Sending Virtual Faxes
To send a virtual fax you’ll need the following:
- The access code for your virtual fax. (This simply shows what fax number it’s been sent from)
- A digital copy of the document you wan’t to send (see supported formats below).
- The phone number you want to send a fax to. You’ll need the area code and the number.
Formatting the Email Message
To send a fax, simply send an email and attach your document (see supported formats below). Address your email using the following format:
|To:||<recipitent fax #>@eou.fax.onjive.com|
|Attachment:||<document you wish to fax>|
Here’s an example for sending a fax to IT’s fax number (541-962-3718) using your departments virtual fax with the access code 123456:
To: firstname.lastname@example.org From: email@example.com Subject: 123456 Attachment: 2012_reports.xls
Send Multiple Faxes
Send multiple faxes concurrently the same way you would send an email to multiple recipients. Simply write each address in the “to” field, separated by a comma or semicolon (depending on your email client).
Fax transmission is limited to 5 faxes per minute, with a maximum of 25 faxes per hour.
Supported File Types
The following file types are currently supported:
When a fax is received, it will be converted to a PDF and emailed to the designated email address for your department’s virtual fax.
For more information, contact the EOU IT Help Desk at (541) 962-3111 or submit a Technology Ticket.