how to get a Brother MFC5460CN to work for network sharing

Thufir Hawat hawat.thufir at
Fri Oct 1 02:52:54 UTC 2010

On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 09:54:44 -0700, NoOp wrote:

> 1. Are you connecting using a USB or ethernet port? If using a USB I'd
> recommend using the ethernet port & then have the remote machines
> connect via ipp (port 631).
> ipp://<ipaddress>:631/printers/<printername>
> ipp://<target>.local:631/printers/<printername> or from a Win Vista Win7
> use http instead: http://<ipaddress>:631/printers/<printername>

Is that just for printers, or should scanners prefer ethernet to USB?  
(If there is such a beast.)


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