Multifunction printers and other devices provide users a method of accessing the network either to send information via e-mail or scan and send information into network folders or other applications. To best protect your information, you need to ensure who is scanning really has access; therefore, Lexmark has incorporated user authentication into our multifunction printers.
This authentication can be via user name and password, via a proximity or swipe card, or via a smart card. The devices integrate the access control and authorisation to your existing LDAP or Active Directory to ensure full control of your environment.
Lexmark Authentication Processes have the following advantages: