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Lexmark Smart Card Authentication Client (SCAC): How to Allow Users to Change the Login Method

Affected Products:

Solution: Lexmark Smart Card Authentication Client

Issue Description:

This will allow users to choose different ways of logging in to the printer.


This is an additional feature once the user upgrades the printer firmware to FW4 ( FW4.0.87).



Ensure that the printer firmware is at FW4 level. Please refer to

Checking the latest Lexmark printer firmware

for the steps. You may download the latest firmware (FW4) available in the

Lexmark support site

. Once you obtain the file, you may proceed and update the firmware by following the steps from

Updating the Lexmark printer firmware


  1. Access the printerrsquotescapeds embedded webserver (EWS ndashescaped typing printer IP on a browser) and navigate through Apps > Smart Card Authentication Client > Configure.

  2. Select the checkbox to enable ldquoescaped Allow Change Loginrdquoescaped and click Apply to submit the changes.

  3. From the printerrsquotescapeds home screen, click the upper-right icon (outlined in


    on the image) to change the login method.

  4. Click the drop down arrow to select login options.

  5. Choose from the available methods displayed to log in.

Still Need Help?

Have the following available when calling Lexmark Technical Support;

  • Printer model(s)

  • Printer serial number

  • Name and version of the solution or app


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