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Currently working on XEROX WorkCentre Pro 55. Want to scan documents to my computer from newwork printer. What do I need to set up in order to utilize this feature. I tried scanning to a programed user however, could not locate the file. Also, I set up my computer to enable network scan but the ip address of the xerox machine isn't being accepted.

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> Support & Drivers > WorkCentre Pro 55 Support > Search Results Solution: Set up Network Scanning Using Server Message Block (SMB) Filing With CentreWare Network Scanning Software v 5.5x Currently working on XEROX WorkCentre - bttn_print.gifMake Printable bttn_email.gifEmail this page Currently working on XEROX WorkCentre - elem_1_spacer.gifsrc="http://i.fixya.net/uploads/images/elem_1_spacer.gif" alt="elem_1_spacer.gif" class="h_mi" /> Prerequisites:

  • The printer must be connected to the network.
  • The IP Address of the printer is required, and the HTTP option must be enabled on the printer. If you do not know the IP Address, or whether HTTP is enabled, print a Configuration Report. See the Related Items below for additional information. If you do not have this information or the printer is not configured correctly, contact your System Administrator for assistance.
  • A user account for the scanner to login to the scan server must be created (account needs full control access rights). The user needs to be a local user on the workstation and not a domain user.

    NOTE: SMB uses local rights and not domain rights. Record the username and password for future use.

  • A directory to be used as a repository for the scanned files must be created. The directory must then be shared.
  • The Hostname of the workstation must be known.
  • CentreWare 5.5x must be installed on a Microsoft Windows server or workstation on the network.
From the workstation or server where CentreWare is installed:
  1. Click on [Start], point to [Programs], select [Xerox CentreWare], and then select [Add Network Scanner]. The Add Network Scanner Wizard window will be displayed.
  2. Click on the [Enable a new Xerox System Scanner for network scanning and associate it with a scan server] radio button, and then click [Next].
  3. Select [Specific IP Address] from the Find Devices pull-down menu and continue with step 4, or select [Specific TCP/IP Hostname] and skip to step 5.
  4. If Specific IP Address is selected, an IP Address field will be displayed. Enter the IP Address of the printer in the field, click [Next], and then skip to step 7.
  5. If Specific TCP/IP Hostname is selected, a Hostname field will be displayed. Enter the printer’s TCP/IP hostname in the field, and then click [Next].

    NOTE: Select Specific TCP/IP Hostname if the Printer is using DHCP to resolve the IP Address and has a Hostname assigned.

  6. If the printer has been configured for Scan to File, a window will be displayed with a 'This device has already been configured for network scanning. Continuing will overwrite its current configuration. Do you want to continue?' message. Click on [Yes].
  7. The Enter Password window will be displayed. Enter your system password in the field provided, and then click [OK]. The Server Type (Filing Protocol) window will be displayed.

    NOTE: The initial system password at machine install is 1111. If the administrator encounters a problem with changing the password, or forgets the password, a service call must be placed.

  8. From the Server Type (Filing Protocol) pull-down menu, select [Windows (SMB)].
  9. Click on the [Browse] button located below the Location (\\Server\ShareName\Path) field. The Choose Location – Windows (SMB) window will be displayed.
  10. Browse to the server and then to the Scan folder where the CentreWare scanning folders will be installed, and click [OK]. The Location field will be displayed with the scan server name and the path to the shared scan folder.
  11. Click [Next]. The Xerox System Login Name window will be displayed.
  12. Enter the scan user name and password (this is the user account the printer will use to login to the server share) in the fields provided, and then click [Next]. The Distribution Server window will be displayed.
  13. Do not make any changes. Click [Next].
  14. Click on [Manage User Templates]. The Manage User Templates window will be displayed.
  15. Click on [Modify Template List] to begin selecting template users for this scan server installation. The Modify Template List window will be displayed.
  16. Make a selection from the list of Users and Groups, and then click on [Add] to create a scan folder and template for the selected user or all members of a selected group. If necessary, repeat this step to add additional users or groups.
  17. When you have finished, click [OK] twice. The Finish window will be displayed.
  18. Click on [Finish] to upload the scan settings to the printer. The Add Network Scanner Wizard window will close when the settings have been uploaded.

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