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, Active Directory, or OCSP-based system to ensure full control of your environment.
Lexmark Authentication Processes have the following advantages: