Part 4 - How to install and configure HYLAFax
Get the RPM and verify if it is the latest:
Start HylaFAX configuration:
Accept all defaults in this script except where mentioned:
Last line is optionnal, we can leave it at "root". Replace "firstname.lastname@example.org" by the email address where all status messages will be received by HylaFAX. This enables the system status monitoring.
Enter your regional code. Mine is 450.
Type in your serial port. Either ttyS0 or ttyS1.
Again type in your regional code.
Here, type in the fax number and the company name that will be shown on the fax page header.
Last three lignes, we need to assign user rights. If you need to.
Usualy we leave this setting to 1 so the modem answers after 1 ring.
I like to change this ligne in french because it is the language I primarily use, just leave it blank to accept the default if you need it to be in english.
Answer "no" to the question: "Do you want to run faxaddmodem to configure another modem".
Answer the default yes.
Add users without passwords:
Add each user with this command. Careful with the capitals in the user name. When used with WHFC client, I preffer not using passwords, but if you need to use them, use the following command instead:
Add users with passwords (optional):
DOT NOT USE "!" IN THE PASSWORDS.
Edit this file for the modem automatic answer:
Add at the end of the file:
Modify this file to choose where to send received faxes:
On the 7th line, add the reciver's email address, change the line:
For this one:
The user should be a distribution group or better, if you use Exchange, an email box that many can have access to.
In the same file, add under SENDTOemail@example.com;
Enables to receive an email with the fax attached as a PDF file.
Edit this file to avoid page chopping, complete pages will be sent:
At the 10th line from the end, change the line:
For: (remove the first #)
Enable the pages to be sent in full. (Does not seams to work with the last page, if someone finds a way to fix it, please let me know by email: howto[@]sertec[.]ca).
Restart the server: