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Page 1 - Reference Manual

Reference Manual for NETGEAR PS100 series Print Servers NETGEAR, Inc. 4500 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA

Page 2 - Statement of Conditions

NetGear Print Server Manual 1 Chapter 1 Introduction • This chapter describes the features and the components of the PS100 series Print Sever. o 1-

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NetGear Print Server Manual 91 c. Press [Esc] to stop the print server NLM and answer Yes. d. Enter the following command when the NetWare NLM has b

Page 4 - Internet/World Wide Web

NetGear Print Server Manual 92 Setting PSERVER Mode in NetWare 5.x NDS Mode Network As described at the beginning of the chapter, you should determine

Page 5 - Preface

NetGear Print Server Manual 93 a. Select "Netgear Print Server Administration" from the NETGEAR Print Server for Print Server icon on your

Page 6 - Related Publication

NetGear Print Server Manual 94 8. Select your print server in the print server list. 9. Select Print Server Configuration, and then select File Serv

Page 7 - TABLE OF CONTENT

NetGear Print Server Manual 95 Using Logical Ports Logical ports can be used to create a "virtual" printer. For example, to create a landsc

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NetGear Print Server Manual 96 Chapter 8 Using Advanced Management Tools This chapter describes in more detail the two print server management progra

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NetGear Print Server Manual 97 also enabled and bound to the network adapter card in your Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, or Windows 2000 system.

Page 10 - Chapter 1 Introduction

NetGear Print Server Manual 98 Figure 8-3 Protocol Screen The protocol currently used for communication between your PC and the Print Server is Enabl

Page 11 - LED Descriptions

NetGear Print Server Manual 99 8-2 Advanced Print Server Configuration From the main menu, click on the Advanced button to use the advanced configura

Page 12 - Rear Panel of PS111W

NetGear Print Server Manual 100 Figure 8-4 System Tab Window System Tab Fields Field Description Device Name Choose a descriptive name for the route

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NetGear Print Server Manual 2 Front Panel and LEDs of PS111W Figure 1-1 Front Panel of the Model PS111W Print Sever Key: 1 = PWR (power) LED 2 = AL

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NetGear Print Server Manual 101 Protocol computers. The factory default is enable. TCP/IP Tab This tab allows configuration for the TCP/IP network p

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NetGear Print Server Manual 102 Subnet Mask This subnet mask defines the range of addresses that are reachable on your local LAN. Gateway Address This

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NetGear Print Server Manual 103 NetWare PSERVER Menu Tab Fields Field Description Print Server Mode Indicates if the print server is in NetWare PSER

Page 17 - Chapter 2 Installation

NetGear Print Server Manual 104 Figure 8-7 NetWare RPrinter Tab Window NetWare RPrinter Menu Tab Fields Field Description Print Server Mode Indicat

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NetGear Print Server Manual 105 The AppleTalk tab is used to configure the AppleTalk zone that the print server will appear in and the communication p

Page 19 - 2-4 Verifying Power

NetGear Print Server Manual 106 Protocol than ASCII, but ASCII communication is more reliable. The default is ASCII. Logical Port Tab Logical printe

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NetGear Print Server Manual 107 String Before Job Provides the control character string to send to the printer before the first character of the job i

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NetGear Print Server Manual 108 Physical Port Tab Fields Field Description Current Selected Physical Port Selects the physical port to be configured.

