Configuring SMB

This machine uses the Server Message Block (SMB) communication protocol to save scanned data to a shared folder, for example. Depending on the network environment, you may have to set the computer name and workgroup name of the machine, and configure the SMB client information when connecting to an SMB server.

Setting the Computer Name and Workgroup Name

Set the computer name used to identify the machine in a network and the workgroup name to identify the group that the machine belongs to.
Configure these settings using Remote UI from a computer. You cannot use the operation panel to configure the settings.
Administrator privileges are required. The machine must be restarted to apply the settings.
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Log in to Remote UI in System Manager Mode. Starting Remote UI
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On the Portal page of Remote UI, click [Settings/Registration]. Portal Page of Remote UI
3
Click [Network Settings] [Computer Name/Workgroup Name Settings] [Edit].
The [Edit Computer Name/Workgroup Name Settings] screen is displayed.
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Enter the computer name and workgroup name of the machine, and click [OK].
Enter using single-byte alphanumeric characters.
In an Environment with WINS
Select the [Use NetBIOS] checkbox.
You cannot register names that start with an asterisk (*) to the WINS server.
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Restart the machine. Restarting the Machine
The settings are applied.

Configuring an SMB Client

Configure the settings when connecting to an SMB server (such as the computer with the shared folder) and the version of SMB to use with the SMB client.
Configure these settings using Remote UI from a computer. You cannot use the operation panel to configure the settings.
Administrator privileges are required.
1
Log in to Remote UI in System Manager Mode. Starting Remote UI
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On the Portal page of Remote UI, click [Settings/Registration]. Portal Page of Remote UI
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Click [Network Settings] [SMB Client Settings] [Edit].
The [Edit SMB Client Settings] screen is displayed.
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Configure the settings when connecting to an SMB server, and click [OK].
[Authentication Type]
Select the checkbox according to the authentication protocol of the SMB server.
[Require SMB Signature for Connection]
Select this checkbox to request an SMB packet signature when connecting to the SMB server.
[Require Encryption for Connection]
Select this checkbox to connect only with the SMB server supporting SMB v3.0 encryption communications.
[Timeout]
Enter the wait time until the SMB server responds.
* If the machine times out before saving the scanned data, for example, is completed, lengthen the wait time.
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Click [Network Settings] [Specified SMB Client Versions] [Edit].
The [Edit Specified SMB Client Versions] screen is displayed.
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Select the checkbox of the version of the SMB server to which the machine will connect.
If [Require Encryption for Connection] is selected in the setting when connecting to the SMB server, select the [3.0] checkbox.
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Click [OK].
The settings are applied.
8
Log out from Remote UI.
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