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C82378✽
EpsonNet 10/100 Base Tx External Print Server
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Administrator’s Manual
NPD0420-00
FCC Compliance Statement
For United States Users
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio and television reception, which
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to
correct the interference by one or more of the following measures.
❏ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna
❏ Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver
❏ Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected
❏ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
WARNING
The connection of a non-shielded equipment interface cable to this equipment will invalidate
the FCC Certification of this device and may cause interference levels which exceed the limits
established by the FCC for this equipment. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain and
use a shielded equipment interface cable with this device. If this equipment has more than
one interface connector, do not leave cables connected to unused interfaces.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
For Canadian Users
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
For European Users
This product conforms to CE marking requirements in accordance with EC Directives
89/336/EEC.
AC Adapter model A120H conforms to CE marking requirements in accordance with EC
Directives 73/23/EEC and 89/336/EEC.
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DECLARATION of CONFORMITY
According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 for Class B Personal Computers and
Peripherals; and/or CPU Boards and Power Supplies used with Class B
Personal Computers:
We:
Epson America, Inc.
Located at:
MS 3-13
3840 Kilroy Airport Way
Long Beach, CA 90806
Telephone: (562)290-5254
Declare under sole responsibility that the product identified herein, complies
with 47CFR Part 2 and 15 of the FCC rules as a Class B digital device. Each
product marketed, is identical to the representative unit tested and found to
be compliant with the standards. Records maintained continue to reflect the
equipment being produced can be expected to be within the variation
accepted, due to quantity production and testing on a statistical basis as
required by 47CFR §2.909 Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
Trade Name:
EPSON
Type of Product:
Print Server
Model:
EU-44
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Contents
Introduction
About Your Print Server. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
About This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Warnings, Cautions, and Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Package Contents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Operating Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Supported Epson Printers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Features of the Print Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Print Server Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
About the Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Terms and Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Chapter 1 Installing Components on Your Computer
About Installing Components on Your Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Windows Me/98/95 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Windows XP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Windows Server 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Windows 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Windows NT 4.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Macintosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Mac OS 8.6 to 9.x. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Mac OS X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
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Chapter 2 How to Set Up the Print Server
Connecting the Print Server to the Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
For Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
For Macintosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting an IP Address Using EpsonNet WinAssist . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting an IP Address Using EpsonNet MacAssist . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Chapter 3 EpsonNet WinAssist Configuration Utility
About EpsonNet WinAssist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Menu Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Timeout option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Search method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Search options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Firmware update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Details of the Configuration Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
TCP/IP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
NetWare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
MS Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
AppleTalk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
IPP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SNMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Chapter 4 EpsonNet MacAssist Configuration Utility
About EpsonNet MacAssist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77
Menu Bar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77
Timeout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
Network path search setting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
Search options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80
Details of the Configuration Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
TCP/IP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
AppleTalk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
IPP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88
About Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
Configuring the Print Server Using EpsonNet MacAssist EasySetup
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Chapter 5 Installing the Printer Driver
Windows Me/98/95 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
LPR printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Internet printing (Windows 98/95) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Internet printing (Windows Me) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96
Microsoft Network Shared printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97
Installing a printer driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98
Using the NET USE command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99
Windows XP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100
LPR printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100
Internet printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103
Microsoft Network Shared printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104
Installing a printer driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105
Using the NET USE command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106
Windows Server 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107
LPR printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107
Internet printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109
Microsoft Network Shared printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111
Installing a printer driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111
Using the NET USE command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112
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Windows 2000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LPR printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Internet printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Microsoft Network Shared printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a printer driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the NET USE command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Windows NT 4.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LPR printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Internet printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Microsoft Network Shared printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a printer driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the NET USE command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Macintosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mac OS 8.x to 9.x . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mac OS X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
OS/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LPR printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
NetBEUI printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Chapter 6 Settings for NetWare Server
Introduction to NetWare Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Supported systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Instructions for Using NetWare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Bindery Print Server (NetWare 3.x/4.x) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using NDS Print Server (NetWare 4.x/5.x/6.0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Remote Printer Mode (NetWare 3.x) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Bindery Remote Printer Mode
(NetWare 4.x) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using NDS Remote Printer Mode (NetWare 4.x/5.x/6.0) . . . . . .
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Using the NDPS Gateway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150
Outline of settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151
Making the printer environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151
Creating an NDPS Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152
Creating a Printer Agent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153
Configuring for NetWare using EpsonNet WinAssist . . . . .155
Setting the printer on client workstations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156
Instructions for Using a Dial-Up Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157
Using a dial-up network in each mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157
When there is a primary server at the dial-up destination .158
When there is a primary server in the local network . . . . . .159
Chapter 7 Settings for UNIX
Introduction to UNIX Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161
lpr filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161
Setting Up Different UNIX Systems Using the lpr Command . . .162
Setting up for SunSoft Solaris 2.4 or later . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .163
Setting up for SunOS 4.1.4 or later . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164
Setting up for IBM AIX 3.2.5 or later and 4.1.3 or later. . . . .165
Setting up for HP/UX 9.05 or later . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .166
Setting up for SCO UNIX 4.2 or later (Open Server). . . . . . .167
Using the ftp Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .169
Chapter 8 EpsonNet Direct Print
About EpsonNet Direct Print. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171
System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172
Installing EpsonNet Direct Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172
Setting Up Your Printer Using EpsonNet Direct Print . . . . . . . . .173
Adding a printer located in the same segment . . . . . . . . . . .174
Adding a printer beyond a router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175
Adding a printer from the Printers folder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .177
Installing the printer driver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179
Configuring the Printer Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180
Windows Me/98/95 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180
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Chapter 9 EpsonNet Internet Print
About EpsonNet Internet Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing EpsonNet Internet Print. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting Up Your Printer Using EpsonNet Internet Print . . . . . . .
Windows 98/95 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Windows NT 4.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Status Alert Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Chapter 10 EpsonNet WebAssist
About EpsonNet WebAssist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Supported Web browser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About Web browser setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Configuring the Print Server Using EpsonNet WebAssist. . . . . .
Opening Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
General information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Configuration - Network Screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
NetWare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
TCP/IP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
AppleTalk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
MS Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
IPP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SNMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Optional Screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Administrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Password. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Chapter 11 EpsonNet WebManager
About EpsonNet WebManager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .213
System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214
EpsonNet WebManager Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .215
EpsonNet WebManager Operating Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .216
Installing EpsonNet WebManager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .218
Starting EpsonNet WebManager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .219
Opening the Online Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220
Chapter 12 Troubleshooting
General Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .221
Problems Specific to Your Network Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . .225
Windows Me/98/95 environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .225
Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT environment. . . . . . . .226
Macintosh environment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .227
NetWare environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .227
Initializing the Print Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .229
Appendix A Tips for Administrator
Selecting a Printing Method. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .231
Printing from Windows. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .231
Printing from Macintosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .232
Features of the Printing Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .232
LPR (TCP/IP) printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .232
Internet printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .233
Microsoft Network Shared printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .233
Setting an IP Address Using the arp/ping Command . . . . . . . . .234
Checking the LAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .235
Setting and checking the new IP address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .236
Instructions on Using a Dial-Up Router. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .237
Function of Universal Plug and Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .238
Uninstalling Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .239
Windows Me/98/95/2000/NT 4.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .239
Windows XP/Server 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .239
Macintosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .240
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Appendix B Specifications
Print Server Specification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Regulatory Approvals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Reliability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Environmental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Network Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Regulatory Approvals for AC Adapter A120H . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Regulatory Approvals for AC Adapter A192H . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Introduction
About Your Print Server
The EpsonNet 10/100 Base Tx External Print Server is a print
server that lets you connect an Epson printer equipped with a
parallel interface directly to your network. Just attach the print
server to your printer’s parallel interface connector, and connect
it anywhere on your network.
Because the print server supports multiple protocols and
automatically detects protocols on your network, you can print
from Microsoft® Windows®, Apple® Macintosh®, UNIX®, and
IBM® OS/2TM applications.
Use EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist/WebAssist, the
configuration utilities provided with your product, to quickly and
easily configure the print server to use protocols such as TCP/IP,
NetWare, NetBEUI, AppleTalk®, IPP, and SNMP.
Note:
The EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist/WebAssist utility configures the
print server to work only with protocols that exist on your network. This
does not imply that you can use all of the above-mentioned protocols on
your network or operating system. The protocols that the print server
can use may vary depending on the operating system and the network
configuration.
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1
Important Safety Instructions
Read all of these instructions and save them for later reference.
❏ Do not install or uninstall the print server with wet hands.
❏ Be careful not to drop or crush the print server when
installing.
❏ Keep the print server away from humidity and dust.
❏ Do not allow children to handle the print server.
❏ When installing or uninstalling the print server, be sure to
remove the Ethernet cable, turn off your printer, and then
unplug an AC adapter to avoid electric shock.
❏ Avoid using the print server if there is smoke, strange smell,
or strange sound; otherwise this could cause fire or electric
shock. Instead, immediately turn off the printer, unplug an
AC adapter, and then contact your Epson dealer. Do not
repair it yourself because this is dangerous.
❏ Do not disassemble or modify the print server unless
specifically instructed in the guide. This could cause injury,
electric shock, or fire.
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About This Guide
This User’s Guide contains information about using the print
server on a network. It includes how to set up the print server,
install the configuration software, and modify network settings
of your printer and computers.
For information about your printer, see the manual shipped with
your printer.
Note:
❏ This guide is written for network administrators, and many of the
steps included here require detailed network knowledge and
administrator rights.
❏ The term network administrator refers to the person responsible for
maintaining the network. “Administrator” is synonymous with
“Supervisor” in this guide.
❏ The term “print server” refers to the EpsonNet 10/100 Base Tx
External Print Server in this guide.
❏ Some screen shots in this guide may list a printer name other than
your printer. This difference does not alter the instructions.
Warnings, Cautions, and Notes
w
c
Warnings
must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury.
Cautions
must be observed to avoid damage to your equipment.
Notes
contain important information and useful tips on the operation of the
print server.
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3
Package Contents
Your print server package includes the following items:
❏ Print server (The utility EpsonNet WebAssist is pre-installed
on this server.)
❏ Software CD-ROM containing:
---------
EpsonNet WinAssist
EpsonNet MacAssist
EpsonNet Direct Print
EpsonNet Internet Print
EpsonNet WebManager
EpsonNet Install Wizard
Administrator’s Manual (PDF-format manual)
Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® (for Windows only)
❏ An AC adapter and cable
c
Caution:
Only use the AC adapter shipped with this package to supply
power to the print server.
Note:
You need to supply items such as a computer with an Ethernet network
interface, an Epson printer with a parallel interface, and an Ethernet
cable (Category 5 shielded twisted-pair cable).
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Introduction
Operating Environment
The print server supports the following environments.
OS
Version
-
Windows 98
Windows 98 SE
Windows 95
Protocol
TCP/IP (using EpsonNet Direct
Print)
IPP (using EpsonNet Internet
Print)
NetBEUI
Windows Me
-
TCP/IP (using EpsonNet Direct
Print)
IPP
NetBEUI
-
Windows XP
(Home,
Professional)
TCP/IP (using LPR or Standard
TCP/IP Port)
IPP
Windows Server
2003
Windows 2000
(Professional,
Server)
Windows NT® 4.0
with Support Pack 5
or higher
-
TCP/IP (using LRP)
IPP (using EpsonNet Internet
Print)
NetBEUI
Macintosh
Mac OS X 10.x,
8.6 to 9.x
AppleTalk
NetWare
3.x
Bindery mode
4.x/IntranetWare
NDS mode
Bindery emulation mode
5.x/6.0
NDS Queue-based print
system
NDPS
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5
OS
Version
Protocol
OS/2 (OS/2 WarpTM
Connect, OS/2
Warp Server)
V3
V4
TCP/IP (lprportd)
NetBEUI
UNIX
Sun OS 4.1.4 or
later: SPARCTM
lpr, ftp
SunSoft SolarisTM
2.4 or later:
SPARC and x86
SCO UNIX 4.2 or
later
SCO UnixWare®
2.01 or later
HP/UX® 9.05 or
later
IBM AIX 3.2.5 or
later and 4.1.3 or
later
Note:
❏ Only the Intel version of Windows NT is supported.
❏ The multi-user environment of Mac OS 9 is not supported.
❏ If you use the printer in a dial-up router environment, you must set
an IP address for the printer. Make sure the IP address is suitable
for the segment; an incorrect IP address may generate unexpected
dial-up.
Supported Epson Printers
The print server can be installed on most Epson printers with a
parallel interface.
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Introduction
Features of the Print Server
❏ Connects an Epson printer equipped with a parallel interface
connector to the network.
❏ Supports multiple protocols, such as TCP/IP, NetWare,
NetBEUI, AppleTalk, and IPP.
❏ Supports 100Base full duplex, 100Base half duplex, 10Base full
duplex, and 10Base half duplex.
❏ Supports DHCP.
❏ Supports Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) that
assigns an IP address automatically to the print server even if
there is no DHCP server on the network.
❏ Supports the Dynamic DNS function.
❏ Supports SNMP and MIB.
Introduction
7
Print Server Operation
The status lights and status sheet provide you with important
information about the operation and configuration of the print
server.
RJ-45 connector
Status sheet button
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Introduction
DC-IN connector
Status lights
Status and Data lights
The print server has two lights (Status and Data), which indicate
the current operating status of the print server when you first turn
on the printer, during normal operation, and when errors occur.
The Status light has three colors (red, green, and orange). The Data
light is green.
The status lights indicate the print server status, as follows:
Status light
Data light
Print server status
Red
On
Initializing
Red flashing
On
Error status
Red Status light and green Data light
flashing alternately
Firmware update mode
Green
On
Ready (10M link)
Green
Flashing
Receiving packets (10M link)
Orange
On
Ready (100M link)
Orange
Flashing
Receiving packets (100M link)
Status sheet button
The first time you use the print server after installing or
reinstalling it, turn on the printer while holding down the status
sheet button for about ten seconds to initialize the print server.
The length of time needed to hold down the status sheet button
varies depending on the printer model.
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9
Before you start configuring the print server, be sure to press and
hold down the status sheet button on the print server for one to
two seconds to print a status sheet. A status sheet provides
important information about the print server, such as MAC
address, printer settings, and the printer’s current status. Press
the status sheet button once to print a simple status sheet, or twice
to print a full status sheet. You cannot print a status sheet when
the printer has already started printing, or when it is offline or not
ready to print.
Note:
If the printer does not print a status sheet, make sure the printer is online
and no print jobs are being processed, and then wait a minute. If it still
does not print a status sheet, turn the printer off, wait until the status
lights go out, and then turn it back on again. The status sheet can be
printed one minute after the printer finishes warming up.
c
Caution:
After turning off the printer, wait until the status lights go out
before turning the printer back on; otherwise, the print server may
not work correctly.
10/100 connector
This connector is used to connect an Ethernet cable to the network.
You can use this cable for both 10Base-T and 100Base-TX.
c
Caution:
You must use a Category 5 shielded twisted-pair cable to connect
the print server to prevent malfunction.
DCIN connector
Plug the AC adapter into the print server’s DC-IN connector.
c
10
Caution:
You must use the AC adapter shipped with this package.
Introduction
About the Software
❏ EpsonNet WinAssist is a Windows-based configuration
utility for administrators that allows you to configure the
print server for TCP/IP, NetWare, MS Network, AppleTalk,
IPP, and SNMP. See “About EpsonNet WinAssist” on page
49.
❏ EpsonNet MacAssist is a Macintosh-based configuration
utility for administrators that allows you to configure the
print server for TCP/IP, AppleTalk, and IPP. See “About
EpsonNet MacAssist” on page 77.
❏ EpsonNet WebAssist is a web-based configuration utility
that allows you to configure the print server for TCP/IP,
NetWare, MS Network, AppleTalk, IPP, and SNMP. See
“About EpsonNet WebAssist” on page 195.
❏ EpsonNet Direct Print is a utility that enables TCP/IP
printing for Windows Me, 98, or 95. See “About EpsonNet
Direct Print” on page 171.
❏ EpsonNet Internet Print is a utility that supports printing
across the Internet using Internet Printing Protocol for
Windows 98/95/NT 4.0. See “About EpsonNet Internet
Print” on page 183.
❏ EpsonNet WebManager is a web-based utility that helps
network administrators to easily manage network devices.
See “About EpsonNet WebManager” on page 213.
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Terms and Concepts
Configuration -- a prepared set of conditions for proper operation
of a device. Configuring the print server is to prepare it to work
with protocols available on a network.
DHCP — a dynamic host configuration protocol. It is a protocol
that assigns dynamic IP addresses to devices on a network.
EtherTalk — the communication protocol of AppleTalk
governing Ethernet transmissions
ftp — a TCP/IP application protocol for file transfer
lpd — a TCP/IP remote printing protocol application
Print queue — a location where a print job is stored as a file, until
the print server sends the job to the assigned printer
Protocol — a set of rules that control how data or information is
exchanged through a network. Computers and software cannot
communicate with each other using different protocols.
Remote printer — a shared printer connected elsewhere on the
network, but under the control of a NetWare print server
TCP/IP — Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, a
layer of protocols that provides communication between nodes
on a network
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Overview
This section describes the general procedure on how to set up the
print server for use on a network.
1. Check the print server operation.
Check the functions and operations of the print server, such as
status lights, status sheet button, and RJ-45 connector. See “Print
Server Operation” on page 8 for details.
2. Install the necessary components on the computer.
Make sure the necessary components (such as TCP/IP, NetBEUI,
etc.) are installed on the computer, and network settings (such as
the IP address, subnet mask, etc.) of the computer is set. See
“Installing Components on Your Computer” on page 15 for
details.
3. Connect the print server to the network.
Connect the print server to the network. See “Connecting the Print
Server to the Network” on page 31 for details.
4. Install EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist on the computer.
Install EpsonNet WinAssist or MacAssist on the computer to
configure the print server. See “Installing EpsonNet
WinAssist/MacAssist” on page 33 for details.
5. Set an IP address for the print server using EpsonNet
Win/MacAssist.
Assign an IP address to the print server, using EpsonNet
WinAssist or MacAssist. For Windows users, see “Setting an IP
Address Using EpsonNet WinAssist” on page 36. For Macintosh
users, see “Setting an IP Address Using EpsonNet MacAssist” on
page 42 for details.
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6. Configure the network settings of the print server using
EpsonNet Win/MacAssist.
Configure the print server for TCP/IP, AppleTalk, MS Network,
etc. using EpsonNet WinAssist or MacAssist. For Windows users,
see “EpsonNet WinAssist Configuration Utility” on page 49. For
Macintosh users, see “EpsonNet MacAssist Configuration
Utility” on page 77.
7. Select a printing method.
Select a printing method appropriate for your network
environment and operating system. If you are not sure, see
“Selecting a Printing Method” on page 231 for details.
8. Install the printer driver.
Install the printer driver from the CD-ROM that comes with the
printer. See “Installing the Printer Driver” on page 95 for details.
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Chapter 1
Installing Components on Your Computer
1
1
About Installing Components on Your
Computer
1
Before configuring the print server and printing from the
computer, you need to install the necessary components (such as
TCP/IP, NetBEUI, etc.) and assign an IP address and subnet mask
for your computer, depending on the printing method you want
to use. See the section in this chapter appropriate for your
operating system.
1
1
1
Windows Me/98/95
For Windows Me/98/95, use the following procedure to install
the necessary components.
Note:
❏ The Windows Me/98/95 CD-ROM may be required during the
installation.
1
1
1
❏ When using TCP/IP or IPP for printing, you need to set the IP
address, the subnet mask, and the default gateway of the computer.
1
1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Control Panel.
1
1
Installing Components on Your Computer
15
2. Double-click the Network icon. Check if the following
necessary components are in the list of installed network
components on the Configuration menu. If they are already
installed, go to the next chapter.
The following table lists the components required for
configuring the print server with EpsonNet WinAssist.
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EpsonNet WinAssist’s setting screens
Necessary components
TCP/IP, AppleTalk, IPP, SNMP (IP trap)
TCP/IP
MS Network
NetBEUI or TCP/IP
NetWare, SNMP (IPX trap)
Latest Novell Client
downloaded from the Novell
Web site
Installing Components on Your Computer
Note:
Do not use Novell Client for Windows 95/98 version 3.00 and
Novell Client for Windows NT version 4.50 when using the
following modes: NetWare 3.x/4.x Bindery Print Server mode,
NetWare 3.x Remote Printer mode, NetWare 4.x Bindery Remote
Printer mode, and NetWare 4.x/5.x NDS Remote Printer mode.
The following table lists the components required for network
printing.
Printing method
Necessary components
LPR or Internet printing
TCP/IP
Microsoft Network Shared
printing
TCP/IP or NetBEUI
Client for Microsoft Networks
Printing via NetWare server
Latest Novell Client downloaded
from the Novell Web site
1
1
1
1
3. If the necessary components are not in the list, click Add to
install them, as described below.
For LPR or Internet printing:
Select Protocol and then click Add. Select Microsoft from the
Manufacturers list and TCP/IP from the Network Protocols
list. Then click OK.
For Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Select Protocol and then click Add. Select Microsoft from the
Manufacturers list and TCP/IP from the Network Protocols
list. Then click OK.
To use NetBEUI, select Protocol and then click Add. Select
Microsoft from the Manufacturers list and NetBEUI from the
Network Protocols list. Then click OK.
Select Client and then click Add. Select Microsoft from the
Manufacturers list and Client for Microsoft Networks from
the Network Clients list. Then click OK.
Installing Components on Your Computer
1
17
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
For printing via NetWare server:
Download the latest Novell Client from the Novell Web site
and install it on the computer. Also, be sure to install IPX. See
the Novell Web site for detailed information.
4. For LPR, Internet, Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Double-click TCP/IP on the Configuration menu to open the
TCP/IP Properties dialog box. Set the IP address, the subnet
mask, etc. and then click OK.
5. Restart the computer.
The necessary components are now installed. Go to the next
chapter “How to Set Up the Print Server” on page 31.
Windows XP
For Windows XP, use the following procedure to install the
necessary components.
Note:
❏ The Windows XP CD-ROM may be required during the
installation.
❏ When using TCP/IP or IPP for printing, you need to set the IP
address, the subnet mask, and the default gateway of the computer.
1. Click Start, highlight Control Panel, and then click Network
and Internet Connections. Select Network Connections.
2. Under LAN or High-Speed Internet, click the Local Area
Connection icon.
3. Under Network Tasks, click Change settings of this
connection.
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4. Check if the following necessary components are in the list. If
they are already installed, go to the next chapter.
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
The following table lists the components required for
configuring the print server with EpsonNet WinAssist.
1
EpsonNet WinAssist’s setting screens
Necessary components
TCP/IP, AppleTalk, IPP, SNMP (IP trap)
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
MS Network
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
NetWare, SNMP (IPX trap)
Latest Novell Client
downloaded from the Novell
Web site
1
1
1
1
Installing Components on Your Computer
19
The following table lists the components required for network
printing.
Printing method
Necessary components
LPR or Internet printing
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Microsoft Network Shared
printing
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Client for Microsoft Networks
Printing via NetWare server
Latest Novell Client downloaded
from the Novell Web site
5. If the necessary components are not in the list, click Install to
install them, as described below.
For LPR or Internet printing:
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is installed by default. You cannot
add or delete it.
For Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Select Client and then click Add. Select Client for Microsoft
Networks and then click OK.
For printing via NetWare server:
Download the latest Novell Client from the Novell Web site
and install it on the computer. Also, be sure to install IPX. See
the Novell Web site for detailed information.
6. For LPR, Internet, Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Double-click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on the Local Area
Connection Properties dialog box to open the Internet
Protocols (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box. Set the IP address,
the subnet mask, etc. and then click OK.
7. Restart the computer.
The necessary components are now installed. Go to the next
chapter “How to Set Up the Print Server” on page 31.
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Installing Components on Your Computer
Windows Server 2003
1
For Windows Server 2003, use the following procedure to install
the necessary components.
Note:
❏ The Windows Server 2003 CD-ROM may be required during the
installation.
❏ When using TCP/IP or IPP for printing, you need to set the IP
address, the subnet mask, and the default gateway of the computer.
1. Click Start, point to Control Panel, and then point to
Network Connections. Select Local Area Connections.
1
1
1
1
2. Click the Properties button.
3. Check if the following necessary components are in the list. If
they are already installed, go to the next chapter.
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Installing Components on Your Computer
21
The following table lists the components required for
configuring the print server with EpsonNet WinAssist.
EpsonNet WinAssist’s setting screens
Necessary components
TCP/IP, AppleTalk, IPP, SNMP (IP trap)
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
MS Network
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
NetWare, SNMP (IPX trap)
Latest Novell Client
downloaded from the Novell
Web site
The following table lists the components required for network
printing.
Printing method
Necessary components
LPR or Internet printing
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Microsoft Network Shared
printing
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Client for Microsoft Networks
Printing via NetWare server
Latest Novell Client downloaded
from the Novell Web site
4. If the necessary components are not in the list, click Install to
install them, as described below.
For LPR or Internet printing:
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is installed by default. You cannot
add or delete it.
For Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Select Client and then click Add. Select Client for Microsoft
Networks and then click OK.
For printing via NetWare server:
Download the latest Novell Client from the Novell Web site
and install it on the computer. Also, be sure to install IPX. See
the Novell Web site for detailed information.
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5. For LPR, Internet, Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Double-click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on the Local Area
Connection Properties dialog box to open the Internet
Protocols (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box. Set the IP address,
the subnet mask, etc. and then click OK.
6. Restart the computer.
1
1
1
The necessary components are now installed. Go to the next
chapter “How to Set Up the Print Server” on page 31.
1
Windows 2000
1
For Windows 2000, use the following procedure to install the
necessary components.
1
Note:
❏ The Windows 2000 CD-ROM may be required during the
installation.
1
❏ When using TCP/IP or IPP for printing, you need to set the IP
address, the subnet mask, and the default gateway of the computer.
1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Network and
Dial-up Connections. The Network and Dial-up
Connections screen appears.
2. Right-click the desired network connection and then select
Properties.
1
1
1
1
1
Installing Components on Your Computer
23
3. Check if the following necessary components are in the list. If
they are already installed, go to the next chapter.
The following table lists the components required for
configuring the print server with EpsonNet WinAssist.
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EpsonNet WinAssist’s setting screens
Necessary components
TCP/IP, AppleTalk, IPP, SNMP (IP trap)
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
MS Network
NetBEUI or Internet Protocol
(TCP/IP)
NetWare, SNMP (IPX trap)
Latest Novell Client
downloaded from the Novell
Web site
Installing Components on Your Computer
Note:
Do not use Novell Client for Windows 95/98 version 3.00 and
Novell Client for Windows NT version 4.50 when using the
following modes: NetWare 3.x/4.x Bindery Print Server mode,
NetWare 3.x Remote Printer mode, NetWare 4.x Bindery Remote
Printer mode, and NetWare 4.x/5.x NDS Remote Printer mode.
The following table lists the components required for network
printing.
Printing method
Necessary components
LPR or Internet printing
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Microsoft Network Shared
printing
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) or NetBEUI
Client for Microsoft Networks
Printing via NetWare server
Latest Novell Client downloaded
from the Novell Web site
1
1
1
1
4. If the necessary components are not in the list, click Install to
install them, as described below.
For LPR or Internet printing:
Select Protocol and then click Add. In the Select Network
Protocol dialog box, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and
then click OK.
For Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Select Protocol and then click Add. In the Select Network
Protocol dialog box, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and
then click OK.
To use NetBEUI, select Protocol and then click Add. Select
NetBEUI Protocol and then click OK.
Select Client and then click Add. Select Client for Microsoft
Networks and then click OK.
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For printing via NetWare server:
Download the latest Novell Client from the Novell Web site
and install it on the computer. Also, be sure to install IPX. See
the Novell Web site for detailed information.
5. For LPR, Internet, Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Double-click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on the
Configuration menu to open the TCP/IP Properties dialog
box. Set the IP address, the subnet mask, etc. and then click
OK.
6. Restart the computer.
The necessary components are now installed. Go to the next
chapter “How to Set Up the Print Server” on page 31.
Windows NT 4.0
For Windows NT 4.0, use the following procedure to install the
necessary components.
Note:
❏ The Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM may be required during the
installation.
❏ When using TCP/IP or IPP for printing, you need to set the IP
address, the subnet mask, and the default gateway of the computer.
1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Control Panel.
2. Double-click the Network icon in the Control Panel.
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3. Check if the following necessary components are in the list. If
they are already installed, go to the next chapter.
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Necessary components
TCP/IP, AppleTalk, IPP, SNMP (IP trap)
TCP/IP
MS Network
NetBEUI or TCP/IP
NetWare, SNMP (IPX trap)
Latest Novell Client
downloaded from the Novell
Web site
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Note:
Do not use Novell Client for Windows 95/98 version 3.00 and
Novell Client for Windows NT version 4.50 when using the
following modes: NetWare 3.x/4.x Bindery Print Server mode,
NetWare 3.x Remote Printer mode, NetWare 4.x Bindery Remote
Printer mode, and NetWare 4.x/5.x NDS Remote Printer mode.
The following table lists the components required for network
printing.
Printing method
Necessary components
LPR or Internet printing
Protocols menu: TCP/IP
Services menu: Microsoft TCP/IP Printing
Microsoft Network
Shared printing
Protocols menu: TCP/IP or NetBEUI
Services menu: Workstation
Printing via NetWare
server
Latest Novell Client downloaded from the
Novell Web site
4. If the necessary components are not in the list, click Add to
install them, as described below.
For LPR or Internet printing:
Select the Protocols tab and then click Add. Select TCP/IP
from the list and then click OK. Set the IP address, the subnet
mask, etc. and then click OK.
Select the Services tab and then click Add. Select Microsoft
TCP/IP Printing from the list and then click OK.
For Microsoft Network Shared printing:
Select the Protocols tab and then click Add. Select TCP/IP
from the list and then click OK. Set the IP address, the subnet
mask, etc. and then click OK.
Select the Services tab and then click Add. Select Microsoft
TCP/IP Printing from the list and then click OK.
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To use NetBEUI, select the Protocols tab and then click Add.
Select NetBEUI from the list and then click OK.
Select the Services tab and then click Add. Select
Workstation from the list and then click OK.
For printing via NetWare server:
Download the latest Novell Client from the Novell website
and install it on the computer. Also, be sure to install IPX. See
the Novell Web site for detailed information.
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5. Restart the computer.
The necessary components are now installed. Go to the next
chapter “How to Set Up the Print Server” on page 31.
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Macintosh
To assign an IP address and subnet mask to your Macintosh,
follow the steps below.
Note:
You can print using only the AppleTalk protocol and configure the print
server with EpsonNet MacAssist. In Mac OS 8.6 to 9.x, select Ethernet
or Built-in Ethernet on the AppleTalk Control Panel. Then configure
the print server with EpsonNet MacAssist. In OS X, AppleTalk must
be enabled and EPSON AppleTalk must be selected in Print Center.
Mac OS 8.6 to 9.x
1. From the Apple menu, select Control Panel, and then
Appletalk.
2. Set Connect via to Ethernet.
3. Enable AppleTalk and other settings if necessary.
4. Close the dialog box to save any changes.
Now go to “How to Set Up the Print Server” on page 31.
Mac OS X
1. Select Network from System Preferences.
2. Select Built-in Ethernet from the drop-down list.
3. Enable AppleTalk and other settings if necessary.
4. Click Apply Now, then close the dialog box to save any
changes.
Now go to “How to Set Up the Print Server” on page 31.
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Chapter 2
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How to Set Up the Print Server
This chapter explains how to set up the print server. This includes
connecting the print server to the network, installing EpsonNet
WinAssist/MacAssist, and using EpsonNet WinAssist/
MacAssist to assign an IP address to the print server.
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Connecting the Print Server to the Network
Follow the steps below to connect the print server to the network.
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Warning:
Before you install or uninstall the print server, be sure to turn off
the printer and unplug the AC adapter from the wall outlet to
prevent electric shock.
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❏ Do not place anything on top of the print server.
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1. Make sure the printer is turned off.
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2. Plug the print server into the printer’s parallel interface
connector and secure it with the wire clips.
3. Connect the network cable to the print server, and connect the
other end to the network.
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Note:
❏ Use a Category 5 twisted-pair cable to connect the print server
to the network.
❏ The print server will automatically use DHCP to obtain an IP
address. If it cannot get an IP address this way, it will use the
private IP address of 192.168.192.168.
❏ Do not connect the print server and the computer directly. Be
sure to use a hub to connect the print server to the network.
4. Turn the printer on.
5. Plug the AC adapter’s power cord into a grounded electrical
outlet. Then connect it to the AC adapter. Be sure to use the
AC adapter included with the print server.
6. Press and hold down the status sheet button on the print
server, then plug the AC adapter into the DC-IN connector on
the print server. Continue to hold down the status sheet
button for about ten seconds.
Note:
It can take up to one minute to initialize the print server. When it’s done
initializing, its STATUS light turns green or orange.
7. When the print server is done initializing, press the status
sheet button again for about two seconds to print the status
sheets. If the sheets print, the print server is installed correctly.
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❏ Do not press the status sheet button while the red Status light
and green Data light are on; otherwise, the print server will
return to its factory default settings, and the network status
sheet will not print correctly.
❏ Before disconnecting the print server from the printer, always
turn off the printer and unplug the AC adapter.
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Now, you can configure the print server for the network using
EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist. Go to “Installing EpsonNet
WinAssist/MacAssist” on page 33.
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Installing EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist
You need to install EpsonNet WinAssist or MacAssist to configure
the print server.
Note:
Be sure to use EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist included on the Software
CD-ROM shipped with this product.
For Windows
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Install EpsonNet WinAssist on the computer to configure the
print server.
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System requirements
The following table lists the system requirements of EpsonNet
WinAssist.
Operating systems
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Windows XP Professional/Home Edition
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Windows 2000 Server/Professional
Windows NT 4.0 Server/Workstation with Service
Pack 5.0 or higher
Hard disk drive space
10 MB
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Installing EpsonNet WinAssist
Follow the steps below to install EpsonNet WinAssist.
Note:
If you add or delete protocols or services from your operating system after
installing EpsonNet WinAssist, the program may not work correctly. If
this happens, uninstall EpsonNet WinAssist and then install it again.
1. Insert the Software CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
2. The EPSON Installation Program starts automatically.
If the Installer dialog box does not appear, double-click
SETUP.EXE on the CD-ROM.
3. Select Install EpsonNet WinAssist, then click
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4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
For Macintosh
Install EpsonNet MacAssist on your Macintosh to configure the
print server.
System requirements
The following table lists the system requirements of EpsonNet
MacAssist.
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Operating systems
Mac OS 10.x, 8.6 to 9.x
Models
Macintosh PowerPC/G3/G4/G5/iMac/eMac/
PowerBook/iBook
Hard disk drive space
10 MB
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Follow the steps below to install EpsonNet MacAssist.
1. Insert the Software CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
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2. Mac OS 8.x to 9.x:
Double-click the EpsonNet MacAssist folder, then the
EpsonNet MacAssist Installer icon.
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Mac OS X:
Double-click the Mac OS X folder, then the EpsonNet
MacAssist folder, then the EpsonNet MacAssist Installer
icon.
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Note:
When the authentication dialog box to assign administrator rights
appears, enter the user name and password, and then click OK.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
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4. Restart your computer.
Mac OS 8.x to 9.x:
The MacAssistxxx folder, which contains the EpsonNet
MacAssist icon and the EpsonNet MacAssist EasySetup
icon, is created in the Applications folder.
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Mac OS X:
The EpsonNet MacAssist OSX x.xx folder, which contains the
EpsonNet MacAssist for OS X icon and the EpsonNet
MacAssist OSX EasySetup icon, is created in the
Applications folder.
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Setting an IP Address Using EpsonNet
WinAssist
This section explains how to use EpsonNet WinAssist to configure
the print server.
Note:
❏ Check that the necessary protocols are installed on the computer.
❏ Make sure the printer is turned on.
❏ The computer to use for the following steps must be in the same
segment as the print server.
❏ The sample screens are taken from Windows 98 using EpsonNet
WinAssist. Other systems may differ in appearance, but the
instructions are the same, except as noted.
1. Click Start, point to Programs or All Programs
(Windows XP/Server 2003), then select EpsonNet WinAssist.
Click EpsonNet WinAssist to start it.
2. Select the printer you want to configure, then click
Configuration or double-click the printer icon.
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Note:
❏ If the same printer model name appears several times in the list,
you can identify the printers by checking their MAC addresses,
which are found on the status sheet.
❏ You can search printers in other segments by using Search
Options from the Tool menu. See “Search options” on page 53
for more information.
❏ The Launch Browser button can be used only if a valid IP
address is assigned to the printer.
❏ The print server does not have a default IP address. Be sure to
assign a valid IP address manually or by using the DHCP
server.
3. Click the TCP/IP tab.
Note:
For information on other menus, see “Details of the Configuration
Dialog Box” on page 56.
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4. Select a method for specifying the IP address. If you select
Automatic, DHCP becomes available and assigns an IP
address automatically. If you want to set the IP address
manually, select Manual instead.
Note:
❏ The network administrator must confirm any changes made to
the IP address settings.
❏ When Automatic is selected, DHCP becomes available. To use
the DHCP server, make sure it is installed on your computer
and correctly configured. See your operating system’s online
help for detailed instructions.
❏ If the Dynamic DNS function is not supported, we recommend
that you select Manual and enter an IP address. If you select
Automatic, the IP address of the print server changes every
time you turn on the printer, and you need to change the printer
port setting accordingly.
5. If you want to get a private address between 169.254.1.1 and
169.254.254.254 automatically when an IP address cannot be
obtained by the DHCP server, leave the Set using Automatic
Private IP Addressing (APIPA) check box selected.
6. When setting an IP address using the ping command, select
Set using PING. Do not select when setting an IP address with
EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist/WebAssist; this prevents
any unexpected change of the IP address.
Note:
Be sure not to select the check box when not using ping; this prevents
an unexpected change of the IP address by EpsonNet WebManager.
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7. To assign an IP address manually, enter the IP address, the
subnet mask, and the default gateway. Be sure the IP address
does not conflict with any other devices on the network.
Note:
If there is a server or a router functioning as a gateway, enter the IP
address of the server or the router for the gateway address. If there
is no gateway, leave the default values there.
8. Click the Extended Settings button if you want to make
extended settings, such as Dynamic DNS and Universal Plug
and Play functions.
Note:
The check boxes are dimmed if the print server does not support the
function.
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9. Select Acquire DNS server address automatically if you
want to acquire the DNS server address using the DHCP
server.
If you want to enter the DNS server address manually, click
the Add button and then enter the IP address of the DNS
server. Click OK.
10. Select Acquire host name and domain name
automatically if you want to acquire the host name and the
domain name using the DHCP server.
If you want to enter manually, enter the host name and the
domain name in the text boxes.
11. Select Register the network interface’s address to DNS
server if you want to register the host name and domain name
to the DNS server through the DHCP server that supports
Dynamic DNS.
If you want to register the host name and the domain name
directly to the DNS server, select the Register directly to DNS
server check box.
12. Select Use Universal Plug and Play if you want to use the
Universal Plug and Play function on Windows Me or future
operating systems.
Change the default Universal Plug and Play device name, if
desired. This device name is used for versions of Windows
that support the Universal Plug and Play function.
13. After changing the settings, click OK.
14. In the TCP/IP dialog box, click OK. The Password dialog box
appears.
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15. If you set a password, enter your password (up to 20
characters) and then click OK to save the settings. If you are
entering a password for the first time, click Change and set
the password. See “About Password” on page 75 for more
information.
Follow the on-screen instructions. After the update is
complete, refresh the configuration by selecting Refresh from
the View menu.
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Caution:
Since it takes 2 or 3 minutes to send new settings to the print
server, wait until an on-screen message appears to indicate
that you can turn off your printer.
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Setting an IP Address Using EpsonNet
MacAssist
This section explains how to use EpsonNet MacAssist to configure
the print server.
Note:
❏ Make sure the printer is turned on.
❏ The computer to use for the following steps must be in the same
segment as the print server.
❏ Make sure that Ethernet is selected for Connect via in the
AppleTalk and TCP/IP control panels according to your network
environment.
1. Double-click the EpsonNet MacAssist icon.
2. Select the printer you want to configure from the list and click
Configure.
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Note:
❏ If the same printer model name appears several times in the list,
you can identify the printers by checking their MAC addresses,
which are found on the status sheet.
❏ You can search printers in other zones just like computers by
changing the zone setting. See “Search options” on page 80 for
more information.
❏ The Launch Browser button can be used only if a valid IP
address is assigned to the printer.
❏ The print server does not have a default IP address. Be sure to
assign a valid IP address manually or by using the DHCP
server.
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3. Click the TCP/IP tab.
Note:
❏ TCP/IP is not used for printing in Macintosh networks.
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Configuration Dialog Box” on page 82.
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4. Select a method for specifying the IP address. If you select
Automatic, DHCP becomes available and assigns an IP
address automatically. If you want to set the IP address
manually, select Manual instead.
Note:
❏ The network administrator must confirm any changes made to
the IP address settings.
❏ When Automatic is selected, DHCP becomes available. To use
the DHCP server, make sure it is installed on your computer
and correctly configured. See your operating system’s online
help for detailed instructions.
❏ If the Dynamic DNS function is not supported, we recommend
that you select Manual and enter an IP address. If you select
Automatic, the IP address of the print server changes every
time you turn on the printer, and you need to change the printer
port setting accordingly.
5. When setting an IP address using the ping command, select
Set using PING. Do not select when setting an IP address with
EpsonNet WinAssist, MacAssist, or WebAssist; this prevents
any unexpected change of the IP address.
Note:
Be sure not to select the check box when not using ping; this prevents
an unexpected change of the IP address by EpsonNet WebManager.
6. If you want to get a private address between 169.254.1.1 and
169.254.254.254 automatically when an IP address cannot be
obtained by the DHCP server, leave Set using Automatic
Private IP Addressing (APIPA) selected.