Page 22 - Server Status

NetGear Print Server Manual 109 Wireless Tab Wireless Tab Fields Field Description Regulatory Domain It is illegal to use this device in any locati

Page 23 - Configure Server

NetGear Print Server Manual 110 Channel No To communicate in "802.11 Ad-hoc" or "Ad hoc" mode, all Wireless stations MUST use the

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NetGear Print Server Manual 3 Rear Panel of PS111W The rear panel of the Model PS111W Print Sever has a parallel port for printer. The Model PS111W Pr

Page 25 - TCP/IP Configuration Fields

NetGear Print Server Manual 111 WEP Authentication Options are "Open System" or "Shared Key". Some Wireless cards and Access Poin

Page 26 - AppleTalk

NetGear Print Server Manual 112 8-3 Menu Options The NetGear Administration program contains a menu bar that provides a number of options including C

Page 27 - Wireless

NetGear Print Server Manual 113 Default Configuration • Click "Yes" to confirm setting to factory defaults, or "No" to leave the

Page 28 - Network Type

NetGear Print Server Manual 114 Read Only Indicates whether or not the Environment Variable is modifiable. Test page Button Informs the print server t

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NetGear Print Server Manual 115 Appendix A Technical Specifications This appendix provides technical specifications for the NETGEAR PS100 series Pri

Page 30 - Wireless Link Info

NetGear Print Server Manual 116 Safety Agency Approvals, Power Adapter Meets requirements of: CE mark, commercial UL listed (UL 1950) CSA certified

Page 31 - Printer Port

NetGear Print Server Manual 117 VCCI Class B ITE Safety Agency Approvals, Power Adapter Meets requirements of: CE mark, commercial UL listed (UL 195

Page 32 - Logical Printer

NetGear Print Server Manual 118 Environmental Specifications Operating temperature: 0 ° to 40 ° C (32 ° to 104 ° F) Operating humidity: 90% maximum r

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NetGear Print Server Manual 119 Appendix B Understanding IP Addresses This appendix provides information about understanding IP addresses, which you

Page 34 - NetWare Print Server

NetGear Print Server Manual 120 Class B addresses can have up to 65,354 hosts on a network. Class B addresses use a 16-bit network number and a 16-bit

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NetGear Print Server Manual 4 1-2 PS110/PS113 2/3-Port Print Server Features NETGEAR PS110/PS113 print server offers: • Support for multiple proto

Page 36 - NetWare Remote Printer

NetGear Print Server Manual 121 Subnet Addressing By looking at the addressing structures, you can see that even with a Class C address there are a l

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NetGear Print Server Manual 122 6 252 7 254 8 255 The next table displays several common netmask values in both the dotted-decimal and the masklen

Page 38 - 4-1 Printing in Windows

NetGear Print Server Manual 123 Address Resolution Protocol An IP address alone cannot be used to deliver data from one device to another on a LAN. I

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NetGear Print Server Manual 124 Appendix C CONFIG File This appendix provides information for editing a CONFIG file. CONFIG files are stored in the

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NetGear Print Server Manual 125 Each Model PS104 and Model PS105 Print Server has one parallel port and supports three logical printers. PS100 series

Page 41 - Figure 4-3 Components

NetGear Print Server Manual 126 Appendix D Using NetWare 5 NDPS This appendix provides an overview of using the Print Server with NDPS (Novell Distri

Page 42 - Figure 4-5 Program Folder

NetGear Print Server Manual 127 Browse the Database Volume and select where you want the NDPS Manager database to be assigned. Click on Create. The n

Page 43 - Figure 4-6

NetGear Print Server Manual 128 Click on Next to view the Configure Port Handler Screen. In the Host Address IP field, enter the IP address previously

Page 44 - Figure 4-7 Complete Screen

NetGear Print Server Manual 129 The printer appears in the main Printer Manager window under the Name listing and is now available for print jobs. Pri

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NetGear Print Server Manual 130 Appendix E IP Setup This appendix provides a brief overview of IP addressing. Overview This appendix is intended on

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NetGear Print Server Manual 5 Key: 1 = PWR (power) LED 2 = Printer 1 LEDs 3 = Printer 2 LEDs 4 = Printer 3 LEDs 5 = NETWORK LEDs Rear Panel of PS11

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NetGear Print Server Manual 131 Appendix F ASCII to Hexadecimal Conversion Table Hexadecimal Value ASCII Character 0 NUL 1 SOH 2 STX 3 ETX 4

