Plug-ins: Enterprise/Output Management Solutions

Network Device Security and Management
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Features

  • Plug-in for HP Web Jetadmin:

    HP's Web Jetadmin is a free web-based network device management software that is distributed by HP.

    Canon's Plug-in to the HP Web Jetadmin offers the following general functionality:

    Status: Provides a comprehensive overview of status for the Canon imageRUNNER device. Elements included on this page are:

    • Device Image - shows the current configuration and status of the device
    • Status Messages - while refreshing the device image, Web Jetadmin updates a message to explain the printer's condition
    • Control Panel - a copy of the imageRUNNER's control panel
    • Device Properties - Displays the properties in reference to the identification of the printer
    • Capabilities List - indicates the capabilities of the printer such as input tray, memory, resolution, duplex, etc.
    • Supply Levels - reports the printer consumable levels (toner).
    Configuration: Enables device configuration for general printer options such as device name, description, system contact and alerts enabling. Enables network configurations for IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, IPX/SPX Name, and lastly Security Configuration is possible for SNMP communication settings to prevent users from changing printer settings remotely and locking down control panel access.

    Diagnostics: A comprehensive display of concise information of the printer. Depending upon the device, the type of information that can be displayed includes:

    • Device Name, Device ID string, system contact, description, firmware version, serial number, input trays level, and consumables.
    • Network interface: device hardware address, system up time, network packets
    • TCP/IP: IP address, gateway, network mask
    • Netware name
    Alerts Page: Web Jetadmin can be configured to send an email to notify an IT system administrator of device conditions. Alert categories include supply alerts such as paper out, toner out, toner low; advisory alerts such as configure paper, out of memory, manual feed needed; media path alerts such as output bin full, paper jam, cover open; and service alerts such as offline, printer error, intervention needed. All alert categories are only available if device supports it, and all communication is performed using SNMP protocol.

    Canon's Plug-in to HP's Web Jetadmin is HP Certified.

  • Templates for HP Output Server:

    Canon imageRUNNER devices have successfully met the requirements conducted in certification tests as provided by HP and are HP Output Server Management certified devices.

    Letters of Certification are provided for each device and are included in the .zip download.

    The following are specific device management capabilities that may be enabled on the device:

    • Ability to send jobs via PostScript
    • Ability to send jobs via PCL
    • Ability to customize input and output tray configurations
    • Status
    • Ability to communicate the accurate/current state of a job to the user
    • Ability to resume print jobs, at the page level in the event of an error condition
    • Ability to effectively communicate the output server using bi-directional capabilities
    • Alerts
    • Ability to guarantee delivery