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KPAX software data collector agent KPAX software data collector agent is a piece of software that is installed on a Windows environment (preferably server or user workstation) with connectivity to the printing systems. KPAX software data collector agent runs as a Windows® service allowing it to run 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in a closed session. At a regular and customizable frequency, the Windows service discovers the devices on the network (defined by IP address ranges) and collects general information, counters, ink/toner levels, and consumable parts, as well as LCD panel alerts/message. KPAX Liberty KPAX Liberty hardware is a data collector agent. It eliminates the need to install a software agent. It does not have an operating system (Linux, macOS, Windows, or Unix) but has a firmware which makes it much more secure than a computer or a Raspberry Pi. Furthermore, all the data it collects is secured with 256-bit AES, with symmetric private key (identical to military encryption or that which is used for banking transactions). Type of information collected KPAX Agent collects the following information (non-exhaustive list): Collected data: The agent is only able to collect this information when it is available in the equipment's memory. No print job or user data is collected. Information collection and transmission methods: KPAX Agent and Liberty collect print and copy equipment information using SNMP, ICMP and HTTP protocols. The data collected by KPAX Agent is transmitted to the central database via HTTP (port 80), or HTTPS (port 443). KPAX Liberty transmits its information via port 443 SSH with AES 256bit encryption. KPAX security note – ACDI Document & Print Services Material identification • Manufacturer • Model • Serial number • IP address • Mac address • Network name Use of equipment • Machine counter • Total Mono / Color • Advanced counters (print, copy, scan, fax, A3, A4, both sides) • Proprietary meters (Canon, Xerox, Kyocera, Ricoh, Lexmark) • Consumables and parts • Technical alerts (LCD panel and additional MIB information) Hardware feature • Typology (MFP, printer, ..) • Technology (laser, inkjet, etc.) • Color support • R/V Support • Date of installation • Firmware version

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