PrintFactory Topology

Due to the modular nature of PrintFactory we are able to accommodate many different infrastructure topologies, from simple ‘1 box’ installs to complex distributed multisite solutions.  This document aims to explain the concepts and and powerful scaling functions within PrintFactory. Firstly, to understand how the PrintFactory solution can be scaled you need to understand how […]

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Software Manager – Updates from the cloud

This gives the details of available updates from the PrintFactory cloud interface.   With the cloud connection any extra artefacts are shown here. From software updates to profiles. By clicking the blue tick box on and off and clicking Install in the bottom right, the artefacts are downloaded and installed as required. The lists are […]

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Software Manager – Resources for Profiles, Labels, etc.

Resources This gives the detail of all your own configurations from profiles to customised labels and cutter options. Everything here is stored in the cloud and can be accessed from this terminal. The ‘+’ and ‘-‘ icons enable items to be added and removed from the Resource Manager Cloud. This not only keeps the specific variables […]

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Software Manager – Using Connectivity Cloud Information

Connectivity This gives the current status of your license and connections. With the green ticks the computer you are working on has a connection to the computer holding the license server, as well as showing the IP address for it. The settings box allows one to amend this, by clicking it. In turn it has […]

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Creating an Account in PrintFactory Cloud

There are several ways to create an account in PrintFactory.  Usually a company account will already have been created and an administrator account setup.  The administrator can then add new users to the account using the Add User button in Account Settings.  The user will then receive an email with registration info.

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License Update

Go to the Software Manager application Click the “Update” button The Software Manager application can be accessed by accessing “License Info” from the Help menu in either the RIP or Editor application.

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RIP to PrintFactory Cloud Communication

To configure the bi-directional communication between RIP and the cloud platform, the following steps have to be performed: Enable the Data Collection on your license. For this, go to the Manage license page, and set Data Collection to ON.   Type ‘I agree’ in the bottom text box of the Data Policy in order to […]

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Media Reporting

Here you can find information regarding the Gross and the Net media usage.   The Gross media represents the total media used by the job, including the media used by marks, labels or bleeds, as well as the wasted media on which nothing is printed. The Gross media is more explicitly represented in the image […]

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