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RE: Can IBM i fax over internet



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Jeff,

I assumed you had the fax card in the system as opposed to the external
modem. If you're looking for a modem less solution, others have posed
potential solutions.

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Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


-----Original Message-----
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeff
Crosby
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2014 10:27 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Can IBM i fax over internet

Magic Jack works with faxes, eh? Never thought of that. It's send only, we
don't receive any via 5798-FAX. But it would still need a modem attached to
the i, wouldn't it?

My original post talked about the phone line, but in the scenario I'm
thinking of there would be no modem on the i either.




On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 11:12 AM, Jim Oberholtzer <
midrangel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Almost,

Get a Magic Jack (don't laugh it's works and is cheap!) Now you don't
have to change the software etc, the IBM i still thinks it has a POTS
line.

The other option is a Vonage account. It's more expensive but also more
robust. Larry and I both use Vonage with no real issues.

--
Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


-----Original Message-----
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Jeff Crosby
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2014 9:55 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Can IBM i fax over internet

All,

We use 5798-FAX to fax many of our purchase orders. That product
faxes a specified spool file with confirmation that it completed, but
requires a phone line (or extension).

Is there a way to fax spool files via the internet instead of over a
phone line? I don't see where 5798-FAX has this ability.

Thanks.


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Jeff Crosby
VP Information Systems
UniPro FoodService/Dilgard
P.O. Box 13369
Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369
260-422-7531
www.dilgardfoods.com

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UniPro FoodService/Dilgard
P.O. Box 13369
Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369
260-422-7531
www.dilgardfoods.com

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