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AXIS 540/640 User's Guide

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To get your print server quickly up and running, follow the instructions below: 1. 2. Connect the AXIS 540/640 to your network and to your printer as described in Connecting the printer to the Network, on page 7. Proceed to the setup sections that are relevant to your network environment, as described in the table below:
Network Configuration Action

Environment

NDPS
NetWare

See NetWare Using NDPS, on page 10 See Standard NetWare, on page 11 See Setup for Windows 95/98 & NT, on page 12 See Assigning an IP Address, on page 8

Standard NetWare NetBIOS/NetBEUI
Windows 95/98/NT

TCP/ IP

Proceed with Setup for Windows 95/98 & NT, on page 12 See Setup for Windows 3. 1 & WfW, on page 12 See Assigning an IP Address, on page 8 Proceed with TCP/IP printing, on page 14

NetBIOS/NetBEUI
Windows 3.1/WfW

TCP/ IP

OS/2 Macintosh

NetBIOS/NetBEUI AppleTalk

See Setup for OS/2, on page 14 See Setup for Macintosh, on page 17 See Assigning an IP Address, on page 8 Proceed with Setup for UNIX, on page 18

UNIX

TCP/IP

A more comprehensive description of the AXIS 540/640 is presented in the AXIS 540/640 User's Manual, which is available on the AXIS Online CD.
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Unless specifically stated the AXIS 540, AXIS 540+, AXIS 542, AXIS 542+, AXIS 640 and AXIS 642 model variants are collectively descri bed as the AXIS 540/640 throughout this document. Similarly, the AXIS 540, AXIS 540+, AXIS 542 and AXIS 542+ are referred to as the AXIS 540/542 and the AXIS 640 and AXIS 642 are referred to as AXIS 640/642.

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.... . .. 24 ~ f ... ... . .. . . ....... .. .. .. .. . . .. .... ..... ... ... . .. ... .. .... 14 Setup for Macintosh . 8 Setup for NetWare . .. . ... . . ..... .. ... ....... . . ...... . . ..... .. . . . . . ... .. ..... ... . .. . .. . . ...... . 12 Setup for Windows 3. . 17 Setup for UNIX .. . 19 Using AXIS NetPilot . .. . . ..... . . .. .. .. . . . . . .. ... . ... .. ... .... .... .... . . ... . . . ... . . ...... . .. . ... .... . . .. . . ...... 18 Management and Configuration ...... ... ........ ... . . ... .. .. ... ... . .... . ... ...... . ... .. . . .. . .. . . . . .. ... . ..... . .... ... .. . .......... . ... . . . .. . ..... .... . .. . . .. .. ...... .. . ... . ... . . . .... .. .. . . . . . .... ..... . ...... . . 7 Assigning an IP Address ...... ...... .. .... . ... ... . ....... .. . 5 T he AXIS 640/642 Print Server .. .. . . . ... . . .... .. .. . . .. .. . .. . . . .. . ... .. . ....... .... . ...... . .......... .... .... .. . ........... ..... . .. . ....... . . ..r:.. .. 12 AXIS Print Utility for Windows .... 14 AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 .. . . ....... .. .... .... . .... . .... ..... ....... ... .... .. 10 Standard NetWare ... ... .. . . ... . . ...... .. . ... ... ....... ....... ... . .. .. .. .. ... . . .. .. .. ....... . .. . 19 Using AXIS ThinWizard .. . ... .. .. . .. . . .. ... ...... . ... . . .. . . .. . ... ... . ... .... .. . ... .. .. . ....... .. . ... . . . .. .. ... 20 Using FTP ... . . .. .. ... ... . ... 21 Using Telnet . . . · · · .... . . . . .. . . ...... ..... ........ .. 10 NetWare Using NDPS ...... .. .. . 12 AXIS Print Monitor . . .. . ... . ... ...... . . .. ... .... . ... .. . . ... .. ... .... .... 11 Setup for Windows 95/98 & NT .... 23 Using Novell Utilities . . ... ...... ..... . . 19 Using any standard Web browser . . .. . 23 Using HP administration tools . .. .. ... . ... . .. . ... .... . . .... ...... .. . ... .. .... . . .. ...... . .. . ..... .. .......... . .. .. ... .. .. . .. .. 5 Basic Installation . . .... ........ ... . .. . ... ..... 22 Using SNMP ........ . .. . ... .. . .. . .... .. .......... .......... . ... .. . .. . .... . .. . .... . . . . . .. . .. . ......... . ........ ... . . .. . . .. . . .. ...1 & WfW .. .. .. ... .....AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Table of Contents 3 Table of Contents Introduction . . .... .... .. ... . .. .. 21 Using the Test Button . ... . . ... .. . .. .. 6 Connecting the printer to the Network .... . .. . .. . .......... . ... .. . .. .. ... .. ... . .. ... .. . . .... ....... . .. .. . .. .. . ...... . .. . . ... . .. ...... ...... . 6 Hardware Inventory .. 12 Setup for OS/2 .... 5 The AXIS 540/542 Print Server .... ..... .......... 4 Product Overview .... ... . . . .... .. · .. . . .. . . . .. . . ...... . . . . . . .. ... . . .... .... .. .

