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LDAP register on imagerunner network printer

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We recently got a Canon imagerunner C5185i network printer, I have everything else set up except LDAP registration so that it can pull address book off the Exchange server. I am using Exchange 2003 running on Win Server 2003.

It wants to know server name, server address, location to start search, and whether or not to use login. I have tried putting public name, simple name, FQDN, public IP, internal IP, and various things into the location to start search box from stuff I have found on Canon site and Google, but none work. I already know you have to restart the printer to make the settings take.

Anyone have any experience with this and know what it wants exactly?
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by:MikeKane
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We use the same Canon's here:  

Server name is hostname
Server address is the IP
Location to start search will depend on your version of LDAP, basically your version of windows server, but should look like:
"ou=system accounts,dc=domainname,dc=com"
This is basically the location you want the ldap searches to start in.


Use the logon info if you need to specify an account with LDAP lookup permissions?  
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by:Bob Stone
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I tried that, but I must have gotten something wrong still, maybe the syntax or something, I dunno.
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by:MikeKane
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Is it working now for you?  
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by:Bob Stone
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No, not sure why either.
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I double checked my settings.....  

Make your start point the entire domain for now.... you can restrict it later if you like....  

dc=domain,dc=local  


Also, you probably need to specify an account for LDAP lookups.  

You should try adding a domain account with a non-expiring password in the logon fields as well.    

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by:MikeKane
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Oh, and make sure that your copier can communicate with the LDAP server on port 389 as well....  
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by:Bob Stone
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I am setting up a new Exchange server now with DNS and all that sorted out better. Maybe that will help.
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by:NeilNuttall
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Was having problems, until I tried this in the ImageRunner's LDAP settings
(NB: We are using W2K3)
Login information: Use (not Use (Secure Authentication))
User: domain\username
Password: password
Domain: <leave blank>
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