[svlug] offtopic: fax server question...
alvin at planet.fef.com
Fri Sep 18 18:37:23 PDT 1998
hi ya Amy
> I'm wondering if I can pick anyone's brain here. I have a client that
> wants a cgi-form to send a fax to the recipient. The form is written with
> coldfusion but I can use PERL if you twist my arm.
yes..twist their arm..you will need perl or some scripting...
> I know I've seen this done before but I have no clue where to start or how
> to go about it.
to do a linux fax server....there is a mini-HOWTO/Fax-Server...
- you will need mgetty_fax* package or efax* or which ever you like
- you will need gs ( ghostscript ) to convert the doc to be faxed into group3 format
- you will need to have your modems setup for dialing out
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