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Lexmark CX825

Card Authentication App ? Help Resources and Suggested Troubleshooting Tips


The Lexmark Card Authentication App locks out the printer until a user authenticates it with a badge. It secures access to the printer by using a user-defined security server or another printer as a server.

All features of the application require a license to execute.


Card Authentication 5.0.x includes the following functions and features:

Printer-based badge provider

  • Device Roles
    • Master
    • Backup
    • Client
  • Device Registration (with Registration Retries)
  • Change Role
  • IP Change
  • Badge Enrollment and Verification
  • Synchronization
  • Log in / Log out
  • Status Page
  • Add and Delete Clients
  • Delete Users

Login Screen Settings

  • Use Custom Login Text
  • Login Screen Image
  • Allow Copy without Login
  • Allow Fax without Login

Supported Devices

Card Authentication 5.0.x is supported the following Lexmark devices that possess a minimum 256 MB of memory, the required level of firmware, and that can support card readers. See specific supported printers listed:

Printer ModelFirmware Version
CS720CB.02.042 or later
CS820YK.02.041 or later
CX720ATL.02.042 or later
CX820PP.02.041a or later
CX825PP.02.041a or later

Guides and Help Resources

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