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Re: [hylafax-users] storing faxes?
that looks like a good idea.
just wondering how many pages do you figure it takes to get about 650 meg?
also wondering if there is any way i get the file name to include that
info that i normaly find on the top of most inbound faxes. you know, like
the company name, or sometimes the fax number. that would realy help in
the event that i ever had to go dig out a fax for some reason. you know
how it is, get a few hunderd faxes a day, and then someone hits me with a
request for "that fax from so and so from last mounth sometime".
i know it wount be perfect, but any thing will help.
is that posible?
On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Conlan Adams wrote:
> Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 11:29:33 -0500
> From: Conlan Adams <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: hylafax <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [hylafax-users] storing faxes?
> straight from my hylafax/bin/faxrcvd file only part of it mind you
> #! /bin/sh
> /usr/bin/fax2ps $1 | lpr # Try to print it
> netname="`date +%Y%j-%H%M%S-$HOSTNAME`-$2.tif" #uses part of the date, the
> host name
> mv "$1" "/mnt/backup/hylafax/$netname"
> #and the port as the files name
> # then copies it to the backup
> moves it to a local area network accesable backup machine (Win98) mounted
> through samba to /mnt/backup
> we store all faxes for all time, when we get 650 meg, we just burn em to cd.
> this way all the faxes are saved for archival reasons.
> easier done than said really
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