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The following files are used by the RelayFax Server to perform various functions that are described below. Other than ACCTINFO.DAT these files can be edited freely using a text editor and can be customized as required.

EmailSubject:

You can customize the email subject for the first four data files listed below: Failure.dat, Confirm.dat, NewFax.dat, and PartFax.dat. To use this feature add a line beginning with "EmailSubject:" to the top of the desired file.

In addition to normal text, you can use the following DAT file processing macros in the EmailSubject line: $REMOTEID$, $CNDNUMBER$, $CNDNAME$, $PAGECOUNT$, $TRACKINGNUMBER$, $PORT$, $REASONSTRING$, $RECIPIENTNAME$, $RECIPIENTCOMPANY$, $FAXNUMBER$, $FROMNAME$, and $FROMCOMPANY$.

FAILURE.DAT

This file is returned to the sender of a fax whenever RelayFax has an error sending it.

The "EmailSubject:" command may be used in this file.

ANY DAT FILE PROCESSING MACRO.

CONFIRM.DAT

This file is sent back to people who request a confirmation of their fax being sent.

The "EmailSubject:" command may be used in this file.

ANY DAT FILE PROCESSING MACRO.

NEWFAX.DAT

When an incoming fax is completely received it is sometimes folded into an email message and sent to one or more recipients. This file will be the body of that email message.

The "EmailSubject:" command may be used in this file.

The following macros are valid for this file:

$TRACKINGNUMBER$, $REMOTEID$, $SPEED$, $REPLYLINE$, $PAGECOUNT$, $RESOLUTION$, $PORT$, $SENDYEAR$, $SENDMONTH$, $SENDDAY$, $SENDHOUR$, $SENDMINUTE$, $SENDSECOND$, $TIMESTAMP$, $DURATION$, $FAXCLASS$, $ATTACHFAXFILE$, and $INCLUDEURL$.

PARTFAX.DAT

When an incoming fax is only partially received it is sometimes folded into an email message and sent to one or more recipients. This file will be the body of that email message.

The "EmailSubject:" command may be used in this file.

The following macros are valid for this file:

$TRACKINGNUMBER$, $REMOTEID$, $SPEED$, $REPLYLINE$, $PAGECOUNT$, $RESOLUTION$, $PORT$, $SENDYEAR$, $SENDMONTH$, $SENDDAY$, $SENDHOUR$, $SENDMINUTE$, $SENDSECOND$, $TIMESTAMP$, $DURATION$, $FAXCLASS$, $ATTACHFAXFILE$, and $INCLUDEURL$.

UPDATE.DAT

This contents of this file will be emailed to users making client update requests, and to users sending messages from an outdated client, when RelayFax has been configured to send it.

The following macros are valid for this file:

$CURRENTVERSION$, $YOURVERSION$, $ATTACHMENT:path$, $CLIENTINSTALL$

POPHOSTS.DAT

This file lists the pop servers and login credentials of all the mail hosts RelayFax is configured to connect to and check for new mail to be faxed.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

NOTO.DAT

If RelayFax is asked to fax a message but no fax number can be determined then this message will be emailed back to the person trying to send the fax.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

NOCOVER.DAT

Returned when the prescribed cover page cannot be attached to the fax.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

EXT.DAT

Lists the file extensions that RelayFax will attempt to convert and fax when they are attached to a message.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

SMTPFAIL.DAT

This file will be sent when an email message cannot be delivered due to an SMTP failure.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

NOACCESS.DAT

If RelayFax determines that the sender of a fax is not a licensed user then this message will be returned to them and their fax will not be sent.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

OUTRULES.DAT

This file lists the rules for processing outgoing faxes.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

INRULES.DAT

This file lists the rules for processing incoming faxes.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

FAXBOOK.DAT

This file lists fax contacts. This file can be shared amongst all network users.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

ACCT3X.DAT

This file lists the email address, real name, and fax password, of each RelayFax user account The entries within this file are stored in an encrypted format for security.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

UIDL.DAT

This file lists the UIDL values of messages stored on mail servers. This file is used to make sure RelayFax does not duplicate faxes.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

MSGID.DAT

This file lists the Message-ID values of messages stored on mail servers.  This file is used to make sure RelayFax does not duplicate faxes.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

SCHEDULE.DAT

This file lists the times and scheduling settings RelayFax uses to determine when it should connect and collect mail to fax out.

NO MACROS ARE USED IN THIS FILE.

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