANON INC. MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS MATERIAL, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THEREOF, WARRANTIES AS TO MARKETABILITY, MERCHANT ABILITY, FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF USE, OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY PATENT.
  • Page 7: Before You Start

    Before You Start CHAPTER This chapter describes what you need to know before you start using the machine in a network, including the environments the machine is compatible with, and how to check the network environment you are using. System Environment Requirements This section describes the system environments the machine is compatible with.
  • Page 8: Network Connection Diagram

    Network Connection Diagram Refer to the following diagram examples to confirm the network environment that is connected to the machine, and then perform the necessary operations for that environment. Connecting the machine directly to the computer The Machine Client (Windows 98/Me/2000) Client (Windows XP) : TCP/IP...
  • Page 9: Specifying The Network Settings

    Specify the machine’s basic protocol settings for communication between the machine and computers using the machine. To specify the settings, use: • The machine’s operation panel • NetSpot Device Installer (Canon utility software included in the User Software CD) • ARP/PING commands Protocol Settings (See "Protocol Settings," on p. 2-5.) Specify the machine’s advanced protocol settings.
  • Page 10: Preparation For Protocol Settings

    You can use any of the following to specify the settings. Specify the settings using the easiest method. • The machine’s operation panel • NetSpot Device Installer (Canon utility software included in the User Software CD) • The ARP/PING commands IMPORTANT •...
  • Page 11: Settings Using Arp/Ping Commands

    Press [ (-)] or [ (+)] to select <AUTO> or <MANUAL>. ● If you want to specify the ethernet driver settings automatically: ❑ Select <AUTO> ➞ press [OK]. ● If you want to specify the ethernet driver settings manually: ❑ Select <MANUAL>...
  • Page 12: Settings Using Netspot Device Installer

    Settings Using NetSpot Device Installer The following is the procedure for specifying the settings using NetSpot Device Installer. Insert the CD-ROM supplied with the printer into the CD-ROM drive. Double-click the [My Computer] icon on the screen ➞ right-click the CD-ROM drive icon ➞ click [Open] on the pop-up menu.
  • Page 13: Protocol Settings

    <NETWORK SETTINGS> menu, or by printing the USER DATA LIST. • The utility software of the NetSpot Console is not included in the User Software CD. To use the NetSpot Console, please download it from the Canon website. Settings Using a Web Browser (Remote UI) NOTE Make sure that <USE HTTP>...
  • Page 14 IMPORTANT • For your web browser, use Internet Explorer 5.01 SP1 or later, or Netscape Navigator 6.0 or later. • If you are using a connection via a proxy server, use the following settings. (The settings differ depending on the network environment.) - When configuring your web browser to use the proxy server, add the IP address of the machine to Exception (the address not using the proxy server).
  • Page 15 Under [Device Manager] in the left column of the screen ➞ click [Network]. The [Network] page is displayed. Click [Change] at the right of [TCP/IP]. The [Change TCP/IP Protocol Settings] page is displayed.
  • Page 16: Setting Up A Computer For Printing

    Select [Obtain an IP Address Automatically], and specify the setting method for the machine IP address. To use [Use DHCP], [Use BOOTP], and [Use RARP] for the IP address setting, select [On]. If selecting [Off] for [Use DHCP], [Use BOOTP], and [Use RARP], the machine does not check the protocols. If neither DHCP, BOOTP, nor RARP can be used, the IP address specified in [IP Address] is allocated.
  • Page 17: Printer Connection Method (Lpd/Raw)

    • LPD (Line Printer Daemon) This is the print protocol generally used with TCP/IP. See "Printer Connection Method (LPD/Raw)," on p. 2-9 to install the printer driver and to specify the printer destination setting. • Raw This is the print protocol used with Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003. It can print at higher speeds than LPD. See "Printer Connection Method (LPD/Raw),"...
  • Page 18: Print Server Settings

    If you are using LPD, change the port configuration information. ❑ Click the [Ports] tab to display the [Ports] sheet. ❑ Click [Configure Port]. ❑ Select [LPR] under [Protocol], enter “lp” in [Queue Name] under [LPR Settings] ➞ click [OK]. NOTE If you are using Raw, this step is not required as the default protocol setting is <RAW>.
  • Page 19: Printer Management

