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Using Web Image Monitor

Using Web Image Monitor, you can check the machine status and change settings.

Available operations

The following operations can be remotely performed using Web Image Monitor from a client computer.

  • Displaying machine status or settings

  • Checking the print job status or history

  • Checking, modifying, printing, or deleting print jobs stored in the Document Server

  • Interrupting currently printing jobs

  • Resetting the machine

  • Managing the Address Book

  • Making machine settings

  • Making network protocol settings

  • Making security settings

Configuring the machine

To perform the operations from Web Image Monitor, TCP/IP is required. After the machine is configured to use TCP/IP, operations from Web Image Monitor become available.

Recommended Web browser

  • Windows:

    Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2 or higher

    Firefox 1.0 or higher

  • Mac OS:

    Firefox 1.0 or higher

    Safari 1.0, 1.2, 2.0 (412.2) or higher

Web Image Monitor supports screen reader software. We recommend JAWS 7.0 or a later version.


  • Safari cannot be used on Mac OS X 10.4.1.

  • Display and operation problems can occur if you do not enable JavaScript and cookies, or if you are using a non-recommended Web Browser.

  • If you are using a proxy server, change the Web browser settings. Contact your administrator for information about the settings.

  • If you click your browser's back button but the previous page does not appear, click the browser's refresh button and try again.

  • Machine information is not automatically updated. To perform an update, click [Refresh] in the display area.

  • We recommend using Web Image Monitor in the same network.

  • You cannot access to the machine from outside the firewall.

  • When using the machine under DHCP, the IP address may be automatically changed by the DHCP server settings. Enable DDNS setting on the machine, and then connect using the machine's host name. Alternatively, set a static IP address to the DHCP server.

  • If the HTTP port is disabled, connection to the machine using the machine's URL cannot be established. SSL setting must be enabled on this machine. For details, consult your network administrator.

  • When using the SSL encryption protocol, enter “https://(machine's IP address or host name)/”.

  • Internet Explorer must be installed on your computer. Use the most recent available version. We recommend Internet Explorer 6.0 or later.

  • When you are using Firefox, fonts and colors may be different, or tables may be out of shape.

  • When using a host name under Windows Server 2003/2003 R2/2008, or Windows Vista with IPv6 protocol, perform host name resolution using an external DNS server. The host file cannot be used.

  • To use JAWS 7.0 under Web Image Monitor, you must be running Windows OS and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2, or a later version.