4 Introduction AXIS 540/640 User's Guide (LJ z ~ s. User Documents. Technical References. please refer to the AXJS 540/640 User's Manuals.J::. Axis official home page The Axis home page is a good source for general information about Axis' products. you can download it by clicking the Acrobat Reader button located on the starting page of the AXIS Online CD . regular product updates. Note: If the Adobe Acrobat Reader 3. .com/user_group/ for more information and your registration form. This is located at http://www. receive support information. From this site you can join the Axis User Group. please contact your local dealer to receive diskettes containing the available Axis Utilities software and hard copies of the appropriate documentation.axis. etc. It is compatible for use within all of the supported Axis computing environments. etc. (LJ .axis. Product Software. White Papers. ·~ S c: Ill :L Should you not have access to a CD-drive. that includes all of the latest AXJS Utilities Software. access to the latest technology information and much more.com. which is available on the AXJS Online CD. learn more about other Axis products. such as extended warranty. etuetien This document describes how to set up and manage the AXJS 540/640 in various network environments. You can view the contents of the AXJS Online CD via an Adobe Reader interface or an HTML interface. access late product information. AXJS Online CD The AXJS Online CD provides an easy-ro-use electronic catalog.. Join the Axis User Group Joining the Axis User Group will provide you with a number of benefits. Should you require more information. You can also create your own AXJS Utilities diskettes from the AXJS Online CD interface. However. And the best part of it is that it is all for free! Check out the Axis User Group site at http:/ /www. all documents presented on the CD are in PDF format..0 is not installed on to your system.

s::. Ethernet 10base2 Connector or Ethernet 10baseT Connector L_ External Power _ Supply Connector Network Indicator Power 1ndicator . The AXIS 640/642 Print Server j LPT1 Printer Connector Token Ring STP or Connector Token Ring UTP Ring Speed -Switch (recessed) Network Indicator Power Indicator . .AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Product Overview 5 Product Overview The AXIS 540/542 Print Server LPT1 Printer Connector ~ --1 I AXIS •• .

All packing materials are recyclable. AXIS 640 & AXIS 642 (PS-B) UK Australia USA Japan Media CD Printed Materials Title AXIS Online CD AXIS 540/640 User's Gu ide Part Numbers Revision no.0 or higher 16188 Optional Accessories Cables Adapter Velcro Ribbons Description Printer Cable Extension BNC T-adapter (AXIS 542 /AXIS 542+ only) Self-adhesive velcro ribbons Part Numbers 13522 12839 13282 13283 .Basic Installation Hardware Inventory Unpack and check all the items using the following check list. AXIS 542+. Contact your dealer if anything is missing or damaged. Hardware Model Variants AXIS 540 AXIS 540+ AXIS 542 Part Numbers 0058-1 0058-3 0058-2 0058-4 0059-1 0059-2 13599 12866 12867 12919 13249 13267 13268 13269 13270 13936 Print Server AXIS 542+ AXIS 640 AXIS 642 Europe s c ·o I: "' Power Supply Type .r:. en AXIS 540 & AXIS 540+ (PS-A) UK Australia USA Japan Europe AXIS 542. 5..

