On the Secure print tab you can enable and configure the print methods: Print later and Print anywhere.

To get here:

  1. Select Menu , Settings
  2. Select the Secure print tab.

Secure print

  • Enable secure print
    Users can choose to print securely and wait to release documents until they are ready to collect the documents.

Print later

  • Enable print later
    Check this to allow users to print confidential documents and control finishing options.
    • Document can be released to the printer it was printed to.
    • Document is processed using the matching print driver, with full control of finishing options, for example.
  • All users must print securely
    Check this so all users must release their documents and can not print directly.
  • Selected groups must print securely
    Check this to select the groups who’s users must print securely.
    • Select Add group to add groups.
    • Select X to remove group.
  • All users must print later by default
    Check this if all users should have print later as the preferred print method.
    • In the event a user want to submit a document directly to a printer, the user must deselect print later at every print.
    • Can also be set for selected users via group membership.
  • Selected groups must print later by default
    Check this to select the groups who’s users will have print later as the preferred print method.
    • Select Add group to add groups.
    • Select X to remove group.
  • Allow direct print if offline
    Check this, so users, who otherwise must print later, can print directly, while there is no connection to the Printix Cloud. On the computer a yellow dot is shown on the Printix Client icon when the Printix Client is in the state Connection failed. The Select print method dialog will pop up and allow the user to select Print to submit the document directly to the printer. User and usage data is still collected and then sent to the Printix Cloud once the connection is back.

Print anywhere

  • Enable print anywhere
    Check this to allow users to print confidential documents.
    • Document can be released to any Printix (ASD, BNM, …) printer.
    • Document is sent as PDF, except if the printer does not support PDF printing or Process PDF is checked. In this case, the PDF document is processed using a matching print driver.
    • Use Create print queue to create a print anywhere print queue.
  1. Select Create print queue to create a print anywhere print queue.
  2. In the Create print queue dialog enter Print queue name.
  3. Optionally uncheck Active to allow administrators (you) to test printing before allowing users to add the print queue.
  4. Select Create.

Secure print levels

  • Minimum secure print level
    The global minimum secure print level. Default is 0 (see table). A higher secure print level can be set for selected users via group membership.
    • 0 – None
    • 1 – Must scan QR code
    • 2 – Must scan NFC tag
  • Secure print level groups
    Select the groups who’s users should adhere to the corresponding secure print level.
    • Select X to remove group.
Level Printer ID method Printix App Remarks
0 Native and Web
  • Select printer in native Printix App (Android and iOS) on user’s phone or tablet.
  • Select printer in web Printix App in web browser on user’s phone, tablet or computer.
1 QR code Native
  • Scan printer’s QR code with native Printix App on user’s camera equipped phone or tablet.
2 NFC tag Native
  • Scan printer’s NFC tag with native Printix App on user’s NFC enabled phone.
    • Android
      Most Android phones support NFC.
    • iOS
      Apple iPhone 7 and above with iOS 11 or later can be used to scan NFC tag.

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