Configuring the Authentication Functions

You can configure the user login methods, authentication devices, and other authentication functions based on your system environment and needs. You can also specify how the login screen is displayed.

Configuring the User Login Methods and Authentication Devices

Specify the user login methods (Login Method) and authentication devices (Authentication Device). Note that the authentication devices need to be set up before configuring the settings below.
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Start the Remote UI. Starting the Remote UI
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Click [Settings/Registration] on the portal page. Remote UI Screen
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Click [User Management]  [Authentication Management].
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Click [Basic Settings]  [Edit...].
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Select the check box for [Use the user authentication function] and specify the required settings.
Select the login methods that you want to use, and specify detailed settings such as authentication device settings.
Configuring mobile authentication
Using keyboard authentication
Configuring detailed settings for authentication functions
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Click [Update].
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Restart the machine. Restarting the Machine
The authentication method selected for [Web Service Authentication Method:] is also used for personal authentication during the device information distribution. Performing User Authentication when Distributing Device Information

Specifying When to Display the Login Screen

You can specify when to display the login screen by selecting either "when you start using the machine" or "after a function button is pressed." If "after a function button is pressed" is selected, you can specify the functions that require user login. Functions that are not specified are available to unregistered users.
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Start the Remote UI. Starting the Remote UI
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Click [Settings/Registration] on the portal page. Remote UI Screen
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Click [User Management]  [Authentication Management].
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Click [Control Panel Settings]  [Edit...].
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Configure the settings as necessary.
[Login Settings]
In [Display Login Screen:], select when the login screen is displayed.
If you selected [Display login screen when functions requiring authentication are selected], also select the functions to display the login screen for.
If you change this setting, <Restrict Access to Other User Jobs> may be set to <On>. The relationship between the settings is indicated below. <Restrict Access to Other User Jobs>
When the [Display login screen when operation is started on the device] check box is selected:
<Copy/Print>, <Send>, and <Store> in <Restrict Access to Other User Jobs> are set to <On>
When the [Display login screen when functions requiring authentication are selected] check box is selected and the [Copy], [Access Stored Files], or [Print] check box is selected in [Select Function That Will Require Authentication]:
<Copy/Print> in <Restrict Access to Other User Jobs> is set to <On>
When the [Display login screen when functions requiring authentication are selected] check box is selected and the [Fax] or [Scan and Send] check box is selected in [Select Function That Will Require Authentication]:
<Send> in <Restrict Access to Other User Jobs> is set to <On>
When the [Display login screen when functions requiring authentication are selected] check box is selected and the [Scan and Store] check box is selected in [Select Function That Will Require Authentication]:
<Store> in <Restrict Access to Other User Jobs> is set to <On>
If you want to set <Restrict Access to Other User Jobs> to <Off>, set it to <Off> after this setting is complete.
[Login Screen Background Settings]
You can specify a background image for the login screen.
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Click [Update].
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