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7. To assign an IP address manually, enter the IP address, the
subnet mask, and the default gateway. Be sure the IP address
does not conflict with any other devices on the network.
Note:
If there is a server or a router functioning as a gateway, enter the IP
address of the server or the router for the gateway address. If there
is no gateway, leave the default values there.
8. Click the Extended Settings button if you want to make
extended settings, such as Dynamic DNS and Universal Plug
and Play functions.
Note:
The check boxes are dimmed if the print server does not support the
function.
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9. Select Acquire DNS server address automatically if you
want to acquire the DNS server address using the DHCP
server.
If you want to enter the DNS server address manually, click
the Add button and then enter the IP address of the DNS
server. Click OK.
10. Select Acquire host name and domain name
automatically if you want to acquire the host name and the
domain name using the DHCP server.
If you want to enter manually, enter the host name and the
domain name in the text boxes.
11. Select Register the network interface’s address to DNS
server if you want to register the host name and domain name
to the DNS server through the DHCP server that supports
Dynamic DNS.
If you want to register the host name and the domain name
directly to the DNS server, select Register directly to DNS
server.
12. Select Use Universal Plug and Play if you want to use the
Universal Plug and Play function in Windows Me or future
operating systems.
Change the default Universal Plug and Play device name, if
desired. This device name is used for versions of Windows
that support the Universal Plug and Play function.
13. After changing the settings, click OK.
14. In the TCP/IP dialog box, click OK. The Password dialog box
appears.
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15. If you set a password, enter your password (up to 20
characters), then click OK to save the settings. If you are
entering a password for the first time, click Change
Password and set the password. For more information on
passwords, see “About Password” on page 89.
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Caution:
Sending new settings to the print server can take 2 or 3
minutes. Wait until the update is complete before turning off
your printer.
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Chapter 3
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EpsonNet WinAssist Configuration Utility
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About EpsonNet WinAssist
EpsonNet WinAssist is a Windows-based configuration software
for administrators to configure the print server for TCP/IP,
NetWare, MS Network, AppleTalk, IPP, and SNMP.
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Note:
❏ Be sure to use EpsonNet WinAssist included on the Software
CD-ROM shipped with this product.
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❏ EpsonNet WinAssist installed on Windows XP/Server 2003 does
not support NetBEUI as a search protocol, because the NetBEUI
protocol is not officially supported on Windows XP/Server 2003.
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❏ To set the IP address for OS/2 and UNIX, use the arp and ping
commands. For more information, see “Setting an IP Address Using
the arp/ping Command” on page 234.
❏ If you are using the printer in a dial-up environment not running
NetWare, clear the Use NetWare check box on the NetWare
screen. If this check box is selected, the extra account may be charged
when you use the dial-up router.
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❏ When configuring the print server for NetWare, use the IPX
protocol and log in to the NetWare server or the NDS context with
supervisor privileges.
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❏ When you configure the print server for NetWare 5.x, you must log
in to the NetWare server using an IPX connection. If you log in to
the NetWare server using an IP connection, the NetWare screen and
the IPX trap setting of SNMP are not available.
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Menu Bar
EpsonNet WinAssist provides the following menus and
sub-menus.
Device menu:
❏ Configuration
Configures the print server you have selected.
❏ Launch Browser
Starts EpsonNet WebAssist to configure the print server you
have selected. EpsonNet WebAssist is a utility that runs on a
browser.
❏ Quit
Quits EpsonNet WinAssist.
View menu:
❏ Refresh
Updates to the latest information by searching for the
available printers again.
Tool menu:
❏ Timeout
Set the timeout value between 2 and 120 seconds. See
“Timeout option” on page 51 for more information.
❏ Search Method
Select the connections and protocols to use to search for a print
server. See “Search method” on page 52 for more information.
❏ Search Options
Configures the options for a search with IP or IPX. See “Search
options” on page 53 for more information.
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❏ Firmware Update
You can update the firmware and EpsonNet WebAssist. See
the EpsonNet WinAssist online help for detailed information.
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Help menu:
❏ Help Topic
Opens EpsonNet WinAssist help.
❏ About EpsonNet WinAssist
Displays the copyright and version information for EpsonNet
WinAssist.
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Timeout option
Set the length of time before a timeout occurs (between 2 and 120
seconds). The default value is 6 seconds. A communication error
occurs if this time is exceeded. If you set a larger value, it takes
more time to search for the network printers. Therefore, change
this value only if necessary.
Select Refresh from the View menu or restart EpsonNet
WinAssist for the settings to take effect.
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Search method
You can select the connections and protocols to search for a print
server. You can select from the following: LAN connection using
TCP/IP, IPX, and NetBEUI protocols, or USB connection.
Select the Select All radio button to search for print servers with
all the available connections and protocols, or select the Select
Individually radio button to select the preferred connections and
protocols.
Select Refresh from the View menu or restart EpsonNet
WinAssist for the settings to take effect.
Note:
EpsonNet WinAssist installed on Windows XP/Server 2003 does not
support NetBEUI as a search protocol because the NetBEUI protocol is
not officially supported on Windows XP/Server 2003.
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Search options
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Search Options-IP
To search for print servers in other segments, set the specific
network address and the subnet mask. The settings you modified
on this screen do not affect the search parameters used for
EpsonNet WinAssist EasySetup.
Select Refresh from the View menu or restart EpsonNet
WinAssist for the settings to take effect.
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Explanation
Search specified
address
Select this check box to search for a print server
located outside the router.
Network Address
Enter the network address (valid range 0 to 255) of
the print server you want to find. Enter 0 for the local
address.
Subnet Mask
Enter the subnet mask of the IP address.
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List box
Displays network addresses and subnet masks that
have been registered.
Add button
Registers a network address (up to 20 addresses).
Do not add the network address if it is in the same
segment.
Remove button
Removes a network address and its subnet mask
from the List box.
Note:
❏ If you try to add an incorrect network address, the following message
appears: “The network address XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX that you
entered will be added to the list as XXX.XXX.XXX.X. Add this
address?” Check the correct network address and then click OK to
add it.
❏ If you try to add the same network address, the message “This
network address has already been registered” appears, which
indicates this address cannot be added.
Search Options-IPX
When you manage the print server with IPX (NetWare), and when
you want to configure the print server outside of the local
network, set the network address of the print server. Select
Refresh from the View menu or restart EpsonNet WinAssist for
the settings to take effect.
Note:
❏ To use this option, you need to log in to the NetWare server as a
supervisor.
❏ When using a dial-up network, delete any unnecessary addresses
from the Search Addresses list to prevent charges for any extra
accounts.
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Explanation
Search specified
addresses
The display time can be reduced by selecting this
check box and choosing the target networks; any
unnecessary or unwanted information is then not
obtained.
Network Address List
Displays all current network addresses.
Search Addresses
Displays the network address to be searched.
Add button
Select an address in Network Address List, and then
click Add to add the address to Search Addresses
(up to 256 addresses).
Remove button
Removes the selected address from the Search
Addresses list.
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Firmware update
You can update the firmware and EpsonNet WebAssist. Since the
firmware update function is for support purposes, usually you do
not need to use this function. See the EpsonNet WinAssist online
help for detailed information.
Details of the Configuration Dialog Box
Information
The Information menu shows the various print server parameters
as described below.
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Parameters
Explanations
MAC Address
Unique hardware address of the print server.
You can check the MAC address on a status sheet.
Hardware
Version
Hardware version of the print server
Software Version
Software version of the print server
Model Name
Product name of the printer attached to the print
server
Location
Enter the location of the print server.
Return to Default
button
Reverts to the factory default settings.
Search Path
Protocol used to search for the print server
OK
Updates the settings.
Cancel
Cancels any changes.
Help
Accesses help.
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TCP/IP
To use the printer in the TCP/IP environment, configure the print
server using the following screen.
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Items
Explanations
Method for specifying
the IP address
Select a method for specifying an IP address.
When you select Automatic, an IP address,
subnet mask, and default gateway are
automatically assigned by the DHCP server.
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If the Dynamic DNS function is not supported, we
recommend that you select Manual and then
enter an IP address. This is because if you select
Automatic, the IP address of the print server
changes every time you turn on the printer so
that you need to change the printer port setting
accordingly.
Set using Automatic
Private IP Addressing
(APIPA)
Assigns a private IP address automatically even
when there is no DHCP server on your network.
It is dimmed if this function is not supported.
Set using PING
Select this check box when setting an IP address
using the ping command. When not using the
ping command, clear this check box.
Note:
Be sure to clear the check box when not using
ping; this prevents any unexpected change of
the IP address by EpsonNet WebManager.
IP Address
Enter an IP address for the print server. Be sure
that the IP address is unique and does not
conflict with any other device on the network.
Subnet Mask
Enter the subnet mask of the IP address.
Default Gateway
Enter the gateway address.
Extended Settings
button
Click this button for extended settings such as
Dynamic DNS and Universal Plug and Play. If
both functions are not supported, this button is
dimmed.
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Extended Settings dialog box
When you click the Extended Settings button on the TCP/IP
menu, the following dialog box appears.
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Items
Explanations
Acquire DNS server
address automatically
Select this check box if you want to acquire
the DNS server address using the DHCP server.
To enter the DNS server address manually,
clear this check box. If the DNS is not
supported, this check box is dimmed.
DNS Server Addresses
Displays the DNS server address. To enter the
DNS server address, click the Add button.
To delete the DNS server address, select the
address and then click the Delete button.
Acquire host name and
domain name
automatically
Select this check box if you want to acquire a
host name and domain name from the DHCP
server.
Host Name
Enter the host name supported by the
Dynamic DNS (between 2 and 63 characters).
The total number of characters of the host
name and the domain name must not
exceed 251.
Leave it blank or enter two or more characters
of the domain name supported by Dynamic
DNS. The total number of characters of the
host name and the domain name must not
exceed 251.
Register the network
interface’s address to
DNS server
Select this check box if you want to register
the host name and the domain name to the
DNS server through the DHCP server that
supports Dynamic DNS.
Register directly to DNS
server
Select this check box if you want to register
the host name and the domain name directly
on the DNS server.
Use Universal Plug and
Play
Enables or disables Universal Plug and Play. It
is dimmed if this function is not supported.
Device Name
Enter the device name for Universal Plug and
Play (between 2 and 63 characters).
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To edit the DNS server address, select the
address and then click the Edit button.
Domain Name
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NetWare
To use the printer in the NetWare environment, configure the
print server using the following screen. You can configure the
print server in either the Print Server mode or the Remote Printer
mode.
Note:
❏ When you are not using NetWare, be sure to select the Standby
mode.
❏ Log in to the NetWare server or the NDS context with supervisor
privileges.
❏ You cannot assign the print queue if you have not logged in to the
bindery or NDS in the same mode you have selected for Mode.
Print Server mode
To use the printer in the Print Server mode, configure the print
server using the following screen.
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Note:
When you save the settings, the Printer Objects, named PR0 for the
Bindery mode or print server name_P0 for the NDS mode, are
automatically created. To change the printer name, use PCONSOLE or
NWADMIN.
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Items
Explanations
Use NetWare
Select this check box when using NetWare.
When you use the printer only in the NetWare
environment, it turns on automatically.
Mode
Select a mode: Print Server/Bindery or Print
Server/NDS.
Frame Type
Leave the default frame type as it is.
Tree Name
For the NDS mode only:
Click the Browse button and select the NDS
context so the Tree name is also selected.
Context
For the NDS mode only:
Click the Browse button and select the NDS
context.
Browse button
Browse the NDS context.
Primary File Server Name
For the Bindery mode only:
Select the server where the print server logs in.
Print Server Name
Select or enter the print server name (up to 47
characters).
Print Server Password
Enter the password to log in to the print server
(up to 20 characters). See the NetWare
documentation for more details. Usually you
do not need to set it.
Print Server Password
(again)
Enter the password again.
Polling Interval
Set the polling interval between 5 to 90
seconds. See the NetWare documentation
for more details. Usually you do not need to
set it.
Print Queue
Configuration button
Configure the print queue settings. If you have
assigned the queue with PCONSOLE,
NWAdmin, or EpsonNet!2 for Windows (an
older version of the configuration utility),
reassign the print queue here.
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Print Queue Configuration dialog box
When you click the Print Queue Configuration button on the
Print server menu, the following dialog box appears.
Note:
You can configure queue settings for a higher context than the one you
specified in the NDS context box. In this case, you must have the
supervisor privileges for the context in which you set the queue.
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Queue Name
Displays the queue name that is assigned to
the print server by browsing the queue.
Browse button
Click the Browse button to select a queue.
You can also create or delete a queue.
Queue list box
Lists the print queues.
Add button
Adds a print queue.
Remove button
Removes a print queue.
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❏ Selecting a queue
Click the queue and click OK to select it.
❏ Creating a queue
For Bindery mode: Click the file server where you want to
create a queue. Right-click it, and then select Create Queue.
Enter the queue name (up to 47 characters).
For NDS mode: Select the context where you want to create
a queue. Right-click it, and then select Create Queue. Type
a queue name (up to 47 characters). Browse the context, and
then select the volume name from the drop-down list. The
queue will be created under the SYS volume of the file server.
If you want to create a queue in another volume, use
PCONSOLE or NWAdmin.
❏ Deleting a queue
Select the print queue you want to delete. Right-click it, and
then select Delete Queue.
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Remote Printer mode
To use the printer in the Remote Printer mode, configure the print
server using the following screen.
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Explanations
Use NetWare
Select this check box when using NetWare. When
you use the printer only in the NetWare environment,
it turns on automatically.
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Mode
Select Remote Printer.
Frame Type
Leave the default frame type as it is.
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Primary Print Server
Name
Enter the primary print server name (up to 47
characters), which is created by PCONSOLE or
NWAdmin.
For NDPS Gateway, enter the SAP name you have
set for NetWare (up to 47 characters).
Printer Port
Number
Enter the printer port number.
For NDPS Gateway, enter the same printer number
you have set for NetWare (between 0 and 254).
MS Network
To use the printer in the Microsoft network environment,
configure the print server using the following screen.
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Items
Explanations
Use Microsoft
network shared
printing
Select this check box when using Microsoft Shared
Network printing. This check box is selected but dimmed
when the print server’s information is acquired by the
NetBEUI protocol.
Print Server
Name
Enter the print server name (up to 15 characters). Be
sure to give a unique name that does not cause
conflicts with any other device on the network.
Workgroup
Name
Enter the workgroup name or domain name used for
the Windows network environment (up to 15
characters).
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Share Name
Enter the printer’s shared name on the network (up to
12 characters). Do not use LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, or COM.
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AppleTalk
To use the printer in the AppleTalk environment, configure the
print server using the following screen.
Note:
To configure AppleTalk settings using EpsonNet WinAssist, the
following conditions must be maintained;
❏ The print server must be assigned a valid IP address.
❏ You have logged in to the NetWare server or the NDS context with
supervisor privileges.
❏ The shared service is installed on the computer.
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Items
Explanations
Use AppleTalk
Select this check box when using AppleTalk.
Printer Name
Enter the name of the printer (up to 32 characters).
Zone Name
Enter the network zone name (up to 32 characters).
To have the zone selected automatically, select
Automatic to specify the network number and
enter an asterisk (*) in this text box.
Entity Type
Displays the printer’s entity type. Do not change the
entity type unless “epson” appears. If “epson”
appears, select an entity type by clicking the Entity
Setting button to match your printer.
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Ink Jet, All in One, or Impact Dot Matrix (24 pin):
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Entity Setting button
Click this button and select the appropriate entity
type.
Method of
specifying the
network number
Select a method for acquiring the network number.
Automatic is usually preferred.
Network Number for
Manual Mode
Enter a value between 0 and 65534 to specify the
network number, if you have selected Manual.
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IPP
To use the printer in the IPP environment, configure the print
server using the following screen. If the print server does not
support the SNMP, all of the items are dimmed.
Items
Explanations
IPP URL
Displays the printer’s URL for Internet Printing.
Format:
http://IP address of print server:631/ printer
name set below
Example:
http://192.168.100.201:631/EPSON_IPP_Printer
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Explanations
Printer Name
Enter the name of the printer to use for Internet
Printing (up to 127 characters).
Example:
EPSON_IPP_Printer
Location
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Enter the name of the printer’s physical
location (up to 64 characters).
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Items
Explanations
Read Only
The word “public” always appears.
Read/Write
Enter the Read/Write community name (up
to 32 characters).
Enable IP Trap 1 or/and 2
Enable or Disable IP trap 1, 2, or both.
Address
Enter the IP address of the server to which the
trap is transmitted.
Community
Enter the community name (up to 32
characters).
Enable IPX Trap 1 or/and 2
Enable or Disable IPX trap 1, 2, or both.
Address
Enter Network Address and Node Number
(MAC Address) of the server to which the
trap is transmitted.
Format:
Network Address: Node Number
Suppose Network Address is A7E00BB0
(hexadecimal) and Node Number is
000048930000 (hexadecimal). In this case,
the address is A7E00BB0:000048930000.
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Enter the community name (up to 32
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About Password
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If you set a password, you must enter it to configure the print
server. When you click OK in the setting dialog box or click the
Return to Default button, the Password dialog box appears.
1. To set a password or to change the current password, click
Change. The Administrator password dialog box appears.
2. When you set a password for the first time, leave the Old
Password box blank, and enter a password in the New
Password box and in the New Password (again) box (up to 20
characters). Then click OK. Passwords are case sensitive.
Note:
❏ The same password is used for EpsonNet WinAssist,
MacAssist, and WebAssist.
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to the print server, enter the old password immediately after
changing the password.
❏ If you forget your password, you need to initialize the print
server. See “Initializing the Print Server” on page 229 for
instructions.
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Chapter 4
EpsonNet MacAssist Configuration Utility
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About EpsonNet MacAssist
EpsonNet MacAssist is a Macintosh-based configuration
software for administrators that allows you to configure the print
server for TCP/IP, AppleTalk, and IPP.
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❏ Be sure to use EpsonNet MacAssist included on the Software
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EPSON AppleTalk in OS X for printing (except for the EPSON
Stylus Photo 2200 and Stylus C82).
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Menu Bar
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EpsonNet MacAssist provides the following menus and
sub-menus.
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File menu:
❏ Close
Closes EpsonNet MacAssist.
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❏ Quit
Quits EpsonNet MacAssist.
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Edit menu:
Use it when you edit the contents of the configuration menus.
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Device menu:
❏ Configuration
Configures the print server you have selected.
❏ Launch Browser
Starts EpsonNet WebAssist to configure the print server you
have selected. EpsonNet WebAssist is a utility that runs on a
browser.
❏ Refresh
Updates to the latest information by searching for the
available printers again.
❏ Timeout Setting
Set the timeout value between 3 and 99 seconds. See
“Timeout” on page 79 for more information.
❏ Network Path Search Setting
Select connections and protocols to use to search for a print
server. See “Network path search setting” on page 79 for more
information.
❏ Search Options
Configures the options for a search with AppleTalk or IP. See
“Search options” on page 80 for more information.
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Timeout
Set the length of time before a timeout occurs (between 3 and 99
seconds). The default value is 5 seconds. A communication error
occurs if this time is exceeded. If you set a larger value, it takes
more time to search for the network printers. Therefore, change
this value only if necessary.
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Select Refresh from the Device menu or restart EpsonNet
MacAssist for the settings to take effect.
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Network path search setting
You can select the connection and protocols to use to search for a
print server. You can either use all the connection and protocols
such as AppleTalk, IP, or USB, or select the favorable ones.
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MacAssist for the settings to take effect.
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Search options
Search options-AppleTalk
To search for the print servers in other zones, set the specific zones
in this option.
Select Use this method to select search zones to search for a
print server in a specific zone. Clear the check box if the print
server is in the same zone; this saves time in searching.
The zones obtained from the network environment are displayed
on the Zone list. The zones to be searched are displayed on the
Search Zone list. The maximum number of zones that can be
displayed on the Zone and Search Zone lists is 2000.
To add the zone to the Search Zone list, select the zone and then
click the Add button. To delete the zone from the Search Zone list,
select the zone and then click the Del button.
Select Refresh from the Device menu or restart EpsonNet
MacAssist for the settings to take effect.
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Search options-IP
To search for the print servers in other segments, set the specific
network address and subnet mask. The settings you modified on
this screen do not affect the search parameters used for EpsonNet
MacAssist EasySetup.
Select Use the search option to search for a print server in
another segment. Do not select it if the print server you want to
configure is located in the same segment.
Enter the network address and subnet mask (valid range 0 to 255).
Ask your network administrator for the address. Then click Add.
You can add up to 20 addresses. To remove the address from the
list, select the address and click Delete.
Select Refresh from the Device menu or restart EpsonNet
MacAssist for the settings to take effect.
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❏ If you try to add an incorrect network address, the following message
appears: “The network address XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX that you
entered will be added to the list as XXX.XXX.XXX.X. Add this
address?” Check the correct network address and then click OK to
add it.
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❏ If you try to add the same network address, the message“This
network address has already been registered” appears, which
indicates this address cannot be added.
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Details of the Configuration Dialog Box
Information
The Information menu shows the various print server parameters
as described below.