5. 2. Connect the AXIS 540/640 to the printer either directly to the parallel printer port or using the optional printer cable extensions and velcro ribbons. . Note: Each AXIS 540/640 Print Server is pre-configured with a unique node address that is identical to the serial number. the AXIS 540/640 is successfully connected to the network. Press and release the test button on the AXIS 540/640 to print a test page. The power indicator light comes on. as appropriate for your Token Ring network. 3. the AXIS 540/640 internal test page will be printed. You will need this number during the network configuration. Switch on the printer and connect the external power supply to the AXIS 540/640.AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Connecting the printer to the Network Basic Installation 7 Follow the instructions below to connect a printer to the network via the AXIS 540/640 print server: Caution! Make sure that the external power sup ply you are using is marked with the conrect mai ns voltage! 1. 7. For the AXIS 640/642 only: Slide the Ring Speed switch to 4 or 16. If the AXIS 540/640 is correctly connected to the printer. Switch off the printer and disconnect the AXIS 540/640 external power supply. 4. Connect your AXIS 540/640 to the network using either a twisted pair (lObaseT) or thin wire (10base2) cable. 6. found on the underside label of the AXIS 540/640. If the network indicator starts to flash . Locate the serial number. and write it down.

Cannot be used over routers. 2 . Notes: DHCP is only supported by t he AXIS 540+. although can operate on the entire network. 168 . 117 ping 192. AX IS 640 and AXIS 642 models. Choose an appropriate method from the table below: Server Platform Availability UNIX Windows Comments Requires the IP address for each new device to be downloaded individually. Refer to Setup for Macintosh. AXIS 540/542: Syntax Windows 95 arp -s <IP address> <Ethernet a ddress> <W95 IP address > ping <IP address> Example arp -s 192 . on page 17. The ARP command is described in detail in the table below. . AX IS 542+. the AXIS 540/640 will receive an IP address immediately after you have connected it into the network. Downloads the IP address to each device automatically.168 . Similar to RARP. 3 .8 Assigning an IP Address AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Cll Assigning an IP Address T o establish communication with the TCP/IP network. 3 00-40-8c-10-00-86 192 . All methods are enabled by default. 168 .. 3 Note: <W9 5 I P address> is the IP address of your Windows 95 host. Refer to the AXIS 540/640 User's Manual for a more comprehensive description of the other available methods. 0 ~ VI ARP RARP BOOTP DHCP X X X X X ~ c: X Automatic but temporary assignment of IP addresses from a central pool. This means that if you have a DHCP server running on your network. for setting t he IP address in the Macintosh environment. Cannot be used over routers. ~ z "'0 I. 3 . an IP address must be assigned to your AXIS 540/640.

3 00-40-8c-10-00-86 ping 192 . 5 <IP address> <Node address> ping <IP address> Example arp -s 802. 3 Note: <W9 5 IP address> is the IP address of your Windows 95 host. 168 .AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Assigning an IP Address 9 Syntax Windows 98/ Windows NT arp -s <IP address> <Ethernet address> ping <IP address> Example arp -s 192 .3 00-40-8c-10-00-86 ping 192 .5 192 . 3. 3 00-40-8c-10-00-86 192 . 3 . 168. 168.3 . 168. 168 . 168 . 2 .3 00 : 40:8c:10:00:86 temp ping 192 .3 .3. 3. 3 . 3. 5 <IP address> <Node address> <W95 IP address> ping <IP address> Example arp -s 802 . 168 . 3 Syntax arp -s <IP address> <Node address> temp UNIX ping <IP address> Example arp -s 192 . 117 ping 192 . 168 .3 Syntax UNIX arp -s <IP address> <Ethernet address> temp ping <IP address> Example arp -s 192 .3. Syntax Windows 98/ Windows NT arp -s 802 . 168 .168 . 5 192. 3 . 168 . 3 .3 AXIS 640/642: Syntax Windows95 arp -s 802 . 3 00:40 : 8c : 10:00 : 86 temp ping 192 .

