Home Settings and AdjustmentsFor Network Connection (IPP/IPPS)

For Network Connection (IPP/IPPS)

To use IPP printing, specify the port while installing the printer driver.

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 self-signed 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 select [Printers and Faxes].

    • If [Printers and Faxes] is not displayed in the [Start] menu, open [Control Panel] from the [Start] menu, click [Printers and Other Hardware], then click [Printers and Faxes].

  3. In Windows XP, select [Add a printer] from the [Printer Tasks] menu.
    In Windows Server 2003, double-click [Add Printer].

  4. Click [Next].

  5. In the [Local or Network Printer] window, select [A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer], and then click [Next].

  6. In the [Specify a Printer] page, select [Connect to a printer on the Internet or on a home or office network:].

  7. In the [URL] field, enter the URL for this 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://address for the machine/ipp".

    • If a confirmation dialog box is displayed after clicking [Next >], click [OK].

  8. Click [Have Disk].

  9. Click [Browse].

  10. 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.

  11. Click [OK].

    The [Printers] list appears.

  12. Click [OK].

  13. Follow the instructions on the windows that follow.

  14. Click [Finish].

    • If the "Windows logo testing" or [Digital Signature] window is displayed, click [Continue Anyway] or [Yes].

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

  16. 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.