Use Scan-key-tool


  • Use Scan-to-File
  • 1. Press scan-button, select "Scan-to-File", select user, and press START.
    Example (console message of scan-to-file)
    2. The scan data will be stored under "brscan" directory on the user's home directory

  • Use Scan-to-Image
  • 1. Press scan-button, select "Scan-to-Image", select user, and press START.
    2. The scan data will be opened by GIMP(Graphic Editor Application)

  • Use Scan-to-Email

  • "sendmail" or "postfix" is reqruied to use "Scan-to-Email".
    Please check that there is the file "/usr/sbin/sendmail" on your system.
    1. Create a folder for configuration files
    *** A dot is required before "brscan" in the filename.
    Command  :  mkdir  (your  home  directory)/.brscan
    2. Copy brscan_mail.config file.
    Command  :  cp  /opt/brother/scanner/brscan-skey/brscan_mail.config  (your  home  directory)/.brscan
    3. Edit (your-home-directory)/.brscan/brscan_mail.config file
    Format of brscan_mail.config
    MANDATORY PARAMETERS
    FROM=(Sender's email address)
    TO=(Destination email address)
    MESSAGE=(Text filename for the mail context)    ***The full path of the text file is required
    SUBJECT=(Subject of the email)
    OPTIONAL PARAMETERS
    CC=(Destination email address for carbon copy)
    BCC=(Destination email address for blind carbon copy)
    *** ","(comma) will be a separater of the email addresses.
    Example
    4. Press scan-button, select "Scan-to-Email", select user, and press START.
    Example (console message of scan-to-email)
    5. The scan data will be sent to the address set in brscan_mail.config file

  • Optional usage of Scan-to-Email
  • If you would like to send scanner data to an email address temporary, use "brscan-skey -m".
    1. Terminate scan-key-tool
    Command  :  brscan-skey  -t
    2. Run scan-key-tool with "-m" option
    Command  :  brscan-skey  -m  (email-address)
    3. Press scan-button, select "Scan-to-Email", select user, and press START.
    4. The scan data will be sent to the address set by "-m" option
    *** Other Scan-to-Email settings are ignored when you run brscan-skey with "-m" optoin

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    Console message of scan-to-file
    # scan from SCANNER(brother2:net1;dev0) to /root/brscan/brscan.sP7525
    scanimage: rounded value of br-x from 215.9 to 215.88
    scanimage: rounded value of br-y from 355.6 to 355.567
    
    
    Sample of the mailconfig script
    FROM=user1@xxxx.com
    TO=user2@xxxx.com
    MESSAGE=/home/user1/.brscan/scantoemail_msg.txt
    SUBJECT=scanner data
    CC=user3@xxxx.com, user4@xxxx.com
    BCC=user5@xxxx.com
    
    Console message of scan-to-email
    # scan from SCANNER(brother2:net1;dev0)
    scanimage: rounded value of br-x from 215.9 to 215.88
    scanimage: rounded value of br-y from 355.6 to 355.567
    
    

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