Note: NDPS requires that you run NetWare 4. you must install N DPS and an HP Gateway on your NetWare file server. Installing the AXIS 540/640 as a Public Access printer: 1. However.10 Setup for NetWare AXIS 540/640 User's Guide If you are using host names. they do support NDPS if you install them in queue legacy mode with Novell's Gateway. Refer to your system manuals or to your network administrator for instructions on how this is performed on your system. By using the N etWare Administrator software. All users have access to the public access printer. The HP Gateway is incl uded in the N DPS software and is automatically installed together with N DPS. you can easily configure your Public Access Printer to become a Controlled Access Printer. AXIS 640 and AXIS 642 models. 1 I or higher. if it is not already connected. The AXIS 540/640 supports WINS (Windows Internet Name Service) . As soon as the HP Gateway finds the AXIS 540/640. Setup for NetWare NetWare Using NDPS Important: -5i ~ :r: The AXIS 540 and AXIS 542 print server models do not support t he HP Gateway. it will automatically create a public access printer. Connect the AXIS 540/640 to the NetWare network. Note: WINS and DHCP are only supported by the AXIS 540+. 2. you can map a unique host name to the IP address. ·o ns Before the AXIS 540/640 can be installed in ND PS IPX mode. which is recommended when setting the IP address using DHCP in Windows NT environments. . AXIS 542+. which may be found with the Novell Printer Manager. Make sure that the HP Gateway (version 2 or higher) is co nfigured to automatically create a public access printer.

AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Setup for NetWare II Standard NetWare AXIS NetPilot is the tool you should use when you are installing the AXIS 540/640 in non-NDPS NetWare environments. Not e : The AXIS NetPilot software must be installed on a Windows platfonm runni ng a NetWare clie nt. If your network is large. After you have completed the installation. 3. Start AXIS NetPilot by double-clicking the AXIS NetPilot icon. 4. select the printer port and click the Connect . The Installation Wizard will then guide you through the installation process. Should you require assistance with any of the operations click the Help icon and follow the instructions provided in the Help window. it could take several seconds before the print server appears in the folder. You can also select Print Server mode or Remote Printer mode for each queue. Select the Network Print Server to be set up by clicking its icon. Locate the AXIS 540/640 in the 'New Axis Units' folder. 2. . It is supplied on the AXIS Online CD. Follow the instructions detailed below to install your AXIS 540/640 using the AXIS NetPilot Installation Wizard: 1. button. Select it and click the Install button on the AXIS NetPilot toolbar. 2. A new window opens that allows you to create new print queues and connect print queues to the AXIS 540/640. The icon is located in the folder where AXIS NetPilot was installed. Install the AXIS NetPilot software if you have not already done so. Select the NetWare tab... Connecting additional print queues Follow the instructions below to enhance your installation by adding extra print queues: 1. you are ready to print in the NetWare environment. 3. Choose the with Installation Wizard option and click OK. Choose Network from the Setup menu or click the Network button on the tool bar.

Once installed. An Installation W izard is provided to guide you through the installation process. For peer-to-peer printing.12 Setup for Windows 95/98 & NT AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Setup for Windows 95/98 & NT AXIS Print Monitor AXIS Print Monitor is the preferred tool for network printing in Windows 95. configure and manage networked printer ports over NetBIOS/NetBEUI and TCP/IP. the AXIS Print Monitor must be installed on all printing clients. Select Local Printer or My Computer. start the AXIS Print Monitor Help system from the AXIS Utilities folder or see the User's Manual. alternatively My Computer or N etworl< Print Server (Windows NT). while it is only necessary to install it on the server for client-server printing. If you need help. if you have not already done so. To install a printer with the AXIS Print Monitor. Install the AXIS Print Monitor software. as easily as any local printer port. if you have not already done so. Setup for Windows 3. Install the AXIS Print Utility for Windows software. in step-by-step fashion. The AXIS Print Monitor's built-in Help system describes. I & WfW NetBIOS/NetBEUI printing AXIS Print Utility for Windows is the preferred tool for NetBIOS/NetBEUI printing in Windows 3. . It allows you to install. It is available on the AXIS Online CD in the software\prt_srv\utility\axpuw\latest folder. how to install printers as either NetBIOS/NetBEUI or TCP/IP printer ports.1 and Windows for Workgroups environments. Windows 98 and Windows NT environments. It is available on the AXIS Online CD . you should use the Add Printer Wizard. the AXIS Print Monitor is automatically initialized on system start-up. Important: The Add Printer Wizard requires that you select Local Printer or Networl< Printer (Windows 95 and Windows 98).

