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MFC-8910DW

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Date: 01/15/2018 ID: faq00002979_002

Configure and use the Scan to Network feature (For Windows)

The Scan to Network feature allows you to scan documents directly to a shared folder on a CIFS server located on your local network or the Internet. The Scan to Network feature supports Kerberos AND NTLMv2. The details required to use Scan to Network can be entered by using the Web Based Management to pre-configure and store the details in a Scan to Network profile.

Click the link for steps:

 

 

 

Scan to Network is available only after Scan to Network profiles have been configured.
 

 

To configure the Scan to Network profiles for the Scan to Network feature:

 

  1. Print the network configuration report to obtain the IP address of the Brother machine. (Click here to see how to print the Network Configuration List.)
     
  2. Open web-based management on a computer connected to the same network as your Brother machine. To use web-based management, open a web browser (such as Internet Explorer) and enter in the IP address of the Brother machine from the Network Configuration List. (Ex: http://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX - Where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the IP address of your machine)

     
    If you have configured a password on your machine's network card, you must first enter the network password in the Login field at the top of the screen and then press image .

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  3. Click the Scan tab.
     
  4. Select the Scan to FTP/Network menu.
     
  5. Select the Network option for the profile you want to use for Scan to Network.
     
  6. Under Create a User Defined File Name, you may enter a file name to be used as the prefix for scanned documents. You can store two user defined File Names in addition to the seven preset File Names.
     
    A maximum of 15 characters can be entered.
     
  7. Once all changes have been made, click Submit.

    Scan to Network
     
  8. Click Scan to FTP/Network Profile.
     
  9. Click the Profile Name you want to configure and change the Scan to Network settings.

    Scan to Network profile
     
  10. Enter in the following information:

    Scan to Network profile settings

    Profile Name:
    Enter the name that you want to use for the Scan to Network profile. You will see this name on the Brother machine when using the Scan to Network feature. (Up to 15 characters)

    Host Address:
    Enter the Host Address (Up to 64 characters), which is the domain name of the CIFS server you want to connect to, or the IP address of the CIFS server. (ex: mypc.example.com or 192.23.56.189)

    Store Directory:
    Enter the destination folder where your document will be stored on the CIFS server. (ex: brother\abc) (Up to 60 characters)

    File Name:
    Select the file name you want to use as a prefix to the scanned document. It helps you identify the scanned document. You can choose from seven preset and two user defined File Names. The file name that will be used for your document will be the file name you chose plus the last 6 digits of the flatbed/ADF scanner counter plus the file extension. (ex: Estimate098765.pdf). You can also manually enter a file name up to 15 characters.

    Quality:
    Select the scan quality. If you choose the User Select option, the machine will prompt users to select a setting each time they use the scan profile.

    File Type:
    Select the file type you want to use for the scanned document. If you choose the User Select option, the machine will prompt users to select a setting each time they use the scan profile. If you choose Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter a 4-digit password using the numbers 1-9 before it starts scanning.

    Glass Scan Size (for some models):
    Select your document size. This is necessary to make sure the scanned file is the correct size. If you choose the User Select option, the machine will prompt users to select a setting each time they use the scan profile.

    File Size:
    Select your file size. If you choose the User Select option, the machine will prompt users to select a setting each time they use the scan profile.

    Use PIN for authentication:
    If you want to protect the profile, check Use Pin for authentication and enter a 4-digit PIN number in the PIN Code field.

    Auth Method:
    Choose the authentication method. You can choose Auto, Kerberos, or NTLMv2. If you choose Auto the authentication method will be detected automatically.

    Username:
    Enter the username that has been registered with the CIFS server for the machine. (Up to 96 characters). If the user name is part of domain, please input the username in one of the following styles: user@domain or domain\user.

    Password/Retype Password:
    Enter the password that has been registered with the CIFS server for the machine. (Up to 32 characters)

    Kerberos Server Address:
    If you want to set Kerberos Server Address manually, enter the Kerberos Server Address (ex: mypc.example.com - Up to 64 characters).
     
  11. Once you have entered in the settings click Submit.

 

To use the Scan to Network feature:

 

 

  1. Load your document on the scanner.
     
  2. Press Scan.
     
  3. Press the Up or Down arrow key to select Scan to Network and press OK.
    • If your machine does not support Duplex Scan, go to STEP 5.
    • If your machine does support Duplex Scan, go to STEP 4.

     

  4. Press the Up or Down arrow key to select 1 sided, 2 sided (L) edge, 2 sided (S) edge and press OK.
     
  5. Press the Up or Down arrow key to select one of the Scan to Network profiles profiles listed and press OK.
     
  6. If you checked Use PIN for Authentication in Scan to FTP / Network Profile the LCD will prompt you to enter a PIN number. Enter the 4-digit PIN and then press OK.
    • If the profile is complete, you will automatically go to STEP 11.
    • If User Select was configured using Web Based Management, you will be prompted to choose the scan quality, file type and file size from the control panel.
    • If the profile is not complete, for instance, the quality or file type are not chosen, you will be prompted to enter any missing information in the following steps.

     

  7. Choose one of the following options:
    • Press the Up or Down arrow key to select: Color 100 dpi, Color 200 dpi, Color 300 dpi, Color 600 dpi, Color Auto, Gray 100 dpi, Gray 200 dpi, Gray 300 dpi or Gray Auto. Press OK. Continue to STEP 8.
    • Press the Up or Down arrow key to select: B&W 300 dpi, B&W 200 dpi or B&W 200x100 dpi. Press OK. Continue to STEP 9.
       
  8. Press the Up or Down arrow key to select: PDF, PDF/A, Secure PDF, Signed PDF, JPEG or XPS. Press OK. Continue to STEP 10.
     
  9. Press the Up or Down arrow key to select: PDF, PDF/A, Secure PDF, Signed PDF or TIFF. Press OK. Continue to STEP 11.
     
    • If you choose Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter the 4-digit password before it starts scanning.
    • If you choose Signed PDF, you must install and then configure a certificate to your machine using Web Based Management.
     
  10. Press the Up or Down arrow key to select: Small, Medium or Large.Press OK and continue to STEP 11.
     
  11. Do one of the following:
    • If you want to start scanning, press Start.
    • If you want to change the file name, continue to STEP 12.

     

  12. Press the Up or Down arrow key to choose the file name you want to use and press OK. Press Start and continue to STEP 13.
     
    If you want to change the file name manually, continue to STEP 13.
     
  13. Press the Up or Down arrow key to choose <Manual>. Press OK.
    1. Enter the file name you want to use (up to 32 characters) and press OK.
    2. Press Start.

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