Peer to Peer Printing Tool 1.0

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User’s Guide
Peer to Peer Printing Tool 1.0
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Foreword
Welcome
The KONICA MINOLTA Peer to Peer Printing Tool supports setups
for peer-to-peer printing in Windows 95, Windows 98 and
Windows Me.
Peer-to-peer printing refers to printing directly to a device on the
network instead of through the server.
Trademark Acknowledgements
KONICA MINOLTA and KONICA MINOLTA logo are trademarks or
registered trademarks of KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC.
Ethernet is a registered trademark of Xerox Corporation.
Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are registered trademarks or
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other
countries.
Novell and NetWare are registered trademarks of Novell, Inc., in the
United States and other countries.
All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective holders.
Copyright
©
2004 KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS
TECHNOLOGIES, INC. All rights reserved.
The information contained in this manual is subject to change
without notice.
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Contents
CONTENTS
1 System Requirements................................ 1
2 Installing the Peer to Peer Printing Tool... 2
2.1 Installing the Peer to Peer Printing Tool...... 2
2.2 Uninstalling the Peer to Peer Printing
Tool.................................................................. 2
3 Creating a Peer-to-Peer Port...................... 3
3.1 By Adding a New Printer............................... 3
3.2 By Changing an Existing Printer Port.......... 6
4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup............................. 8
4.1 TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer Printing......................... 8
4.1.1 Configuring for TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer
Printing.................................................. 8
4.1.2 Configuring for TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer
Printing by Specifying the Device
Manually............................................... 10
4.2 IPX Peer-to-Peer Printing............................ 12
4.2.1 Configuring IPX Peer-to-Peer
Printing................................................ 12
Contents
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4.2.2 Configuring for IPX Peer-to-Peer
Printing by Specifying the Device
Manually............................................... 13
Appendix Glossary....................................... 15
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Contents
1 System Requirements
1
1 System Requirements
The following are the minimum system requirements for installing the
Peer to Peer Printing Tool.
*(1) The tools provided by this utility differ according to the type of protocol
supported on the user network environment.
OS
- Microsoft Windows 95
- Microsoft Windows 98
- Microsoft Windows Me
Protocol*(1)
- TCP/IP
- IPX/SPX
2 Installing the Peer to Peer Printing Tool
2
2 Installing the Peer to Peer Printing
Tool
2.1 Installing the Peer to Peer Printing Tool
Use the following procedure to install the Peer to Peer Printing Tool.
1.Place the CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.
2.Start up the installation program. (setup.exe)
3.Follow the instructions that appear on your computer screen to
proceed with the installation.
2.2 Uninstalling the Peer to Peer Printing Tool
Follow the procedure described below to remove the Peer to Peer
Printing Tool from the computer.
1.Click
Start



Settings



Control Panel
.
2.Double-click the
Add/Remove Programs
icon.
3.On the
Add/Remove Programs Properties
dialog box, select
KONICA MINOLTA Peer to Peer Printing Tool
in the list of
programs, and then click the
Add/Remove
button.
4.Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to complete the
uninstall procedure.
Note
• After the Peer to Peer Printing Tool is uninstalled, the port created by
the Peer to Peer Printing Tool can no longer be used.
• Manually remove the port created by the Peer to Peer Printing Tool.
3 Creating a Peer-to-Peer Port
3
3 Creating a Peer-to-Peer Port
3.1 By Adding a New Printer
1.Install the printer driver. Select
Local printer
as the connection
method, and select
LPT1
under
Use the following port
. (For
details on installing the printer driver, refer to the User’s Guide
included with the printer.)
2.Click
Start



Settings



Printers
.
3.Right-click the printer that was installed, and then click
Properties
.
4.Click the
Details
tab.
5.Click the
Add Port
button.
6.Select
Other
.
7.Select
KONICA MINOLTA Peer to Peer Port
under
Click the
type of port you want to add
, and then click the
OK
button.
3 Creating a Peer-to-Peer Port
4
8.Specify the port settings. For details on the settings, refer to “4
Peer-to-Peer Print Setup”.
3 Creating a Peer-to-Peer Port
5
9.Make sure that the added port is selected.
The port added by the Peer to Peer Printing Tool is named as
described below.
10.Click the
OK
button.
Protocol Port Name Example
TCP/IP
<printer_IP_address>
+:KMP+
<number>
192.168.0.10:KMP0
IPX
<print_server_name>
+:KMP+
<number>
KMB_506120:KMP1
3 Creating a Peer-to-Peer Port
6
3.2 By Changing an Existing Printer Port
1.Click
Start



