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  • Fiery EX Print Server/Fiery Controller for Xerox Color 550/560 Production Printer

    Configuration and Setup

  • 2010 Electronics for Imaging, Inc. The information in this publication is covered under Legal Notices for this product.

    4509392010 August 2010

  • CONTENTS 3

    CONTENTS

    INTRODUCTION 7

    Terminology and conventions 7

    About this document 8

    Battery information for the European Union and EEA 9

    CONNECTING TO THE NETWORK 10

    Fiery on the network 10

    Stages of installation on the network 11

    Summary of Fiery network installation 12

    Network Server Setup requirements 13

    Windows networks 13

    AppleTalk networks 13

    UNIX networks 14

    PREPARING FOR FIERY CONTROLLER SETUP 15

    Levels of access and control 15

    Users and Groups 15

    Fiery print connections 18

    WebTools 19

    Additional security features 20

    Controlling E-mail access to the Fiery 20

    Restricting IP addresses, ports, and MAC addresses 20

    LDAP authentication 20

    Connecting network cable to the Fiery 21

    Back view of the Fiery 21

    Ethernet connection 23

    CONTENTS

  • CONTENTS 4

    About Setup 23

    Setup from the copier touch panel 23

    Setup from a network computer 23

    SETTING UP THE COPIER 24

    Fiery Setup from the copier touch panel 24

    Accessing Setup options 25

    Types of Setup screens 26

    Saving changes 26

    Menu tabs 26

    Jobs tab 26

    Info tab 27

    Tools tab 27

    Scan tab 27

    Setup tab 28

    Fiery Setup from the copier touch panel 28

    802.1x Setup 30

    SETTING UP THE FIERY CONTROLLER FROM A NETWORK COMPUTER 31

    Accessing Configure from a network computer 31

    Using Configure 32

    SETUP OPTION REFERENCE 33

    PS and PCL Setup options 33

    Job Log Setup options 36

    RIP While Receive 36

    SLP Setup options 36

  • CONTENTS 5

    CONFIGURING WEBTOOLS 37

    Configuring the Fiery and computers for WebTools 37

    ADMINISTERING THE FIERY CONTROLLER 38

    Administrator functions 38

    Setting passwords 39

    Changing the Fiery default language 39

    Updating system software 39

    Clearing the Fiery 40

    Saving and restoring Fiery settings 41

    Saving and restoring Fiery configuration 41

    USB printing 41

    Other EIP application Setup 42

    Managing e-mail address books 43

    Printing the Configuration page 46

    Maintaining optimal Fiery performance 46

    Shutting down, rebooting, and restarting the Fiery 47

    Shutting down the Fiery 47

    Rebooting or restarting the Fiery 48

    TROUBLESHOOTING 49

    Troubleshooting the Fiery 49

    Fiery icon does not display in copier touch panel 49

    Runtime error messages 49

    Cannot connect to the Fiery with utilities 50

    Cannot connect to the Fiery with Command WorkStation 51

    INDEX 53

  • INTRODUCTION 7

    INTRODUCTION

    This document describes how to set up network servers and user computers to use the Fiery EX Print Server/Fiery Controller for Xerox Color 550/560 Production Printer so that users can print to it as a high-performance networked printer. For general information about using the copier, your computer, software, or network, see the documentation that accompanies those products.

    Setting up the network environment correctly requires the presence and active cooperation of the network administrator. Detailed instructions for configuring networks is beyond the scope of this document. For information, see the documentation that accompanies your network.

    For information about supported operating systems and system requirements, see Welcome.

    Terminology and conventionsThis document uses the following terminology and conventions.

    Term or convention Refers to

    Aero Fiery (in illustrations and examples)

    Copier Xerox Color 550/560

    Fiery Fiery EX Print Server/Fiery Controller for Xerox Color 550/560 Production Printer

    Mac OS Apple Mac OS X

    Titles in italics Other documents in this set

    Windows Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003/2008/2008 R2, Windows 7

    Topics for which additional information is available by starting Help in the software

    Tips and information

  • INTRODUCTION 8

    About this documentThis document covers the following topics:

    Network connectors on the Fiery

    Information specific to the Fiery about setting up network servers

    NOTE: For information about network servers, see the documentation that accompanies your network.

