Lotus Notes/Domino can be used to send faxes and SMS. This article describes how it works and provides links to configuration guides for each supported version of Lotus Domino/Notes.
GFI FaxMaker can be installed in a Lotus Domino/Notes 4/5/6/6.5 environment, either directly on the server or on a separate machine. For larger networks, it is recommended to install GFI FaxMaker on a separate machine than Lotus Notes/Domino.
Figure 1: GFI FaxMaker installed on the Lotus Notes machine
The following table describes the main processes involved in sending and receiving faxes through Lotus Notes/Domino:
Users send faxes/SMS using:
NOTE: The default fax (faxmaker.com) and SMS (smsmaker.com) domains can be customized by the GFI FaxMaker administrator. Use the configured fax or SMS domain accordingly. For more information refer to Fax and SMS domain names.
Lotus Notes/Domino routes faxes/SMS to a dedicated mailbox. GFI FaxMaker retrieves faxes/SMS from this mailbox via POP3. To do this:
NOTE: The default fax (faxmaker.com) and SMS (smsmaker.com) domains can be customized by the GFI FaxMaker administrator.
|Received faxes/SMS||After determining the users to forward incoming faxes/SMS to, GFI FaxMaker sends transmission report via SMTP to the Lotus Domino/Notes server.|
Figure 2: GFI FaxMaker processes
Browse to one of the following links that contain setup instructions for GFI FaxMaker related to the version of Lotus Notes/Domino you are using:
- Setting up Lotus Notes 4 and 5 with GFI FaxMaker
- Setting up Lotus Domino/Notes 6 with GFI FaxMaker
- Setting up Lotus Domino/Notes 6.5 with GFI FaxMaker