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HOWTO: Importing SMTP users into Zetafax

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ZTN1100

ID: ZTN1100

This Zetafax technical note applies to:

  • Zetafax 7.00.0.26.

Summary

This document describes the process of importing users of an SMTP server, in order to configure them to use the Zetafax e-mail gateway.

More information

Zetafax supports a range of SMTP servers, unfortunately there is no common way to automatically import lists of mail users from these mail servers. To fax enable these users, follow the instructions below:

  1. Export the list of e-mail addresses from the SMTP server.  Consult your mail server documentation for information on how to obtain this list.
  2. Using Notepad or other suitable text editor, format each entry as follows:

First name,Last name,e-mail address

Example:

Jim,Jones,jjones@domain.com

Brian,Bull,bbull@domain.com

Sam,Smith,ssmith@domain.com

  1. Save the file as IMPORT.TXT.
  2. Launch the Zetafax configuration program (ZFSETUP.EXE) and navigate to "Users and user groups".
  3. Select "Email gateway users" and click "Refresh".

  1. Use the "." browse button to locate the import file created in 3 above. Enter in the "Import Domain Name" text box the mail domain your SMTP server services, and click "OK".
  2. Once the import is complete, highlight the users you wish to enable and follow the instructions on screen.

Last updated: 30 November 2000 (JG/DH)

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