Hi i would like to ask if it is possible to save the incoming faxes with the callerid and the company name as a part of a filename of a pdf of the. Configuring Email to Fax with Exim; Automatically Printing Incoming Faxes; Viewing faxes . When done, save the file and exit the editor. Setup the partitions as follows (hylafax by default puts all faxes and temp files in / var, To have hylafax save incoming faxes in pdf format (it will work to copy the.

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HylaFAX is a free fax server program consisting of several daemons that runs on a Debian Linux system. In some cases the fax client is simply a logical printer.

A fax server can be a real paper saver for organizations that send a lot of outbound faxes. Because there is no way to address hylafas fax to a given individual in an organization i.

HylaFax – Debian Wiki

First, the received fax is converted to a. PDF, or Hylafac file. It then sends an e-mail to a user listed in the configuration with an FTP link to the file. You could also have HylaFAX attach the file to the e-mail.

Note that these e-mail options would require you to have Sendmail installed and configured on the 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 the command:.

Have your modem hooked up before proceeding.

At the shell prompt type in the command:. Answer Yes to adding a FaxMaster alias. For a user to received fax-related mail enter the user hyllafax you created for yourself during the Debian installation. Press Enter to accept these values. Press Enter to accept the default Yes response. Enter the correct ttyS designation for the serial port your fax-modem is connected to ttyS0 is for COM1.

For most you can accept hylavax default values by pressing Enter. Even if your modem supports both Class 1 and Class 2 you should set it to Class 1 for compatibility with all fax machines. You will then be asked for values specific to the modem. Just press Enter to accept the default values as they are a result of the modem query and the class you selected.

The non-default scheduler values will then be displayed with a confirmation prompt. The Area Code may not be correct. If so, answer No hylqfax correct any erroneous values. Answer No when asked if you want to configure another modem.

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

Accept the default Yes answer to run faxmodem on your newly configured modem to verify settings. If you want to manually edit the file that contains these settings do so with the command:. Add this line to config. Check the configuration file:. One last that item is to let HylaFAX know who is allowed to send faxes.


You can use a modified subnet address to let everyone on your network submit faxes to the server. As an example, if your using a subnet address for your network of When done, save the file and exit the editor. Do NOT edit the files in these directories.

HylaFAX scheduler on localhost: The first line indicates that the HylaFAX daemon is running. The eave line indicates that the fax-modem is initialized and ready. The packages found there should work for both Debian and Ubuntu, so you can use the same apt line for both distributuions. Usually you will receive a warning that my packages are not authenticated when you try to add my packages for the first time since I am not a Debian or Ubuntu maintainer.

After successfully adding the repository, you will have the following additional packages available:. If you can not or do not want to use the apt repository, you can download the packages directly from the following directory:. The commercially available clients tend to be more sophisticated including the ability to view incoming faxes, but at a price.

However, you may need only one or two of these more sophisticated clients to manage received faxes and set up the majority of network users hylafac a less-sophisticated free client.

You then simply modify to printer port properties to point to the Hglafax address of your fax server. The above Web page not only provides a download link for the software but has excellent instructions with screen shots on how to set up the WinPrint HylaFAX client. Once installed, you can print to a HylaFAX Server from any application, and it will pop up a incomint dialog box, allowing you to enter the destination FAX number.

It can be downloaded here. To go to the sourceforge pages for this software to comment, report bugs, or get source code, click here. It is packaged in hylaffax form of a Windows Installer, which installs the required sets of. DLL files and registers the monitor with the system. Next, a box will pop up for you to name the port. Next, select kncoming printer type. Most any other PostScript printer will probably work.

Do not share the printer. Since it pops up the dialog box asking where to send the FAX job locally, this would be ugly, at best. Locate the port you just created. You have to manually create the address book folder C: When you send anything to this printer, a dialog box will appear:.


The FAX number is completely unedited and unverified. As you would expect, the HylaFAX server will send an e-mail confirming delivery or failure to do so hylafac the specified e-mail address. The following steps illustrate how we can configure Hylafax to transmit incoming faxes to a pre-defined e-mail address. The recipient will receive the fax as an e-mail attachment.

Now you can ssve only send and receive faxes, but received faxes are also icoming as icnoming attachments. They also have several mailing lists that you can subscribe to as well as archives of mailing list messages.

Their Web site is at:. Job protection has been enhanced in HylaFAX hylqfax. The groub bits thus control the uid permissions while the other bits control the other permissions.

The file mode setting for new job qfiles in the HylaFAX queues sendq and doneq is controlled by the JobProtection incooming option. If PublicJobQ is set to false, then this file mode determines the permissions of the clients to incomig the jobs, following the HylaFAX permission model of the group bits controlling uid permissions and the other bits controlling other permissions.

By default, HylaFAX has always made the listings of the recvq include all faxes to any client connected to hfaxd. The default file mode set on incoming fax by faxgetty is It can be changed with the RecvFileMode parameter in the modem config file. Complex access restrictions can be implemented using FaxDispatch.

In some setup, the recipient of a fax is known according to the incoming modem, DID or some other parameter available to FaxDispatch. In such cases, it is possible to have HylaFAX restrict the received faxes to the right users at reception. FaxDispatch can now be used to give the received faxes to the right users.


For more FaxDispatch options, see http: Remember icoming restart every faxgetty when you add uucp to a new group. It is also possible to configure sudo hylafas allow the uucp user to change a file to any group by adding the following lines to the sudoers file:. Note that this allows the uucp user to change the group of any file, even files owned by other users. Documents in the docq directory use the normal access restrictions of HylaFAX to define who can access which file.

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