Brother MFC-8680DN user manual

User manual for the device Brother MFC-8680DN

Device: Brother MFC-8680DN
Size: 13,17 MB
Date of adding : 2014-01-20 12:35:53
Number of pages: 248
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Multi-Protocol On-board Ethernet Multi-function Print Server and
Wireless (IEEE 802.11b/g) Ethernet Multi-function Print Server
NETWORK
USER’S GUIDE

Please read this manual thoroughly before using this machine on
your network. You can view this manual in HTML format from the
CD-ROM at any time, please keep the CD-ROM in a convenient
place for quick and easy reference at all times. You can also
download the manual in PDF format from the Brother Solutions
Center. (http://solutions.brother.

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Definitions of notes We use the following icon throughout this User’s Guide: IMPORTANT describes procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent possible IMPORTANT machine problems or damage to other objects. Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give tips Note about how the operation works with other features. Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Microsoft

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Compilation and publication notice Under the supervision of Brother Industries Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product’s descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice. Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained herein and shall not be responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance

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Brother numbers IMPORTANT For technical and operational assistance, you must call the country where you purchased the machine. Calls must be made from within that country. For Customer Service In USA 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437) In Canada 1-877-BROTHER In Brazil helpline@brother.com.br In Europe Visit http://www.brother.com/ for contact information on your local Brother office. Service center locator (USA) For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-2

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Internet address Brother Global Web Site: http://www.brother.com/ For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), Product Support, Driver Updates and Utilities: http://solutions.brother.com/ Ordering accessories and supplies In USA: 1-877-552-MALL (1-877-552-6255) 1-800-947-1445 (fax) http://www.brothermall.com/ In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER http://www.brother.ca/ iv

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Table of Contents 1 Introduction 1 Overview....................................................................................................................................................1 Network features........................................................................................................................................2 Network printing...................................................................................................................................2 Netw

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Confirm your network environment..........................................................................................................27 Connected to a computer with an access point in the network (Infrastructure mode).......................27 Connected to a wireless capable computer without an access point in the network (Ad-hoc mode)........27 Confirm your wireless network setup method..........................................................................................28 Configuration

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Wired Enable (MFC-8890DW wired network only)..........................................................................105 WLAN Enable (MFC-8890DW wireless network only) ....................................................................105 E-mail / IFAX (MFC-8880DN and MFC-8890DW only) ...................................................................106 How to set a new default for Scan to E-mail (E-mail server) (MFC-8880DN and MFC-8890DW only) ...............................................

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Secure Function Lock 2.0 .....................................................................................................................144 How to configure the Secure Function Lock 2.0 settings using Web Based Management (web browser)..............................................................................................................................145 Changing the Scan to FTP configuration using a web browser.............................................................148 Chang

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15 Troubleshooting 191 Overview................................................................................................................................................191 General problems ..................................................................................................................................191 Network print software installation problems .........................................................................................192 Printing problems...............

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Introduction 1 1 1 Overview 1 Your Brother machine can be shared on a 10/100 Mb wired or IEEE 802.11b/802.11g wireless Ethernet network using the internal network print server. The print server supports various functions and methods of connection depending on the operating system you are running on a network supporting TCP/IP. These functions include printing, scanning, PC Fax send, PC Fax receive, Remote Setup and Status Monitor. The following chart shows what network features and connectio

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Introduction Network features 1 1 Your Brother machine has the following basic network features. Network printing 1 ® ® ® The print server provides printing services for Windows 2000/XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003/2008 supporting the TCP/IP protocols and Macintosh (Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater) supporting TCP/IP. Network scanning 1 You can scan documents over the network to your computer (See Network Scanning in the Software User’s Guide). Network PC Fax (Not available for DCP-8080DN

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Introduction ® BRAdmin Professional 3 (Windows ) 1 BRAdmin Professional 3 is a utility for more advanced management of network connected Brother devices. 1 This utility can search for Brother products on your network and view the device status from an easy to read explorer style window that changes color identifying the status of each device. You can configure network ® and device settings along with the ability to update device firmware from a Windows computer on your LAN. BRAdmin Professio

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Introduction Remote Setup 1 ® The Remote Setup software allows you to configure network settings from a Windows or Macintosh (Mac 1 OS X 10.3.9 or greater) computer. (See Remote Setup in the Software User’s Guide.) Internet fax/scan to E-mail server (MFC-8880DN and MFC-8890DW only) 1 The Brother machine can be assigned an E-mail address allowing you to send, receive or forward documents over a Local Area Network or the Internet to PC’s or other Internet fax machines. Before using this function

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Introduction Types of network connections 1 1 Wired network connection example 1 Generally there are two types of network connections: Peer-to-Peer and Network Shared environment. Peer-to-Peer printing using TCP/IP 1 In a Peer-to-Peer environment, each computer directly sends and receives data to each device. There is no central server controlling file access or printer sharing. R R R Windows Windows Windows TCP/IP TCP/IP 1 Router 2 Network printer (your machine) In a smaller network of 2 or

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Introduction Network Shared printing 1 In a Network Shared environment, each computer sends data via a centrally controlled computer. This type 1 of computer is often called a “Server” or a “Print Server”. Its job is to control the printing of all print jobs. 1 Client computer 2 Also known as “Server” or “Print server” 3 TCP/IP, USB or parallel (where available) 4 Printer (your machine) In a larger network, we recommend a Network Shared printing environment. The “server” or the “print serve

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Introduction Wireless network connection examples (For MFC-8890DW only) 1 1 Connected to a computer with an access point on the network (Infrastructure mode) 1 This type of network has a central access point at the heart of the network. The access point can also act as a bridge or a gateway to a wired network. When the Brother wireless machine (your machine) is part of this network, it receives all print jobs via an access point. 1 Access point 2 Wireless network printer (your machine) 3 Wir

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Introduction Protocols 1 1 TCP/IP protocols and functionalities 1 Protocols are the standardized sets of rules for transmitting data on a network. Protocols allow users to gain access to network connected resources. The print server used on this Brother product supports the TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) protocol. TCP/IP is the most popular set of protocols used for communication such as Internet and E-mail. This protocol ® ® ® can be used in almost all operating sys

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Introduction WINS 1 Windows Internet Name Service is an information providing service for the NetBIOS name resolution by 1 consolidating an IP address and a NetBIOS name that is in the local network. LPR/LPD 1 Commonly used printing protocols on a TCP/IP network. SMTP client 1 Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) client is used to send E-mails via the Internet or Intranet. Custom Raw Port (Default is Port 9100) 1 Another commonly used printing protocol on a TCP/IP network. It enables interactiv

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Introduction Web services 1 ® The Web Services protocol enables Windows Vista users to install the Brother printer driver by right clicking 1 the machine icon from the Start / Network selection. ® See Installation when using web services (Windows Vista ) on page 207. The Web Services also lets you check the current status of the machine from your computer. Web server (HTTP) 1 The Brother print server is equipped with a built in web server that allows you to monitor its status or change some o


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