Setting Up the Network Environment

When connecting the machine to a wired or wireless local area network (LAN), you need to set an IP address unique to the selected network. Select "wired" or "wireless" depending on your communication environment and networking devices. For specific IP address settings, contact your Internet service provider or Network Administrator.
If the machine is connected to an unsecured network, your personal information might be leaked to a third party.
The machine cannot connect to both wired and wireless LANs at the same time.
The machine does not come with a LAN cable or router. Have them ready as necessary.
For more information about your networking devices, see the instruction manuals for the devices or contact your manufacturer.

Before You Start

Follow these steps to connect the machine to a network.
Check your computer settings.
Make sure that the computer is correctly connected to the network. For more information, see the instruction manuals for the devices you are using, or contact the device manufacturers.
Make sure that the network settings have been completed on the computer. If the network has not been set up properly, you will not be able to use the machine on the network, even if you perform the rest of the procedure below.
Depending on the network, you may need to change settings for the communication method or the Ethernet type (Configuring Ethernet Settings). For more information, contact your Internet service provider or Network Administrator.
To connect to an IEEE 802.1X network, see Configuring IEEE 802.1X Authentication Settings.
Select wired or wireless LAN.
Connect to a wired or wireless LAN.
Proceed to the section that corresponds to the setting you selected in step 2.
Connecting to a Wired LAN
Connecting to a Wireless LAN
Set the IP address as necessary.
At the time of purchase, the machine is set to automatically acquire an IP address. Change this setting if you want to use a specific IP address. Setting IP Addresses