    System security through access levels and passwords

    Setup of the Fiery from the copier touch panel

    Setup of the Fiery from a network computer

    Setup of the Fiery to allow users to use WebTools

    Administration of the Fiery

    Troubleshooting

    Administrator functions described in other documentation are summarized on page 38.

    A warning concerning operations that may lead to death or injury to persons if not performed correctly. To use the equipment safely, always pay attention to these warnings.

    A caution concerning operations that may lead to injury to persons if not performed correctly. To use the equipment safely, always pay attention to these cautions.

    Operational requirements and restrictions. Be sure to read these items carefully to operate the equipment correctly, and avoid damage to the equipment or property.

    Term or convention Refers to

  • INTRODUCTION 9

    Battery information for the European Union and EEA This symbol indicates that the batteries and accumulators used in this product must be disposed of separately from your household waste in accordance with EU Directive 2006/66/EC (Directive) and local requirements.

    If a chemical symbol is printed beneath the symbol shown, in accordance with the Directive, this indicates that a heavy metal (Hg = Mercury, Cd = Cadmium, Pb = Lead) is present in this battery or accumulator at a concentration above an applicable threshold specified in the Directive.

    Batteries and accumulators must not be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste. Users of batteries and accumulators must use the available collection framework for the return, recycling and treatment of batteries and accumulators.

    If your product contains non-removable batteries, the entire product is already covered by the EU WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive and should be handed over to an authorized collection site for WEEE. The collection site will take appropriate measures for the recycling and treatment of the product, including the batteries.

    Customer participation in the collection and recycling of batteries and accumulators is important to minimize any potential effects of batteries and accumulators on the environment and human health due to substances used in batteries and accumulators.

    In the EU, there are separate collection and recycling schemes for batteries and accumulators. To find out more about recycling schemes for batteries and accumulators available in your area, please contact your local city office, waste authority, or waste disposal facility.

  • CONNECTING TO THE NETWORK 10

    CONNECTING TO THE NETWORK

    This chapter summarizes the stages in setting up the Fiery.

    Fiery on the networkWhen the Fiery is connected to a network, it behaves as a networked printer. The Fiery supports the following network protocols (rules that enable computers on a network to communicate with each other):

    AppleTalk, Bonjour

    TCP/IP, which also includes the BOOTP, DHCP, FTP, HTTP, IMAP, IPP, IPv4, IPv6, LDAP, LPD, NBT, POP3, Port 9100, SMB, SMTP, SNMP, SNTP, and SSL/TLS protocols

    These protocols can run concurrently on the same cable. Computers that use other protocols can print through a server that uses one of the supported protocols. The Fiery is auto-sensing, and handles all connections simultaneously.

  • CONNECTING TO THE NETWORK 11

    Stages of installation on the networkInstallation can be performed by a network or printing administrator. The stages of a successful installation are:

    1 Configuring the network environment

    Configure network servers to provide users with access to the Fiery as a networked printer. For information about configuring network servers in Windows, Mac, and UNIX network environments as they relate specifically to the Fiery, see page 13. For information about using your network, see the documentation that accompanies your network.

    2 Physically connecting the Fiery to a functioning network

    Prepare a network node for the Fiery. Obtain cable, route it to the location where the Fiery is to be installed, and attach the cable to the network connector of the Fiery. For details, see page 21.

    3 Setting up the Fiery

    Configure the Fiery for your printing and network environment (see page 31).

    4 Preparing user computers for printing

    Install the files needed for printing, install user software, and connect the user computers to the network. The software installation is described in Printing.

    5 Administering the Fiery

    Monitor and maintain system performance and troubleshoot problems that may arise (see Administering the Fiery Controller on page 38).

  • CONNECTING TO THE NETWORK 12

    Summary of Fiery network installation

    Fiery available on the network

    Network server configuration

    Network server

    Configure network servers to specify Fiery print queues and Fiery users.

    Connection

    Fiery

    Prepare a network node. Connect the Fiery to the network.

    Fiery Setup

    Configure default settings for the options in the Setup menus.