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10.3: Fix Panther's handling of emailed incoming faxes
Authored by: jeffulri on Nov 03, '03 01:45:22AM

Um, just thinking out loud here, but since Panther uses Postfix instead of Sendmail, wouldn't this hint be improperly constructed?



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10.3: Fix Panther's handling of emailed incoming faxes
Authored by: benixau on Nov 03, '03 02:40:35AM

It probably doesn't use postfix for faxes. It is possible that they use sendmail considering that there is rarely any advanced formatting.

other than that - ask apple - but obviously this fix works.



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10.3: Fix Panther's handling of emailed incoming faxes
Authored by: vondrix on Nov 03, '03 03:52:34AM

Most unix mail-daemons like postfix, (or qmail, exim,..) also install a link/script/program "sendmail". There are quite a few unix applications that just call sendmail to send an e-mail, and that script/link/app keeps them compatible with postfix and others.



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10.3: Fix Panther's handling...faxes w/CommuniGate Pro Server installed
Authored by: protean on Nov 11, '03 03:13:59PM
For some reason the posted hint does not work while using CommuniGate Pro. Before making the posted mod I got the same plain text only message as described. After applying the above fix got nothing. Not being a Unix guru I don't know why but have come up with a fix. This should only be applied to a server running CGatePro (it will probably break what you have if you are not using CGP) and assumes you have CGP installed in the default directories and employ all safeguards while editing system-type files. I do not know how this fix will react to a system update where sendmail is upaded.

Edit the faxnotify file as done on the original post.

Using terminal:

    cd /usr/sbin/

With sudo abilities rename sendmail:

    sudo mv sendmail sendmail.bak

Create a symbolic link to the CGatePro server:

    sudo ln -s /usr/sbin/CommunigatePro/sendmail
Using ls -l should result in the following symbolic link:
    lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 33 11 Nov 14:33 sendmail -> /usr/sbin/CommuniGatePro/sendmail
Now you should get a properly formatted email with the attachment.

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