Samba and Winfax / Hylafax
RICK_ at t-online.de
Sat Jan 23 03:02:40 GMT 1999
Jan Kratochvil wrote:
> > In our office, the Unix-box is the only machine running 24 hours a day.
> > All clients (WIN9x,NT) and our Unix-application
> > (self-coded/Informix-based) put some faxjobs to the Unixbox and HylaFAX
> > sends the faxes immediately or scheduled over night.
> > If you´ve managed to configure SAMBA, you will sure succeed in running
> > HylaFAX too. If you´ve got trouble, there exist also a list with a lot
> > of HylaFAX-gurus to subscribe to.
> Sorry to bothering you but exist there also some (possible free)
> solution to RETRIEVE faxes received on the UNIX (server) box and look
> at them/print them on the Win9x machines?
> Last time (a year or two) I checked, only sending from Win9x to UNIX
> was implemented.
> Thanks for info, Lace
You can send *and* receive faxes on your Unix system through HylaFAX (and HylaFAX is free)!!!
Although we use HylaFAX in our office as a send-only system, you can receive faxes too. Let
HylaFAX store them as TIFF files in a SAMBA-share and look at them with with favourite
I´ll post this letter in the SAMBA-digest again, but also I´ll post it in the Hylafax-digest.
Some people there can surely tell you more about HylaFAX.
If you´ve got problems - don´t hesitate to mail me again.
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