Choose the hardware options for the fax-modem your machine has, or is connected to:
Select the port the fax-modem is connected to. Please note
correspond to what's called “COM1” on
what's called “COM2”, and so on.
Select the fax type of the fax-modem,
Class 2 or
Class 2 is the recommended
setting if your hardware supports it.
Select the communications flow control between software
xonxoff) or hardware
ctsrts). Hardware flow control is the
recommended setting if your hardware supports it.
Figure 3.17, “Fax Server Hardware Options” shows an example for a Class 2 fax-modem with hardware flow control connected to “COM1”.
Using the Options tab you can fill other options for your fax system:
The International Dialing Code for your country. You can refer to Wikipedia's list of country calling codes for a complete list of all countries dialing codes, or ask your phone company.
The local area code for your city, if you don't know it you can ask your phone company.
The telephone number of the line the fax-modem is connected to.
Select the appropriate dial rules for your system from the pull-down list. Dialing rules automate dialing prefixes so there's no need to include a number sequence to get an outside line, for example.
Figure 3.18, “Fax Server System Options” shows an example for a system
located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with fax number
1234-5678 and with no special dialing rules.
Once you are satisfied with your settings, click on, your system is ready to send faxes.