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Parameters
Explanations
MAC Address
Unique hardware address of the print server.
You can check the MAC address on a status sheet.
Hardware
Version
Hardware version of the print server
Software Version
Software version of the print server
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Model Name
Product name of the printer attached to the print
server
Location
Enter the location of the print server.
Return to Default
button
Resets all configuration settings of the print server to
their defaults.
Search Path
Protocol used to search for the print server
OK
Updates the settings.
Cancel
Cancels any changes.
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TCP/IP
To use the printer in the TCP/IP environment, configure the print
server using the following screen.
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Items
Explanations
Method for specifying
the IP address
Select a method for specifying an IP address.
When you select Automatic, an IP address,
subnet mask, and default gateway are
automatically assigned by the DHCP server.
Note:
If the Dynamic DNS function is not supported, we
recommend that you select Manual and then
enter an IP address. If you select Automatic, the
IP address of the print server changes every time
you turn on the printer so that you need to
change the printer port setting accordingly.
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Set using PING
Select this check box when setting the IP address
using the ping command. When not using the
ping command, clear this check box.
Set using Automatic
Private IP Addressing
(APIPA)
Assigns a private IP address automatically even
if there is no DHCP server on your network. It is
dimmed if this function is not supported.
IP Address
Enter an IP address for the print server. Be sure
that the IP address is unique and does not
conflict with any other device on the network.
Subnet Mask
Enter the subnet mask of the IP address.
Default Gateway
Enter the gateway address. If there is a server or
a router that functions as a gateway, enter the
IP address of the server or the router. If there is no
gateway, leave the default values.
Extended Settings
Click this button for extended settings such as
Dynamic DNS and Universal Plug and Play. If
both functions are not supported, this button is
dimmed.
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Extended Settings dialog box
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When you click the Extended Settings button on the TCP/IP
menu, the following dialog box appears.
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Explanations
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Acquire DNS server
address automatically
Select this check box if you want to acquire
the DNS server address using the DHCP server.
To enter the DNS server address manually,
clear this check box. If the DNS is not
supported, this check box is dimmed.
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DNS Server Address
Displays the DNS server address. To enter the
DNS server address, click the Add button.
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To edit the DNS server address, select the
address and then click the Edit button.
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To delete the DNS server address, select the
address and then click the Delete button.
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Acquire host name and
domain name
automatically
Select this check box if you want to acquire a
host name and domain name from the DHCP
server.
Host Name
Enter the host name supported by the
Dynamic DNS (between 2 and 63 characters).
The total number of characters of the host
name and the domain name must not
exceed 251.
Domain Name
Leave it blank or enter two or more characters
of the domain name supported by Dynamic
DNS. The total number of characters of the
host name and the domain name must not
exceed 251.
Register the network
interface’s address to
DNS server
Select this check box if you want to register
the host name and the domain name to the
DNS server through the DHCP server that
supports Dynamic DNS.
Register directly to DNS
server
Select this check box if you want to register
the host name and the domain name directly
on the DNS server.
Use Universal Plug and
Play
Enables or disables Universal Plug and Play. It
is dimmed if this function is not supported.
Device Name
Enter the device name for Universal Plug and
Play (between 2 and 63 characters).
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AppleTalk
To use the printer in the AppleTalk environment, configure the
print server using the following screen.
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Use AppleTalk
Select this box when using AppleTalk.
Printer Name
Enter the name of the printer (up to 32 characters).
Zone Name
Select or enter the network zone name (up to 32
characters).
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To have the zone selected automatically, select
Automatic to specify the network number and
select an asterisk (*) in this text box.
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To enter manually, select Manual Input and then
enter the zone name in the text box.
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Items
Explanations
Entity Type
Displays the printer’s entity type. Do not change the
entity type unless “epson” appears. If “epson”
appears, select an entity type by clicking the Entity
Setting button to match your printer.
Ink Jet, All in One, or Impact Dot Matrix (24 pin):
EPSONLQ2
Method of
specifying the
network number
Select the method for acquiring the network
number. Automatic is usually preferred.
Network number
for manual mode
Enter a value between 0 and 65534 to specify the
network number, if you have selected Manual.
IPP
To use the printer in the IPP environment, configure the print
server using the following screen.
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Items
Explanations
IPP URL
Displays the printer’s URL for Internet Printing.
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Format:
http://IP address of print server:631/ printer name set
below
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http://192.168.100.201:631/EPSON_IPP_Printer
Printer Name
Enter the name of the printer to use for Internet Printing
(up to 127 characters).
Example:
EPSON_IPP_Printer
Location
Enter the name of the printer’s physical location (up to
64 characters).
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About Password
If you set a password, you must enter it to configure the print
server. When you click OK in the setting dialog box or click Return
to Default, the Password dialog box appears.
1. To set the password or to change the current password, click
Change Password. The Change Password dialog box
appears.
2. When you set a password for the first time, leave the Current
Password box blank, and enter a password in the New
Password box and in the New Password (again) box (up to 20
characters). Then click OK. Passwords are case sensitive.
Note:
❏ The same password is used for EpsonNet WinAssist,
MacAssist, and WebAssist.
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❏ Since the new password takes effect after the data is sent to the
print server, enter the old password immediately after changing
the password.
❏ If you forget your password, you need to initialize the print
server. See “Initializing the Print Server” on page 229 for
instructions.
Configuring the Print Server Using EpsonNet
MacAssist EasySetup
You can also use EpsonNet MacAssist EasySetup to configure the
print server for TCP/IP and AppleTalk printing.
Note:
❏ Currently, EPSON printers don’t support TCP/IP printing in a
Macintosh environment (except for the EPSON Stylus Photo 2200
and Stylus C82).
❏ Make sure the printer is turned on.
❏ The computer to use for the following steps must be in the same
segment as the print server.
❏ When you assign an IP address manually, we recommend you use
EpsonNet MacAssist to set the subnet mask and default gateway.
Follow the steps below to configure the print server using
EpsonNet MacAssist EasySetup.
1. Double-click the MacAssistxxx folder, and then double-click
the EpsonNet MacAssist EasySetup icon.
2. The EpsonNet MacAssist Easy Setup dialog box appears.
Click Next.
3. Read the License Agreement and then click Next.
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4. Select the target printer and then click Next.
Note:
If the same printer model name appears several times on the list, you
can identify the printers by checking their MAC addresses, which
are found on the status sheet.
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6. Specify whether to use TCP/IP, and then click Next. (If you
select No, proceed to step 8.)
7. Select a method for specifying the IP address. If you select
Automatic, DHCP becomes available and assigns an IP
address automatically. If you select Manual, enter the IP
address. Click Next.
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Note:
❏ The print server does not have a default IP address. Be sure to
assign a valid IP address manually or by using the DHCP
server.
❏ If the Dynamic DNS function is not supported, we recommend
that you select Manual and enter an IP address. If you select
Automatic, the IP address of the print server changes every
time you turn on the printer, and you need to change the printer
port setting accordingly.
❏ To use the DHCP server, make sure it is installed on your
computer and configured correctly. See your operating system’s
online help for detailed instructions.
8. Check the settings and then click Send.
If you have set a password for the print server, the Password
dialog box appears. Enter your password (up to 20 characters)
and then click OK. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Follow the on-screen instructions. After the update is
complete, refresh the configuration by selecting Refresh from
the Device menu.
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Sending new settings to the print server can take 2 or 3
minutes. Wait until the update is complete before turning off
your printer.
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To print to the network printer, you need to install the printer
driver on the computer. See the section in this chapter appropriate
for your operating system.
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For Windows Me/98/95, the printer driver installation procedure
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Since Windows Me/98/95 does not support LPR, standard
TCP/IP printing cannot be used. However, you can print via
TCP/IP using the EpsonNet Direct Print utility included on the
Software CD-ROM. First, install EpsonNet Direct Print. Then,
install the printer driver. See “About EpsonNet Direct Print” on
page 171 for more details.
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Internet printing is possible by using the EpsonNet Internet Print
utility included on the Software CD-ROM. First, install EpsonNet
Internet Print. Then, install the printer driver and set the printer
port. See “About EpsonNet Internet Print” on page 183 for more
details.
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Installing the IPP client
The IPP client must be installed on your computer. Follow the
steps below to install it.
1. Insert the Windows Me CD-ROM.
2. Select the add-ons folder, and then select the IPP folder.
3. Double-click wpnpins.exe. Then follow the on-screen
instructions.
4. Click OK to restart your computer.
Setting up the printer
Connect your computer to a printer through IPP.
1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Printers.
2. Click Add Printer, and then click Next.
3. Click Network Printer, and then click Next.
4. Type the URL of the printer, and then click Next.
http://IP address of print server:631/printer name
Example: http://192.168.100.201:631/EPSON_IPP_Printer
Note:
The printer name portion of the URL is case sensitive.
5. See “Installing a printer driver” on page 98 to install the
printer driver.
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1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Printers.
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2. Double-click Add Printer in the Printer window.
3. Select the Network Printer radio button and then click Next.
4. Click Browse, and then select the network path from the list.
If you cannot browse, enter the following in the Network path
or queue name box.
\\NetBIOS name of print server\Device name of print server
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6. See “Installing a printer driver” on page 98 to install the
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1. Insert the Software CD-ROM shipped with the printer.
2. Close the EPSON Installation Program screen if it appears.
3. Click the Have Disk button. The Install From Disk dialog box
appears.
4. Click Browse.
5. Select the CD-ROM drive for Drives, then double-click the
folder named after your operating system. Click OK.
6. Click OK in the Install From Disk dialog box.
7. Select the model name of the printer, then click Next.
Note:
If the Add Printer wizard prompts you to select either Keep
existing driver or Replace existing driver, be sure to select the
Replace existing driver radio button.
8. Click Finish and follow the on-screen instructions to complete
the setup.
When you print using Microsoft Network Shared printing in
the Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT environment, see
“Using the NET USE command” on page 99 for more details.
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Using the NET USE command
If you are running Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT and using
NetBIOS to connect to the printer, we recommend that you use
the NET USE command, as follows:
1. Right-click the Network Neighborhood icon or My Network
Places icon and then select Properties.
2. Check that Client for Microsoft Networks is in the
Components list. If it is not installed, click Add to install it.
3. Run the command prompt and enter the following command.
NET USE printer port: \\NetBIOS name of print server\Device
name of print server
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1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Printers.
2. Right-click the printer icon and select Properties.
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NET USE command.
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Windows XP
For Windows XP, the printer driver installation procedure differs
depending on the printing method you prefer.
LPR printing
1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other
Hardware, and then click Printers and Faxes.
2. Under Printer Tasks, click Add a printer to start the Add
Printer wizard, and then click Next.
3. Click Local printer attached to this computer, clear
Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play
printer, then click Next.
Note:
You must clear the Automatically detect and install my Plug
and Play printer check box because the printer is attached directly
to the network, not to a computer.
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4. Select the Create a new port radio button, then select
Standard TCP/IP Port from the list. Then click Next.
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If an error occurs, the following dialog box appears:
6. Select the Standard radio button, then select EPSON
Network Printer. Click Next.
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7. Click Finish.
8. See “Installing a printer driver” on page 105 to install the
printer driver.
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1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other
Hardware, and then click Printers and Faxes.
2. Under Printer Tasks, click Add a printer to start the Add
Printer wizard, and then click Next.
3. Click A network printer, or a printer attached to another
computer, and then click Next.
4. Select the Connect to a printer on the Internet or on a
home or office network radio button.
5. Enter the URL of the target printer using the format below.
The URL should be same as the URL you set on EpsonNet
WinAssist/WebAssist’s IPP configuration page.
http://IP address of printer:631/Printer name
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Note:
The printer name portion of the URL is case sensitive.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer. See
“Installing a printer driver” on page 105 if necessary.
Microsoft Network Shared printing
1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other
Hardware, then click Printers and Faxes.
2. Under Printer Tasks, click Add a printer to start the Add
Printer wizard, and then click Next.
3. Click A network printer, or a printer attached to another
computer, and then click Next.
4. Select the Browse for a printer radio button, and then click
Next.
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5. Enter the following in the Printer box or select the printer you
want to use from the Shared printers list box, and then click
Next.
\\NetBIOS name of print server\Device name of print server
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer. See
“Installing a printer driver” below if necessary.
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1. Insert the Software CD-ROM shipped with the printer.
2. Close the EPSON Installation Program screen if it appears.
3. Click the Have Disk button. The Install From Disk dialog box
appears.
4. Click Browse.
5. Browse for the folder that contains the driver for your printer,
then click Open.
6. Click OK in the Install From Disk dialog box.
7. Select the model name of the printer, and then click Next.
Note:
If the Add Printer wizard prompts you to select either Keep
existing driver or Replace existing driver, be sure to select the
Replace existing driver radio button.
8. Click Finish and follow the on-screen instructions to complete
the setup.
When you print using Microsoft Network Shared printing in
the Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT environment, see
“Using the NET USE command” on page 106 for more details.
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If you are running Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT and using
NetBIOS to connect to the printer, we recommend that you use
the NET USE command, as follows:
1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet
Connections, and then select Network Connections.
2. Under LAN or High-Speed Internet, click the Local Area
Connection icon.
3. Under Network Tasks, click Change settings of this
connection.
4. Check that Client for Microsoft Networks is installed. If it is
not installed, click Install to install it.
5. Run the command prompt and enter the following command:
NET USE printer port: \\NetBIOS name of print server\Device
name of print server
Selecting the port
1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other
Hardware, and then click Printers and Faxes.
2. Right-click the printer icon and then select Properties.
3. Click the Ports tab and then select the port you have set with
the NET USE command.
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Windows Server 2003
For Windows Server 2003, the printer driver installation
procedure differs depending on the printing method you prefer.
LPR printing
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1. Click Start, and then click Printers and Faxes.
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wizard, then click Next.
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Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer
check box, and then click Next.
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The Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard dialog box
appears.
5. Click Next.
6. Enter the IP address of the print server, and then click Next.
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If an error occurs, the following dialog box appears:
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9. See “Installing a printer driver” on page 111 to install the
printer driver.
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1. Click Start, then click Printers and Faxes.
2. Double-click the Add Printer icon to start the Add Printer
wizard, then click Next.
3. Click A network printer, or a printer attached to another
computer, then click Next.
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4. Select Connect to a printer on the Internet or on a home
or office network.
5. Enter the URL of the target printer using the format below.
The URL should be same as the URL you set on EpsonNet
WinAssist/WebAssist’s IPP configuration page.
http://IP address of printer:631/Printer name
Example: http://192.168.100.201:631/EPSON_IPP_Printer
Note:
The printer name portion of the URL is case sensitive.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer. See
“Installing a printer driver” on page 111 if necessary.
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1. Click Start, then click Printers and Faxes.
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wizard, then click Next.
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computer, and then click Next.
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want to use from the Shared printers list box, then click Next.
\\NetBIOS name of print server\Device name of print server
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer. See
“Installing a printer driver” on page 111 if necessary.
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1. Insert the Software CD-ROM shipped with the printer.
2. Close the EPSON Installation Program screen if it appears.
3. Click the Have Disk button. The Install From Disk dialog box
appears.
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then click Open.
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Note:
If the Add Printer wizard prompts you to select either Keep
existing driver or Replace existing driver, be sure to select the
Replace existing driver radio button.
8. Click Finish and follow the on-screen instructions to complete
the setup.
When you print using Microsoft Network Shared printing in
the Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT environment, see
“Using the NET USE command” below for more details.
Using the NET USE command
If you are running Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT and using
NetBIOS to connect to the printer, we recommend that you use
the NET USE command, as follows:
1. Click Start, point to Control Panel, and then point to
Network Connections. Select Local Area Connections.
2. Click the Properties button.
3. Check that Client for Microsoft Networks is installed. If it is
not installed, click Install to install it.
4. Run the command prompt and enter the following command:
NET USE printer port: \\NetBIOS name of print server\Device
name of print server
Selecting the port
1. Click Start, and then click Printers and Faxes.
2. Right-click the printer icon and then select Properties.
3. Click the Ports tab and then select the port you have set with
the NET USE command.
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1. Click Start, point to Settings, then select Printers.
2. Double-click Add Printer to start the Add Printer wizard,
then click Next.
3. Click Local printer, clear Automatically detect and install
my Plug and Play printer, then click Next.
Note:
You must clear the Automatically detect and install my Plug
and Play printer check box because the printer is attached directly
to the network, not to a Windows 2000 computer.
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4. Select the Create a new port radio button, then select
Standard TCP/IP Port from the list. Click Next.
5. Enter the IP address of the print server, then click Next.
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If an error occurs, the following dialog box appears:
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8. See “Installing a printer driver” on page 117 to install the
printer driver.
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1. Click Start, point to Settings, then select Printers.
2. Double-click Add Printer to start the Add Printer wizard,
then click Next.
3. Select the Network printer radio button, then click Next.
4. Select the Connect to a printer on the Internet or on your
intranet radio button.
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The URL should be same as the URL you set on EpsonNet
WinAssist/WebAssist’s IPP configuration page.
http://IP address of printer:631/Printer name
Example: http://192.168.100.201:631/EPSON_IPP_Printer
Note:
The printer name portion of the URL is case sensitive.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer. See
“Installing a printer driver” on page 117 if necessary.
Microsoft Network Shared printing
1. Click Start, point to Settings, then select Printers.
2. Double-click Add Printer to start the Add Printer wizard, and
then click Next.
3. Select the Network printer radio button, then click Next.
4. Select the Type the printer name, or click Next to browse
for a printer radio button.
5. Enter the following in the Name box or click Next to browse
for a printer.
\\NetBIOS name of print server\Device name of print server
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer. See
“Installing a printer driver” on page 117 if necessary.
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1. Insert the Software CD-ROM shipped with the printer.
2. Close the EPSON Installation Program screen if it appears.
3. Click the Have Disk button. The Install From Disk dialog box
appears.
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5. Browse for the folder that contains the driver for your printer,
then click Open.
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7. Select the model name of the printer, and then click Next.
Note:
If the Add Printer wizard prompts you to select either Keep
existing driver or Replace existing driver, be sure to select the
Replace existing driver radio button.
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the setup.
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Using the NET USE command
If you are running Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT and using
NetBIOS to connect to the printer, we recommend that you use
the NET USE command, as follows:
1. Right-click the My Network Places icon and then select
Properties.
2. Right-click the Local Area Connections icon and then select
Properties.
3. Check that Client for Microsoft Networks is in the
Components list. If it is not installed, click Install to install it.
4. Run the command prompt and enter the following command:
NET USE printer port: \\NetBIOS name of print server\Device
name of print server
Selecting the port
1. Click Start, point to Settings, then select Printers.
2. Right-click the printer icon, then select Properties.
3. Click the Ports tab, then select the port you have set with the
NET USE command.
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3. Select the My Computer radio button, and then click Next.
4. Click Add Port in the Add Printer wizard dialog box.
5. Select LPR Port from the Available Printer Port list, then click
New Port.
Note:
You cannot use the Lexmark TCP/IP Network Port with this
print server.
6. Enter the IP address of the print server in the first text box and
the printer name (use the print server name on the status
sheet) in the second text box. Click OK.
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9. See “Installing a printer driver” on page 121 to install the
printer driver.
Internet printing
Internet printing is possible by using the EpsonNet Internet Print
utility included on the Software CD-ROM. First, install EpsonNet
Internet Print. Then, install the printer driver and set the printer
port. See “About EpsonNet Internet Print” on page 183 for more
details.
Microsoft Network Shared printing
1. Click Start, point to Settings, then select Printers.
2. Double-click Add Printer.
3. Select the Network printer server radio button, then click
Next. The Connect to Printer dialog box appears.
4. Select the printer you want to configure from the Shared
Printers list. If you cannot select the printer, enter the
following in the Printer box:
\\NetBIOS name of print server\Device name of print server
5. Click OK.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer. See
“Installing a printer driver” on page 121 if necessary.
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1. Insert the Software CD-ROM shipped with the printer.
2. Close the EPSON Installation Program screen if it appears.
3. Click the Have Disk button. The Install From Disk dialog box
appears.
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5. Browse for the folder that contains the driver for your printer,
then click Open.
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7. Select the model name of the printer, then click Next.
Note:
❏ Announce the share name to your clients so that they know the
share name of the printer they want to use.
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existing driver or Replace existing driver, be sure to select
the Replace existing driver radio button.
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the setup.
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Using the NET USE command
If you are running Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT and using
NetBIOS to connect to the print server, we recommend that you
use the NET USE command, as follows:
1. Check that the following services are installed.
Right-click the Network Neighborhood icon on the desktop
and select Properties. Click the Services tab and check that
Server or Workstation is listed.
2. If it is not installed, click Add.
3. Run the command prompt and enter the following command:
NET USE printer port: \\NetBIOS name of print server\Device
name of print server
Selecting the port
1. Click Start, point to Settings, then select Printers.
2. Right-click the printer icon, then select Properties.
3. Click the Ports tab, then select the port you have set with the
NET USE command.
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Follow the steps below to set a printer.
Note:
Make sure that the printer driver is installed on your Macintosh before
following the steps below. See the manual shipped with your printer for
instructions on how to install the printer driver.
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1. Open Chooser from the Apple menu.
