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Lexmark XC4150

Lexmark XC4150

2016 Scan Center: New control panel features for searching, creating, and modifying destinations and shortcuts


This article provides a basic understanding of the new ScanCenter settings available on the control panel.


Confirm the following before attempting this procedure:

  • The solution is installed and running Apps > Installed Apps > Scan Center - Network Folders (State - Running)
  • An active share on your computer.
  • If using a Guest account, make sure that this account is enabled on the computer operating system with full read and write permissions.

What's new?

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Search, create, edit network folders (destinations) and shortcuts


Press Scan Center > Network Folder > Create Network Folder



Press the "star” icon at the top of the page.


Edit network destinations and shortcuts

Press the pencil icon next to the destination.


Search and create shortcuts


Note:  Editing destinations requires that this function is turned on via the EWS. A star next to the destination indicates that a shortcut is created for that destination.

Alternative EWS location (Apps > Scan Center > Network Folder > Configure)


EWS search locations for shortcuts or destinations.


Active filtering or predictive search locates the shortcut or destination in real time (as you enter the name in the search dialog box).


For each of the 100 possible destinations, your display names must be unique. Premium versions of Scan Center currently allow up to 500 destinations.

Automatic scanning for active domains (host names) on the network.

Choosing between SMB or FTP.

Note:  SMB destinations are presented first by default.

Bypass discovery.

Click the overflow allows entry of Host Name or IP Address.

This option can be enabled or disabled via the EWS.


Another option is to create a folder on the current selected option.

Add a hostname and IP Address manually after bypassing discovery.

Manually enter values, click OK, and then Next.

This is available if you select Host Name or IP Address after bypassing discovery.

FTP destination creation from the control panel.

Manually enter the address, port, OK, and then Next.

The procedure is identical to network destination(folder) creation. You can edit the port number.

Enter your display name, folder address, filename, and modify other destination file attributes.

Click Next to enter more detail about the target.

This screen displays when choosing to edit or create a folder.


Display Name: This is the name displayed on the control panel.


Time Stamp: Ability to append stamp date-time to each filename.


Authentication Options: Assign access control to this destination using different authentication options.


Test Connection: Confirm that the user can write to the folder, or allow an admin to quickly check if share is valid and alive. A failure results in a "Network Error" message.

Additional information

Directory paths (folder address)

Three possible formats:

  • * \\servername only, or IP Address only, or no address
  • \\servername\sharename
  • \\servername\sharename\directory folder\...
  • *Click here for further explanation and information regarding Directory Services.

servername – Network ID, host name, or IP address to the shared folder.

sharename – Name of the shared directory or folder name.

directory – Any directory folder below the shared directory.

Note:  An option to add a directory folder at runtime is available if it is configured to allow users to create directories.


Authentication types

These options allow the application to authenticate the user with the share:

  1. Guest – No security

  2. Use MFP's authentication credentials:

    The application uses the MFP's authentication credentials to gain access to the share.

  3. Prompt for username and password

    The application displays a runtime prompt when the destination shortcut is selected. Entry of the correct username and password is required for access to the share.

  4. Use static username and password

    The administrator knows the username and password to the share and wants all users to have access to the destination.


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