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Description of Problem 100000036985

How do I scan to my network without using a computer?


Description of Solution 200000047178

 

To Setup and scan to your network without using a computer, please review the following instructions.

 

Note* If needed, more detailed instructions are available in the HTML user guide available on the Brother Website.

Basic Network Diagram:

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WLAN access point/router1

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If your computer supports Intel® MWT (My Wi-Fi Technology), you can use your

computer as a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) supported access point.

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Wireless network machine (your machine)

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Wireless capable computer connected to the WLAN access point/router

4.

Wired computer which is not wireless capable connected to the WLAN

access point/router with a network cable

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Mobile Device connected to the wireless access point/router

 

Configuration Methods:

The following instructions will offer four methods for configuring your Brother machine in a wireless network environment. Choose the method you prefer for your environment.

Wireless configuration temporarily using a USB cable (Recommended)

See Wireless configuration temporarily using a USB cable (Recommended)

 

Wireless configuration using the Setup Wizard from the control panel

See Configuration using the machine#s control panel Setup Wizard.

 

One push wireless configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) or AOSS™

See One push configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) or AOSS#

 

PIN Method wireless configuration using WPS

See Configuration using the PIN Method of WPS Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

 

How to check the WLAN status

You can check the current wireless network status from the control panel on the machine.

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Press .

2

Press Network.

3

Press WLAN.

4

Swipe up or down, or press the arrow keys, then press WLAN Status.

5

Press Status.

 

Scan to Network Instructions:

Scan Documents Directly to a CIFS Server (Windows)

When you choose Scan to Network, you can scan documents directly to a shared folder on a CIFS server located on your local network or the internet. The Scan to Network feature supports Kerberos and NTLMv2 authentication.

The details required to use Scan to Network can be entered by using Web Based Management to preconfigure and store the details in a Scan to Network profile. The Scan to Network profile stores user information and configuration settings for use on a network, or the internet.

Note

      Scan to Network is available when Scan to Network profiles are configured by using the Web Based Management.

      YOU MUST CONFIGURE THE SNTP PROTOCOL (NETWORK TIME SERVER), OR YOU MUST SET THE DATE, TIME AND TIME ZONE CORRECTLY FOR AUTHENTICATION.

      We recommend Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0/9.0. Please also make sure that JavaScript and Cookies are always enabled in whichever browser you use. If a different web browser is used, make sure it is compatible with HTTP 1.0 and HTTP 1.1.

 

To use Web Based Management:

Type http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the IP address of your machine) into your browser and then you can configure or change the settings in Scan to FTP/Network in the Scan tab. You can configure up to ten Scan to Network profiles and choose what profile numbers (1 to 10) to use for Scan to Network settings in Scan to FTP/Network Profile.

In addition to the seven preset file names you can store two user defined file names that can be used for creating a Scan to Network profile.

Choose Scan to FTP/Network in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields.

Note

      Do not use unsuitable characters in the file name (for example? /, \, or *).

      They may cause a sending error when using Scan to Network.

 

Configure the Scan to Network Default Settings

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Choose Network in Scan to FTP/Network from the Scan tab. Click Submit.

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Choose the Profile you want to configure in Scan to FTP/Network Profile.

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Enter the name that you want to use for the Scan to Network profile.

This name will be displayed on the LCD of the machine and can be up to 15 characters.

4

The Host Address is the domain name of the CIFS server.

Enter the Host Address (for example mypc.example.com) (up to 64 characters) or the IP address

(for example 192.23.56.189).

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Enter the destination folder where your document will be stored on the CIFS server

(for example brother\abc) (up to 60 characters).

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Follow the steps from 8 to 11 of Configure the FTP Default Settings.

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If you want to protect the profile, choose On from Use PIN for Authentication and enter a 4-digit PIN

number in PIN Code.

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Choose the authentication method. You can choose AutoKerberos or NTLMv2.

If you choose Auto, the authentication method will be detected automatically.

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Enter the Username that has been registered with the CIFS server for the machine (up to 96 characters).

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Enter the Password for access to the CIFS server (up to 32 characters).

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Click Submit.

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Choose Date&Time from the General tab.

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Enter the date and time used on the CIFS server.

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Choose the time zone from the pull-down list.

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Click Submit.

 

Scan Using Scan to Network Profiles

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Load your document.

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Swipe left or right, or press the arrow keys to display Scan 1

Note* Please make sure you have previously configured the Scan 1 key in Control Center 4.

3

Press to Network.

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Swipe up or down, or press the arrow keys to choose one of Network server profiles listed.

If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the profile on the LCD.

Press OK.

Do one of the following:

If the Scan to Network profile is complete, go to 7.

If the Scan to Network profile is not complete, go to 5.

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Press Options.

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Choose the settings for 2-sided ScanScan TypeResolutionFile TypeDocument SizeFile Size

Auto DeskewSkip Blank Page and User Name as needed. Press OK.

 

Note

If you choose Secure PDF for File Type, the machine will ask you to enter a 4 digit password using

numbers 0-9 before it starts scanning.

If you choose Signed PDF for File Type, you must install and then configure a certificate to your

machine using Web Based Management.

If you want to save the settings as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut.

7

Press Start.

The LCD shows Connecting. When the connection to the Network is successful the machine starts the

scanning process.

 

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