Page 48 - 4. Click on Next

NetGear Print Server Manual 132 2D - 2E . 2F / 30 0 31 1 32 2 33 3 34 4 35 5 36 6 37 7 38 8 39 9 3A : 3B ; 3C < 3D = 3E > 3F

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NetGear Print Server Manual 133 5F _ 60 ` 61 a 62 b 63 c 64 d 65 e 66 f 67 g 68 h 69 I 6A j 6B k 6C l 6D m 6E n 6F o 70 p 71 q 72

Page 50 - Auto-IP

NetGear Print Server Manual 6 1-3 PS101 Mini Print Server Features NETGEAR PS101 print server offers: • Extremely compact size to fit into the ba

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NetGear Print Server Manual 7 Outlooks for PS101 Mini Print Servers The LEDs that indicate the status of the server, and the printing traffic of the E

Page 52 - Wireless Configuration

NetGear Print Server Manual 8 Chapter 2 Installation • This chapter describes the installation and setup of the NETGEAR PS100 series Printer Server.

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NetGear Print Server Manual 9 2-3 Connecting Devices to the Print Server The PS100 Series Print Server Model has one 10/100BASE-T network port that

Page 54 - Figure 4-16 Add a Printer

NetGear Print Server Manual 10 2-4 Verifying Power To complete the installation, connect the power adapter first to the power adapter receptacle on

Page 55 - Figure 4-17 Set up printer

© 2000, 2002 by NETGEAR, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks NETGEAR and NETGEAR Print Server are trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. Microsoft, Windows, Wi

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NetGear Print Server Manual 11 Chapter 3 Web Management for Print Server • This chapter applies to all NETGEAR Print Server models except o Macint

Page 57 - Figure 4-20 Add Port message

NetGear Print Server Manual 12 Note: Remember to save modifications made on any screen by clicking the Save button before changing to a different scre

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NetGear Print Server Manual 13 3-3 Browser Menu selections and Configuration Screens This section describes the browser menu selections and correspo

Page 59 - 3. Click on Next

NetGear Print Server Manual 14 Configure Server Clicking the Configure Server menu selection brings up the Configure Server screen. The Configure Serv

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NetGear Print Server Manual 15 Configure Server Fields Print Server Name Choose a descriptive name for the print server for identification purposes.

Page 61 - 5. Click on Next

NetGear Print Server Manual 16 TCP/IP The TCP/IP configuration screen is used to configure the IP address of the print server. Figure 3-3 shows the TC

Page 62 - 7. Click on Next

NetGear Print Server Manual 17 AppleTalk The NETGEAR Print Server supports AppleTalk (EtherTalk), PAP, ATP, NBP, ZIP and DDP protocols, enabling Apple

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NetGear Print Server Manual 18 Wireless The Wireless screen provides selections for many wireless related operations. See Figure 3-5. For wireless ope

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NetGear Print Server Manual 19 number. • If using "802.11 Ad-hoc" or "Ad-hoc" mode, select the value you wish to use on your Wire

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NetGear Print Server Manual 20 WEP Data Privacy Fields Off – No data encryption Default setting; data is NOT encrypted before transmitted. Choose the

Page 66 - Server Using ARP”

Bestätigung des Herstellers/Importeurs Es wird hiermit bestätigt, daß das Model PS100 series Print Sever gemäß der im BMPT-AmtsblVfg 243/1991 und Vfg

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NetGear Print Server Manual 21 Wireless Link Info When click on Link Info button in Figure 3-5, the Wireless Link Info screen shows. See Figure 3-6 fo

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NetGear Print Server Manual 22 Printer Port The Printer Port screen provides the status of the printer. See Figure 3-7. Figure 3-7 Printer Port Scree

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NetGear Print Server Manual 23 Logical Printer The logical printer screen is used to map different logical printer ports to printers attached to the P