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3. Select the zone containing the printer.
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6. Close Chooser.
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Mac OS X
AppleTalk printing
1. Open the Application folder.
2. Open the Utilities folder.
3. Open Print Center, then click Add.
4. Select AppleTalk from the drop-down list then select the zone
from the drop-down list.
5. Select EPSON AppleTalk from the drop-down list.
6. Select the printer from the drop-down list.
7. Select All from Page Setup drop-down list.
8. Click Add.
TCP/IP printing
1. Open the Application folder.
2. Open the Utilities folder.
3. Open Print Center, and then click Add.
4. Select EPSON TCP/IP from the drop-down list.
5. Select the printer from the drop-down list.
6. Select All from Page Setup drop-down list.
7. Click Add.
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This section explains how to configure and use the print server
with an IBM OS/2 System, which includes OS/2 Warp 3 and 4
(OS/2 Warp Connect and OS/2 Warp Server).
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1. Double-click the OS/2 system folder, then the System Setup
folder, and then double-click the TCP/IP Configuration icon.
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3. Enter the IP address of the print server in the Remote print
server box and the name of the remote print server’s printer
in the second text box. Enter a value of 1 or greater in the
Maximum number of LPD ports box.
4. Click the Autostart tab.
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5. Select lprportd from the Services to autostart list. Check the
Autostart service check box, and select the Detached radio
button.
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Setting up your printer
1. Double-click Template from the OS/2 System folder.
2. Drag Printer to your desktop to create a printer.
3. Double-click the Printer icon.
4. Select Properties from the control menu, then click the
Output Port tab.
5. From the Output Port list box, select one from \PIPE\LPD0
to \PIPE\LPDn (where n is the maximum number of LPD
ports). The \PIPE\LPD -Settings dialog box will appear.
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6. Enter the IP address of the print server in the LPD server box.
Enter the printer name set in step 2 in the LPD printer box.
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1. Be sure that IBM OS/2 NetBIOS is installed on your computer.
2. To create a printer, double-click the target printer icon to open
the Properties dialog box. Then click the Output Port tab.
3. Select the port.
4. Connect to the printer from the command line.
Example: Connect the printer to LPT1.
net use LPT1: \\NetBIOS name of print server\ Device name of
print server
Note:
To change the NetBIOS name and device name, use EpsonNet
WinAssist or WebAssist running on Windows.
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Settings for NetWare Server
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Introduction to NetWare Settings
This chapter explains how to configure the print server for
NetWare. First, you need to set up the printer in a NetWare
environment, and then configure the print server using EpsonNet
WinAssist.
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❏ Server environment
NetWare 3.1/3.11/3.12/3.2 (Bindery)
NetWare 4.1/4.11/4.2 (NDS, Bindery emulation)
IntranetWare (NDS, Bindery emulation)
NetWare 5.0/5.1 (NDS, NDPS)
NetWare 6.0 (NDS, NDPS)
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The client environment must be supported by NetWare.
The clients are able to use the printer driver mounted on the
print server.
The following Novell Client is supported.
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Novell Client 3.3 or higher for Windows 95/98
❏ For Windows XP/2000/NT 4.0:
Novell Client 4.8 or higher for Windows NT/2000/XP
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You can choose either the Print Server, Remote Printer, or Standby
mode. We recommend that you use the Print Server mode unless
the number of users exceeds the limit.
Features of these modes are described below.
Print Server mode (NDS/Bindery Print Server):
❏ High-speed printing with direct printing
❏ Uses the NetWare user account
❏ Can connect up to 8 file servers simultaneously
❏ Can register up to 32 print queues
Remote Printer mode:
❏ A NetWare user account is not required.
❏ A print server is needed to control the remote printer.
❏ Can attach up to 16 printers for NetWare 3.x, and up to
255 for NetWare 4.x or later.
Note:
When you turn on the printer, the user account is temporarily
accessed in the Remote Printer mode. If there is no user account
available, turn on the printer before connecting the client to the
network.
Standby mode (factory default mode):
The Standby mode is the default mode. This mode disables
all NetWare related functions. Use the Standby mode when
you are not using the print server in a NetWare environment.
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Printing a text file
When you print a text file using the NPRINT command of
NetWare or DOS, redirection, misconversion or a gap in
characters may occur depending on the client environment.
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IPX routing protocol “NLSP”
It is possible to set the IPX routing protocol “NLSP” from
NetWare 4.x or later; however, the print server does not
support NLSP. RIP/SAP controls the communication.
You can select the routing protocol from a) NLSP with
RIP/SAP Compatibility, or b) RIP/SAP Only. If you remove
the bind of RIP or SAP when NLSP with RIP/SAP
Compatibility is specified, the print server then cannot
communicate with the file server and NDS. (See “Protocols”
and “Bindings” in NetWare’s INETCFG utility.)
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Bindery and NDS
❏ You can check the bindery context path from the server
console by using the SET BINDERY CONTEXT command.
❏ If the bindery context path has not been set, or if you want to
use the printing environment of another context from a
non-NDS client, you need to specify the context for the
bindery context. Use the SET BINDERY CONTEXT command
to set the context in the AUTOEXEC.NCF file.
❏ You cannot use the bindery print server mode with EpsonNet
WinAssist if you are running Novell Client for Windows
95/98 version 3.00 or Novell Client for Windows NT version
4.50. To configure the print server for bindery mode, use
Novell IntranetWare Client or EpsonNet WebAssist (requires
a TCP/IP connection).
See your NetWare documentation for more information.
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Time required to recognize the print server
It takes up to two minutes for the NetWare server to recognize
the print server, after the printer is turned on. During this
start-up time, the status sheet does not show the correct
information.
Frame type
The same frame type should be used for the NetWare server
and IPX router on the same network. If more than one frame
type is used on the same network, bind all the frame types to
the NetWare servers and IPX routers.
For NetWare 5.x
The IPX protocol must be installed (bound) on the
NetWare 5.x server.
About modes
If the mode you have logged in is different from the mode you
set for the print server, a message appears when you try to
configure the print server for NetWare. If you do not want to
change the current settings, click Cancel and log in again
using the same mode set for the print server.
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Using Bindery Print Server (NetWare 3.x/4.x)
This section contains instructions on using the print server in the
Print Server mode on NetWare 3.x/4.x/IntranetWare with
Bindery emulation.
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The print server in the Print Server mode of NetWare 3.x does not allow
you to use the Print Server status display control with PCONSOLE.
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1. Turn on your printer.
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2. From any NetWare client, log in to the target NetWare server
with supervisor privileges. You must log in with the bindery
connection.
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3. Configure the print server using EpsonNet WinAssist. See
“NetWare” on page 62 for details.
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EpsonNet WebAssist (requires TCP/IP). See “NetWare” on
page 205 for details.
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Using NDS Print Server (NetWare 4.x/5.x/6.0)
This section contains instructions for using the print server in the
Print Server mode on NetWare 4.x, IntranetWare, NetWare 5.x,
or NetWare 6.0 with NDS mode.
1. Turn on your printer.
2. From any NetWare client, log in to the target context of the
NDS tree as an ADMIN.
3. Configure the print server using EpsonNet WinAssist. See
“NetWare” on page 62 for details.
If NetWare objects are already created, you can also use
EpsonNet WebAssist (requires TCP/IP). See “NetWare” on
page 205 for details.
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Using Remote Printer Mode (NetWare 3.x)
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For NetWare 3.x users, follow the steps below to make the printer
environment with PCONSOLE.
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1. From any NetWare client, log in to the network with
supervisor privileges.
2. Run PCONSOLE. From the Available Options screen, select
Print Queue Information and press Enter.
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3. Press the Insert key on your keyboard and enter the print
queue name. Press Enter.
Note:
Since your clients need the print queue name you set here when they
use the printer, announce the print queue name to your clients.
4. From the Print Queue list, select the print queue name that
you just entered and press Enter. From the Print Queue
Information list, select Queue Users and press Enter. Next,
select EVERYONE from the list. If EVERYONE is not in the list,
press Insert and select EVERYONE from the queue user list.
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Creating a print server
1. From the Available Options screen, select Print Server
Information and press Enter.
2. Press the Insert key on your keyboard and type the print
server name. Press Enter. It is a good idea to write down the
print server name for later use.
3. From the Print Server list, select the print server name that
you just typed and press Enter.
From the Print Server Information list, select Print Server
Configuration and press Enter.
4. Select Printer Configuration from the Print Server
Configuration Menu and press Enter.
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5. From the Configured Printers list, select Not Installed (port
number = 0) and press Enter.
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6. From the Printer configuration screen, type the printer name.
Highlight Type and press Enter. Select Remote Parallel,
LPT1 for Remote Printer mode.
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Be sure to select Remote Parallel, LPT1 for Remote Printer mode.
7. Press Esc; then press Enter to save your changes.
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9. Select Queues Serviced by Printer from the Print Server
Configuration menu and press Enter.
10. Select the printer that you want to use from the Defined
Printers list and press Enter.
11. Press the Insert key and assign a queue to the print server port
from the Available Queues list.
12. Specify a priority level between 1 to 10. One is top priority.
13. Press Esc to exit PCONSOLE.
Configuring for NetWare using EpsonNet WinAssist
1. Turn on your printer.
2. Load the print server from the file server’s system console
which the print queue volume is set.
>LOAD PSERVER print server name you set using
PCONSOLE
3. Configure the print server using EpsonNet WinAssist. See
“NetWare” on page 62 for details.
If NetWare objects are already created, you can also use
EpsonNet WebAssist. See “NetWare” on page 205 for details.
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Using Bindery Remote Printer Mode
(NetWare 4.x)
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Follow the steps below to make the printer environment on
NetWare 4.x and IntranetWare with Bindery emulation.
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❏ Assign Trusteeships for users if necessary.
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instead of using NWAdmin.
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Creating objects
1. From any NetWare client, log in to the server as an ADMIN.
Make sure to log in with Bindery connection.
Note:
If the client using for this setting has been logged in with NDS mode,
press F4 key while PCONSOLE is starting to switch to the bindery
mode.
2. Run PCONSOLE. From the Available Options screen, select
Print Queues and press Enter. Press Insert and type the print
queue name. Press Enter.
Note:
Since your clients need the print queue name you set here when they
use the printer, announce the print queue name to your clients.
3. From the Print Queue list, select the print queue name that
you just entered and press Enter. From the Print Queue
Information list, select Queue Users and press Enter. Next,
select EVERYONE from the list. If EVERYONE is not in the list,
press Insert and select EVERYONE from the queue user list.
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4. From the Available Options screen, select Print Servers and
press Enter. Press Insert and type the print server name. Press
Enter.
5. Press Esc to exit PCONSOLE, and log out from the server.
6. Log in to the server as an ADMIN. Be sure to log in with NDS
connection.
7. Start NWAdmin.
8. To create the Printer Object, click the container specified as
the Bindery context and select Create from the Object menu,
then Printer. Type the printer name and click Create.
9. To assign the print queue, double-click the Printer object icon
(created in step 8). The Printer dialog box appears.
10. Click Assignments and then click Add. From the print queue
list, select the queue (created in step 2) and click OK.
11. Click Configuration in the Printer dialog box, and select
Parallel from the Printer type pull-down menu.
12. Click Communication. The Parallel Communication dialog
box appears.
13. Select LPT1 for Port; check Polled for Interrupts; and check
Manual load (Remote from Print Server) for Connection
type, then click OK.
14. Click OK in the Printer dialog box.
15. To assign the printer, double-click the Print Server object icon
(created in step 4). The Print Server dialog box appears.
16. Click Assignments and then click Add. From the printer
object list, select the printer object (created in step 8) and click
OK.
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17. In the Print Server dialog box, select the assigned printer from
the printer object list, and click the Printer Number button to
set the printer number from 0 to 15, then click OK.
18. To confirm the objects you have assigned, double-click the
Print Server object icon. Click Print Layout, and check that the
print server, printer, and print queue are connected.
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1. Turn on your printer.
2. Load the print server from the file server’s system console
which the print queue volume is set.
>LOAD PSERVER print server name you set using
PCONSOLE
3. Configure the print server using EpsonNet WinAssist. See
“NetWare” on page 62 for details.
If NetWare objects are already created, you can also use
EpsonNet WebAssist. See “NetWare” on page 205 for details.
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Using NDS Remote Printer Mode (NetWare
4.x/5.x/6.0)
Follow the steps below to make the printer environment using
NWAdmin under NetWare 4.x, IntranetWare, NetWare 5.x, or
NetWare 6.0 with NDS mode.
Creating objects
1. From any NetWare client, log in to the target context of the
NDS tree as an ADMIN.
2. Run the Administrator tool (NWAdmin).
3. Create a printer:
Click the directory context icon, and select Create from the
Object menu, then Printer. Type the Printer name and click
Create.
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4. Create a print server:
Click the directory context icon, and select Create from the
Object menu, then Print Server. Type the Print Server name
and click Create.
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5. Create a print queue:
Click the directory context icon, and select Create from the
Object menu, then Print Queue. Type the Print Queue name
and select the Print Queue Volume, then click Create.
Double-click the print queue object, and register the user.
Note:
Since your clients need the print queue name you set here when they
use the printer, announce the print queue name to your clients.
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6. Double-click the Printer Object icon in the NetWare
Administrator screen.
7. In the Printer dialog box appears, click Assignments and then
click Add.
8. From the print queue list, select the queue you created in
step 5 and click OK.
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9. Click Configuration, and select Other/Unknown for the
Printer type list box and click OK.
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10. Double-click the Print Server Object icon in the NetWare
Administrator screen.
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11. In the Print Server dialog box that appears, click Assignments
and then click Add.
12. From the printer object list, select the printer object you want
to assign and click OK.
13. Go back to the screen in step 11, and click the Printer Number
button to set the printer number from 0 to 254.
14. To confirm the objects you have assigned, double-click the
Print Server object icon. Click Print Layout, and check that the
print server, printer, and print queue are connected.
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1. Turn on your printer.
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which the print queue volume is set.
>LOAD PSERVER print server name you set using
NWAdmin
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3. Configure the print server using EpsonNet WinAssist. See
“NetWare” on page 62 for details.
If you use the NetWare objects that are already created, you
can use EpsonNet WebAssist too. See “NetWare” on page 205
for details.
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Using the NDPS Gateway
This section contains instructions on printing using Novell
Distributed Print Services® (NDPS®) with Novell®
NetWare® 5.x/6.0. Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS) is
the new generation print services of NetWare.
Note:
❏ Download the EpsonNet NDPS Gateway if it’s not bundled with
Netware.
❏ Banners cannot be printed with NDPS.
❏ The Status Monitor 3 utility cannot be used with NDPS.
❏ Bind the IP or both IP or IPX protocols on the NetWare server that
runs NDPSM.NLM and EPSONGW.NLM.
Check the following points before starting.
❏ Install the appropriate client software, such as Novell Client
3.3 or higher for Windows 95/98/Me or Novell Client 4.8 or
higher for Windows NT/2000, on client workstations. Make
sure they install NDPS.
❏ When you use the print server with Bindery (either in the
Print Server mode or the Remote Printer mode), you need
PCONSOLE.EXE to create bindery objects such as Print
Server and Print Queue objects. Since PCONSOLE.EXE does
not come with NetWare 5.x/6.0, you need to get the file from
Novell.
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Outline of settings
The following are basic steps to use the print server with the NDPS
printing system. Detailed procedures are described in the
subsequent sections.
1. Select the Connection Type and make the printer
environment on the Server and Clients.
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2. Create an NDPS Manager object in NetWare Administrator.
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4. Configure the print server using EpsonNet WinAssist.
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5. Set the printer on the client workstations.
The environment to use, the settings you make, and the tools to
use differ depending on the printer type and connection type you
choose. You can create an NDPS Manager and Printer Agent in
NetWare Administrator or partially via the Server Console. See
the Novell online documentation for more details.
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Making the printer environment
1. Select the Connection Type from the following: Remote
(rprinter on IPX), Remote (LPR on IP), or Forward jobs to a
Queue (via the current legacy queue-based print services).
2. Install (bind) the following protocols on the server depending
on the connection type you use.
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❏ For Remote (LPR on IP) connection, install TCP/IP
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3. Install the appropriate Client Software on client workstations.
Make sure they install NDPS.
4. Install printer drivers on client workstations. See the printer
manual for the installation.
Note:
❏ Do not install the printer drivers via the NetWare server.
❏ Do not add printers and do not install printer drivers using
Novell Print Manager (NWPMW32.EXE).
Creating an NDPS Manager
1. Run NetWare Administrator (NWADMN32.EXE) on the
client machine. The main browser window appears.
2. To create an NDPS Manager, click the Directory context icon,
and then select Create from the Object menu.
3. Select NDPS Manager from the list.
4. Enter the NDPS Manager name in the NDPS Manager Name
field.
5. Browse the Resident Server and select where you want the
NDPS Manager assigned.
6. Browse the Database Volume and select where you want the
NDPS Manager database assigned.
7. Click Create. The NDPS Manager icon appears in the main
browser window.
8. Type LOAD NDPSM at the server console, and then select the
NDPS Manager you have created.
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Creating a Printer Agent
After creating an NDPS Manager, you can create Printer Agents,
either public access printers or controlled access printers. The way
to create a Printer Agent differs depending on the printer type
you choose. The following are the features of public access
printers and controlled access printers.
❏ Public Access Printers:
NDPS printers that are available to all network users and not
associated with an NDS object. Users can select and print to
any public access printer they can view from their
workstations. However, these printers do not take full
advantage of services such as security and job event
notification.
❏ Controlled Access Printers:
NDPS printers that are added to the NDS tree by NetWare
Administrator. They are only available to the workstation
user through the NDS object list. These printers can take full
advantage of the security and management features provided
by NDS.
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1. Select the printer type either public access printer or
controlled access printer.
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controlled access printer, go to step 3.
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In NetWare Administrator, double-click the NDPS Manager
you have created. Click Printer Agent List, then click New.
Enter the Printer Agent name, and select Novell Printer
Gateway for the Gateway Type. Click OK. Go step 4.
3. Create a controlled access printer.
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In NetWare Administrator, select the Directory context icon.
Select Create from the Object menu, then select NDPS
Printer. Enter the Printer Agent name, select Create a new
Printer Agent, then click Create. Select the NDPS Manager
you have created, and select Novell Printer Gateway for the
Gateway Type. Click OK.
4. Select None for the Printer Type, and Novell Port Handler
for the Port Handler Type, then click OK.
5. Select the Connection type, and configure it as follows.
❏ For Remote (rprinter on IPX) connection
Print a status sheet of the print server and configure the
corresponding items.
Port Type: Select LPT1.
SAP Name: Enter the Primary Print Server Name.
Printer Number: Enter the Printer Port Number.
Network: Enter the Network Address.
Node: Enter the MAC Address.
Interrupt: Select None.
❏ For Remote (LPR on IP) connection
IP Address: Enter the IP address of the print server. You
can confirm the IP address on a status sheet.
❏ For Forward jobs to Queue connection
Queue Name: Enter the queue name that the print server
uses in legacy queue-based print services (either in Print
Server mode or Remote Printer mode).
Queue User Name: Type a user name who has rights for
the above queue.
Password: Enter the password that the Queue User uses
to login to the server.
6. Select None for the Printer Driver.
7. Confirm the Printer Agent that you have just created.
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In NetWare Administrator, double-click the NDPS Manager
object and click the Printer Agent List button. Check that the
status of the Printer Agent you have just created is “Idle”.
Note:
If you have selected Remote (rprinter on IPX), configure the print
server using EpsonNet WinAssist, as described in the next section,
and then print a status sheet.
Go to the next section if you select Remote (rpinter on IPX).
Go to “Setting the printer on client workstations” on page 156 if
you select Remote (LPR on IP) or Forward jobs to Queue.
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Follow the steps below if you want to use the printer in IPX
network.
Note:
Be sure that the one of the following clients is installed on your computer:
Novell Client 32, Novell IntranetWare Client, or Novell Client.
1. Turn on your printer.
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as an ADMIN.
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“NetWare” on page 62 for details.
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use EpsonNet WebAssist too. See “NetWare” on page 205 for
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Setting the printer on client workstations
After configuring the print server, set up the printer on client
workstations.
Installing printers automatically
1. Run the Novell Printer Manager from Windows. If you are
running Windows Me/98/95/2000/NT, run:
\PUBLIC\WIN32\NWPMW32.EXE
2. In the Novell Printer Manager dialog, select New from the
Printer menu.
3. Click Add. A list of available printers appears.
4. Select the printer you want and click Install.
The Novell Printers---Install dialog appears. You may modify
the printer name that appears and select a pre-defined
configuration.
5. Click OK. The printer driver for that printer model is installed
automatically from the Resource Management Service.
6. Click Close. The printer appears in the main Printer Manager
window and is available for print jobs.
Installing printers manually
1. Install the printer driver.
2. Change the Ports on the printer’s properties dialog box.
Specify the following objects for the port.
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❏ For Public Access Printers:
The Printer Agent you have created in “NDPS Public
Access Printers” under Entire Network.
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The Printer Agent you have created in the NDS tree.
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Instructions for Using a Dial-Up Network
This section explains about using a dial-up network.