    The machine enables you to use any of the following software to check the status and to specify the settings on your computer. • A web browser (Remote UI) • NetSpot Device Installer (Canon utility software included in the User Software CD) • NetSpot Console (via a web browser) NOTE The utility software of the NetSpot Console is not included in the User Software CD.
  • Page 20: Printer Management Using Netspot Device Installer

    Printer Management Using NetSpot Device Installer NetSpot Device Installer is utility software for specifying the initial settings of Canon devices connected to a network. Available on the CD-ROM, NetSpot Device Installer can be accessed directly without installation, enabling network users to quickly and easily specify the initial settings of network devices.
  • Page 21 Press [Menu]. (+)] to select <NETWORK SETTINGS> ➞ press [OK]. Press [ (-)] or [ (+)] to select <LAN SETTINGS> ➞ press [OK]. Press [ (-)] or [ (+)] to select <SNMP SETTINGS> ➞ press [OK]. Press [ (-)] or [ (+)] to select <ON>...
  • Page 22: Chapter 3 Appendix

    This section describes how to resolve basic printing problems. NOTE If you cannot resolve your technical problem by referring to the information in this section, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Unable to Print from a TCP/IP Network Cause 1 The machine and cable are not properly connected.
  • Page 23: Network Setting Items

    Network Setting Items Network Setting Items Using the Operation Panel You can change the settings of the machine with the operation panel of the machine. The setting items you can change are shown below. ■ NETWORK SETTINGS Default Item Setting Description Setting IP ADDRESS AUTO.
  • Page 24: Remote Ui

    Network Setting Items Using NetSpot Console, NetSpot Device Installer, or a Web Browser (Remote UI) You can change the settings of the machine with NetSpot Console, NetSpot Device Installer, or a web browser (Remote UI). The setting items you can change are shown below. ■...
  • Page 25: Available Software For Network Settings

    ■ TCP/IP Settings Item Setting Description Default Setting Use DHCP Whether DHCP is used in setting the IP address (On) Use BOOTP Whether BOOTP is used in setting the IP address (Off) Use RARP Whether RARP is used in setting the IP address (Off) IP address IP address of the machine...
  • Page 26: Glossary

    Glossary BOOTP BOOTstrap Protocol. A protocol that enables a client machine to automatically obtain network setup information from a server over a TCP/IP network. BOOTP enables a client to automatically locate such information as the host name, domain name, and IP address, so that it is not necessary to create these items manually.
  • Page 27 A graphics language that allows computer applications to draw graphic images using printers. Images in HP-GL/2 are represented as vector graphics. Vector objects describe an image in terms of geometric shapes, such as lines and polygons, and fills. HP-GL/2 is supported by your Canon machine. HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol.
  • Page 28 RARP Reverse Address Resolution Protocol. A protocol that associates a network adapter address (MAC address) with an Internet Protocol (IP) address. Raster Raster graphics describes an image as a pattern of dots, compared to vector graphics which represents an image as a geometrical formula. Each row of color dots in the mosaic of color dots constitutes one raster graphic.
  • Page 29 Uniform Resource Locator. A standard way of specifying the location of an object, usually a web page, on the Internet. The URL for a web page would look something like this: "http://www.w3.org/default.html". Here, “http:” indicates that a web page is being accessed, “http://www.w3.org” is the address of the server containing the web page, and “default.html”...
  • Page 30: Index

    Index Administrator Mode, 2-6 MAC address, 2-2, 2-3, 3-6 ARP Table, 2-3 Microsoft Windows 2000, 1-1 ARP/PING Commands, 2-2, 2-3, 3-4 Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, 1-1 Available Software Network Settings, 3-4 Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003, 2-9 Microsoft Windows 98/Me, 2-9 Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 1-1 Microsoft Windows XP, 1-1 BOOTP, 2-2, 2-8, 3-1, 3-5...
  • Page 31 TCP/IP, 3-4, 3-7 Network, 2-1, 3-1 Settings, 3-4 URL, 2-5, 3-8 Vector Graphics, 3-8 WAN, 3-8 Web Browser (Remote UI), 2-5, 3-3, 3-4 Windows, 2-8 3-10...
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