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OP Settings


The Settings form allows for the configuration of OP settings. To edit the OP settings, click on Settings in the Navigator Pane.

 

OP is designed to add an extra level of protection to your OP’s administrator back-end, asking for a username and password before accessing the administrator login page. You can remove your OP password as long as you are the only person with access to OP. Removing your password will allow you to completely bypass the login process. Note: Disabling password prompts might be a security risk.

Multi-language Support (experimental). OP supports numerous languages to increase its ease of use. The languages supported include: English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. OP will auto-detect the language used by the operating system. The default interface is set to English.

OP Print Release Station can pause the print jobs until released automatically or manually by administrator.

The OP Clients provide additional features that may be of use to users (display the user's account balance, print log and prepaid cards).

OP includes notifications to alert users about printing information:
• If a quota is exceeded for a user/printer/computer/group
• If an account balance drops below that set for a user/printer/computer/group
The message sent to the user can be customized using personal information
Please make sure that the Messenger service or OP Desktop Client for the print client is running. Otherwise, the user will not receive the notification message.

By default, each paper size has its own cost. If a program does not know the size of the paper (especially for network printers), then it applies the default cost of printing. 

 

OP allows to change the parameters of print jobs:
• Save the image of a printed document *
• Print a job with a watermark 
• Grayscale printing (from color to grayscale) 
• Redirecting print jobs to another printer 
• Save jobs spooled in Print Spooler
• Accurate calculation of pages count and color
* Print jobs can be saved and viewed later as an image. Print jobs may also have a preview image available. When printing a document, it will be saved as an image. You have the option to save the file as a JPEG, GIF, PNG or TIFF. 

 

You can define your own logo image and custom link in the OP Web Admin Panel. Click the Settings in OP Web Admin and locate the ‘Logo Image Settings’ field. In the field use the ‘Upload File’ button to upload your logo image. To add a custom link, enter the URL in the ‘Link’ text field. 

 

 

The default logging policy is used to overwrite logs as required, providing that the size of events is at least 500MB. This policy can be customized for different logs. The log entry options include:
• Overwrite events as required
• Overwrite events older than X days
• Do not overwrite events (clear the log manually)

 

Create a backup of the OP database (local storage). You can initiate the OP database backups using the Scheduling settings to call a backup script.

Default User Tab (Default Printer/Computer are equal)

OP can apply many settings on a per user basis, but it also offers a default user setting to allow for simple specification of certain settings applicable to many users. The default user settings include Default Quota and Default Restrictions. OP provides a feature for detecting unknown users who can then be easily added to a list of users with default settings.

Reports

You can schedule a report of printer usage to be sent via email on one of the following schedules:
• Once ('Send Report Now' button)
• Daily (sent each morning)
• Weekly (sent first day of the week)
• Monthly (sent first day of the month)

Default Paper Types Cost

Using the Default Paper Types Cost tab, a default cost per page can be assigned to the printers. This setting can be changed at a later date on a per printer basis.

Notification

Notifier will enable administrators to receive message notifications from OP.
Notifier displays notifications on the Admin Panel or sends an email notification when:
• Print control service is running
• Printer/user/computer is added or removed
• Printer status has changed
• Database query error occurred
• Printer supplies are low
• Cost of printing or printed pages for a user/printer/computer exceeds an agreed amount
• Printer/user/computer enters an inactive state


You will always be alerted automatically when a new message arrives.

 

About Tab

OP Update can be used to schedule automatic update checks. By default, it is set to automatically check every week. Alternatively, scheduled checks can be switched off.

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