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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Managing the Fax System

For detailed control of how the Fax service sends and receives faxes, and to set up shared cover sheets that can be used by all of the computer's users, there's a management tool called Fax Console. You use this application to do the following:

  • Set up your fax devices to receive a fax

  • Change security permissions for fax users

  • Declare how many rings must occur before a fax device answers a fax

  • Determine how many retries are allowed before the fax device aborts the fax send

  • Specify where to store the sent or received faxes

  • Set the amount of detail for the event log

  • Suppress personal cover pages, to force the use of your organization's cover page design

To run it, double-click the Fax icon in Printers and Faxes, or choose Start, ...

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