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Date:      Sun, 18 Aug 1996 12:54:01 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Annelise Anderson <>
Cc:, Gary Palmer <>
Subject:   Re: hylafax
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>

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On Sat, 17 Aug 1996, Annelise Anderson wrote:

> > You have to run `faxd'
> I couldn't find faxd but I found faxd.recv.  This seems to eliminate
> the "can not reach "fax" service message; now I get (even as root):
> The server does not have a permissions file.  Server refused; you
> do not have permission to use the fax server from CON.

I think I ran into problems like this.  You need to create
/var/spool/fax/etc/tsi and put in it:


That grants EVERYONE permission to send & receive faxes.  

> In any event hylafax seems to be more complicated than I expected,
> with lots of files and lots of man pages to read.  The hylafax man
> page itself talks about a permissions file but doesn't explain where
> it should be located or its format.

Hylafax is a mess, unfortunately.  It helps a bunch to build the port
rather than hack it yourself.  

I beat on it a few months ago, and have it in manual-recieve mode

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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