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Setting up Fax services on SBS

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We would like to fax from our network - following the load advice from all the manuals it says nothing about having a modem attached. Do we need to attach a fax machine to the server or does Exchange convert and dial the fax machine on the other side? It sounds a bit far fetched that the server will dial into a fax machine. Also can we have a fax device shared on a pc and go through that. I need a dummy guide on how to setup the fax services i.e attach fax device to bla bla. Any help would be appreciated.
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Alan Huseyin Kayahan earned 2000 total points
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Hello Gregopsg,
     "Exchange convert and dial the fax machine on the other side?"
        For "dialing" ability, server needs a fax modem. The types of fax machines that I know cant be attached to a PC to work together, but if you have some advanced device lika all-in one printers, it may work.
      Here is a good manual
http://www.smallbizserver.net/Articles/tabid/266/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/73/How-to-configure-SBS-fax.aspx

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Thanks for that - it is clearer we have purchased a fax modem - Who the heck faxes now days anyway ;-)

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