Network Brother 465cn Scanner Problem
cfullerton at tenablesecurity.com
Thu Jul 17 20:03:47 BST 2008
Scanning and printing are usually 2 different ports I believe.. but I don't
remember which one Scanning is.
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[mailto:ubuntu-us-md-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Ron Swift
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2008 2:42 PM
To: Ubuntu Maryland Loco Team
Subject: Re: Network Brother 465cn Scanner Problem
I have tried running the scan key tool and the brsaneconfig2 command as
root using sudo. I also tried connecting to the Brother device on port
9100 which is the port that network printing to the device uses.
Still no luck in scanning to it over the network.
Chuck Frain wrote:
> Just reading that thread real quick did you note the PS in the final post:
> P.S the scan key tool only work as root,so some other setting have to be
> changed, I'm trying to figure that out myself now, and thus regular users
> won't access it, so most of my scanner programs also have to run as root
> because I've not figured out how to make the scan key tool and drivers
> as regular user for some reason. Just FYI on the scanning part.
> I've no real experience scanning over a network but another thought that
> occurs to me is do you need to connect to the scanner at a particular
> (I remember needing to hit port 9001 or something for some *nix printing
> work at one time)
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 2:11 PM, Ron Swift <rswift at swiftstaffing.com>
>> I need some help in setting up my Ubuntu 8.04 desktop to scan across the
>> network to a Brother MFC 465cn. I followed the instructions from this
>> forum, http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=678407, along with
>> downloading and installing the applicable Brothers drivers.
>> When I run the command "brsaneconfig2 -a name=MFC465CW-SCANNER
>> model=MFC-465CW IP=192.168.0.53" I get the response Invalid IP Address
>> or NODENAME.
>> I am able to print across the network to the Brother device. Also, we
>> are able to scan across the network from the Win XP workstations.
>> Running xsane as root also shows "No Devices Available".
>> What am I missing?
>> Ronald Swift
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