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Lexmark XM3150

Lexmark XM3150

General Scan to Network Folder App Information

Issue description

Scan to Network (SNF) is an application that captures and routes a scanned file to a shared network folder or FTP server.

Immediately upon delivery, the file is available to anyone with proper access permissions to the shared folder.

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SNF versions and availability

  • The unlicensed and free Scan to Network (Basic) can come pre-installed on the MFP or acquired from Lexmark. Contact your next level of support or Lexmark Technical Support.
  • Note:  See this article to determine which version is compatible with your MFP.

  • A flash (.fls) file for Scan to Network (Premium) is available through your reseller's distribution channels. Please contact your sales representative or reseller for additional information.

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SNF version comparison

FeatureBasic version (Compatible)Premium (Compatible)

Scan to Shared Destination

Yes

Yes

Scan to Home Directory

Yes

Yes

Authentication

Yes

Yes

Scan Preview – first page*

Yes

Yes

Confirmation – Printed

Yes

Yes

Scan Preview – Full Document or All Pages

No

Yes

Confirmation e-mail

No

Yes

De-speckle

No

Yes

De-skew

No

Yes

Crop

No

Yes

Add/Remove Pages

No

Yes

Contrast & Darkness

No

Yes

MRC compression*

Yes

Yes

OCR*

Yes

Yes

* A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is required.

Note:  MRC compression and OCR are limited to the following compatible models listed. A firmware update can be required to activate these features. Certain feature functions are not always available on older products.

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SNF Premium compatibility and requirements

A license is required to activate Scan to Network "Premium."

Compatible MFPs:

  • X46x Series
  • X65x Series
  • X73x Series
  • X86x Series
  • **6500
  • **X548
  • **X74x
  • **X792
  • **X925
  • **X95x Series
  • **MX410, MX51x, MX61x, MX6500, MX71x, MX81x, MX91x
  • **CX410, CX510

Notes:

  • An x denotes any number within a given model series; for example, X462, X464, X466.
  • The X46x Series MFPs requires an additional 128 MB memory upgrade to achieve the application's minimum memory requirement of 256 MB.
  • **1 GB RAM and HDD are required to successfully install Scan to Network Premium.

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Required protocols and ports

The Scan to Network application relies on the same ports that are used by the NetBIOS (NetBT) and the Server Message Block (SMB) protocols.

These ports include the following:

  • 9100 and 9400 used by MFP for basic communication over the network
  • 137, 138, 139 used by NetBIOS for names resolution
  • 445 used by the SMB protocol

Note:  If a WINS or DNS server is being used for host name resolution, the required NetBIOS ports are closed or blocked.

Click here for a related Microsoft™ TechNet article describing how to enable NetBIOS.

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General capabilities information

Up to 30 unique folder destinations can be defined. These destinations can either be a standard shared folder in Microsoft Windows or a shared directory on a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server. A list of supported operating systems is found in the Readme file included in the application download file.

Note:  Scan to Network version 4.8.5 and above allows up to 100 folder destinations.

  • Scan to FTP
    • The utility uses the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) when scanning to a destination on an FTP server.

  • Supported File Types
    • File types supported by Scan to Network include PDF, TIFF, JPEG, orXPS formats.

  • Scan Resolution
    • Scan resolution for each file type is limited by the MFP, but typically includes resolutions of 150, 200, 300, 400 and 600 dpi.

  • Original document size is limited by the multifunction product but typically includes selections ranging from Legal (8.5" x 14") to Business Card (2" x 3.5").

    Note:  Other selectable settings are available in the application but not mentioned in this article.

The application can be used in environments where users scan to home (or personal) directories, companies that manage large storage networks with Microsoft's™ Distributed File System (DFS), and sites that control authentication with directory services (using LDAP).

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Related article

See this article for frequently asked questions on Scan to Network and Bar Code Discovery Solutions.

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LEGACY ID: FA707

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