Examples are all over the Internet, but be aware that FaxDispatch does not go into /etc, but rather into /var/spool/hylafax/etc. Hylafax Faxdispatch I have a question about hyalafax faxdispatch. Default FaxDispatch file – routes all inbound faxes to FaxMaster as PDF. |FaxDispatch| isn’t on |/var/spool/hylafax/etc|. Where can I find it? > FaxDispatch needs to be created by you. If it was contained in the package then it would.

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When done, save the file and exit the editor. Update as necessary for the target environment.

Hylafax Delivery to Samba Share

If you can not or do not want to use the apt repository, you can download the packages directly from the following directory:. After successfully adding the repository, you will have the following additional packages available:. Now you can not only send and receive faxes, but received faxes are also received as e-mail attachments. And a folder where the faxes are. Plug in your modems and Run: The FaxDispatch script is run as a shell script, so can use whatever features faxdispxtch default shell has.

It should be something like dept1: For best results use PDFs as they seem to be processed reliably and are already paper sized. Press Enter to accept them. The extension it should use.

The file in recvq must already be present and faxdiwpatch proper permissions, presumeably it’s leftover from a previous fax. The driver found the fourth port on the card, but couldn’t use it because all four ports ttyS0-ttyS3 were already in use that’s what the “” error means. First, the received fax is converted to a. It can be downloaded here. Issue this command sendfax -z batchfaxnumbers. Next, select the printer type.


Modify the user to allow sufake the faxrcvd and cleanup. Initial Configuration run the faxsetup utility to begin configuring hylafax. Fax sending and receiving is very time critical.

Ubuntu – Debian – How To Set Up HylaFax Linux Fax Server

Once you have a fax-modem connected to your system see more about connecting a modem to your Debian system on the Modems page you install the HylaFAX package with faxdispatc command:. The file mode setting for new job qfiles in the HylaFAX queues sendq and doneq is controlled by the JobProtection config option. The FAX number is completely unedited and unverified. Configuring Email to Fax with Exim The email becomes raxdispatch first page and all attachments will be sent as additional pages, however handling of the attachments is not perfect, in particular jpeg.

The maximum number of the serial ports you can set the kernel boot to is 16,if you need more, kernel 2. Install GFax from faxdipsatch install gfax 2.

The commercially available clients tend to be more sophisticated including the ability to view incoming faxes, but at a price. If this step fails, there is a likely a communication problem with your modem. Accept the default Yes answer to run faxmodem on your newly configured modem to verify settings. Because USR modem doesn’t have the un-wedged option as the Mainpine modem, you have to tell hylafax to try to set it up more then default 2 times. Remember to restart every faxgetty when you add uucp to a new group.

See Also Hylafax home page Samba home page. If there are no pre-existing TIF files in the directory any will do, name doesn’ matter either only to Hylafax, no user mode testing. Answer Yes to adding a FaxMaster alias. HylaFax last modified When you send anything to this printer, a dialog box will appear:. Check the configuration file:. The packages found there should work for both Debian and Ubuntu, so you can use the same apt line for both distributuions.


For a fax to email gateway, the defaults are acceptable, but if you want to share files directly out of the fax queue with a FTP or HTTP server, other permissions may be desirable.

HylaFax – Debian Wiki

As you would expect, the HylaFAX server will send an e-mail confirming delivery or failure to do so to the specified e-mail address.

To go to the sourceforge pages for this software to comment, report bugs, or get source code, click here. Fax recipients must have addresses in this format: Their Web site is at:.

By default, HylaFAX has always made the listings of the recvq include all faxes to any client connected to hfaxd.

Note that you may want to increase the time value for “Timeout when converting? You can use a modified subnet address to let everyone on your network submit faxes to the server. At the shell prompt type in the command:. Assuming there were no errors, you will see a menu like the following: The default file mode set on incoming fax by faxgetty is Running Modem ttyS15 1. Access Controls To allow users on the local network access to the fax server, you can use a subnet wide rule to faxdispatc everyone use it, or select individual addresses.