Note:
The primary server described in this manual indicates a primary time
server which offers time to the workstations on the network.
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Using a dial-up network in each mode
Print Server mode
You must use a dedicated dial-up line.
Since polling is performed on the file server in the print server
mode, no vicarious response by the router is possible.
Therefore, no dial-up connection is possible in this case.
Remote Printer mode
In Remote Printer mode, use of a router with a vicarious
response function allows the primary server to be installed at
the dial-up destination. However, an extra account might be
generated when the primary server is down. To avoid this,
we recommend using connections via a dedicated dial-up
line.
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When there is a primary server at the dial-up
destination
For local networks with file servers:
File
server
Primary file server
(primary print server)
Dial-up
router
Dial-up
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Printer
Local network
Remote network
❏ When the power is turned on
A dial-up is generated because access is made to a local file
server first and then to a primary server. There is no problem
since this dial-up only occurs at startup.
❏ When the print server is not correctly set
A dial-up is generated because access is made to a local file
server first and then to a primary server. This dial-up is
repeated at intervals of approximately 5 minutes. Make the
print server settings correctly to avoid this problem.
❏ During normal operation (standby)
An SPX Watchdog packet is sent according to the NetWare
protocol convention. Use a router with a vicarious response
function to avoid a dial-up.
❏ During normal operation (printing)
A dial-up is generated while the printing data is being
transferred. This is not a problem because it is a dial-up
specific to the dial-up network.
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❏ When the primary server is down during operation
A dial-up is generated because a connection to the primary
server is attempted periodically. Since this is attributable to
the automatic re-connection function, turn off the printer
once.
❏ When the file server on the local network is down
When there is no file server on the local network, NetWare
cannot be used on the local network. In this case, the NetWare
protocol for the print server is also not available. No dial-up
is generated under this condition. When the file server on the
local network is restored, the print server is also automatically
restored.
For local networks with no file server:
Dial-up
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Printer
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Remote network
Depending on the router settings, the NetWare protocol can be
used without a file server on a local network. This setup follows
the same pattern as that described above.
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unnecessary dial-up may be generated depending on the
configuration.
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The following problems are common to both Print Server mode
and Remote Printer mode.
Primary file server
(primary print server)
Printer
Dial-up
router
Local network
File server
(print server)
Dial-up
router
Remote network
❏ When the power is turned on
Since access is made only to the primary server, no dial-up is
generated.
❏ When the print server is not correctly set
Since access is made only to the primary server, no dial-up is
generated. However, if the file server/print server of the
remote network is erroneously set as the primary server, an
unnecessary dial-up might be generated. Correct the settings
to avoid this problem.
❏ During normal operation (standby/printing)
Since access is made only to the primary server, no dial-up is
generated.
❏ When the primary server is down during operation
Connection to the primary server is periodically attempted,
but no dial-up is generated. However, if the router is set to
pass SAP packets (Find Nearest Server), an unnecessary
dial-up might be generated. To avoid this, turn off the printer
once, or do not allow the router to pass SAP packets (Find
Nearest Server).
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Introduction to UNIX Settings
This chapter explains how to set up the printer for different UNIX
systems using the lpr command.
Your printer supports many standard UNIX commands and can
be configured from a host computer without using a special setup
utility.
Your printer is able to function as a remote printer on systems
using TCP/IP Ethernet transfer with lpr remote printing protocol,
or standard ftp (file transfer protocol).
Note:
Because this printer does not convert data into the printer control
language, a printer driver and filter are necessary for each system.
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Filters for lpr are controlled by the name given to the remote
printer. When setting up an lpr printer entry, a name is entered
for:
❏ the local printer name to be redirected
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❏ the remote printer name (name of the printer port on the
remote station)
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Many different remote printer names may be set up, all directed
to the same Ethernet remote host, and each is given a different
local printer name to be redirected. Different types of print jobs
may be sent to different printer names, which will then all print
out on the same printer, through the same Ethernet interface, but
using different filters.
The remote printer name options used to invoke the different
filters are as follows:
lpb
Binary files (no filters)
lpa
ASCII files (carriage returns at line ends)
lpbf
Binary file with form feed at file end
lpaf
ASCII file with form feed at file end
All other remote printer name options will be treated the same as
lpb.
The following is an example of sending a text file, “txtfile”, via lpr
with a form feed appended:
% lpr -plpaf txtfile
Setting Up Different UNIX Systems Using the lpr
Command
The following UNIX systems can print using the standard lpr
command.
SunSoft Solaris 2.4 or later
SunOS 4.1.4 or later
IBM AIX 3.2.5 or later and 4.1.3 or later
HP/UX 9.05 or later
SCO UNIX 4.2 or later
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Setting up for SunSoft Solaris 2.4 or later
In the following steps, substitute the name that your printer will
be known by for HOSTNAME, and the name by which you want
your printer to be known for Rprinter.
1. Add the IP address and printer host name to the \etc\hosts
file.
For example:
22.33.44.55 HOSTNAME
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2. Define the host name as a print server.
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lpsystem -t bsd HOSTNAME
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3. Create the printer.
For example:
lpadmin -p Rprinter -s HOSTNAME\aux-T unknown-1
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4. Enable the printer for use.
For example:
accept Rprinter
enable Rprinter
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For example:
lp -d RPrinter Print-File-Name
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Setting up for SunOS 4.1.4 or later
In the following steps, substitute the name that your printer will
be known by for HOSTNAME, and the name by which you want
your printer to be known for Rprinter.
1. Add the IP address and printer host name to the \etc\hosts
file.
For example:
22.33.44.55 HOSTNAME
2. Create a spool directory.
For example:
mkdir\var\spool\lpd\PRIFx
3. Add the printer entry to the \etc\printcap file.
For example:
Rprinter |
ALCXXXX:lp=:rm=HOSTNAME:rp=aux:sd=/var/spool/lpd
/PRIFx
4. To print, use the lpr command.
For example:
lpt -s -PRPrinter Print-File-Name
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Files that exceed 1 MB may not be printed unless the -s option is
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Setting up for IBM AIX 3.2.5 or later and 4.1.3 or
later
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be known by for HOSTNAME, and the name by which you want
your printer to be known for Rprinter.
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1. Add the IP address and printer host name to the /etc/hosts
file.
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For example:
22.33.44.55 HOSTNAME
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For example:
smit printer
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"Client Services"
"Remote Printer Queues"
"NAME of queue to add".
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Set the port name (for example: aux) in:
"Name of QUEUE on remote printer".
4. To print, use the lpr command.
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lpr -PRPrinter Print-File-Name
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Setting up for HP/UX 9.05 or later
In the following steps, substitute the name that your printer will
be known by for HOSTNAME, and the name by which you want
your printer to be known for Rprinter.
1. Add the IP address and host name to the /etc/hosts file.
For example:
22.33.44.55 HOSTNAME
2. Terminate the printer service.
For example:
lpshut
3. Create a printer.
For example:
lpadmin -pRPrinter -v/dev/null -mrmodel
-ormHOSTNAME -orpaux
4. Restart the print service.
For example:
lpshed
5. Enable the printer for use.
For example:
accept Rprinter
enable Rprinter
6. To print, use the lp command.
For example:
lp -DRPrinter Print-File-Name
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Setting up for SCO UNIX 4.2 or later (Open Server)
In the following steps, substitute the name that your printer will
be known by for HOSTNAME, and the name by which you want
your printer to be known for Rprinter.
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22.33.44.55 HOSTNAME
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2. Execute rlpconf to register the printer.
For example:
rlpconf
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For example:
Please enter the printer name (q to quit):RPrinter
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For example:
Is Rprinter a remote printer or a local printer (r/l)? r
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5. Enter the name of the remote printer’s host.
For example:
Please enter the name of the remote host that
Rprinter
is attached to:
HOSTNAME
Printer RPrinter is connected to host HOSTNAME
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Is this correct?(y/n)y
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7. Specify that the RLP extended function (valid when the print
server is SCO-UNIX) will not be used.
For example:
If HOSTNAME currently runs SCO OpenServer
Release 5 or above, it can support the extended
remote line printer protocol. Do you want to turn
on the "extended RLP protocol" support flag?
If you are not sure, answer "n"? (y/n)[n]n
8. Specify whether the created printer is to become the default
printer.
For example:
Would you like this to be the system default printer?
(y/n)y
9. To print, use the lpr command.
For example:
lpr -d RPrinter Print-File-Name
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Using the ftp Command
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ftp commands are common to all UNIX systems.
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ftp programs use interfaces that are common for all UNIX
systems.
The following is an example of printing using the ftp command
(the entry operations are underlined).
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ftp> open 22.33.44.55
Connected to 22.33.44.55
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220 PR-Ifx(22.33.44.55) ftp server ready.
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Name:
331 Password Required for (No Name).
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Password:
230 User logged in.
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200 Type set to I.
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ftp> put binary file
200 PORT command successful.
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ftp> bye
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About EpsonNet Direct Print
EpsonNet Direct Print is a utility program that supports TCP/IP
(LPR) printing for Windows Me/98/95
By using EpsonNet Direct Print, you can search both a printer
located in the same segment and one located beyond a router. You
can select from LPR standard printing, LPR extension printing, or
High-speed printing.
Note:
Since Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT support standard LPR
printing, EpsonNet Direct Print is not necessary on these operating
systems. We recommend that you use the LPR printing system provided
by the operating system rather than using EpsonNet Direct Print.
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System Requirements
Operating systems
Windows Me, 98, 95
CPU
Pentium 200 MHz (Pentium II or better
recommended)
Memory
32 MB or more
Hard disk space
20 MB or more
Installing EpsonNet Direct Print
Follow the steps below to install EpsonNet Direct Print. Be sure
to install EpsonNet Direct Print on a computer connected to the
network.
Note:
If EpsonNet Direct Print version 1 is installed on your computer, you
need to uninstall it before installing EpsonNet Direct Print version 2.x
(the installation program will lead you through uninstalling the older
version of EpsonNet Direct Print).
1. Insert the Software CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
2. The EPSON Installation Program screen opens automatically.
If the Installer dialog box does not appear, double-click
SETUP.EXE on the CD-ROM.
3. Select Install EpsonNet Direct Print, and then click
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4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
5. Restart the computer after installation is complete.
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Your computer is now set up to print with LPR via EpsonNet
Direct Print. See the next section to set up your printer.
Setting Up Your Printer Using EpsonNet Direct
Print
When setting up a printer to print with LPR, you can add both a
printer located in the same segment and one located beyond a
router.
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❏ Be sure that the computer is connected to the network and TCP/IP
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❏ The EPSON Status Monitor 2 utility shipped with the interface card
models C82362✽/C82363✽/C82364✽ with software version 1.x
and EPL-N2700/N4000 printers enables EPSON TCP/IP printers.
These EPSON TCP/IP printers can coexist with lpr printers added
by EpsonNet Direct Print.
❏ Job control functions such as Cancel Printing and Purge Print
Jobs are available when you double-click the target printer icon in
the Printers folder. However, if the printer has already started
printing a document, the print job may not be cancelled completely.
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Adding a printer located in the same segment
Follow the steps below to add a printer located in the same
segment.
1. Windows Me: Double-click the My Network Places icon.
Windows 98/95: Double-click the Network Neighborhood
icon.
2. Right-click the Epson_lpr icon and select Properties.
3. Select the Local Segment check box and click OK.
4. Double-click the Epson_lpr icon to display available printers
in the same segment as your computer on the screen.
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5. Double-click the target printer.
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Printer wizard. If you are required to install the printer driver,
see “Installing the printer driver” on page 179.
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Adding a printer beyond a router
Follow the steps below to add a printer beyond a router.
1. Windows Me: Double-click the My Network Places icon.
Windows 98/95: Double-click the Network Neighborhood
icon.
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3. Select the Specific Network Segment check box and enter
the IP address and subnet mask of the printer you want to
find. Click OK.
4. Double-click the Epson_lpr icon to view the available
printers.
5. Double-click the target printer.
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6. Follow the on-screen instructions provided by the Add
Printer wizard. If you are required to install the printer driver,
see “Installing the printer driver” on page 179.
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Follow the steps below to add a printer from the Printers folder.
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1. Windows Me: Double-click the My Network Places icon.
Windows 98/95: Double-click the Network Neighborhood
icon.
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2. Right-click the Epson_lpr icon and select Properties. The
Epson_lpr Properties dialog box appears.
3. Select Local Segment to search a printer in the same
segment, or select Specific Network Segment and enter the
IP address and subnet mask of the printer to find a printer
located beyond the router. Click OK.
4. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Printers.
Double-click Add Printer in the Printers folder to start the
Add Printer Wizard.
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6. Click Browse and then double-click Epson_lpr.
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7. Select the target printer listed under Epson_lpr or
EpsonPeripheralNetwork and click OK or Next.
8. Click Next. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the
printer driver. If you are required to install the printer driver,
see “Installing the printer driver” on page 179.
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Install the printer driver that came with your printer.
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1. Insert the Software CD-ROM shipped with the printer.
2. Close the EPSON Installation Program screen if it appears.
3. Click the Have Disk button. The Install From Disk dialog box
appears.
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5. Select the CD-ROM drive for Drives, and double-click the
appropriate folder for your operating system. Click OK.
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6. Click OK in the Install From Disk dialog box.
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7. Select the model name of the printer, and click Next.
Note:
If the Add Printer wizard asks you to select either Keep existing
driver or Replace existing driver, be sure to select the Replace
existing driver radio button.
8. Click Finish and follow the on-screen instructions to complete
setup.
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Configuring the Printer Port
Follow the steps in the appropriate section below to configure the
printer port. The printing speed will differ depending on the
selections that you make.
Windows Me/98/95
1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Printers.
2. Right-click the target printer and click Properties.
3. Click the Details tab and then Port Settings. The EPSON LPR
Port dialog box appears.
Note:
If the message “There is nothing to configure for this port” appears
when you click Port Settings, click OK.
4. Make the appropriate settings for the desired port.
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LPR standard printing:
Select the LPR Printing check box and then the Standard
Printing radio button. Print data is spooled by the computer
before sending the print job to the target network printer.
LPR enhanced printing:
Select the LPR Printing check box and then the Enhanced
Printing radio button. LPR enhanced printing sends the print
job to the target network printer without spooling all of the
print data. LPR enhanced printing is faster than LPR standard
printing.
High-speed printing:
Select the High-Speed Printing radio button. High-speed
printing sends the print job to the target network printer
without spooling all of the print data. High-speed printing is
faster than the other two printing methods. If the printer does
not support this function, this check box is unavailable.
5. Select the Notify when printing completed check box if you
want to receive an on-screen notification when printing is
complete.
6. Click OK.
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About EpsonNet Internet Print
EpsonNet Internet Print is a utility program that supports
printing across the Internet using Internet Printing Protocol (IPP).
Since the print server supports IPP, Internet printing is possible
using this utility. You can print or make printer settings from
Windows 98/95/NT 4.0 systems that can access the Internet. You
can also print via a proxy server using this utility.
Before using the EpsonNet Internet Print utility, be sure to read
the README file found in the EpsonNet Internet Print folder.
This file contains the latest information on the EpsonNet Internet
Print.
Note:
For Windows Me/XP/Server 2003/2000, use the OS standard IPP client
for Internet printing.
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Operating systems
❏ Windows 98, Windows 95, or Windows NT 4.0 Server and
Workstation
❏ An Intel x86 series or compatible processor
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Supported products
❏ Epson print servers that support IPP (EpsonNet Internet Print
comes with Epson network interface products that support
IPP)
Installing EpsonNet Internet Print
Follow the steps below to install EpsonNet Internet Print.
1. Insert the Software CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
2. If the Installer dialog box does not appear, double-click
SETUP.EXE on the CD-ROM.
The EPSON Installation Program screen opens automatically.
3. Select Install EpsonNet Internet Print, and then click
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4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
5. Restart the computer after installation is complete.
Setting Up Your Printer Using EpsonNet
Internet Print
EpsonNet Internet Print supports printing across the Internet
using Internet Printing Protocol. Follow the steps below to set up
the printer.
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Note:
Before following the steps below, you must make the appropriate IPP
settings in EpsonNet WinAssist/WebAssist. See “IPP” on page 72 or
“IPP” on page 209 for instructions on setting up IPP. In the steps below,
you will be asked for the IPP URL you set in the IPP setting screen in
EpsonNet WinAssist/WebAssist.
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1. Make sure that TCP/IP is correctly installed and set up in the
computer and a valid IP address is set for the computer and
printer.
2. Make sure that the IPP settings in EpsonNet WinAssist or
EpsonNet WebAssist are correct. See “IPP” on page 72 or
“IPP” on page 209 for instructions on settings for IPP.
3. To start EpsonNet Internet Print, click Start, point to
Programs and then EpsonNet Internet Print, then click Add
EpsonNet Internet Print Port.
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The following screen appears.
4. The address you set here becomes the port for Internet
printing. Make the settings described below.
Enter Printer URI:
Enter the target printer’s URI up to 49 characters. The URI you
set here must be same as the IPP URL you have set for the IPP
setting screen in EpsonNet WinAssist/WebAssist. Do not use
the following characters; | \ [ ] { } < > # " `
Format: http://IP address of printer:631/printer name
Example: http://192.168.100.201:631/EPSON_IPP_Printer
Use Proxy:
When using the proxy server, select this box and enter the
Proxy Server Name and Port Number. All communication is
done via the proxy server.
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Enter Proxy Server Name:
Enter the proxy server name or the IP address of the proxy
server. You can enter up to 256 characters, but only 127
characters are valid. Do not use the following characters; | \
[]{}<>#"`
Port Number:
Enter the port number of the proxy server (from 0 to 65535).
Get Printer Attributes:
When you select this box and click OK, EpsonNet Internet
Print communicates with the printer and acquires
information, so it may take a few minutes before a message
appears. This setting is available only when creating a port.
Get status every 20 sec.:
Select this box when you want to receive printer status
updates at regular intervals (every 5 seconds during printing
and every 20 seconds when idle). If you select this box, a
message will appear if an error occurs during printing. You
can also check the printer status by double-clicking the printer
icon.
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Saves the settings.
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Cancel button:
Cancels any changes.
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❏ The settings you make above can be changed from the printer
driver. In the printer Properties dialog box, click the Details
tab, and click the Port Settings button to change the settings.
❏ Be aware that when connecting to the Internet using a dial-up
router and selecting the Get status every 20 sec check box,
you may be charged for the extra line connection.
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❏ When you check the Get Printer Attributes check box and
click OK, an error message may appear. Be sure that the printer
power is on, and the printer is correctly connected on the
network.
❏ If the printer power is off or there is a problem on the network,
the Get status every 20 sec check box is automatically
cleared. If this happens, make sure that the printer power is on
and the printer is correctly connected on the network, and then
select the Get status every 20 sec check box again.
5. Click OK to save settings.
6. When a message appears saying the settings are correctly
configured, click OK to start the Add Printer Wizard. Click
Next.
Note:
If you click Cancel and then later want to add the printer, start
the Add Printer Wizard and follow the steps below.
7. Click the Local printer radio button and click Next.
8. Select the printer driver and click Next.
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If the following dialog box appears, select Replace existing
driver and click Next.
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11. If a dialog box instructing you to install EPSON Status
Monitor 2 or EPSON Status Monitor 3 appears, click Cancel
and terminate the installation.
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❏ If you delete the port which you set above from the Details tab of
the printer properties, you cannot reuse the deleted port name as a
new port name (the printer URI) until you restart the computer.
Windows NT 4.0
1. Be sure that TCP/IP is correctly installed and set up in the
computer and a valid IP address is set for the computer and
printer.
2. Make sure that the IPP settings in EpsonNet WinAssist or
EpsonNet WebAssist are correct. See “IPP” on page 72 or
“IPP” on page 209 for instructions on settings for IPP.
3. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Printers.
4. Double-click the Add Printer icon and click Next.
5. Click the My Computer radio button and click Next.
6. Click the Add Port button, and select EPSON IPP Port from
the list. Then click the New Port button.
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The following screen appears.
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printing. Make the settings described below.
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Enter Printer URI:
Enter the target printer’s URI (up to 127 characters). The URI
you set here must be the same as the IPP URL you set for the
IPP configuration in EpsonNet WinAssist/WebAssist. Do not
use the following characters; | \ [ ] { } < > # " `
Format: http://IP address of printer:631/printer name
Example: http://192.168.100.201:631/EPSON_IPP_Printer
Use Proxy:
When using a proxy server, select this box and enter the Proxy
Server Name and Port Number. All communication is done
via the proxy server.
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Enter Proxy Server Name:
Enter the proxy server name or the IP address of the proxy
server (up to 256 characters). Do not use the following
characters; | \ [ ] { } < > # " `
Port Number:
Enter the port number of the proxy server (from 0 to 65535).
Get Printer Attributes:
When you select this box and click OK, EpsonNet Internet
Print communicates with the printer and acquires
information, so it may take a few minutes before a message
appears. This setting is available only when creating a port.
Get status every 20 sec.:
Select this box when you want to receive printer status
updates at regular intervals (every 5 seconds during printing
and every 20 seconds when idle). If you select this box, a
message will appear if an error occurs during printing. You
can also check the printer status by double-clicking the printer
icon.
