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For Network Connection (IPP/IPPS)

Settings of this machine

To use IPP printing, you must configure the network settings for the machine in advance.

Items to be configured


IP Address

In [TCP/IP Settings] of this machine, specify the IP address.

IPP Setting

In [HTTP Server Setting] for the machine, enable IPP printing.

  • For details on the network settings for this machine, refer to NIC Setting: Setting the Machine Network Information.

  • Before you can use IPPS printing, you must register a certificate with this machine. You can use the selfsigned certificate that is preinstalled in this machine.

Installing the printer driver using the Add Printer Wizard

  • Installing the driver requires the administrator privilege.

  1. Insert the Driver CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

  2. Click [Start] and then [Devices and Printers].

    • In Windows Vista/Server 2008, click [Printers] under [Control Panel] - [Hardware and Sound]. When [Control Panel] is displayed in Classic View, double-click [Printers].

  3. On the toolbar, select [Add a printer].

    • In Windows Vista/Server 2008, click [Add a printer] on the toolbar.

    [Add Printer Wizard] appears.

  4. Click [Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer].

    Connected printers are detected.

  5. In the window showing the search result, click [The printer that I want isn't listed].

  6. In the [Select a shared printer by name] box, enter the URL for the machine in the following format, and then click [Next].

    • http://address for the machine/ipp
      Example: When the IP address for the machine is,

    • When specifying to use IPPS printing, enter "https://host name.domain name/ipp". For "host name.domain name", specify the host name and domain name registered for the DNS server being used.

    • If the certificate for the machine is not the one issued by the certifying authority, you must register the certificate for the machine on the Windows Vista/Server 2008/ 7/Server 2008 R2 system as the certificate by "Trusted Root Certification Authorities" for the computer account.

    • When registering a certificate to this machine, confirm that "host name.domain name" is displayed as the common name of the certificate.

  7. Click [Have Disk].

  8. Click [Browse].

  9. Select a desired printer driver in the CD-ROM, and then click [Open].

    • Select a folder according to the printer driver, operating system, and language to be used. The available printer drivers are the PS Plug-in driver and PPD driver.

  10. Click [OK].

  11. Click [OK].

  12. Follow the instructions on the windows that follow.

    • If the [User Account Control] window appears, click [Continue] or [Yes].

    • If the [Windows Security] window for verifying the publisher is displayed, click [Install this driver software anyway].

  13. Click [Finish].

  14. After finishing the installation, make sure that the icon for the installed printer is displayed in the [Devices and Printers] or [Printers] window.

  15. Remove the CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive.

    This completes the printer driver installation.

Once the settings for the printer have been configured, you can use the printer in the same way as a general local printer.