GFI FaxMaker notifies the user about the status of sent faxes/SMS by sending a transmission report. The report contains details of the fax/SMS transmission which can, to an extent be altered. This article provides instructions for altering the content details of the transmission reports.
To customize the template of transmission reports:
- Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\GFI\FaxMaker\data\reports (the default installation path).
- Open and edit the 'template' to using Notepad:
REPORT TEMPLATE DESCRIPTION error.fbt Transmission report for failed faxes recv.fbt Fax report for received faxes sent.fbt Fax report for sent faxes smserror.fbt Transmission report for failed SMS smsrecv.fbt Fax report for received SMS smssent.fbt Fax report for sent SMS summarysent.fbt Summarized transmission report when a fax is sent to multiple recipients. summarysent_details.fbt The details of failed fax transmissions. This section is appended to summarysent.fbt for each failed transmission.
- Modify the file using the following fields. Some fields may not be applicable for certain reports.
Shows both transmission date and time
Duration of transmission
Number of pages sent
Total number of pages requested to be sent
The fax resolution.
Recipient’s line number
Local line number
GFI FaxMaker line number.
Number of retries that GFI FaxMaker tried to establish a connection with the recipient.
A description of the status of fax transmission.
The DTMF (Dual-tone multi-frequency signaling)/DID Number.
The subject of the email requesting the fax transmission.
The billing code.
Recipient’s last name
Recipient’s first name
Recipient’s display name
Recipient’s company name
Recipient’s email address
Recipient’s fax number
Recipient’s phone number
Sender’s last name
Sender’s first name
Sender’s company name
Sender’s email address
Sender’s fax number
Sender’s phone number
Total number of faxes (summary reports only)
Number of faxes sent successfully (summary reports only)
Number of faxes that failed transmission (summary reports only)
The Transmission template is customized successfully to the individual requirement.
Configuring the Fax Transmission Reports