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NetGear Print Server Manual 24 Buttons Cancel: If changed something that is not good, click on ‘Cancel’ button will load the value back from the print

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NetGear Print Server Manual 25 NetWare General The NetWare General screen provides selections for NetWare print server operation mode and Ethernet fra

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NetGear Print Server Manual 26 Figure 3-10 NetWare Print Server mode Configuration Screen NetWare Print Server mode Configuration Fields NDS Tree N

Page 73 - Configuration Example

NetGear Print Server Manual 27 NetWare Remote Printer Figure 8-6 and Table 8-4 show and describe the NetWare Remote Printer mode screen and its fields

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NetGear Print Server Manual 28 Reset Clicking the RESET button will reboot the print server. When you change settings for TCP/IP and Wireless, you wil

Page 75 - FTP Commands

NetGear Print Server Manual 29 Chapter 4 Microsoft Windows System Printing This chapter describes how to configure and use the NETGEAR PS100 Series P

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NetGear Print Server Manual 30 4-2 NETGEAR Print Server Software Installation NETGEAR Print Server software works for PS100 series Print Severs in a

Page 77 - Configuring LPD on System V

Certificate of the Manufacturer/Importer It is hereby certified that the Model PS100 series Print Sever has been suppressed in accordance with the co

Page 78 - Configuring LPD on BSD

NetGear Print Server Manual 31 Figure 4-2 Information

Page 79 - Printing Using DSI

NetGear Print Server Manual 32 3. As the next graphics, the third screen shows you a couple options. Figure 4-3 Components • NETGEAR Print Server

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NetGear Print Server Manual 33 4. After make the proper selections, click on Next button. You can choose the location of the program. Figure 4-4 Des

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NetGear Print Server Manual 34 6. The next screen shows you the progress of the installation. Figure 4-6

Page 82 - 6-3 Using PSTool Utility

NetGear Print Server Manual 35 7. Before you finish the installation, you can choose to run the NETGEAR Print Server Setup Wizard and read the manual

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NetGear Print Server Manual 36 You can open and access the group from your desktop as well. See Figure 4-9.

Page 84 - 7-1 Configuration Overview

NetGear Print Server Manual 37 4-3 Setting Up Your PC to Recognize the Print Server You must set up each PC that will print to the print server. Bef

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NetGear Print Server Manual 38 To set up each PC: 1. Double-click on the desktop icon, as showing Figure 4-8, that you named the group in the previou

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NetGear Print Server Manual 39 4. Click on Next. The Printer Server Setup Wizard window shows the current available NETGEAR Print Server on LAN. Clic

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NetGear Print Server Manual 40 5. Select the PS100 Series print server and click on Next. The Printer Server Setup Wizard window shows the current pr

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NetGear Print Server Manual i Preface Congratulations on your purchase of the NETGEAR Model PS100 series Print Sever. Supporting multiple protocols a

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NetGear Print Server Manual 41 6. Click on Next. The next Printer Server Setup Wizard window, Figure 4-13, shows TCP/IP setting for the print server.

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NetGear Print Server Manual 42 Figure 4-13 Set up TCP/IP for Print Server to get an IP address

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NetGear Print Server Manual 43 7. Click on Next. The next Printer Server Setup Wizard window, Figure 4-14, shows wireless settings for the print serv

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NetGear Print Server Manual 44 Figure 4-14 Wireless Configuration

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NetGear Print Server Manual 45 8. Click on Next. Figure 4-15 Configuration Completed shows the completion of the print server configuration. Figure

Page 94 - PSERVER mode:

NetGear Print Server Manual 46 NETGEAR Add Printer Wizard - Write Down the Port Name 1. You can reach this setup procedure by answering Yes to the p

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NetGear Print Server Manual 47 ADDPORT Window (Epson Connection) 6. Click on No if you do not have an Epson Stylus Color printer attached to the port

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NetGear Print Server Manual 48 ADD PORT Window If this is not an Epson printer, skip the above procedure. The Add Port should be added successfully.

