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Enable or Disable the SMB Client for Workflow Scanning (Network Scanning)

Article Id: x_wc7245_en-O19102 | Published: 12/13/2016

Product support for
  • WorkCentre™ 7425/7428/7435

The SMB Client can be enabled or disabled from the Control Panel or using CentreWare Internet Services (CWIS). Only one method is required to enable or disable the SMB Client.

From the Control Panel:

  1. Login as the System Administrator or Key Operator. See the Related Content for additional information.
  2. Press the [Machine Status] button on the Control Panel. The Machine Status screen will be displayed.
  3. Select the [Tools] tab on the Touch Screen.
  4. Select the [Connectivity and Network Settings] option from the Group section.
  5. Select the [Port Settings] option form the Features section.
  6. Select [SMB], and then select the [Change Settings] button.
  7. Select the [Change Settings] button.
  8. Select either [Enable] or [Disable], and then select the [Save] button.
  9. Select the [Close] button twice.
  10. Press the [Log In / Out] button on the Control Panel. An "Are you sure you want to logout?" message will be displayed.
  11. Select the [Logout] button on the Touch Screen.

Using CentreWare Internet Services (CWIS):

NOTE: This solution assumes Microsoft Internet Explorer is being used as the web browser. If other browsers are used, the steps may vary.

The printer must be configured for TCP/IP (IP address, Subnet Mask, Broadcast address, Gateway address). If necessary, print a Configuration Report to make sure the printer has an IP address and the HTTP protocol is enabled. See the Related Content for additional information.

  1. Open an Internet browser window.
  2. Enter the IP address of the printer in the Address field, and then press [Enter] on the keyboard. The CentreWare Internet Services window will be displayed.
  3. If prompted, enter the username and password in the fields provided, and then click [OK].

    NOTE: The default username is "admin" and the default password is "1111". If the username or password has been modified or forgotten, contact your System Administrator.

  4. Click on the [Properties] tab.
  5. Enter the CWIS username and password in the fields provided, and then click on [OK].
  6. Click on the [+] next to Connectivity to expand the options.
  7. Click on the [Port Settings] link.
  8. To enable the SMB Client, click to insert a check mark in the [SMB] check box.

    NOTE: Insert a check mark in the appropriate transport check box also. Available transport protocols include: TCP/IP and NetBEUI.

    To disable the SMB Client, click to remove the check mark from the check box.

  9. Click on [Apply]. A “Settings have been changed” message will be displayed.
  10. Click on [Reboot Machine]. A "Do you want to reboot?" message will be displayed.
  11. Click [OK].
  12. Close the browser window.

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