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Lexmark X852

Lexmark X852

Setting the date and time in the embedded web server

Issue description

This article provides a brief description of all the configurable settings found under Configuration > Set Date and Time. This option can also be found via Menu > Settings on the MFP user interface.

Note:  Security permissions set on the device may prevent access to these settings.


Set date and time settings

Note:  Bold text indicates MFP default settings.

EWS SettingPurposeConfiguration Selections Available

Time Zone

Sets time zone, DST (Daylight Saving Time) offsets and UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) offsets.

See 'Additional Information and Related Articles' below.

Current Date and Time

Displays current time held by RTC (Real-Time Clock) or NTP (Network Time Protocol).

End-user reference only

Set Date and Time

Manual entry of Year, Month, Day, Hour and Minutes (YYYY-MM-DD-HH:MM).

Value specified by end user

DST Mode

Determines whether or not the MFP will attempt to establish correct time during time changes.

Automatic or Manual

Daylight Savings

Determines whether or not the device will attempt to establish proper time change during DST periods.

Yes or No

Note:  Changing this value to No requires that DST mode be set to Manual.

Time Server

If NTP (Network Time Protocol) is used on the network, this setting may be set to IP. This may be needed or desired for consistent synchronization of time and date.

None or IP.

Time Server Name

Name or IP address of the time server.

Host name or IP address of the NTP server.

Allow NTP Broadcast

Allows the MFP to broadcast SNMP beacons in an attempt to locate the NTP server.

Off or On.

Additional information

  • Click here for an overview of the same configuration settings in the MFP Menus Guide.
  • Click here for an article regarding the 2007 DST changes in the U.S


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