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NetGear Print Server Manual 49 4-4 Add a printer to your system to print 1. Select Printer Port for Add Printer Wizard After selected the printer,

Page 98 - NetWare NDS Remote Printer

NetGear Print Server Manual 50 2. Use the printer port name written at the last section. Scroll down and find the printer port name. For example, the

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NetGear Print Server Manual ii Conventions This section describes the conventions used in this guide. Special Message Formats This guide uses the fol

Page 100 - NetGear Print Server Manual

NetGear Print Server Manual 51 Figure 4-23 Add Printer Wizard 4. Click on Next If you have ever installed the printer driver in the system, Figure 4

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NetGear Print Server Manual 52 Figure 4-24 Use Existing Driver for Add Printer Wizard 5. Click on Next Name the printer. See Figure 4-25 Name Your P

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NetGear Print Server Manual 53 Figure 4-25 Name Your Printer for Add Printer Wizard 6. Click on Next See Figure 4-26 Printer Sharing. When you use pr

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NetGear Print Server Manual 54 Figure 4-27 Print Test Page for Add Printer Wizard 8. Click on Next If you answer Yes to print a test page, see Figur

Page 104 - Using Logical Ports

NetGear Print Server Manual 55 Figure 4-29 Completing the Add Printer Wizard 10. Click on Finish Now you can print through the NETGEAR Print Server.

Page 105 - Program

NetGear Print Server Manual 56 Chapter 5 UNIX Printing Using TCP/IP This chapter explains how to configure and set up the NETGEAR PS100 Series Print

Page 106 - Buttons

NetGear Print Server Manual 57 Assign a static IP address to your print server by referring to “Assigning an IP Address to the Print Server Using ARP”

Page 107 - Exit Button

NetGear Print Server Manual 58 Assigning an IP Address to the Print Server Using BootP To assign an IP address using the Bootstrap Protocol (BootP): 1

Page 108 - System Tab

NetGear Print Server Manual 59 6. Compare the IP address to MAC address association to assure that an IP address has been assigned, using the ping co

Page 109 - System Tab Fields

NetGear Print Server Manual 60 Assigning an IP Address to the Print Server Using RARP To assign an IP address using the Reverse Address Resolution Pro

Page 110 - TCP/IP Tab

NetGear Print Server Manual iii TABLE OF CONTENT PREFACE ...

Page 111 - NetWare PServer Menu Tab

NetGear Print Server Manual 61 7. Proceed to “Configuring Your Print Server Using FTP” to configure the print server, if it has not yet been configur

Page 112 - NetWare RPrinter Menu Tab

NetGear Print Server Manual 62 Assigning an IP Address to the Print Server Using ARP To assign an IP address using the Address Resolution Protocol (AR

Page 113 - AppleTalk Tab

NetGear Print Server Manual 63 NAME is the name of the print server. You should receive a response, but if you get a timeout message, the ARP procedur

Page 114 - AppleTalk Tab Fields

NetGear Print Server Manual 64 5-2 Configuring Your Print Server Using FTP FTP allows a user to log on to a remote host and to manipulate files on t

Page 115 - Logical Port Tab

NetGear Print Server Manual 65 ftp>quit

Page 116 - Physical Port Tab

NetGear Print Server Manual 66 List of FTP Files and Commands Supported by the Print Server Table FTP Files in the Directory lists the file names that

Page 117 - Wireless Tab

NetGear Print Server Manual 67 5-3 Setting the Print Method The following three printing methods can be used in any environment: Line Printer Daemo

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NetGear Print Server Manual 68 Use these definitions for entering the information: Name of queue to add Use a single-word queue name that indicates th

Page 119 - same Channel number

NetGear Print Server Manual 69 Sample Commands for Using LPD on System V Action Sample Command Stop Print Services /usr/lib/lpshut Add a System Pri

