Setting up a scanner profile – Kofax Front-Office Server 3.0 User Manual

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Enter the following command:

C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\caspol -machine -addgroup

All_Code -zone Trusted FullTrust -name "KofaxDesktopScan"

Where: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727 is the path where Microsoft

.NET Framework 2.0 is installed.
When prompted, confirm that you want to perform the operation.


As an alternative to using caspol.exe (Code Access Security Policy Tool), you can

use the Microsoft .NET Framework Configuration tool, if installed on the client


X To ensure that the security policy setup takes effect, it is recommended that you close and

then open Internet Explorer before using WebScan for the first time.

Setting Up a Scanner Profile

When you scan from the Web Client using WebScan, scanning is performed with the following:


Scan settings (such as resolution or color mode) resident on the scanner, either pre-defined

by the manufacturer or user-defined on the scanner as an override to the manufacturer’s



If you are using VRS, image quality (or advanced) settings available in a default profile

installed with VRS

If you prefer to specify scanner settings for WebScan, you can optionally set up a scanner profile

based on whether you are scanning with VRS or the manufacturer’s TWAIN driver (not VRS):


When scanning with VRS
Set up a scanner profile, including advanced image quality settings, using a utility called

Twacker. This utility is available with the installation of VRS. For more information, see


set up a scanner profile when scanning with VRS



When scanning with the manufacturer’s TWAIN driver (not VRS)

Create a scanner profile XML file, based on the scanner profile schema and a sample

scanner profile XML installed with Kofax Front-Office Server. With a valid scanner profile

XML file saved in the appropriate location on the server, the defined scanner settings are

used automatically when scanning from Kofax Front-Office Server Web Client. For more

information, see

To set up a scanner profile when scanning with a TWAIN driver (not



A scanner profile XML file needs to be created for each applicable scanner model with

which you want to use a scanner profile.

X To set up a scanner profile when scanning with VRS


Make sure VRS is not currently in use on your client workstation. This includes logging

off the Web Client if Kofax Software VRS - TWAIN is the selected scanner setting for



On the client workstation, locate and open the Twack_32.exe file.
The file is typically located in the \Windows\Twain_32\Kofax folder.


In Twacker, select File | Select Source.


In the Sources list, select Kofax Software VRS - TWAIN, and click Select.

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