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How to use Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) to set up network printer on ASUSTOR NAS for Windows PC?
Posted by Support Team ASUSTOR on 06 January 2015 03:41 AM

 

To use Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) to set up network printer on ASUSTOR NAS for Windows PC, please follow steps below:

1. Connect a USB printer to a USB port of NAS. The connected printer will be shown in ADM "External Devices" > "Printer". Move the mouse over the printer icon, you will see the full device name (it is AS5110T-5159(DCP-7060D) in this case). Please write it down for later use.

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2. On Windows PC, go to "Devices and Printers".

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3. Click "Add a printer".

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4. Choose "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer".

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5. Skip the wizard search, directly click "The printer that I want isn't listed". 

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6. Click "Select a shared printer by name", then enter the network printer address manually. The address is in following format -

http://NAS_IP:631/printers/full_printer_name, where full_printer_name is the device name you wrote down at step 1.

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7. The wizard will prompt you for the correct printer driver. You may also download the latest printer driver from the manufacturer’s website if it is not built-into Windows operating system.

8. After the correct printer driver is installed, the wizard shows the address and driver of the new network printer.

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9. You may also set the network printer as the default printer or print a test page. Click "Finish" to exit the wizard.

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10. The new network printer is now added and is available for printing.

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