LPl. from the Ports list. In the Port menu. Click OK to close the Connect dialog. In the Port menu. 7. For example: AXl 0 OB3 5 . 2. Notes: Windows 3. and Close to close Printers. The port appears as <name> .AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Setup for Windows 3. . We strongly recommend that you copy the AXIS Print Utility icon to your startUp folder. Click Connect . and type any comments in the Description field.This print method is recommended for smaller networks and requires that all users install the AXIS Print Utility for Windows on their workstations. LPl or DevDept . or click Add» to install a new driver. Select a printer driver from the list oflnstalled Printers. 3. Accept or change the suggested Windows port name.1 & WfW 13 Peer-to-peer printing . AXIS Print Utility for Windows must be nunning when you print through the AXIS 540/640. The setup is completed and you can now print through your AXIS 540/640. In the NPS Port list.1 will require network support such as LAN Server or LAN Manager Workstation software to be installed in order to redirect a local printer port to a network device. LPl. Double-click the AXIS Print Utility icon. where <name> is either AX followed by the last six digits of the AXIS 540/640 serial number or a name you have previously given the AXIS 540/640. Follow these steps to install your AXIS 540/640 for peer-to-peer printing at a Windows for Workgroups or Windows 3. select the AXIS 540/640 port to be installed. defined in step 3. click Add. 6.1 workstation: 1. 4. 5. click Connect to bring up the Windows Printers dialog. Click OK to install the Windows port. Select the Windows port name... Make a note of the Windows port name as you will need this later.

It is available on the AXIS Online CD in the software\prt_srv\utility\axpu\latest folder. It allows you to: • • Install and maintain the AXIS 540/640 printer port as an OS/2 printer port. Set up your AXIS 540/640 from the file server as described in Peer-to-peer printing. keeping you informed of completed print jobs or any problem conditions. . c:: ~ ~ Your shared printers can now be used by all Windows clients and you do not need to install the AXIS Print Utility for Windows on the clients. 2.axis.com/techsup/.This print method is suitable for larger networks and requires only one user to install the AXIS Print Utility for Windows software onto their workstation. if you have not already done so. .14 Setup for OS/2 AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Client-server printing . on page 13.1 and Windows for Workgroups environments. Important: The server setup described above should only be made on a Windows for Workgroups workstation. Note: Use the MTPS/LAPS (LAN Server) or SETUP (LAN Manager) to activate the NetBEUI protocol it if is not already active. Install the AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 software. The printer port status of your AXIS 540/640 can be monitored and pop-up notification messages can be generated. or at the file server. you must use a shareware LPR spooler that can be downloaded from http:/ /www. Setup for OS/2 AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 is the preferred tool for network printing in OS/2 environments. but you must additionally check the Share box for your pnnter.. Print jobs can be directed through a spool directory either at your local hard disk. The setup procedure is described below: 1. TCP/IP printing To enable TCP/IP printing in Windows 3. Install AXIS Print Utility for Windows onto the file server. Capture and monitor print jobs directed to the AXIS 540/640 port.

