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Configure Integrated Scanning

To set up Integrated ScanningIntegrated Scanning provides a secure, consistent, and easy way for users to scan documents to: their own email address, their own home folders, or other authorized email and folder destinations.:

  1. Set up the scan actions.

  2. Configure the capture settings.
  3. Enable Integrated Scanning for a device.

Step 1: Set up the scan actions

You can create any number of scan actions to meet your needs.

  1. Select Devices > Scan Actions.

    The Scan Actions page is displayed with a list of all available scan actions.

  2. In the Actions menu, click Create new.

    The Scan Action Details page is displayed.

  3. Set the scan action destination to one of the following:

  1. Complete the fields in the Document area:

  2. Complete the fields in the Input settings and Output settings areas:

  3. If you want to include any notes about the scan action, enter them in the Admin Notes area. For example, if you have specified an email address, you might want to explain who the email is being sent to.

  4. Click Save & configure access.

    The Access List page is displayed. This page allows you to set the scanning permissions.

  5. Select the groups and users to whom you want to make this scan action available:

    1. Select the group or user from the list

    2. Click Add.

    The user or group is added to the Access Control List (ACL).

    For more information about setting up groups, see Groups in PaperCut NG/MF.

Step 2: Configure the capture settings

  1. Click Options > Capture. The Capture screen is displayed.

  2. In the OCR section, select one of the following options:
  3. In the Languages section, select up to 10 languages that you want to be able to scan.


    Although you can select up to 10 languages, the more you select the poorer the overall scanning performance. Usually up to five languages is a good number for most environments.

  4. Click Apply.

Step 3: Enable Integrated Scanning for a device

For each scanning device, you must enable Integrated Scanning.


Ensure your Multifunction Device is configured for Integrated Scanning. For more information, see the embedded guide for the device.

  1. In the Admin web interface, click the Devices tab.

    The External Device List page is displayed.

  2. Select a device.

    The Device Details page is displayed.

  3. In the Integrated Scanning area, select the Enable Integrated Scanning check box.


    This option is not available if your device does not support Integrated Scanning.

  4. Click OK.

Integrated Scanning jobs are included in the existing PaperCut MF reports when you track and control scanning, and are reported on in the same way as native scanning jobs. For more information, see Reports.


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