Settings



Printers
.
2.Right-click the printer for the port that is to be changed, and then
click
Properties
.
3.Click the
Details
tab.
4.Click the
Add Port
button.
5.Select
Other
.
6.Select
KONICA MINOLTA Peer to Peer Port
under
Click the
type of port you want to add
, and then click the
OK
button.
7.Specify the port settings. For details on the settings, refer to “4
Peer-to-Peer Print Setup”.
3 Creating a Peer-to-Peer Port
7
8.Make sure that the added port is selected.
The port added by the Peer to Peer Printing Tool is named as
described below.
9.Click the
OK
button.
Protocol Port Name Example
TCP/IP
<printer_IP_address>
+:KMP+
<number>
192.168.0.10:KMP0
IPX
<print_server_name>
+:KMP+
<number>
KMB_506120:KMP1
4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup
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4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup
Use the
Peer to Peer Setup
dialog box to configure peer-to-peer
printing.
The information provided here shows setup procedures for the
following protocols.
• TCP/IP (See 4.1 TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer Printing)
• IPX (See 4.2 IPX Peer-to-Peer Printing)
4.1 TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer Printing
4.1.1 Configuring for TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer Printing
Perform the following steps to configure for TCP/IP peer-to-peer printing.
1.Select the
TCP/IP Connection
option under
Device List
to
display a list of network devices for which ports can be created.
To refresh the information in the
Device List
, click the button
under the list.
4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup
9
2.In the
Device List
, select the device you want to configure. If the
device you want to configure is not in the list, specify it manually.
See 4.1.2 Configuring for TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer Printing by
Specifying the Device Manually.
3.Check the port number to be used for TCP/IP peer-to-peer printing
in the
Port Number
box.
4.Click the
Add Port
button. Check the details of the setup in the
dialog box that appears.
5.If everything is the way you want, click the
OK
button.
6.When the
Success
dialog box appears, click
OK
.
Note
• The device may need to be reset after creating the port. In that case, a
dialog asking if you want to reset the device immediately will appear.
4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup
10
4.1.2 Configuring for TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer Printing by
Specifying the Device Manually
Perform the following steps to specify the device manually when
configuring for TCP/IP peer-to-peer printing. See 4.1.1 Configuring
for TCP/IP Peer-to-Peer Printing for the procedure you should use
when the device you want to configure is included in the
Device List

on the
Peer to Peer Setup
dialog box.
1.Click the
Manual Setup
button to display the
Peer to Peer
Manual Setup
dialog box.
4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup
11
2.Under
TCP/IP Connection
, click the device specification method
you want to use to select it. The following methods are supported.
• Device Name (DNS name)
Specify the device using its host name.
• IP Address Specify the device using its IP address.
• Hardware Address Specify the device using its network
interface hardware address.
3.Type the device destination into the text box that becomes enabled
to the right of the method you select.
4.In the
Port Number
box, type the port number (Raw port number)
for TCP/IP peer-to-peer printing.
5.Click the
Add Port
button. Check the details of the setup in the
dialog box that appears.
6.If everything is the way you want, click the
OK
button.
7.When the
Success
dialog box appears, click
OK
.
4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup
12
4.2 IPX Peer-to-Peer Printing
4.2.1 Configuring IPX Peer-to-Peer Printing
Perform the following steps to configure for IPX peer-to-peer printing.
1.Select the
IPX Connection
option under
Device List
to display a
list of network devices for which ports can be created.
To refresh the information in the
Device List
, click the button
under the list.
2.In the
Device List
, select the device you want to configure. If the
device you want to configure is not in the list, specify it manually.
See 4.2.2 Configuring for IPX Peer-to-Peer Printing by Specifying
the Device Manually.
3.Click the
Add Port
button. Check the details of the setup in the
dialog box that appears.
4.If everything is the way you want, click the
OK
button.
5.When the
Success
dialog box appears, click
OK
.
Note
• If the device does not support printing, an error message appears.
4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup
13
4.2.2 Configuring for IPX Peer-to-Peer Printing by
Specifying the Device Manually
Perform the following steps to specify the device manually when
configuring for IPX peer-to-peer printing. See 4.2.1 Configuring IPX
Peer-to-Peer Printing for the procedure you should use when the
device you want to configure is included in the
Device List
on the
Peer
to Peer Setup
dialog box.
1.Click the
Manual Setup
button to display the
Peer to Peer
Manual Setup
dialog box.
4 Peer-to-Peer Print Setup
14
2.Under
IPX Connection
, click the device specification method you
want to use to select it. The following methods are supported.
• Print Server Name Specify the device using its print server
name.
• Network Address Specify the device using its IPX address.
3.Type the device destination into the text box that becomes enabled
to the right of the method you select.
4.Click the
Add Port
button. Check the details of the setup in the
dialog box that appears.
5.If everything is the way you want, click the
OK
button.
6.When the
Success
dialog box appears, click
OK
.
Appendix Glossary
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Appendix Glossary
Hardware address
A unique hardware address assigned to the network interface of the
device connected to an Ethernet.
Host name
A character string representing the name of the host, which is allocated
to the IP address.
IP address
An address identifying the host at the data source and destination with
an IP connection.
IPX address
An address identifying the data source and destination nodes with the
IPX connection.
Port number
A number used to identify application programs at the data source and
destination with the IP connection.
Raw port number
The number of the port at which the device receives data when print
data is sent directly to the device.
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2004
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