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How to Allow Users to Change the Login Method on Smart Card Authentication Client (SCAC) Enabled Printers

Document ID:HO4113

Usergroup :External
10/19/17 Properties  


Affected products

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This will allow users to choose different ways of logging in to the printer.

NOTE: This is an additional feature once the user upgrades the printer firmware to FW4 (FW4.0.87).



Changing the login method

NOTE: Ensure that the printer firmware is at FW4 level. Please refer to how to check the printer's firmware for the steps. You may download the latest firmware (FW4) available in the Lexmark support site. Once you obtain the file, you may proceed and update the firmware by following the steps from how to update the printer's firmware.


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Access the printer’s embedded webserver (EWS – typing printer IP on a browser) and navigate through Apps > Smart Card Authentication Client > Configure.

Select the checkbox to enable “Allow Change Login” and click Apply to submit the changes.


From the printer’s home screen, click the upper-right icon (outlined in red on the image) to change the login method.


Click the drop down arrow to select login options.

Choose from the available methods displayed to log in.



Still need help?

If you need additional assistance, please go to the Lexmark support site, type your printer model and locate Get in Touch with Lexmark! for contact information. NOTE: When calling for support, you will need the following:

  • Name and version of the solution
  • Affected printer model/s
  • Printer serial number

Please be near the product/s described in this article to expedite the support process and reduce callbacks.




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