Epson | C823912 | Product Support Bulletin(s)

EPSON
Date:
PSB #:
Reference:
Product(s):
Subject:
Product Support Bulletin
06/16/2003
Originator:
DS
PSB.2003.06.001
Authorization:
TE03-040
Total Pages:
1
EpsonNet Print Servers C823622/22A, C823632/32A, C823642/42A, C823781
New firmware file format
This bulletin was created to inform you of the new file format for the EpsonNet Print Server
firmware and WebAssist updates. The new file format combines both the firmware update
and WebAssist update into a single file with a .efu extension. WinAssist v4.1aE is required to
update the EpsonNet Print Servers with the update files in the new format.
EpsonNet WinAssist 4.1a or later supports these new firmware update files.
Model
C823622/22A
C823632/42
Ver.2.xx
C823632A/42A
Ver.3.xx
C823781
Filename
NW1S233E.EFU
NW20233E.EFU
Size
364,440
364,439
Version
Firmware Ver.02.33 / WebAssist Rev. 2.1aE
Firmware Ver.02.33 / WebAssist Rev. 2.1aE
NW2S335E.EFU
545,916
Firmware Ver.03.35 / WebAssist Rev. 2.1aE
IPS1174E.EFU
824,204
Firmware Ver.01.74 / WebAssist Rev. 4.0bE
To update firmware:
1. In WinAssist v4.1aE, highlight the printer(s) to which are connected the EpsonNet Print
Servers requiring the update.
2. Select the “Tool" menu item.
3. Select "Firmware Update" utility from the “Tool” menu.
4. Select the appropriate .efu file by browsing to the location on the hard drive where the
file is stored.
5. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the firmware update.
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EPSON
Date:
PSB #:
Reference:
Product(s):
Subject:
PRODUCT SUPPORT BULLETIN
05/14/2002
Originator: vs
PSB.2002.05.002
Authorization:
TE02-056 Rev. A
Total Pages: 2
C823622/C823622A/C823632/C823642 (V.2.33), C823632A/C823642A
(V.3.35), C823912 (V.2.12) type B network print servers and utilities
Compatibility with Windows XP and NetWare 6.0E
Description:
This bulletin was created to inform you which Epson Type B internal print servers, and utilities
are compatible with Windows XP, and Novell NetWare 6.0E.
Issues and solutions with Epson Network Utilities:
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EpsonNet WinAssist 3.2a print driver will not install using Microsoft IPX compatible protocol
(NWLINK).
• To install the print driver, please install Novell client for Windows XP.
EpsonNet Direct Print 2.3b is Windows XP compatible.
EpsonNet WebAssist (current version) is Windows XP compatible.
EpsonNet WebManager 2.6a is Windows XP compatible.
Epson Status Monitor 2 does not support the EEBAPI bi-directional printing module. Multi
user mode and remote desktop are not supported.
EpsonNet Internet Print is not used in Windows XP. Use the Windows XP standard IPP
port instead.
Issues and solutions with Epson Print Servers:
1.) C823622/C823622A/C823632/C823642 (v.2.33) /C823632A/C823642A (v.3.35) print
servers are compatible with Windows XP with one restriction.
a) Windows XP uses NetBIOS over TCP/IP, which is not compatible with Epson Print
Servers.
b) Windows XP does not provide support NetBEUI, but does provide the required file
(netnbf.inf) which supports Epson Print Servers.
c) Locating and installing the netnbf.inf file from the Windows XP CD:
1) Insert the CD and search for the folder \..\valueadd\msft\net\netbeui.
2) Copy the file (netnbf.inf) to C:\Windows\INF folder.
3) Click on "START"
4) Right mouse click on "My Network Places" then left mouse click on "Properties".
5) Right mouse click on "Local Area Connection" then left mouse click on
"Properties".
6) Click on "Install".
7) Click on "Protocol".
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Click on "Add".
Click on "NetBEUI Protocol".
Click on "OK".
Restart computer.
Netware 6.0E Compatibility:
1.) EpsonNet WinAssist 3.2aE and Epson Status Monitor 2 (version 2.0fE) are supported
using NetWare 6.0E server and the NetWare client.
2.) C823622/C823622A/C823632/C823642 (v.2.33) C823632A/C823642A (v.3.35) are
supported using NetWare 6.0E with the following printing modes:
a) Novell NDPS Gateway -> LPR/IPX
b) NDS Print Server
c) NDS Remote Printer
d) Epson NDPS Gateway Rev.2.2
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