Before installing Printix Go the printer needs to be setup correctly. The printer needs to be powered on and off during this process:

  1. Create certificate
  2. SSL setting
  3. Enable web browser
  4. OpenAPI setting
  5. TCP socket setting
  6. Verify access to printer

Create certificate

  1. Open the printer’s web page and Login as Administrator.
  2. Select Security in the main menu.
  3. In PKI Settings select Device Certificate List.
  4. Select New Registration.
  5. Select Create and install a self-signed Certificate and select OK.
  6. On the Create and install a self-signed Certificate page:
    • In Organization type the name of the organization.
    • In Organization unit type the name of the organization unit.
    • In Locality type the locality.
    • In State/Province type the state/province.
    • In Country type the country (two letters). Example: US
    • In Admin. E-mail Address type the e-mail address of the administrator.
    • In Validity Start Date leave the default current time stamp.
    • In Validity Period type 3650 days (10 years).
    • In Encryption Key Type leave it at the default.
  7. Select OK.
  8. After a few seconds the message appears: The certificate has been created and installed. SSL/TLS can now be used.
  9. Select OK.
  10. Power the printer off and on.

SSL setting

  1. Open the printer’s web page and Login as Administrator.
  2. Select Security in the main menu.
  3. In PKI Settings select SSL Setting.
  4. On the SSL Setting page:
    • In Mode using SSL/TLS select Admin Mode and User Mode.
    • In Encryption Strength leave it at the default.
    • In SSL/TLS Version Settings you can leave it at the default (all checked), but we recommend you uncheck TLSv1.0.
  5. Select OK.
    • The web browser will change URL to https:// and may ask you to login again.
    • The web browser may ask you to confirm an “invalid certificate”.

Enable web browser

  1. Open the printer’s web page and Login as Administrator.
  2. Select Network in the main menu.
  3. Select Web Browser Setting.
  4. In Web Browser Setting select Web Browser Setting.
  5. On the Web Browser Setting page:
    • In Web Browser select Enable.
  6. Select OK.

OpenAPI setting

  1. Open the printer’s web page and Login as Administrator.
  2. Select Network in the main menu.
  3. In OpenAPI select OpenAPI Setting.
  4. On the OpenAPI Setting page:
    • In Use SSL/TLS select SSL Only.
    • In Port No. (SSL) type 50003.
    • In Client Certificates select Do not request.
    • In Validity Period select Do Not Confirm.
    • In CN select Do Not Confirm.
    • In Key Usage select Do Not Confirm.
    • In Chain select Do Not Confirm.
    • In Expiration Date Confirmation select Do Not Confirm.
  5. Select OK.
  6. Remember to select Logout and then select OK to exit the printer’s web pages, because otherwise Printix Go installation (including update and uninstall) is likely to fail and result in error messages.

TCP socket setting

  1. Open the printer’s web page and Login as Administrator.
  2. Select Network in the main menu.
  3. Select TCP Socket Setting.
  4. Select Use SSL/TLS.
  5. In Port No. (SSL/TLS) type 59159.
  6. Select OK.
  7. Remember to select Logout and then select OK to exit the printer’s web pages, because otherwise Printix Go installation (including update and uninstall) is likely to fail and result in error messages.

Verify access to printer

  1. Open the printer’s web page on the URL /OpenAPI/DeviceDescription/. Example: https://192.168.1.206/OpenAPI/DeviceDescription/
  2. You should see an XML file that includes the tag <OpenApiVersion>

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