Type a name of your choice in the Name field. and select a printer driver suitable for your printer from the Standard Printer list. LPl or DevDept . With the AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 running. LPl. Double-click the Templates folder. 4. LPl.AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Setup for OS/2 IS Peer-to-peer printing. Repeat this procedure for each server using the AXIS 540/640. then click Install.This print method is recommended for smaller networks and requires that all users install the AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 on their workstations. The port appears as <name> . then drag the Printer icon out to the Workplace Shell (or into a folder) while holding the right mouse button down. Follow the instructions below to install your AXIS 540/640 for peer-to-peer printing: 1. Select the ports you want to install. .LP1 from the Port list. Creating a print queue: Continue with the instructions below to create a print queue: 1. 2. Select \PIPE###BOT_TEXT###lt;name>.exe program. where <name> is either AX followed by the last six digits of the AXIS 540/640 serial number or a name you have previously given the AXIS 540/640. 3. Open an OS/2 window and execute the install. Click OK to confirm the printer definition. 2. 3. For example: AXl 0 OB3 5 . click Install to install your AXIS 540/640.

on page 15. Important: The AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 must be running when you print through your AXIS 540/640.This print method is suitable for larger networks and requires only one user to install the AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 software onto their workstation. Open an OS/2 window and type the following command: NET SHARE queue_ name I PRI NT . Your shared print queues can now be used by all OS/2 clients and you do not need to install the AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 on the clients. Set up your AXIS 540/640 from the file server as described in Peer-to-p eer printing.16 Setup for OS/2 AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Client-server printing . 3. where qu eue_ name is the name of the queue to be shared. The setup procedure is described below: 1. . We strongly recommend that you copy the AXIS Print Utility icon into your StartUp folder. The queue must be shared before it can be accessed by other OS/2 clients. Install AXIS Print Utility for OS/2 on an OS/2 workstation. 2.

. enabling configuration and management -of the AXIS 540+/AXIS 542+ via any standard Web browser: 1. Open the Chooser from the Apple menu. and <port> is LPTl. where <nnnnnn> is the last six digits of the serial number. Click the LaserWriter. 4. Open the Chooser and select a network printer driver. this box does not appear. Repeat this procedure for each Macintosh using the AXIS 540+/AXIS 542+. This completes the configuration.143 . Click the Close box. SimpleText and write a text file containing the following: INT_ADD R: <lP address> Example: INT_ADDR: 17 1. Follow the instructions below to choose a printer: 1. alternatively the LaserWriter 8.16. Click the name of the printer you want to use. and then Select Auto Setup. 2.g. click the name of the default zone.2.AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Setup for Macintosh 17 Setup for Macintosh Note: Only AXIS 540+ and AXIS 542+ support printing in the Macintosh environment. 3. 5.0 printer driver only: Click Setup . The default printer name is shown as: AXI S<nnnnn n> _ <port>. Click OK.. e. 3.0 Icon. If your network has no zones. 6. as well as the print server. 2. Open a text editor. If not.. For LaserWriter 8. supports bi-directional printing the installation will be automatically performed. If your network has more than one zone. Select the printer port which name ends with "_CFG" and close the Chooser. you will be prompted to select a PPD file matching your printer. If the printer. Setting the IP address Follow the step-by-step procedure below to set the IP address.

you must assign an IP address to your AXIS 540/640 Print Server. on page 8. 3. You cannot download the script to your host from an AXIS 540 or AXIS 542 print server. Note: The _CFG port disappears 60 minutes after the AXIS 540+/AXIS 542+ has been powered on. 2. AXIS 640 and AXIS 642 print server models. you can use the Axis automatic installation script axinstall. . Open the Chooser and select the printer port you wish to use for printing documents.18 Setup for UNIX 4. Having performed the basic TCP/IP setup procedures. Download the axinstall utility by typing: get axinstall Follow the procedure below to install the AXIS 540/640 using the axinstall script: 1. Follow the procedure below to download axinstall to your host using FTP: 1. The settings will be stored permanently in the print server. Enter root as the user id and pass as the password. It is also resident on the AXIS 540/640 and can be downloaded to your host using FTP. AXIS 542+. Type the command: sh ax ins tall in the UNIX shell window. However. AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Print the above text file. When the AXIS 540/640 is installed. you must restart the AXIS 540+/AXIS 542+. Setup for UNIX Before you start: To establish communication with the TCP/IP network. Log in to the AXIS 540/640 by typing: ftp <host name> or ftp <IP address> in the UNIX shell window. Close the Chooser. Note: The axinsto/1 script is only resident on the AXIS 540+. 5. if you want to integrate the AXIS 540/640 into your host spooler. Follow the instructions that appear when the script is started. If you want it to reappear. it will appear as it is directly connected to the host printer spooler. This utility software is provided on the AXIS Online CD in the software\prt_srv\utility\axinsta!Matest folder. 2. FTP or Reverse Telnet protocols. Refer to Assigning an IP Address. you are now able to print in interactive mode using LPD.

