• Discover Printers

    Once you have completed your Device Scout installation, the Device Scout will be set up for the first time. Your Device Scout will be automatically registered to Beacon and when registration is complete, the Device Sc...
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  • Changing the default print driver to HP Universal Print Driver PCL6

    The Print Scout installs a default printer queue called the Pharos Secure Printer. This queue uses the HP Universal Print Driver PCL 5 by default.  It is possible to change the printer driver used by this printer...
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  • Download Device Scout

    Depending on your license, the Device Scout will: Continually discover and collect information from your network print devices and sends that information back to Beacon. The Device Scout runs various tasks on defined...
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  • Document Management Tool

    The Document Management tool is a light HTML-based popup that's part of the Print Scout or Mac Print Scout. This tool enables print users to: View documents in their print queue Delete documents they no longer need ...
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  • Beacon Device Scout: System Requirements

    This document will help you to properly size a deployment environment for the Device Scout.   Hardware Requirements  The following Microsoft Windows platforms will support the latest Beacon Device Scout, in...
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  • Beacon Web Application Requirements

    Web Client Application Software  The Web Client Application Software is supported on both Microsoft Windows and Apple MAC OS platforms. System requirements for each platform are outlined below.   Microsoft ...
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  • Sentry Print Driver Compatibility

    Sentry Print automatically installs a print queue (Pharos Secure Printer) that uses a default print driver (HP Universal Printing PCL 5). The following section describes how to test the compatibility of the default pr...
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  • Sentry Print Services: Overview

    Sentry Print Services is a cloud solution that allows people in your organization to securely release their print jobs at a conveniently located printer. In the Sentry Print system, people print as they normally do, b...
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  • Beacon Print Scout: System Requirements

    Before you install the Beacon Print Scout, we strongly recommend that you already have the Beacon Device Scout installed and successfully pulling data.   Hardware Requirements Windows Print Scout (Server Mode): W...
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  • Subsequent Uniprint Scout Registrations

    Uniprint Scout Registration To register subsequent Uniprint Scouts, simply copy the downloaded Uniprint Scout installer package on the Uniprint servers and then run the install as usual. Scouts are then automatically ...
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  • Set Service

    You can use the Inventory screen to help you manage your device inventory. For example, you can remove devices that are no longer in service while retaining the ability to run historical reports on your retired device...
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  • Local Devices Ratio

    The Local Devices Ratio shows the number of print users per local device (personal printer attached to an individual workstation) in your organization. Use this metric to determine if your ratio reflects an optimal st...
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  • Deploying the Print Scout to multiple machines

    Deploying Windows Print Scout Deploying Mac Print Scout After installing the first Print Scout, you can now deploy Print Scout to user workstations. Each workstation and print server needs a Print Scout inst...
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  • Device Utilization

    Utilization is a measure of cost effectiveness based on the page volume of a device or fleet, where 100% utilization represents the theoretical optimal balance between amortizing fixed costs and increased service cost...
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  • Print Scout Collect: Print User Info Scheduler

    Print Scout Settings   There are three user information collection settings. Typically a single print scout is designated as the one that manages user information collection for all print scouts.   Directo...
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  • Prepare for Uniprint Scout Deployment

    The Beacon Uniprint Scout can be deployed for Uniprint customers (version 8.4 and higher). The Beacon Uniprint Scout collects data from Uniprint printing activities; this data can be viewed and filtered in a variety o...
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  • Download and install a Uniprint Scout

    Uniprint Prerequisites Install the Device Scout on a Windows Server machine Hardware Requirements Software Requirements Constraints Uniprint Scout Installation Overview Installing the Uniprint ...
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  • Sentry Print Language Support

    The following user-facing components of Sentry Print support translations to French, Italian, German, and Spanish. The Mobile App will display screens in the language set on a user's mobile device. The Pharos Sentry...
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  • Secure Printers with SR25 Hardware

    SR25  is a hardware solution that interfaces with any printer to provide Secure Print job release.   Follow these steps to deploy SR25 to secure your printers. Step 1: Set up USB flash drive A USB flash dri...
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  • Uninstalling the Mac Print Scout

    To uninstall the Mac Print Scout from a Mac workstation:   1. Run the Uninstall utility, located in /Library/Application Support/Pharos/PrintScout. Double-click Uninstall. The following dialog box appears.  ...
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