Setting up the IP address and subnet mask

Using the BRAdmin Light utility to configure your machine for the network printer

BRAdmin Light

The BRAdmin Light utility is designed for initial setup of the Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products in a TCP/IP environment, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address. The BRAdmin Light utility is available for Windows® 2000/XP, Windows Vista™ and Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater.

How to configure your machine using the BRAdmin Light utility

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Please use the BRAdmin Light utility version that was supplied on the CD-ROM of your Brother product. You can also download the latest Brother BRAdmin Light utility version from http://solutions.brother.com.
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If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com. This utility is only available for Windows® users.
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If you are using personal Firewall software, disable it. Once you are sure that you can print, re-start your personal Firewall software.
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Node Name: Node Name appears in current BRAdmin Light. The default Node Name of the network card in the machine is ”BRNxxxxxxxxxxxx” (”xxxxxxxxxxxx” is your machine’s Ethernet address.).
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By default, no password is required. To set a password, double click the device you want to set a password. Click Control tab, and then click Change Password. Enter the new password.
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Start the BRAdmin Light utility.
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For Windows® 2000/XP and Windows Vista™
Click Start / All Programs1 / Brother / BRAdmin Light / BRAdmin Light.
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Programs for Windows® 2000 users
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For Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater users
Double-click Macintosh HD (Startup Disk) / Library / Printers / Brother / Utilities / BRAdmin Light.jar file.
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BRAdmin Light will search for new devices automatically.
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Double-click the unconfigured device.
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If the print server is set to its factory default settings without using a DHCP/BOOTP/RARP server, the device will appear as Unconfigured in the BRAdmin Light utility screen.
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You can find the Node Name and Ethernet address by printing the Network Configuration List. See Printing the Network Configuration List for information on how to print the Network Configuration List on your print server.
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Choose Static from Boot Method. Enter the IP address, Subnet Mask and Gateway (if needed) of your print server.
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Click OK.
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With the correctly programmed IP address, you will see the Brother print server in the device list.