simply by entering the host name or the IP address of the AXIS 540/640 as a URL in your browser. Install AXIS Thin Wizard on a designated server in your network. links to the AXIS 540/640 Configuration. Enter the user id and the password and click the Log in button. Access your AXIS 540/640. The internal home pages of Axis ThinServer products integrate directly into AXIS Thin Wizard. monitor and upgrade your Axis print servers remotely in any TCP/IP network using a standard Web browser. Status. Note: Only the AXIS 540+. 2. Follow the instructions below to use AXIS Thin Wizard: 1. on page 8. giving you direct access to the services described in Using any standard Web browser above. The AXIS ThinWizard software is available on the AXIS Online CD. 3. where you installed AXIS ThinWizard. .253. AXIS 640 and AXIS 642 print servers support Web browser configuration. Printer and Help services are readily available.AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Management and Configuration 19 Management and Configuration Using any standard Web browser Having assigned an IP address to your AXIS 540/640. as follows: Examples: httpi/ 192. Account.. AXIS 542+. Start a Web browser from a client in your network. you are now ready to configure and manage your print server from any standard Web browser.96 I . Enter the IP address or the host name of the server. as described in Assigning an IP Address. http://salesdept From the internal home page. as well as a link to Axis home page. Management. . You can find.36.c gc"' f Using AXIS ThinWizard The AXIS ThinWizard management tool allows you to manage and upgrade multiple ThinServer products.

on the other hand. Click Apply to save the change to the print server. Please refer to the AXIS NetPilot on-line help or the User's manual for more information about how to use AXIS NetPilot. Select the tab that includes the parameter you want to change. the Property pages close after the change has been saved. just click the Network Groups button and follow the instructions. If the list is empty. The AXIS NetPilot software is available on the AXIS Online CD. The Parameter List Editor. AXIS NetPilot provides two tools for changing the parameters.20 Management and Configuration 4. Select the AXIS 540/640 from the Network Print Servers folder. is a very fast and effective tool. . The Property Pages provide a user-friendly interface and are ideal if you have little experience in editing the parameters. you must first create a group. Please refer to the AXIS ThinWizard on-line help for more information about how to use AXIS ThinWizard. This tool also enables batch configuration of your print servers. 2. Property pages: Follow the instructions below to open and edit an arbitrary Property Page: 1. It runs on Windows platforms running NetBIOS/NetBEUI or NetWare clients. Select a network group from the list. If you select OK instead. AXIS 540/640 User's Guide The AXIS ThinWizard interface appears. 3. Using AXIS NetPilot The AXIS NetPilot configuration software provides an alternative tool for conveniently configuring and monitoring of the AXIS 540/640. Select Properties from the Setup Menu or click the Properties button on the AXIS NetPilot toolbar. which can be used if you have considerable experience in editing the parameter list. Change the value. In that case. 4.