Page 120 - Link Info Screen

NetGear Print Server Manual 70 Add remote printer(s) See adding remote printers in table Sample Commands for Using LPD on System V Start lpc print mec

Page 121 - 8-3 Menu Options

NetGear Print Server Manual iv 4-2 NETGEAR PRINT SERVER SOFTWARE INSTALLATION ... 30 4-3 SETTIN

Page 122 - Printer Menu

NetGear Print Server Manual 71 Chapter 6 AppleTalk Printing This chapter contains information about configuring and using your NETGEAR PS100 series

Page 123 - Configuring Using IP Setup

NetGear Print Server Manual 72 attached to the print server to be advertised in a specific AppleTalk zone, or if you need to change the communication

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NetGear Print Server Manual 73 6-3 Using PSTool Utility This section describes how to use the NETGEAR PSTool Utility for Apple Computers to configur

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NetGear Print Server Manual 74 6-4 PSTool Utility CONFIG File Format The entries of the config file are listed and described in table 7.1. This exam

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NetGear Print Server Manual 75 Chapter 7 Novell Netware Printing This chapter describes how to configure and use the NETGEAR Model PS110 Print Server

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NetGear Print Server Manual 76 - Connects to NetWare PSERVER - Receives the print jobs sent by PSERVER - Sends the received network packet data to the

Page 128 - Three Main Address Classes

NetGear Print Server Manual 77 7-2 Using Your Print Server in a NetWare 3.x Network When configuring using the PSCONFIG utility, copy all files in \D

Page 129 - Netmask

NetGear Print Server Manual 78 b. Select Print Server Configuration. c. Select Printer Configuration. d. Select the printer number on the Configure

Page 130 - Subnet Addressing

NetGear Print Server Manual 79 h. Press [Esc] until you exit out of the PCONSOLE program. 6. Configure your print server. To configure your print se

Page 131 - Private IP Addresses

NetGear Print Server Manual 80 Setting RPRINTER Mode in NetWare 3.x (Bindery Mode) To set up the NetWare file server to connect to the Model PS104/PS1

Page 132 - IP Configuration by DHCP

NetGear Print Server Manual v 8-2 ADVANCED PRINT SERVER CONFIGURATION... 99 Sys

Page 133 - Appendix C CONFIG File

NetGear Print Server Manual 81 c. Select Printer Configuration. d. Select the entry with printer number 0 on the Configured Printers submenu to open

Page 134 - CONFIG File Line Numbers

NetGear Print Server Manual 82 e. Press [Enter] to accept the default priority level. f. Press [Esc] to return to the Defined Printers window. g. R

Page 135 - Overview

NetGear Print Server Manual 83 If the NetWare print server to which the NETGEAR print server will be connected has been previously loaded, you must un

Page 136 - Create Printer Agent Window

NetGear Print Server Manual 84 7-3 Using Your Print Server in a NetWare 4.x Network In NetWare 3.x, all user-related information is stored in a datab

Page 137 - Workstation Configuration

NetGear Print Server Manual 85 To configure the NDS file server to use the Model PS104/PS105/PS110/PS113 print server in PSERVER mode: 1. Execute the

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NetGear Print Server Manual 86 a. Execute the PSCONFIG program while logged on to the file server. b. Select the NETGEAR print server that you want

Page 139 - Appendix E IP Setup

NetGear Print Server Manual 87 Setting PSERVER Mode in a NetWare 4.x Bindery Emulation Network Besides the NDS mode, NetWare 4.x also allows file serv

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NetGear Print Server Manual 88 The printer number is automatically assigned by Quick Setup starting from printer number 0. It can be modified by selec

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NetGear Print Server Manual 89 Setting RPRINTER Mode in a NetWare 4.x NDS Mode Network Make sure that you are running Client32 in the NDS mode before

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NetGear Print Server Manual 90 h. Press [Esc] to exit PCONSOLE. 3. Configure your print server. To configure your print server: a. Execute the PSCO

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