How To Configure A Shared Folder For Scanning On Mac OSX Operating System

How To Configure A Shared Folder For Scanning On Mac OSX Operating System

Table of Contents:

  1. Create A Shared Folder
  2. Obtain The IP Address Of The System
  3. Setup Scanning On Dell Laser Printers
  4. Previous Step (Selecting An Operating System For Scanning Setup)

This article explains how to configure a shared folder for scanning to on Mac OSX Operating System

1. Create A Shared Folder

  1. Create a new folder on the computer
  2. Click on the Apple icon in the top left corner and select System Preferences
  3. Click on Sharing and then check the File Sharing box to enable file sharing
  4. Next, add the created folder by clicking the Plus(+) symbol below the list of shared folders
  5. Select the created folder and then click Add
  6. On the right hand column, configure the share access for the scan folder. Select Everyone, and then select Read & Write
  7. After configuring the share rights, click on Options
  8. Check the Share Files and Folders Using SMB box, and make sure the user account check box is checked
  9. Click Done

2. Obtain The IP Address Of The System

Please save the IP address of the system somewhere for reference as it will be used in the printer setup
  1. Go to System Preferences
  2. Select Network
  3. Write down the IP Address listed on the network screen

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Article ID: SLN289015

Last Date Modified: 02/02/2017 06:39 AM

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