3. perform soft resets. . a list of all available files and commands will be displayed. you can use Telnet for managing your print server. Enter the user id and the password. on page 8. you can use FTP for configuring your print server. 3.) Download the config file to your host by typing: get config Edit the file using your preferred text editor. (The default entries are root and pass .) View the account file by typing: account 2. on page 8. By typing help in step 3 above. Follow the instructions below to edit the config file using FTP: 1. By typing help in step 3 above. By using the same set of instructions you can also view the status file. Otherwise the edits are o nly tem porary and will be lost when t he AXIS 540/640 is powered down. Log in to the AXIS 540/640 by typing: telnet <host name> or telnet <IP address> in a DOS window (Windows and OS/2) or in a UNIX shell window. Enter the user id and the password. 4. Using Telnet Having assigned an IP address to your AXIS 540/640. hard resets and set the print server parameters to default settings. Note: It is important that the destination fi le name is specified in capital letters. Save the config file to the print server by typing: put config CONFIG 2. Follow the instructions below to view the account file using Telnet: 1. a list of all available commands will be displayed. as described in Assigning an IP Address.AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Management and Configuration 21 Using FTP Having assigned an IP address to your AXIS 540/640. 5. as described in Assigning an IP Address. By using the same set of instructions you can also fetch the status file and the account file from the AXIS 540/640. (The default entries are root and pass . Log in to the AXIS 540/640 by typing the command: ftp <host name> or ftp <IP address> in a DOS window (Windows and OS/2) or in a UNIX shell window.

Note: All parameters except t he node address (NODE_ADDR) and t he IP address (IP_ADDR) are reset. 4. Continue to hold down the test button until the network indicator starts to flash at one second intervals. Press and hold down the test button again until the network indicator remains constantly li t.22 Management and Configuration AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Using the Test Button You can use the test button to: • • • reset the AXIS 540/640 parameters to the factory default settings print a test page print the parameter list Follow the instructions below to reset the AXIS 540/640 parameters to the factory default settings: 1. Restart the AXIS 540/640 by switching it off and on. Release the test button and wait until the network indicator flashes at least five times. 2. This should take about 5 seconds. Please refer to the User's Manual for more information about the test button. . 5. while you reconnect the external power supply. Remove the external power supply to switch off the AXIS 540/640. Press and hold down the test button. 3.

It is also possible to download the AXIS MIB from the AXIS 540/640 using FTP. 3.AXIS 540/640 User's Guide Management and Configuration 23 Using SNMP You can use SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) for remote monitoring and configuration of the AXIS 540/640. You can find it in the /softwarelprt_srvlutilitylmib!latest folder. Download the MIB file /snmplaxis. Please refer to the appropriate Hewlett-Packard documentation for further details about these tools. You cannot download the AXIS MIB to your SNMP software from an AXIS 540 or AXIS 542 print server. Follow these steps to add the AXIS MIB to your SNMP software: 1. AXIS 542+. All major functions applicable to print servers are supported. AXIS 542+. 2. It also includes a private enterprise MIB called AXIS MIB. Note: HP JetAdmin and HP Web JetAdmin are only supported by the AXIS 540+. . You can also use them to monitor the current status of your AXIS 540/640 and other HP JetAdminor HP Web JetAdmin-compatible devices connected to your network. Note: The AXIS MIB is only resident on t he AXIS 540+. Log in to the AXIS 540/640 using FTP. AXIS 640 and AXIS 642 printer models. This means that you may use either tool to install and configure your printer devices via your AXIS 540/640 print server. Install the AXIS MIB according documentation.mib to the SNMP host. The AXIS MIB is available on the AXIS Online CD. To make the full use of the SNMP support you must have an SNMP tool that allows you to install private enterprise MIBs. AXIS 640 and AXIS 642 print server models. The AXIS 540/640 supports all relevant parts of MIB-II . to instructions in your SNMP software Using HP administration tools The AXIS 540/640 is compatible with the HP JetAdmin and the HP Web JetAdmin printer management software.

.24 Management and Configuration AXIS 540/640 User's Guide z ~ cu L. Using Novell Utilities After installing the AXIS 540/640 into the NetWare environment. you can manage your AXIS 540/640 using Novell's NetWare Administrator or PCONSOLE. with AXIS NetPilot. . These tools allow you to: • • • • restart the AXIS 540/640 view the status of the AXIS 540/640 connect and disconnect print queues to the AXIS 540/640 set notifications Please refer to the appropriate Novell documentation for further information about NetWare Administrator and PCONSOLE.

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