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To display:
  • [Scan/Fax]
    • [Direct Input]
      • [PC (SMB)]

Enter a destination computer name (host name) or IP address when scanned original data is sent to a share folder of a computer on the network.

When specifying multiple destinations, tap [Next Dest.] to add destinations.



[Host Name]

Enters the destination PC name (host name) or IP address (up to 253 bytes long).

  • Example of computer name (host name) entry: "HOME-PC"

  • Example of IP address (IPv4) entry: ""

  • Example of IP address (IPv6) entry: "fe80::220:6bff:fe10:2f16"

[Check Connection]

Check whether or not the host name you entered in [Host Name] exists.

[Host Name Search]

Searches for the host name to be applied to [Host Name]. To search for the host name, specify a group name.

  • [Group Name]: Displays the name of the group to which the user belongs by default. To change the group name, tap [Change], then enter the group name (up to 15 characters). After entering the group name, specify search conditions, then tap [Search].

  • [Host Name]: Enter the target host name (using up to 15 characters). After entering the host name, specify search conditions, then tap [Search].

[File Path]

Enter the shared folder name of the computer specified in [Host Name] with up to 255 bytes. The shared folder name is generally referred to as a share name.

  • Entry example: "scan"

When specifying a folder in the shared folder, insert a symbol, "\", between folder names.

  • Entry example: "scan\document"

[User Name]

Enter the name of a user who is authorized to access the folder specified in [File Path] (using up to 64 characters).

  • Entry example: "public user"


Enter the password of the user specified in [User Name].


On the Touch Panel, search for a computer to send a file to, and select a target shared folder.

When the authentication screen appears, enter the name and password of a user who has privileges to access the selected folder. After authentication, [Host Name] or [File Path] is entered automatically.

The Reference function may fail under the following conditions.

  • If 512 or more workgroups or computers are on the network (subnet) connected to this machine, this function may fail.

  • This function is not available in the IPv6 environment.

[Enable Auth. Verification]

Select this option to perform authentication for the destination before sending data. To execute authentication, tap [OK] or [Next Dest.].

[Enable Auth. Verification] is displayed when:

  • The single sign-on environment is configured, and this machine is joining the Active Directory domain

  • The user authentication information (login name and password) of this machine is used as SMB destination authentication information (host name and password)

  • Authentication information is not stored on this machine after you log in through IC card authentication