OK button: Saves the settings.
Cancel button: Cancels any changes.
Note:
❏ The settings can be changed after setting up the printer. In the
printer Properties dialog box, click the Ports tab, and click the
Configure Port button to change the settings.
❏ Be aware that if you connect to the Internet using a dial-up
router and select the Get status every 20 sec check box, you
may be charged for the extra line connection.
❏ When you select the Get Printer Attributes check box and
click OK, an error message may appear. Be sure that the printer
power is on, and the printer is connected to the network.
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❏ If the printer power is off or there is a problem in the network,
the Get status every 20 sec check box is automatically
cleared. If this happens, make sure that the printer power is on
and the printer is correctly connected on the network, and then
select the Get status every 20 sec check box again.
8. Click OK to save the settings.
9. Select the printer driver, and follow the on-screen instructions
to install the printer driver.
Note:
When you are using EPSON Status Monitor 3 and printing from
EpsonNet Internet Print, the message "A communication error has
occurred." appears. To clear this message, right-click the printer icon,
select Document Defaults, and select the Utility tab. Then select the
Monitor the Printing Status check box.
Status Alert Window
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The EpsonNet Internet Print utility updates the status of the IPP
printer if you have selected the Get status every 20 sec check
box in the EpsonNet Internet Print dialog box.
The status alert window appears when the printer is out of paper,
toner, or ink, if paper is jammed, the cover is open, or when the
printer is offline.
The EpsonNet Internet Print utility checks the printer status every
5 seconds during printing and every 20 seconds when idle. If you
do not want to check the printer status, clear the Get status every
20 sec check box in the EpsonNet Internet Print dialog box.
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About EpsonNet WebAssist
EpsonNet WebAssist is a web-based software program designed
to configure the printer for use on a network.
By typing the IP address of the print server for the URL in your
browser, you can start EpsonNet WebAssist, which allows you to
configure the print server for TCP/IP, NetWare, MS Network,
AppleTalk, IPP, and SNMP.
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❏ Netscape Communicator version 4.0 or later
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Note for Windows NT 4.0 users:
If you have not yet upgraded to Windows NT Service Pack 3, install the
Windows NT Service Pack before installing Microsoft Internet Explorer.
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About Web browser setting
When running EpsonNet WebAssist, be sure not to use a proxy
server to access the Internet. If Access the Internet using a
proxy server is selected, you cannot use EpsonNet WebAssist.
Use the following steps to clear the check box.
1. Right-click the Internet Explorer icon on the desktop, and
then select Properties.
2. Click the Connection tab.
3. Clear the Access the Internet using a proxy server check
box.
Configuring the Print Server Using EpsonNet
WebAssist
After you have assigned an IP address to the print server using
EpsonNet WinAssist, MacAssist, or the arp/ping command, you
can configure the print server using EpsonNet WebAssist.
Note:
❏ A web browser must be installed on your computer.
❏ TCP/IP must be correctly set for the computer and the print server.
❏ Do not run both EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist and EpsonNet
WebAssist at the same time.
❏ Your browser may restrict some characters you can use. For details,
see your browser or OS documentation.
❏ If you are using the dial-up environment and not using NetWare,
select Disable in the NetWare screen. If Enable is selected, the
extra account might be charged when you are using the dial-up
router.
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Follow the steps below to change the IP address using EpsonNet
WebAssist.
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1. Turn on your printer.
2. Run EpsonNet WebAssist using one of the following ways.
❏ Run EpsonNet WinAssist or EpsonNet MacAssist. Select
the printer you want to configure from the list and then
click Launch Browser.
❏ Open your browser, and then type in the IP address of the
print server directly. Do not run EpsonNet WinAssist or
MacAssist.
http://IP address of print server/
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Example: http://192.168.100.201/
Note on NetWare setting:
❏ From any NetWare client, log in to the target NetWare server
or NDS context with supervisor privileges.
❏ You cannot create a print server, print queue, or printer with
EpsonNet WebAssist. You must have created these objects
before using EpsonNet WebAssist.
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3. Click TCP/IP under Network on the Configuration menu to
view the TCP/IP setting screen.
Note:
If you want to configure a protocol other than TCP/IP, see
“Configuration - Network Screens” on page 205.
4. Select the method for acquiring the IP address. When you
select Auto, DHCP becomes available and assigns an IP
address automatically. If you want to set the IP address
manually, select Manual.
Note:
❏ The network administrator must confirm any changes made to
the IP address settings.
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❏ When Auto is selected, DHCP becomes available. To use the
DHCP server, make sure it is installed on your computer and
correctly configured. See your operating system’s online help
for detailed instructions.
❏ If Set Using Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA)
is enabled, a private IP address is automatically assigned to the
print server even when there are no DHCP servers on your
system or your network.
❏ If the Dynamic DNS function is not supported, we recommend
that you select Manual and then enter an IP address. If you
select Auto, the IP address of the print server changes every
time you turn on the printer, and you need to change the printer
port setting accordingly.
5. To assign an IP address manually, enter the IP address, the
subnet mask, and the default gateway. Be sure the IP address
does not conflict with any other devices on the network.
Note:
If there is a server or a router functioning as a gateway, enter the IP
address of the server or the router for the gateway address. If there
is no gateway, leave the default values there.
6. If you want to get a private address between 169.254.1.1 and
169.254.254.254 automatically when an IP address cannot be
obtained by the DHCP server, leave it at Enable for Set Using
Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA).
7. When setting an IP address using the ping command, select
Enable for Set Using PING. Select Disable when setting an
IP address with EpsonNet WinAssist/MacAssist/WebAssist;
this prevents any unexpected change of the IP address.
Note:
Be sure to select Disable when not using ping; this prevents an
unexpected change of the IP address by EpsonNet WebManager.
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8. Select Enable for Acquire DNS Server Address
Automatically if you want to acquire the DNS server address
using the DHCP server.
If you want to enter the DNS server address manually, select
Disable and then enter the IP address of the DNS server.
9. Select Enable for Acquire Host Name and Domain Name
Automatically if you want to acquire the host name and the
domain name using the DHCP server.
If you want to specify manually, enter the host name and the
domain name in the text boxes.
10. Select Enable for Register Network Interface Address to
DNS Server if you want to register the host name and domain
name to the DNS server through the DHCP server that
supports Dynamic DNS.
If you want to register the host name and the domain name
directly to the DNS server, select Enable for Register
Network Interface Address Directly to DNS Server.
11. Select Enable or Disable for Use Universal Plug and Play.
Select Enable if you want to use the Universal Plug and Play
function on Windows Me or future operating systems.
12. Change the default Universal Plug and Play device name, if
desired. This device name is used for Windows that supports
the Universal Plug and Play function.
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13. Click Submit and then enter the password to update the
settings. The same password is required for EpsonNet
WinAssist, MacAssist, and WebAssist. See “Password” on
page 212 for more information on setting the password.
Note:
If you have set the Administrator Name in the Administrator screen,
enter the administrator name for the user name.
14. If the message “Configuration change is complete!” appears
on your screen, the update is complete. Do not exit the Web
browser and do not send a job to the printer until this message
appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to reset the printer.
Note:
❏ Since the new IP address becomes available after the printer is reset,
you need to restart EpsonNet WebAssist by entering the new IP
address.
❏ Only changes on the page where you press the Submit button take
effect.
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Opening Screen
Any user can access the following screen by typing the IP address
of the print server for the URL in your browser.
Index
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Home
Links to the opening screen.
Favorite
Links to a Web site previously defined by the
administrator.
Help
Links to Help.
About WebAssist
Links to the copyright and version information for
EpsonNet WebAssist.
EPSON logo
Links to the Epson Web site
(http://www.epson.com).
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Information
General
Displays the print server information.
NetWare
Displays information about NetWare.
TCP/IP
Displays information about TCP/IP.
AppleTalk
Displays information about AppleTalk.
MS Network
Displays information about Microsoft Network.
IPP
Displays information about IPP.
SNMP
Displays information about SNMP.
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Configuration - Network
NetWare
Configure the applicable settings for NetWare.
TCP/IP
Configure the desired settings/method for
TCP/IP.
AppleTalk
Configure the desired settings for AppleTalk.
MS Network
Configure the desired settings for Microsoft
Network.
IPP
Configure the desired settings for IPP.
SNMP
Configure the desired settings for SNMP.
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Configuration - Optional
Administrator
Type the name of the administrator and a link
to a favorite Web site.
Reset
Resets the printer and returns to the default
settings.
Password
Set the password to protect settings.
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Information
General information
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Items
Explanations
Administrator Name
Administrator name of the printer
Location
Location of the printer
Interface Card Model
Name
Model of the print server
MAC Address
Unique hardware address of the print server.
You can distinguish the print server by its MAC
address.
Hardware Version
Hardware version of the print server
Software Version
Software version of the print server
Model Name
Product name of the printer attached to the
print server
Network Status
Displays the current Ethernet speed and duplex
setting.
Printer Status
A signal showing the status level. The green light
is on when the printer is idle or printing. The
yellow light is on when the paper or toner is low.
The red light is on if the printer has no paper or
no toner, paper is jammed, the cover is open,
or an error has occurred.
Refresh button
Refreshes the printer status. The printer status is
not updated automatically. Press Refresh to
display the latest printer information.
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NetWare
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NetWare Basic Configuration
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Items
Explanations
Use NetWare
Enable or Disable NetWare.
Frame Type
Leave the default frame type (Auto) as it is.
Mode
Select an appropriate NetWare mode.
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When using 4.x/5.x/6.x NDS Print Server, select
NDS Print Server.
When using 3.x/4.x Bindery Print Server, select
Bindery Print Server.
When using Remote Printer mode, select
Remote Printer.
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When not using NetWare, select Standby.
Print Server Mode/NDS/Bindery
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Items
Explanations
Print Server Name
Enter the print server’s name (up to 47
characters).
Polling Interval
Enter the polling interval in seconds.
NetWare Password
Enter the password (up to 20 characters) you
use when you log in to the print server.
NDS Tree Name
For the NDS Print Server mode only:
Enter the NDS tree name (up to 31 characters).
NDS Context
For the NDS Print Server mode only:
Enter the NDS context (up to 255 characters).
Primary File Server
Name
For the Bindery Print Server mode only:
Enter the name (up to 47 characters) of the file
server where the print server logs in.
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Items
Explanations
Primary Print Server
Name
Enter the primary print server name (up to 47
characters).
Printer Port Number
Enter the printer port number (0 to 254).
TCP/IP
IP Address Settings
Items
Explanations
Method for Acquiring the
IP Address
Select a method for acquiring IP addresses. If
Auto is selected, DHCP becomes available.
To use the DHCP server, make sure it is installed
on your computer and correctly configured.
See your operating system’s online help for
detailed instructions.
To set the IP address manually, select Manual.
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IP Address
Enter an IP address for the print server. Be sure
the IP address does not conflict with any other
devices on the network.
Subnet Mask
Set the subnet mask.
Default Gateway
Set the gateway address if needed.
Set Using Automatic
Private IP Addressing
(APIPA)
Select Enable to get a private address
between 169.254.1.1 and 169.254.254.254
automatically when an IP address cannot be
obtained by the DHCP server; otherwise,
select Disable.
Set Using PING
Enables or disables IP address setting using the
ping command.
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Items
Explanations
Acquire DNS Server
Address Automatically
Select either Enable or Disable to acquire the
DNS server address from the DHCP server.
DNS Server Address
Enter the DNS server address. When the DHCP
server does not respond even when Enable is
selected for Acquire DNS server address
automatically, the DNS server address set
here is used.
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Host Name and Domain Name Settings
Items
Explanations
Acquire Host Name and
Domain Name
Automatically
Select either Enable or Disable to acquire the
host name and domain name from the DHCP
server.
Host Name
Enter the host name supported by Dynamic
DNS (between 2 and 63 characters). The total
number of characters of the host name and
the domain name must not exceed 251.
Domain Name
Leave it blank or enter two or more characters
of the domain name. The total number of
characters of the host name and the domain
name must not exceed 251.
Register Network
Interface Address to DNS
Server
Select Enable if you want to send the host
name and the domain name to the DHCP
server that supports Dynamic DNS update to
request for DNS dynamic updates.
Register Network
Interface Address Directly
to DNS Server
Select Enable if you want to directly send the
host name and the domain name to the DNS
server that supports Dynamic DNS update to
request for DNS dynamic updates.When
Register the network interface's address to
DNS server is set to Disable, this setting is the
same as Disable.
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Universal Plug and Play Settings
Items
Explanations
Use Universal Plug and
Play
Enables or disables Universal Plug and Play.
Device Name
Enter the device name.
AppleTalk
Items
Explanations
Use AppleTalk
Enable or Disable AppleTalk.
Printer Name
Enter the name of the printer attached to the
print server (up to 32 characters).
Zone Name
Enter the network zone name (up to 32
characters). To have the zone selected
automatically, select Auto for the Network
Number Set and enter an asterisk (*) in this
text box.
Entity Type
Displays the printer’s entity type. Do not
change the entity type unless “epson”
appears. If “epson” appears, enter an entity
type to match your printer.
Impact Dot Matrix (24 pin): EPSONLQ2
Network Number Set
Select Auto or Manual. Usually Auto is
recommended.
Network Number for
Manual Mode
Enter the network number when you select
to set the Network Number manually.
MS Network
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Explanations
Use Microsoft Network
Shared Printing
Enable or Disable Microsoft network.
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Print Server Name
Enter the print server name, which is the
name of a computer on the network (up to
15 characters). Be sure to give a name that
is unique on the network.
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Workgroup Name
Enter the workgroup name or domain name
(up to 15 characters).
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Share Name
Enter the printer’s shared name (up to 12
characters). LPT1, LPT2, or LPT3, or COM
cannot be used.
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IPP
You must make the following settings before setting up the
printer for Internet Printing on Windows Me/XP/Server
2003/2000 or using EpsonNet Internet Print on Windows
98/95/NT 4.0. See “About EpsonNet Internet Print” on page 183
for more information.
Items
Explanations
IPP URL
Displays the printer’s URL for Internet Printing.
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http://IP address of printer:631/printer name set
below
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http://192.168.100.201:631/EPSON_IPP_Printer
Printer Name
Enter the name of a printer to use for Internet Printing
(up to 127 characters).
Example:
EPSON_IPP_Printer
Location
Enter the name of the printer’s physical location (up
to 64 characters).
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SNMP
Community
Items
Explanations
Read Only
The word “public” always appears.
Read/Write
Enter the Read/Write community name (up to 32
characters).
IP Trap
Items
Explanations
Trap
Enable or Disable the trap.
Address
Enter the IP address of the server to which the trap
is transmitted.
Community
Enter the community name (up to 32 characters).
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Items
Explanations
Trap
Enable or Disable the trap.
Address
Enter Network Address and Node Number (MAC
Address) of the server to which the trap is
transmitted.
Format: Network Address: Node Number
Suppose Network Address is A7E00BB0
(hexadecimal) and Node Number is 000048930000
(hexadecimal). In this case, the address is
A7E00BB0:000048930000.
Community
Enter the community name (up to 32 characters).
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Administrator
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You can link to the Web site specified on this screen when you
click Favorite (the name is changeable) in Index.
Items
Explanations
Administrator Name
Enter the name of the administrator (up to
255 characters).
Location
Enter the location of the print server (up to
255 characters).
Favorite Name
Enter the link item name (up to 20
characters) which will be displayed in the
Index menu.
Favorite URL
Enter a URL (up to 64 characters).
Description
Enter any comments concerning the URL
above (up to 64 characters).
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Links to ftp are not supported.
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Reset
You can reset the print server or return the settings to the default
values.
Items
Explanations
Reset button
Functions like turning the power off and on
again. Click this button to make the changes
take effect.
Return to Default button
Returns the print server to the default settings.
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Password
The password set here protects the settings. You will be asked for
the password when you update or change the settings on each
setting screen. Passwords are case sensitive. No password is set
by default.
Items
Explanations
Old Password
Input the old password.
New Password
Input the new password (up to 20
characters).
Re-input Password
Re-input the new password.
Note:
❏ The same password can be used for EpsonNet WinAssist,
MacAssist, and WebAssist.
❏ If you forget your password, you need to initialize the print server.
See “Initializing the Print Server” on page 229 for instructions.
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EpsonNet WebManager
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About EpsonNet WebManager
EpsonNet WebManager is an application designed to manage
network devices. It allows network administrators to easily
control network devices such as network printers, interface cards,
and network adapters attached to a printer. EpsonNet
WebManager offers the following features:
❏ It supports Windows, Macintosh, and UNIX platforms to give
network administrators flexibility in managing network
devices.
❏ It allows you to search and monitor network devices, and
make settings for network devices.
❏ It offers a Group Management function that helps you
manage devices as a group.
❏ It provides printer driver management functions, such as the
ability to store printer drivers on the EpsonNet WebManager
server, and easy installation of printer drivers on client PCs.
❏ It allows you to access the screen faster in the text mode.
Note:
❏ Before installing and using EpsonNet WebManager, be sure to read
the README file. This file contains the latest information on
EpsonNet WebManager.
❏ The term “device” refers to a printer, interface card, or network
adapter.
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Note:
❏ Before using EpsonNet WebManager, the computer and other
devices must be properly connected to the network.
❏ Since EpsonNet WebManager runs on a web browser, you must
install TCP/IP and a web browser first. See the README file for
supported browsers.
EpsonNet WebManager server operating systems
EpsonNet WebManager server is the computer where you have
installed EpsonNet WebManager.
Operating
system
Windows XP Professional/Home Edition
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000 Professional/Server/Advanced Server
(with Service Pack 4 or higher)
Windows NT 4.0 Server/Workstation (with Service Pack
6 or higher)
System
Pentium 300 MHz or better recommended
Memory
256MB
Hard disk space
100MB (1GB is recommended when using the printer
driver management function.)
EpsonNet WebManager client operating systems
You can access the EpsonNet WebManager server from the
following operating systems through a browser.
❏ Windows Me/98/XP/Server 2003/2000/NT 4.0
❏ Macintosh
❏ UNIX (see the README file for supported UNIX systems)
❏ Monitor: 1024 x 768 or higher resolution VGA monitor
with support for 256 or more display colors
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EpsonNet WebManager provides you with the following
functions:
❏ Device list function
Searches for devices on the network and displays a device list
with current status.
❏ Device details function
You can make or change the printer settings through
EpsonNet WebManager. The setting items in the Device
details function will differ depending on the printer.
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❏ Network settings function
You can make or change the network interface settings
through EpsonNet WebManager.
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❏ Group management function
Groups can help you manage network devices more
effectively.
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❏ Printer driver management
Downloading and updating the printer driver through the
Internet automatically, and easy installation of the printer
driver on client PCs.
Note:
❏ Some functions of EpsonNet WebManager may not be available
depending on the combination of network devices. See the
Introduction of the EpsonNet WebManager Reference Guide for
detailed information.
❏ When using EpsonNet WebManager with Internet Explorer in
Mac OS, the Printer Layout window, Error Notification window,
and Device Details window may not be available.
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EpsonNet WebManager Operating Structure
EpsonNet WebManager must be installed in the computer that
functions as the network server. You can select the either of the
two methods described below to use EpsonNet WebManager.
EpsonNet WebManager and a Web browser running on the
same PC
No special server is required. Just install EpsonNet WebManager
and a Web browser on the same computer that functions as a
server. All administration is possible from the network
administrator’s Windows Me/98/XP/Server 2003/2000/NT 4.0
computer.
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EpsonNet WebManager and a Web browser running on
different PCs
Install EpsonNet WebManager in the server, and install a Web
browser in the client computers. Run the Web browser on a client
computer to access EpsonNet WebManager on the server.
Multi-platform network administration is possible from
Windows, Macintosh, and UNIX platforms through the browser.
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Installing EpsonNet WebManager
Follow the steps below to install EpsonNet WebManager.
1. Insert the Software CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
2. The EPSON Installation Program screen opens automatically.
If the Installer dialog box does not appear, double-click
SETUP.EXE on the CD-ROM.
3. Select Install EpsonNet WebManager, and then click
.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Note:
❏ You do not need to install EpsonNet WebManager in the client
computer. Just announce the IP address or host name of the server
to any clients who use EpsonNet WebManager from a client
computer.
❏ To use the printer driver management function, you need to select
Custom and then select the check box during installation.
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Be sure that TCP/IP is installed, and the IP address or host name
is set for the computer. (Register the host name in the hosts file in
the Windows directory.)
From the server
To start EpsonNet WebManager, click Start, point to Programs
or All Programs (Windows XP/Server 2003), then EpsonNet
WebManager, then select EpsonNet WebManager.
From the client
Run the Web browser and type the IP address (or the host name)
of the server and default port number.
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❏ Format:
http://IP address or host name of server:8090/
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http://192.168.100.201:8090/
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Opening the Online Guide
After starting EpsonNet WebManager, be sure to read the
EpsonNet WebManager’s online reference guide. It provides
important information and instructions on using EpsonNet
WebManager.
You can access the online guide by using any of the following
methods:
❏ Run EpsonNet WebManager. From the Help menu, select
Online Guide.
