Introduction, Step 1 - connecting your mini print server – NetComm Fast Ethernet Mini Print Server NP3640 User Manual

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NP3640 Fast Ethernet Mini Print Server

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The NetComm Mini Print Server has been designed to provide a simple and efficient
network printing solution and allowing one printer to be shared between multiple
computers. It is packed with features, including:

Versatility. The Print Server supports up to four protocols: TCP/IP, SMB (Service
Message Block), AppleTalk (EtherTalk), and NetBEUI. It features an Ethernet interface
ports and operating system support includes Unix, NetWare (NDPS LPR printing), and
Microsoft Windows.

Easy Installation. The Print Server makes adding printers or plotters to your network
simple. The auto-sensing feature on the LAN interface means that there is no need to set
jumpers or perform software configuration to select the network interface used.

Easy Setup. A number of utility programs are supplied to simplify setup. For Windows
95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP users, the BiAdmin program makes it easy to configure the Print
Server for a variety of network and server configurations.

Web-based Interface. The Web-based interface provides an easy method of configuration in
TCP/IP networks to every model.

Compact Size. This allows the Print Server to be used even where space is limited.

Remote Management Tools. A variety of software tools are provided. In most
environments, both the Print Server and attached bi-directional printers can be configured

SNMP Support. The Print Server can act as a SNMP agent, with it own MIB. This allows
TCP/IP users to monitor, configure and troubleshoot the Print Server using their existing
SNMP management tools.

Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) Support. Some Print Server models can act as an IPP
(Internet Printing Protocol) Server, allowing clients, suppliers, colleagues and others to print
to your printer from anywhere on the Internet. Windows IPP Client software is also

Follow the Step-by-Step instructions for a quick start to installing your Fast Ethernet
Mini Print Server ...