Preparations for Using AirPrint

Set the basic information that is required to use AirPrint. Configure the settings related to the functions and security that will be used, according to your usage and environment.

Setting the Basic Information of AirPrint

Configure these settings using Remote UI from a computer. You cannot use the operation panel to configure the settings.
Administrator privileges are required.
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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
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Click [Network Settings] [AirPrint Settings] [Edit].
The [Edit AirPrint Settings] screen is displayed.
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Select the [Use AirPrint] checkbox, and enter the printer name.
For the printer name, enter a name to identify the machine, using single-byte alphanumeric characters.
If mDNS of IPv4 is set, the mDNS name is entered for the printer name. If you change the printer name, the mDNS name is also changed.
* When you change the set printer name or mDNS name, the Mac that was connected to the machine may no longer be able to connect to it. In this case, you must register the machine on the Mac.
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Enter the location and longitude and latitude of the machine, as needed.
If the location of the machine is set in [Settings/Registration] [Device Management] [Device Information Settings], the same character string is entered in the location. When you change the location in AirPrint Settings, the location in Device Information Settings is also changed.
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Click [OK].
The settings are applied.
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Log out from Remote UI.
When the AirPrint function is enabled, the following network settings are also enabled:
mDNS (IPv4) [mDNS Settings]
mDNS (IPv6) [mDNS Settings]

Setting the Functions and Security to Be Used with AirPrint

AirPrint uses the IPP protocol.
You can configure the settings to encrypt communication with TLS and configure IPP authentication when using the protocol.
Configure these settings using Remote UI from a computer. You cannot use the operation panel to configure the settings.
Administrator privileges are required.
Required Preparations
When encrypting communication with TLS, specify the key and certificate to use for TLS encrypted communication. Using TLS
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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
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Click [Network Settings] [IPP Print Settings] [Edit].
The [Edit IPP Print Settings] screen is displayed.
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Configure the IPP settings.
When Restricting the Functions to Use
Clear the [Use IPP Printing] checkbox.
When you clear the checkbox, printing with AirPrint is no longer possible.
When Encrypting Communication with TLS
Select the [Allow Only When Using TLS] or [Use TLS] checkbox.
When Setting IPP Authentication
Select the [Use Authentication] checkbox, and set the user name to be used for IPP authentication using single-byte alphanumeric characters.
To set a password, select the [Set/Change Password] checkbox, and enter the same password in both [Password] and [Confirm] using single-byte alphanumeric characters.
Printing with AirPrint now requires authentication, and only users who know the user name and password of IPP authentication can use these functions.
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Click [OK].
The settings are applied.
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Log out from Remote UI.
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