To get here:

  1. Open the Networks page.
  2. Select a network.

On the Setup tab you can give the network a more descriptive name, control if print queues should be converted, and delete gateways.

Additional tabs:


  • Network name
    You can modify the network name and give it a more descriptive name. The first network is named: Network1.
  • Enable mobile print
    Check this to allow printing from iOS/iPadOS phones and tablets to mobile print enabled Printix print queues. Only available if Enable mobile print is checked on the Settings page’s Mobile print tab. Printix Client broadcasts these print queues as AirPrint printers. To do the broadcast, Printix Client for Windows will automatically install Apple’s Bonjour Print Services for Windows (2.5 MB). No additional software is required for Printix Client for Mac (Bonjour is part of macOS). Print queues that have Enable mobile print checked will be broadcast as AirPrint printers on iOS/iPadOS phones and tablets as follows:
    • A print queue will be broadcast on the printer’s network, if the network has Enable mobile print checked.
    • A print queue, that has Via the cloud checked, will be broadcast on all networks that have Enable mobile print checked.
    • A Printix Anywhere print queue will be broadcast on all networks that have Enable mobile print checked.
    • Mobile printed anywhere documents can, unless the printer’s QR code or NFC tag is scanned, be released only to printers that has a print queue with Via the cloud checked.


  • The Site the network is part of.


  • List of Gateway IP and Gateway MAC addresses.

Add gateway

  1. Select Add gateway.
  2. In the Add gateway dialog:
    • Enter IP address. Example:
    • Enter MAC. Example: 54a050e55bc0 or *
      Entering the asterisk/star symbol (*), as a wildcard for the MAC address, is useful if you use network gateways (Fortinet) that after a power cycle changes the MAC address but keeps the IP address.
  1. Select Save.

Delete gateway

  1. Identify the Gateway.
  2. Select the Delete icon.
  3. Select Confirm.

Test network

  1. Select Test network.
    Test will report either OK or Connection failed. It may take minutes rather than seconds if the network has many gateways. If there is no computer online on the network it will report No computer is online on network.


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