The Fax Voip FSP Mail to Fax system can be configured as Windows Service. The service is automatically started on Windows startup, before user logon. This option is recommended for multi-user systems.
It is strongly recommended to run Fax Voip FSP Mail service on behalf of the regular user account, and not under the local system or network service accounts. The specified user will be able to view and manage faxes generated by the service in Windows Fax and Scan application and also configure file type associations (responsible for the correct printing of various documents).
To configure Mail to Fax system as Windows Service
1. Open Fax Voip FSP Control Panel. Click Email in TreeView.
2. Select Run Mail to Fax system as Windows service option and then click <Apply>. Administrator privileges are required.
3. In the Mail to Fax service window, specify the user name and password of the account that will be used to run the Fax Voip FSP Mail service. The user account must be in the form DOMAIN\Username. By default, Fax Voip FSP suggests you to use the current account (with administrator rights). You should clear understand that only the specified user will be able to view and manage faxes generated by the service in Windows Fax and Scan application. Also, the file type associations (responsible for correct printing of various documents) should be configured under the specified user account. For the reasons mentioned above, you should not run this service under system or network service accounts*. Click OK.
4. Wait until the program completes all necessary actions and starts Fax Voip FSP Mail service.
5. After the installation is complete and the service is started, you should see Startup type: Windows Service and Status: Service is running, see picture below. The name of the account under which the service is started is also displayed in the Startup type field.
To change user account under which the service is started
It is assumed that Mail to Fax system is already configured as Windows Service.
1. Right click the Start button, and then click Computer Management.
2. In the Computer Management, on the left pane double-click Computer Management (Local), double-click Services and Applications, click Services.
3. Right click on the Fax Voip FSP Mail service. On the context menu, click Properties.
4. In the Fax Voip FSP Mail Properties (Local Computer) window, on the Log On page, select This account and then click Browse... .
5. In the Select User dialog, type account name and then click Check Names. Click OK.
6. Type the password for the selected user account in the Password and Confirm Password boxes, and then click OK.
7. Right click on the Fax Voip FSP Mail service. On the context menu, click Restart.