Mail to Fax Settings - Microsoft Fax

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To enable or disable Mail to Fax


Send faxes from e-mail (using Windows Fax Service)

This option allows you to enable or disable Mail to Fax - Microsoft Fax functionality. Check this checkbox, if you want to send faxes from e-mail. If Fax Voip is configured As Windows Service, administrator privileges may be required to change this option.


By default, the Mail to Fax function is available for any e-mail address. However, you can allow or deny the use of this function for one, several, or all e-mail addresses by using Mail to Fax Rules. See also in the General Settings (Mail to Fax Rule) chapter of this user manual.


Notes



E-mail attachment types


The options below can be overridden in the Mail to Fax Rules, see in the Attachments Settings (Mail to Fax Rule) chapter of this user manual.


Allow any file types as e-mail attachments

If this option is selected, Mail to Fax will accept e-mails with any attachments. Please note that this in no way guarantees that your document will be correctly converted and faxed. See also in the E-mail attachments chapter of this user manual.

Allow only the specified file extensions

If this option is selected, Mail to Fax will only accept e-mail attachments with specified file extensions. Enter the file extensions in the text box on the right. The file extensions should be separated by a semicolon. Example: .TIF;.PDF;.TXT.



Priority and schedule


The options below can be overridden in the Mail to Fax Rules, see in the Schedule Settings (Mail to Fax Rule) chapter of this user manual.


When sending faxes from e-mails, set the following priority

Specify the priority to use when sending the fax generated by the Mail to Fax function. All faxes that have a high priority will be sent before a fax that has a normal or a low priority. All faxes that have a normal priority will be sent before a fax that has a low priority. The default priority is normal.

Schedule faxes from e-mails when discount rates apply

Specify if the fax generated by the Mail to Fax function should be sent when discount rates apply. On Windows Server computer, discount rate settings can be configured in Microsoft Fax Service Manager (Fax (Local) -> Properties -> Outbox). On Windows 10 (Windows 8.1, Windows 7) computer, discount rate settings can be configured in Windows Fax and Scan application (Tools -> Fax Settings -> Advanced).



Mail to Fax and Delivery Receipts Service - Microsoft Fax


Startup type

Indicates how the Mail to Fax and Delivery Receipts subsystem is started (Application or Windows Service). In the case of service, the name of the account under which the Fax Voip MsFax Mail service is started is also displayed.

Status

Indicates if mail subsystem (Fax Voip MsFax Mail service) is running.


Click to configure services

Click to switch to the Options and Logs page where you can configure whether to run Fax Voip as Windows service or not, and also specify the user account under which mail services should be started. See also in the Configure Mail to Fax (Mail to Audio) and Delivery Receipts systems as Windows Service chapter of this user manual.