CentreWare Printers

Scanning to a Macintosh Workstation

Enabling FTP Server on Your Mac Workstation

  1. While holding down your Command key, tap your space bar to open Spotlight Search.
  2. In the Spotlight Search window, type terminal and tap your <Enter> key to open a terminal window.
  3. In the terminal window, type sudo -s launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist and then tap your <Enter> key.
  4. At the prompt, enter yout Macintosh administrator's password and tap the <Enter> key.

Creating and Enabling a Place for your Scanned Documents

At the Macintosh workstation

  1. On the menu bar, click on the black Apple icon to open a drop-down menu.
  2. In the drop-down menu, click on System preferences to open the System Preferences window.
  3. In the System Preferences window, click on the Sharing icon to open the Sharing window.
  4. Place a checkmark next to File Sharing to open the File Sharing options.

    NOTE: When I did this, there was already a Macintosh HD:Users:my longin name:Public folder, so I chose to use that folder.
  5. Make sure you have Read & Write access to the folder so you can place your documents in that folder.

Identifying your Macintosh Workstation on the Network

  1. In the menu bar at the top of your screen, click on View to open a drop-down menu.
  2. In the drop-down menu, click on Network to open the Network window.
  3. Copy your ip address.

    NOTE: If you are using DHCP, this number is likely to change and you'll have to begin at this step and find out your new IP address the next time you wish to scan to your Macintosh workstation.
  4. While holding down your Command key , tap the letter q to exit System Preferences.

At the CWIS Printer

Temporary

  1. On the button console, press the Services Home button to display the service icons on the touch screen.
  2. On the touch screen, press the Scan to PC icon.
  3. Press FTP to highlight the FTP selection, and press the Save button to open to the Save Location interface.
  Server: Enter your Mac workstation's IP address.
System Preferences/Network/Ethernet/IP Address
  Save In: Enter your shared folder name.
System Preferences/Sharing/File Sharing/Highlight the shared folder, hold down the Command key and tap the letter
i to see the proper spelling of the shared folder.
Don't include the pathname, just the folder name.
  User Name: Enter your Mac login name.
In Finder, menu item: Go; Drop-down menu item: Home
Use the name of the highlighted Home icon in the left column.
  Password: Enter your Mac login password.

Permanent

  1. Log on as Administrator.
  2. On the button pad, press the Machine Status button.
  3. On the touch screen, press the Tools tab.
  4. On the touch screen, left column, press Setup.
  5. On the touch screen in the column marked Group, press Add Address Book Entry.
  6. On the touch screen, in the Address Book Entry screen, press a field labeled (Not in Use) and press the [Create/Delete] button to open the input screen.
  7. Populate the settings by pressing each line in turn, pressing the [Change Settings] button, entering the value, and pressing the [Save] button.
  Address Type: Server
  Name: The name you'd like shown when you wish to select this profile for scanning
  Transfer Protocol: FTP
  Server Name / IP Address: Enter your Mac workstation's IP address.
System Preferences/Network/Ethernet/IP Address
  Shared Name (SMB Only): (Not Set)
  Save In: Enter your shared folder name.
System Preferences/Sharing/File Sharing/Highlight the shared folder, hold down the Command key and tap the letter i to see the proper spelling of the shared folder.
Don't include the pathname, just the folder name.
  User Name: Enter your Mac login name.
In Finder, menu item: Go; drop-down menu item: Home
Use the name of the highlighted Home icon in the left column.
  Password: Enter your Mac login password.
  Port Number: Default Port
  1. Press the [Save] buttons at each step as you exit the setup menu.
  2. Log out of the Administrator environment.

Created by Norman A. Teck
August 2, 2016