❏ Click the question mark button on the current screen so that
a help screen appears describing the functions on that page.
❏ Click Start, point to Programs or All Programs
(Windows XP/Server 2003), and then select EpsonNet
WebManager. Click Online Guide.
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Troubleshooting
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General Problems
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Cannot configure the print server or cannot print from the
network.
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Cause
What to do
The printer settings or
network settings may be
wrong.
First, check to see if you can print a status
sheet, as described in “Status sheet
button” on page 9. If you can print a
status sheet, check the network settings;
otherwise, set the interface mode of the
printer’s control panel to Auto or
Option.
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Cannot print even if you have assigned the IP address to the
computer and the printer.
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Cause
What to do
You have assigned an IP
address to the computer
manually, but you assigned
the IP address to the printer
by Automatic Private IP
Addressing (APIPA).
Assign the printer’s IP address so that it
belongs to the same segment of the
computer. Use EpsonNet
WinAssist/MacAssist/WebAssist and
the printer’s control panel.
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Cannot communicate with the print server. (The print server
does not appear in the printer list of EpsonNet Win/MacAssist.)
Cause
What to do
Check the setting of the HUB or the
The Ethernet setting of the
switch.
print server is not
appropriate for your network
environment.
Unable to start EpsonNet WinAssist.
Cause
What to do
You have added or deleted
protocols after installing
EpsonNet WinAssist.
Uninstall EpsonNet WinAssist and then
reinstall it. See “Uninstalling Software”
on page 239 and “Installing EpsonNet
WinAssist/MacAssist” on page 33.
The message “EpsonNet WinAssist cannot be used because no
network is installed.” appears when you start EpsonNet
WinAssist.
Cause
What to do
Both TCP/IP and IPX/SPX
are not installed on the
computer.
Install the TCP/IP or IPX/SPX protocol.
TCP/IP is installed on the
computer, but its IP address
is not set correctly.
Set a correct IP address for the computer.
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The message “Could not complete communicating
configuration data” appears when you send settings to the print
server.
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What to do
This may happen when using Run Command Prompt from the
a dial-up router.
computer on which EpsonNet
WinAssist/MacAssist is installed, and
then enter the following command:
Format: >ROUTE_ADD_the IP address
of the print server_ the IP address of the
computer (the under bar represents one
space)
Example: >ROUTE ADD 192.168.192.168
22.33.44.55.
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Cause
What to do
You have not set the IP
address for the print server.
Set the IP address for the print server
using EpsonNet WinAssist, MacAssist,
the printer’s control panel, or the
arp/ping commands. You can check the
IP address on a status sheet. See
“TCP/IP” on page 58, “TCP/IP” on page
83, or “Setting an IP Address Using the
arp/ping Command” on page 234.
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Unable to set the IP address using the arp/ping commands.
Cause
What to do
The print server is not
connected to the network.
Connect the print server to the network,
and check the network environment.
The printer is located beyond The printer and the computer must be in
the router.
the same segment.
The Model Name and IP Address do not appear in the EpsonNet
WinAssist dialog box.
Cause
What to do
If a valid IP address is not set, Set a valid IP address.
the items indicated in the
Refresh the status by selecting Refresh
dialog box mentioned above
from the View menu.
may not appear.
Increase the length of time before a
timeout. To do this, select Timeout from
the Tool menu. Note that doing so can
cause EpsonNet WinAssist to run more
slowly.
An extra account is generated when using the dial-up network.
Cause
What to do
NetWare is set to Enable
even though you are not
using NetWare.
Set NetWare to Disable on the NetWare
screen of EpsonNet WebAssist.
How to acquire an IP address.
To acquire your IP address, you need to apply to the NIC (Network
Information Center) in your country.
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Environment
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Windows Me/98/95 environment
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A dial-up connection dialog box appears when printing with
TCP/IP via EpsonNet Direct Print.
Cause
What to do
You have selected a phone
line or modem (for Internet
Explorer 4.0x) for the Internet
connection.
Printing ends normally after you cancel
this dialog box, but the message appears
every time you print. Connect to the
Internet using a local area network or
start a dial-up network manually.
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A communication error message appears when you start
printing or when you open the printer’s properties.
Cause
What to do
When you print with
NetBEUI or IPP, EPSON
Status Monitor cannot be
used.
Open the printer’s properties and then
click the Optional Settings tab. Select
Update the Printer Option
Information manually.
Open the printer’s properties and then
click the Utility tab. Clear the Monitor the
Printing Status check box.
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Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT environment
A dial-up connection dialog box appears when printing with
TCP/IP via EpsonNet Direct Print.
Cause
What to do
You have selected a phone
line or modem (for Internet
Explorer 4.0x) for the Internet
connection.
Printing ends normally after you cancel
this dialog box, but the message appears
every time you print. Connect to the
Internet using a local area network or
start a dial-up network manually.
A communication error message appears when you start
printing or when you open the printer’s properties.
Cause
What to do
When you print with
NetBEUI or IPP, EPSON
Status Monitor cannot be
used.
Open the printer’s properties and then
click the Optional Settings tab. Select
Update the Printer Option
Information manually.
Open the printer’s properties and then
click the Utility tab. Clear the Monitor the
Printing Status check box.
No clients except an administrator can print via Windows NT
Server 4.0.
Cause
What to do
CREATOR OWNER has been
deleted from the Printer
Permissions list, or
CREATOR OWNER is set to
Print or No Access.
Add CREATOR OWNER by clicking the
Add button in the Printer Permissions
dialog box, or set CREATOR OWNER to
Manage Documents (default setting).
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Macintosh environment
12
Printers do not appear in Chooser.
12
Cause
What to do
You may have selected
incorrectly for “Connect via”
in the AppleTalk Control
Panel.
Make sure to select Ethernet in
AppleTalk Control Panel, and make sure
AppleTalk is active in Chooser. Also,
check the network equipment including
the hub cable.
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NetWare environment
12
Nothing prints even though clients have sent data to the printer.
Cause
What to do
Clients may not be registered,
or the print server may not be
logged in to the NetWare
server.
Make sure clients are registered as users
of the print queue and the print server.
Also, make sure the print server is logged
in to the NetWare server.
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12
EpsonNet WinAssist/WebAssist will not start correctly.
Cause
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What to do
Microsoft NetWare Directory If you are using the NDS service, install
Service is installed on your
the Novell NetWare Client service.
computer.
Troubleshooting
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12
It takes a long time to start EpsonNet WinAssist.
Cause
What to do
The Novell Client service is
installed.
Double-click Network in Control Panel,
and then double-click the network
adapter that does not use the
IPX/SPX-compatible protocol. Clear the
items related to IPX to unbind IPX.
The printers on the IPX network do not appear in the EpsonNet
WinAssist dialog box.
Cause
What to do
The printer is turned off.
Turn on the printer.
The printer is not in the same To search for print servers in other
segments, use Search Options of
segment as the computer
EpsonNet WinAssist.
where you installed
EpsonNet WinAssist.
You have not logged in to the From the computer on which EpsonNet
target NetWare server with
WinAssist is installed, log in to the target
supervisor privileges.
NetWare server with supervisor
privileges.
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Troubleshooting
Initializing the Print Server
12
To initialize your print server, follow the steps below.
1. Make sure that the printer with the print server is turned off.
2. While holding down the status sheet button, turn the printer
on.
3. Hold down the status sheet button for about twenty seconds.
The length of time necessary to hold down the status sheet
button varies depending on the printer model. The red Status
light and green Data light both turn on, indicating the print
server is being initialized.
4. After the initialization is complete, press the status sheet
button to print a status sheet. Check the information on the
status sheet.
Note:
You can also initialize the print server using EpsonNet WinAssist,
MacAssist, or WebAssist by clicking the Return to Default button.
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Troubleshooting
Appendix A
A
Tips for Administrator
A
Selecting a Printing Method
If necessary, use this section to help you select a printing method.
A
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Printing from Windows
Check if there is a Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT print
server on your network, and then use the suggestions below.
Note:
Only the recommended printing methods are introduced here. See
“Features of the Printing Methods” on page 232 for information on
additional methods.
If no Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT print server exists
Use a printing method appropriate to your operating system:
❏ For Windows Me/98/95
We recommend TCP/IP printing via EpsonNet Direct Print.
See “About EpsonNet Direct Print” on page 171.
❏ For Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT
We recommend TCP/IP printing via LPR. See “Windows XP”
on page 100, “Windows Server 2003” on page 107, “Windows
2000” on page 113, or “Windows NT 4.0” on page 119.
If a Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT print server exists
On the server, set the printer to connect with LPR and turn it into
a shared printer. Your clients can then print to this shared printer.
Tips for Administrator
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A
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Printing from Macintosh
Use AppleTalk to print from Macintosh. See “Macintosh” on page
30.
Features of the Printing Methods
This section describes features of the printing methods available
for you to choose.
LPR (TCP/IP) printing
Advantages
❏ No computer as a print server is required.
❏ No special utility for Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT is
required.
❏ You can see the printer status using EPSON Status Monitor 3.
❏ For Windows XP/Server 2003/2000/NT, you can create a
print log using the event viewer.
❏ You can print via a router.
Disadvantages
❏ You need to set up TCP/IP.
❏ For Windows Me/98/95, EpsonNet Direct Print must be
installed on all computers to use for printing.
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Internet printing
A
Advantages
❏ No proxy server (computer) is required.
A
❏ You can print to the printer over the Internet.
A
Disadvantages
❏ EPSON Status Monitor 3 cannot be used.
A
❏ TCP/IP and DNS settings are required.
❏ For Windows Me/98/95, EpsonNet Internet Print must be
installed on all computers used for printing.
A
❏ For Windows XP/Server 2003/2000, you cannot share the
Internet printer.
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A
Microsoft Network Shared printing
Advantages
❏ Easy to set up (IP address is not required if NetBEUI protocol
is installed).
❏ No computer as a print server is required.
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A
❏ No special print utility is required.
Disadvantages
A
❏ EPSON Status Monitor 3 cannot be used.
❏ You cannot print via a router.
❏ It takes a longer time to start printing because more time is
required to search for a network printer.
Tips for Administrator
A
233
A
Setting an IP Address Using the arp/ping
Command
If you are using UNIX or OS/2, you need to use the arp and ping
command to set the IP address of the print server. You can also
use these commands with Windows Me/98/95/XP/
Server 2003/ 2000/NT 4.0, if you have correctly installed TCP/IP
networking on these systems.
Note:
❏ Make sure that the Set using PING function is enabled on the
TCP/IP menu in EpsonNet WinAssist or EpsonNet WebAssist. If
this function is disabled, you cannot set the IP address using the
arp/ping command.
❏ Make sure the print server and the computer are in the same
segment.
Before you start, you need the following information:
❏ A valid IP address for the print server. Ask your network
administrator for an IP address which does not cause conflicts
with any other device on the network. If you are the network
administrator, choose an address within your subnet which
does not conflict with any other device.
❏ The MAC (Ethernet hardware) address of the print server.
You can find out the MAC address on a status sheet.
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Checking the LAN
First, you need to check that the computer can reach the other
computer in the same segment, as follows:
1. Set the default gateway to the host on which you are setting
up the print server.
If there is a server or a router which acts as a gateway, enter
the address of the server or the router. If there is no gateway,
enter the IP address of your computer as a gateway address.
2. Assume that you want to reach the computer having the IP
address “192.168.100.101”. Check that the computer is
reachable by “pinging” it from the command line:
ping 192.168.100.101
3. If the computer is reachable, you can see the following result
(the exact form of the message depends on your operating
system, and the time may vary):
64 bytes from 192:168:100:101:icmp_seq=0. Time=34.ms
4. If the computer is unreachable, you may see something like
this:
PING 192:168:100:101:56 data bytes
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A
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A
A
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If you press Ctrl-C, you may see something like this:
192:168:100:101 PING Statistics
3 packets transmitted, 0 packets received,
100% packet loss
Again, the exact wording of the message you see may differ
from this, depending on your operating system. If you cannot
“ping” the computer, check the following:
❏ The address in the ping command is correct.
❏ The Ethernet connection to the computer has been made
correctly, and all hubs, routers, etc. are switched on.
Tips for Administrator
A
235
A
A
A
Setting and checking the new IP address
To set the new IP address of the print server which you have
obtained from your network administrator, use the ping
command and arp command with the -s flag (create an ARP
entry).
Note:
In the following procedure, we assume that the MAC address of your
print server is 00:00:48:93:00:00 (hexadecimal), and that the IP address
which you will be assigning is 192.168.100.201 (decimal). Substitute
your values for these addresses when you type in the commands.
1. From the command line, type:
Example: arp -s 192.168.100.201 00-00-48-93-00-00
2. Execute the ping command to set the IP address by pinging it:
Example: ping 192.168.100.201
3. The print server should now respond to the ping. If it does
not, you may have incorrectly typed the MAC address or the
IP address in the arp -s command. Double-check and try
again. If none of these actions are effective, re-initialize the
print server and try again.
4. Print a status sheet to check whether the new IP address has
been assigned to the print server.
Note:
When the IP address is set by the ping command, the subnet mask
is automatically changed by the class of the IP address. To change
the subnet mask and the default gateway according to your network
environment, use EpsonNet WinAssist on Windows operating
systems or EpsonNet MacAssist in Macintosh.
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Tips for Administrator
Instructions on Using a Dial-Up Router
A
This section describes instructions on using a dial-up router.
If DHCP is used to assign an IP address of the printer and the
Dynamic DNS function is not supported, you need to change the
printer port setting every time you turn on the printer. Therefore,
we recommend that you set a valid IP address for the print server
by using the one of the following methods.
❏ Set the IP address for the print server manually. Use
EpsonNet WinAssist or MacAssist. See “TCP/IP” on page 58
or “TCP/IP” on page 83.
❏ Specify the print server by using the bind of DHCP function.
❏ Set the exclusive address of the DHCP function.
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Note:
❏ Use NetBEUI printing if you do not want to go through these steps.
❏ See the manual of the Dial-Up router for more information on scorp
range, bind, exclusive address of the DHCP function.
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Tips for Administrator
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Function of Universal Plug and Play
When you connect your printer to the network, the printer is
automatically assigned with an IP address, and the printer’s icon
appears in the My Network Places folder. By double-clicking the
printer’s icon, you can access EpsonNet WebAssist for basic
information about the printer, such as manufacturer, model
name, location, and administrator’s name.
Right-click the printer’s icon in the My Network Places folder
and select Properties. You can check the brief information of the
print server.
To use this function, the Universal Plug and Play must be installed
on Windows Me or future operating systems. For information on
how to install Universal Plug and Play, see the Windows Me
online help.
Note:
Before using the Universal Plug and Play function, you must enable the
Universal Plug and Play function in EpsonNet WinAssist or
WebAssist. See “TCP/IP” on page 58 or “Configuring the Print Server
Using EpsonNet WebAssist” on page 196.
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Tips for Administrator
Uninstalling Software
A
Follow the steps below to uninstall the network software.
A
Windows Me/98/95/2000/NT 4.0
1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then select Control Panel.
2. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
3. Select the utility you want to uninstall, and then click the
Add/Remove button (Windows Me/98/95/NT 4.0) or the
Change/Remove button (Windows 2000).
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete uninstallation.
Windows XP/Server 2003
A
A
A
A
A
1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Add or
Remove Programs.
A
2. Click the Change or Remove Programs icon.
3. Select the utility you want to uninstall, and then click the
Change/Remove button.
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4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete uninstallation.
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Macintosh
1. Double-click the EpsonNet MacAssist Installer icon.
2. Click the Continue button.
3. In the License dialog box, read the License Agreement, and
then click the Accept button.
4. Select Uninstall from the pull down menu.
5. Click the Uninstall button.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete uninstallation.
Note:
You can also uninstall EpsonNet MacAssist by dragging the
MacAssistxxx folder (Mac OS 8.x to 9.x) or the EpsonNet MacAssist
OSX x.xx folder (Mac OS X) to the Trash.
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Tips for Administrator
Appendix B
B
Specifications
B
Print Server Specification
B
Parallel Interface:
IEEE 1284
Network Interface:
RJ-45 connector
Button:
Status sheet button
Connector:
DC-IN connector
Status Lights:
Status light
B
B
B
Data light
B
Regulatory Approvals
B
B
EMC:
FCC part 15 subpart B Class B
CSA C108.8 Class B
CISPR Pub.22 Class B
B
CE Marking:
B
EMC Directive 89/336/EEC
EN 55022 Class B
EN 55024
B
AS/NZS 3548 Class B
Specifications
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Reliability
MTBF:
10,000 hours (power on, 100% duty)
MTTR:
N/A (Replacement)
Environmental
Operating Temperature:
5 to 35° C (41 to 95° F)
Storage Temperature:
-30 to 70° C (-22 to 158° F)
Operating Humidity:
20 to 80% RH
Storage Humidity:
5 to 95% RH
Operating Vibration:
0.4 G (5 to 55 Hz)
Storage Vibration:
1 G (5 to 55 Hz)
Shock:
4G
Network Software
NetWare 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, or 6
EtherTalk (AppleTalk)
TCP/IP
NetBEUI
IPP
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Specifications
Regulatory Approvals for AC Adapter A120H
Safety standards:
B
B
UL1950
CSA C22.2 No.950
AS/NZS3260
B
EMC:
FCC part 15 subpart B Class B
B
FCC Compliance Statement
For United States Users
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio and television reception, which
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to
correct the interference by one or more of the following measures.
B
B
B
❏ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna
❏ Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver
❏ Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected
❏ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
B
B
WARNING
The connection of a non-shielded equipment interface cable to this equipment will invalidate
the FCC Certification of this device and may cause interference levels which exceed the limits
established by the FCC for this equipment. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain and
use a shielded equipment interface cable with this device. If this equipment has more than
one interface connector, do not leave cables connected to unused interfaces.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
B
B
B
For Canadian Users
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
Specifications
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Regulatory Approvals for AC Adapter A192H
Safety standards:
UL1950
CSA C22.2 No.950
EN60950
AS/NZS3260
EMC:
CE Marking:
EN 55022 Class B
EN 55024
EN 61000-3-2
EN 61000-3-3
AS/NZS 3548 Class B
For European Users
This device complies with EU directives, 89/336/EEC.
AC Adapter model A192H conforms to CE making requirements in accordance with EC
Directives 73/23/EEC and 89/336/EEC.
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Specifications
Index
A
I
AppleTalk, 70, 87, 208
arp, 234, 236
Automatic Private IP Addressing
(APIPA), 38, 44, 59, 84, 199, 206
Initializing the print server, 229
Installation
EpsonNet Direct Print, 172
EpsonNet Internet Print, 184
EpsonNet MacAssist, 35
EpsonNet WebManager, 218
EpsonNet WinAssist, 34
Internet printing, 185, 190
Internet Printing Protocol, 183
IntranetWare, 135, 136
IP address, 59, 84, 197, 224
IPP, 72, 88, 209
IP Trap, 74, 210
IPX Trap, 74, 210
B
Bindery emulation, 133, 135
C
Community, 74, 210
Controlled Access Printers, 153, 157
D
Data light, 9
Default gateway, 39, 45, 59, 84, 199
Dial-up network, 157
Dial-up router, 237
Dynamic DNS, 61, 86, 200
E
Epson_lpr, 174, 176
EPSON AppleTalk, 70, 87, 208
EpsonNet
Direct Print, 171
Internet Print, 183
MacAssist, 42, 77
MacAssist EasySetup, 90
WebAssist, 195
WebManager, 213
WinAssist, 36, 49
F
L
LPR filters, 161
M
MAC address, 57, 82, 204
Microsoft network, 68, 208
N
NDPS, 150
NDPS Manager, 152
NDPS Printer Agent, 153
NDS, 133
NET USE command, 99, 106, 112, 118,
122
NetWare, 62, 205
3.x, 135, 137
4.x, 135, 136, 141, 144
5.x, 136, 144, 150
6.0, 136, 144, 150
ftp, 169
Index
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O
U
Operating environment, 5
Universal Plug and Play, 61, 86
UNIX, configure for different OS, 162
Using the printer with
Macintosh, 123
NetWare, 131
OS/2, 125
UNIX, 161
Windows 2000, 113
Windows Me/98/95, 95
Windows NT 4.0, 119
Windows Server 2003, 107
Windows XP, 100
P
Password for
EpsonNet MacAssist, 89
EpsonNet WebAssist, 212
EpsonNet WinAssist, 75
PCONSOLE, 137, 150
ping, 235
Print Server mode, 62, 132, 135, 136,
157, 205
Protocols, 5
Public Access Printers, 153, 157
Zone, 71, 87
R
Remote Printer mode, 67, 132, 137, 141,
144, 157, 206
Reset, 203, 211
Return to default button, 57, 83, 211
RJ-45 connector, 10
Router, 39, 45, 84, 199
S
SAP Name, 154
Search options, 53, 54, 80, 81
Setting the IP address, 58, 83, 234
SNMP, 73, 210
Status light, 9
Status sheet button, 9
Subnet mask, 39, 45, 59, 84, 199
T
TCP/IP, 58, 83, 198
Timeout option, 51, 79
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Index
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